Health Care Homes- Learning Collaborative-Learning Days Event

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Learning Collaborative

Learning Days Event

The annual Learning Days conference brings together more than 300 health care providers, public health professionals and community partners to exchange information, advance health transformation, and build relationships.

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Plan early to attend Learning Days, April 3-4, 2018 at the Continuing Education and Conference Center, located on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul Campus. Coming Together: Cultivating Health for All will feature a full day of programming followed by a half day of in depth workshops.


Learning Days attendees will enhance knowledge and skills for:

  • Providing whole-person care that addresses patients’ physical, behavioral and social needs
  • Delivering team-based care in partnership with internal and external care providers
  • Implementing quality improvement methods and data analysis to improve patient/provider experience, health outcomes, cost and health equity
  • Preparing for the future of value-based payment
  • Target Audiences

    We are expecting 350 participants from throughout the state of Minnesota, including:

  • Care teams from health care home clinics and integrated health partnerships
  • Care team partners from primary care, behavioral health, specialty care, local public health, community organizations, social services, and acute, transitional and long-term care
  • Program and plan administrators for health care providers, partner organizations and government
  • Patients and consumers
  • Learning Topics

    Advance your transformation efforts and learn from your peers at a variety of interactive, skills based learning events addressing:

  • Whole Person Care
  • Team Based Care
  • Community Partnerships
  • Quality Improvement
  • Health Equity
  • Value-Based Care
  • Would You Like to Present at Learning Days?

    Proposals for concurrent breakout presenters are invited through November 10, 2017. See related content below for proposal submission information.

    Please direct any questions to Carol Bauer, 651-201-3745 or

    2018 Learning Days: Speaker Proposal Form (DOC)

    The Learning Days planning team seeks proposals for concurrent breakout sessions. Proposals will be accepted through November 10, 2017.

    Breakout Sessions

    Breakout sessions are 60 minutes in length. Proposals may include individual or group presentations (up to four presenters per session). Proposals should align with conference objectives and reflect best practice for adult learners. Priority will be given to proposals that:

  • Feature case studies, examples and stories.
  • Involve interactive activities.
  • Include practical take home tools.
  • Reflect patient and family perspectives.
  • Are free of commercial bias.
  • Participation by patients/consumers is encouraged. State Innovation Model grantees are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Learning Topics

    Proposals requested for beginning, intermediate and advanced learners, as follows:

  • Whole Person Care: identifying and addressing social determinants of health, whole-person care integration (primary, dental, behavioral, specialty, community providers, etc.)
  • Team Based Care: care team roles and responsibilities, patient engagement and activation, shared decision-making, practicing at top of license, joy in practice.
  • Community Partnerships: improving community health through partnerships, using community health assessment data, health information exchange.
  • Quality Improvement: quality improvement tools, registries and data analytics, work flows, caseload tools, quadruple aim measurement and continuous improvement.
  • Health Equity: health equity assessment tools; addressing health equity within your organization; creating culturally friendly organizations.
  • Value-Based Care: understanding total cost of care; integrated health partnerships; preparing for MACRA/MIPS; reimbursement options, grants and alternative funding sources.
  • Submitting a Proposal

    Download the Proposal Submission form and follow instructions for submission. Proposals will be reviewed by the Learning Days planning team and selected to present a balanced agenda of learning experiences for stakeholders at all stages of transformation.

    Proposals must be received by 5:00 pm on November 10, 2017. Selected presenters will be notified by November 22, 2017. Please direct any questions to Carol Bauer, 651-201-3745 or

    Additional Considerations

  • All speakers must register for the conference. There is one free speaker registration per session; additional speakers are expected to pay.
  • Submit PowerPoint presentations by February 16, 2018. PowerPoints are posted to the Health Care Homes website and must comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Speakers will assume responsibility for any printed materials they wish to distribute.
  • Return to Learning Collaborative Main Page.

    Updated Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 12:26PM