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Health Workforce Shortage Study Work Group Meeting - September 11, 2008
Agenda, Background Information and Minutes

9:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Metropolitan Mosquito Control District
2099 University Avenue (at Cleveland Avenue)
St. Paul, MN 55104
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Focus: Work group charge and context goals:

  • Introductions
  • Affirm work group goals and deliverables
  • Review project scope
  • Affirm group guidelines and process
  • Set context for legislative assignment


9:15 Please arrive by 9:15!

9:30 Welcome and brief introductions – Karen Welle

9:45 Commissioner Dr. Sanne Magnan

  • Provide charge to work group
  • Provide health care reform context/health care homes
  • Discuss other MDH efforts underway and how this work will contribute to those efforts

10:30 Work group role and member contributions

11:15 Break

11:30 Work group process and meeting overview

12:00 Lunch/Keynote: Dr. Frank Cerra

  • Vision for effective interdisciplinary team model
  • Considerations for work group

1:00 Break

1:15 Health care home overview: Karen Welle/Sarah Thorson

2:00-2:15 Debrief and prepare for meeting 2/Adjourn

Background information

Innovations in primary care in the United States - BMJ journal article

Laws of 2008: CHAPTER 358/Article 2 - Health Care Homes (PDF: 55KB/5 pages)

Meeting the Health Provider Needs of Minnesota (PDF: 299KB/18 pages)

Health Care Home aka: Medical Home (PDF: 267KB/23 pages)

Transforming Health Care in Minnesota through Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PDF: 96KB/2 pages)


Minutes: September 11, 2008 (PDF: 73KB/5 pages)

Updated Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 04:26PM