CARE COORDINATION

Tammy Fox, Director of Project Management, Millennium Collaborative Care, right, facilitates a group report out.

Answering a call for a “Coalition of the Willing” envisioned by Sheila K. Kee, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, more than 140 representatives from Niagara County community-based organizations attended NFMMC’s launch of the “Niagara Community Partnership Project” June 14 at Four Points by Sheraton in Niagara Falls.

Paul Hogan confers with Joseph A. Ruffolo President & CEO, Niagara Falls Memorial.

Organized to ultimately improve the level of care coordination between health care providers and community agencies, the daylong conference featured a keynote presentation by Paul Hogan, Executive Vice President, John R. Oishei Foundation. (Read Paul’s remarks here: https://www.oishei.org/index.php/about-us/media-room/blog/204-paul-hogan-s-most-recent-keynote-coalitions-of-the-willing

Paul was followed by Sheila Kee who candidly addressed “Why We Need a Coalition of the Willing…” (See Sheila’s presentation on the Millennium YouTube channel here: http://tinyurl.com/y78dw4q5).

The bulk of the Conference featured small group breakout sessions facilitated by Millennium team members Tammy Fox, Director of Project Management, and Saralin Tiedeman, MS, OTR/L, Post-Acute Care Manager, along with members of the NFMMC staff. According to Sheila Kee, the overall objective was to enable participants “to share their perceptions about care coordination and identify strategies to overcome barriers that too often separate medical care from social supports and agencies.”

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