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Call for abstracts for 2016 I-PrACTISE meeting April 24-26

Abstracts are being accepted until March 15 for the fourth annual International Collaborative to Improve PrimAry Care Through Industrial and Systems Engineering (I-PrACTISE) meeting, which is April 24-26 at the Pyle Center in Madison. Proposed abstracts should highlight the use of industrial engineering approaches of methods to improving the quality and safety of primary health care.

Abstracts can be in the form of posters, 90-minute workshops or podium presentations 10 minutes in length with a five-minute question-and-answer session. Click here for guidelines and the application form.

Physicians attending the meeting can earn up to 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Primary care clinicians, allied disciplines and industrial engineers are invited to attend.

I-PrACTISE, started by the late Ben-Tzion Karsh, PhD, brought together primary care clinicians and industrial engineers over a 12-year period to use the tools and methods of engineering to improve the quality of primary care while improving the quality of work-life for clinicians and staff.

Contact john.beasley@fammed.wisc.edu for additional information. Click here for meeting details and registration information. There is a reduced fee for registering before March 15.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Wisconsin Medical Society through the joint providership of St. Mary’s Hospital and the University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine. St. Mary’s Hospital is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

St. Mary’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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