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“First, Do No (Financial) Harm: High-Value Care from the Frontlines” By Christopher Moriates, MD Assistant Clinical Professor Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine

Friday, August 15, 2014
8:00am-9:00am
DHMC Auditorium E
Intended Audience(s): Public
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Please join us for Medicine Grand Rounds on Friday, August 15, 2014 for the presentation titled:

“First, Do No (Financial) Harm: High-Value Care from the Frontlines”

By

Christopher Moriates, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine

University of California

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Auditorium E, Rubin Building, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Co-sponsored by Section of Hospital Medicine and the Department of Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

 

Objectives – Participants will be able to:

  1. Define healthcare “value” and waste
  2. Describe the motivations for clinicians to address healthcare costs
  3. List specific methods for clinicians to improve the delivery of high-value care 

Christopher Moriates, MD

Dr. Moriates is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). At UCSF, he currently leads the Center for Healthcare Value’s “Caring Wisely” program, the Division of Hospital Medicine High-Value Care Committee, and the Internal Medicine residency’s Cost Awareness curriculum.

During residency, he designed and implemented the UCSF Cost Awareness curriculum, which has been highlighted in multiple publications including the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Moriates is the Director of Implementation Initiatives at Costs of Care, and he co-chairs the Costs of Care/ABIM Foundation Teaching Value & Choosing Wisely Challenge. He regularly speaks nationally on topics related to educating clinicians about healthcare value and stewardship. He is currently co-authoring the book “Understanding Value-Based Healthcare” (McGraw-Hill) with Drs. Vineet Arora and Neel Shah. He is a Series Editor for the “Teachable Moments” series in JAMA Internal Medicine, and is an Associate Editor for the AHRQ Patient Safety Network.

Dr. Moriates works with the American College of Physicians (ACP) on their national High-Value Care curriculum and their CME/ABIM MOC-certified High-Value Care cases. He recently won the “Young Physician Achievement Award” from the ACP California Chapter, and the “Thomas Evans Teaching Award” from the UCSF Department of Medicine.

Dr. Moriates received his Medical Degree from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine, and completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at UCSF.

Christopher Moriates, MD has stated that he does not have financial interests or arrangements in association with this presentation.

Please join the Department of Medicine in welcoming Dr. Christopher Moriates to Medicine Grand Rounds.

For more information, contact:
Daphne Ellis

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.