This four day conference featured more than 200 sessions on topics that helped healthcare professionals improve the quality of care they provide to their patients. With 16 plenary lectures, 140 case management forum and meet-the-profession sessions, and 78 symposia, there were presentations to interest all attendees.
At this year's meeting, HIMSS representatives "have developed learning and networking opportunities in the most high-growth or high-demand sectors." Presentations were dominated by discussions on healthcare reform, the transition from paper records to EHRs, and money from the stimulus bill set aside for healthcare.
This meeting focused on sharing new scientific, clinical, and practice management information through various symposia, workshops, and lectures with all attendees. Through these sessions, physicians received updates on endocrine diseases and new modalities that will assist with practice management and measure the impact of managed care.
The APA's 163rd Annual Meeting featured more than 500 scientific sessions, including guest lectures, new research poster sessions, networking opportunities, and as many as 58 CME credits.
With the theme "Pride and Promise: Toward a New Psychiatry," the meeting will combined new science with clinical advances to make a program that APA President Alan F. Schatzberg, MD feels stronger than ever. The best psychiatrists from around the world were invited to present their work in special lectures, scientific symposia, workshops, and other interactive sessions.
The 2010 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium was presented by the AGA Institute, ASCO, ASTRO, and SSO. The driving force behind this collaboration was the shared mission of the organizations to advance progress against gastrointestinal malignancies. Studies were presented on GIST, stomach cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, pancreatic cancer, and more.
Focusing on science, innovation, education, networking, and intervention, ACC.10, the 59th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology, helped attendees "translate science into patient-centered care with the cutting-edge education you%u2019ve come to expect from" the ACC. With 11 learning pathways, interactive learning experiences, lifelong learning and recertification opportunities, a special health system reform session, mock D2B simulations, and more, the conference aimed to provide education for every interest.
The American Pain Society's 29th Annual Scientific Meeting will focus on examining pain management models, critiquing current research, applying findings to the practice of pain management, and evaluating new trends, techniques, and therapies.
The meeting invites pain-management physicians, scientists, pain clinicians and other professionals to discuss and learn about the latest news on pain-management. Featuring over 150 booths of products and services along with more than 250 posters, lectures, symposia, and more, APS' annual gathering is one of the industry%u2019s preeminent events.
The 35th Oncology Nursing Society (ONS 2010) Congress started Thursday, May 13 in San Diego. For four days, our writers will be bringing you updates from the Congress, which features a broad range of topics. ONS has scheduled presentations from nursing experts at the nation's most prestigious cancer centers on patient care, improving oncology nursing programs, and even "greening" your hospital. Be sure to check your e-mail daily throughout the conference for highlights of these practice-changing studies.
The 43rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Exposition of the American Society of Nephrology -- also known as Renal Week 2010 -- will focus on "Advancing Science and Medicine to Improve Kidney Health." Four featured topics will be highlighted at this year's meeting: Epithelial Transport and Cell Biology, Renal Immunology and Transplantation, New Insights into Glomerular Structure and Function, and Kidney Development and Stem Cells.
The 2010 Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Clinical & Research Conference will feature the latest information on IBD treatment and emerging research. The conference is designed to enable clinicians and researchers from all over the world who are working to understand the causes of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis to come together to share and gain knowledge. Endorsed by the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG); the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA); and the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN), this year's conference will include expanded sessions on and coverage of advances in IBD procedures and surgeries, pediatric IBD, adaptive immunity, and more.
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Healthcare professionals who attend this meeting can attend hundreds of posters, symposias, lectures, and general sessions which review a year's worth of research on diabetes, reproductive health, genetics, nutrition, and diabetes.
The 12th annual World Vaccine Congress Lyon is the vaccine conference addressing all major vaccine markets including Influenza, HPV, Pneumococcal and Meningococcal.
Focusing on "the Science and Practice of Pain in a Changing Healthcare Environment," the American Academy of Pain Medicine's 26th Annual Meeting provided information for pain physicians and health professionals who treat our aging and chronic pain populations.
According to the event organizers, the IDSA 2010 Annual Meeting "brings together physicians, scientists, and other health care professionals involved in research, patient care, public health, disease prevention, and education in the field of infectious diseases. There are no prerequisites for attendance. This meeting provides three and a half days of broad continuing educational courses and comprehensive educational experiences in the major facets of infectious diseases: pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. The courses combine expert reviews of the traditional field of infectious diseases with emphasis on the most contemporary trends, including emerging infections, new diagnostics, vaccines, and therapeutics."
The 2010 ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting will feature the latest rheumatology science and best-practices "presented through peer-reviewed and selected clinical and scientific abstracts," and invited speakers "providing clinical, evidence-based, and quality focused content." The meeting will also provide "a larger forum for discussion of practical management issues" and present "extensive learning opportunities in the basic science of rheumatology."
At the 57th Annual Meeting of American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, which will take place Oct. 26-31 in New York, experts from around the world will discuss the latest in research and clinical care, and explore what is on the horizon for those who practice in the field. With a focus on cutting edge science, this year's program will address several timely topics, including the impact of health care reform on child psychiatry. The meeting will offer increased workshop sizes, more than 350 new research posters, and improved online resources for attendees.
The AHA 2010 Scientific Sessions are structured around "seven cardiovascular cores that reflect the evolution of scientific investigation and practice; include and integrate basic, clinical, population and translational science."
The 2010 Annual Conference of the Medical Group Management Association offers physicians the chance to network and connect with other health care professionals who are facing similar challenges in their practices, learn more about real-world technology tools and solutions, and find answers to their financial and practice management questions.
Join colleagues at ACG 2010, October 15-20, for current clinical updates in gastroenterology and hepatology. The educational program, presented by internationally-known experts and rising stars in the field of gastroenterology, addresses current clinical GI issues that arise in everyday practice plus what is on the horizon, and helps healthcare professionals prepare for it.
At the NCCN 15th Annual Conference, oncologists, oncology fellows, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care providers involved in cancer care in the United States and around the world shared their knowledge, learned about the latest NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in OncologyTM, and discussed new cancer therapies. The conference included numerous roundtable discussions led by professionals from academic, clinical, industry, and business realms of cancer care, providing a diverse perspective on the disease and its management.
This year's meeting offered more than 50 clinical lectures, there are many topics that will help healthcare professionals improve the quality of care they provide to their patients. Featured topics included type 2 diabetes, pediatric and adolescent medicine, and dilemmas in primary care.
This three-day event promises to address key challenges facing the primary care physician today by providing "unprecedented access to leaders who are blazing new pathways to better patient care."
The three-track curriculum offers attendees the chance to earn up to 30 AMA PRA Category 1 credits from "a diverse spectrum of learning opportunities."
This meeting will feature discussions on current strategies for preventing, diagnosing, and managing type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis, hypertension, dyslipidemia, obesity, thrombosis, chronic kidney disease, and related comorbidities.
The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists 41st Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer offered Sunrise Sessions; Postgraduate and Express Postgraduate Courses; and Resident, Fellow, and Candidate Sessions that will be of interest to gynecologic oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, obstetricians, and gynecologists. Studies were presented on gynecologic cancers, gestational trophoblastic disease, and more.
PAINWeek is the only national pain conference that has been developed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nursing professionals, physician assistants, dentists, pharmacists, psychologists, and podiatrists. This year’s event featured diverse curriculum and multidisciplinary faculty and more than 100 hours of continuing medical education, presented by experts from 12 medical and patient advocacy organizations.
This four-day meeting featured a comprehensive program of lectures, symposia, poster presentations, and other sessions organized around eight major theme areas: cardiovascular physiology; pharmacologic therapy; epidemiology and prevention; cardiovascular structure; neurohormones and tissue factors; molecular biology genetics; surgery and transplantation devices; and electrophysiology and arrhythmias.
This four day conference featured more than 200 sessions on topics that will help healthcare professionals improve the quality of care they provide to their patients. With 16 plenary lectures, 140 case management forum and meet-the-profession sessions, and 78 symposia, there were presentations that interested all attendees.