Join us May 31st for a symposium to discuss colorectal cancer and engage with peers to achieve 80% screening rates in Connecticut.
Building the Bridge Beyond 2018
Sheraton Hartford South Hotel, 100 Capital Boulevard, Rocky Hill
Thursday, May 31, 2018 – 7:15 AM to 12:30 PM
Objectives: To engage organizations that are interested in improving colorectal cancer screening rates, sharing best practices and using this meeting as a kickoff to achieve 80% in Connecticut.
Organizations Sharing Best Practices:
Employer – State of Connecticut Employee Wellness Program
Community Health Center – Fair Haven Community Health Care
Gastroenterologist – Griffin Faculty Physicians
Moderator – Mehul Dalal, MD, MSc, MHS, Chronic Disease Director, Community, Family Health and Prevention Section, Connecticut Department of Public Health
Opening Session – Call to Action
7:15 AM to 8:00 AM – Registration
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM – Breakfast and Networking
8:30 AM to 8:45 AM – General Session Welcome, Opening Remarks – Commissioner Pino & Maria Grove – Director Connecticut Cancer Partnership
8:45 AM to 9:15 AM – 80% Progress Report and Need for Urgency – Durado Brooks, MD, MPH | Vice President, Cancer Control Interventions: American Cancer Society, Inc.
9:15 AM to 9:30 AM Break
Sharing Best Practices
9:30 AM to 10:00 AM – Patient/Provider Relationship – GI Provider Harry Schwartz MD Gastroenterologist at Griffin Faculty Physicians
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM – Community Health Center (FQHC) – Dr. Suzanne Lagarde MD MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Fair Haven Community Health Care
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM – Employer Workplace Wellness – Comptroller Lembo, State of Connecticut Health Enhancement Program
11:10 PM to 12:10 PM Table Breakout based on area of interest
How do we move consumers to action?
How do we activate providers, payers and employers to support screening?
How do we Increase access and remove barriers to screening?
How do we evaluate our efforts and maintain momentum?
Pulling it Together and Building the Bridge
12:10PM to 12:20 PM – Policy Challenges/Opportunities – Bryte Johnson, ACS CAN Connecticut Government Relations Director, Field Advocacy Operations
12:20 PM to 12:30 PM – Next Steps & Wrap Up
Contact Maria Grove at firstname.lastname@example.org for registration information or register online at: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=dfttrvcab&oeidk=a07ef2wyu4r7c56340f