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    • 24 Jul 2015
    • 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • UT Commons Learning Center, 10100 Burnet Road, Austin, Texas
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    Texas Department of State Health Services and American Heart Association are proud to announce an upcoming summit exclusively for hospital participants in the Texas Heart Attack and Stroke Data Collection Initiative.


    Please register below for the Heart Attack and Stroke Systems of Care Summit: A Focus on Quality Improvement through the Texas Heart Attack and Stroke Data Collection Initiative to be held Friday July 24, 2015, from 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the UT Commons Learning Center at the JJ Pickle Research Center, 10100 Burnet Road, Austin, Texas


    Continuing education credits will be available for physicians and nurses at no charge.


    While the agenda is being finalized, Scheduled Speakers will present:

     

    • Updates on the most current science in the area of heart attack, stroke and resuscitation care.
    • Data collected as part of the initiative and reflecting the current state of cardiovascular care in Texas.
    • Information about the variety of system development and hospital resources available through the Texas Department of State Health Services and the American Heart Association. 
    • Best practices on the use of data for quality improvement in both heart attack and stroke care.

    For your convenience, a list of hotels near the UT Commons Learning Center can be found at http://www.utexas.edu/commons/maps/hotels.php should you be traveling from out of the Austin area and in need of hotel accommodations.


    For a copy of the event brochure please click here.

    If you have any questions, please contact Karla Granado at 512-776-3434 or Karla.Granado@dshs.state.tx.us

     

    Please note that each participating facility may register only one participant, per database (NCDR ACTION GWTG or GWTG-Stroke), for the summit.


    If you have any questions, please contact Karla Granado at 512-776-3434 or Karla.Granado@dshs.state.tx.us

    • 27 Jul 2015
    • 8:00 AM (CDT)
    • 31 Jul 2015
    • 4:45 PM (CDT)
    • Depending on which location you registered for: Corpus Christi-July 27; Lubbock-July 29; Dallas-July 31

    2015 Vital Statistics Summer Conferences

    July 27-Corpus Christi
    July 29-Lubbock
    July 31-Dallas


    The Vital Statistics Unit/Department of State Health Services is conducting three Vital Statistics Regional Conferences this summer

    The conference is co-sponsored by the Texas Public Health Association.


    Register AND PAY byJuly 1 for your chance to win a KINDLE FIRE HD (one will be given away at each Regional)



    Registration fees:

    $120 for attendees (if paid at time of registration)

    $140 for attendees (if paid after July 1)

    $250 per location for Exhibitors (includes registration for one representative.)  Additional exhibitor staff register at a reduced rate.


    Registration includes light breakfast, lunch and breaks


    All payments MUST be made prior to event.


    All sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and end by 5:00 p.m. 

    All persons involved in the completion and registration of births, deaths, marriages, and acknowledgments of paternity in Texas are recommended to attend. Topics include issues impacting these individuals as well as new legislation affecting vital registration in Texas and how they will affect county and district clerks, city health department staff, physicians, funeral directors, hospice facilities, hospitals, and birthing centers.

     

    To register as an attendee, exhibitor, or sponsor, please follow the links here under details.  For information regarding registration contact Terri Pali at (512)336-2520 or txpha@aol.com.

    Please note:  Conferences are being held in Corpus Christi, Lubbock and Dallas. 


    Information about each conference is as follows:

     

    CORPUS CHRISTI-Meeting held Monday, July 27


    Location: Omni Hotels & Resorts

    900 North Shoreline Drive

    Corpus Christi, Texas 78401


    Group Name: 2015 Vital Statistics Workshop

    Room rates: $103 Single/$129 Double
    Reservations MUST be made no later than Sunday, July 5 by calling 1-800-THE OMNI

    Reservations must be guaranteed by credit card.  Reservations not cancelled 72 hours prior to arrival will be subject to one night room and tax cancellation fee. 

    Parking-Self parking $5.00 per vehicle.  There is a charge for valet parking. Current valet parking rate is $18.00.


    LUBBOCK-Meeting held Wednesday, July 29

    Location: Overton Hotel and Conference Center
    2322 Mac Davis Lane
    Lubbock, Texas 79401

    Group Name: Texas Public Health Association

    Room rates: $85 Single/$85 Double
    Reservations  made by calling 1-806-776-7000

    *PLEASE NOTE THAT WE HAVE A VERY LIMITED NUMBER OF ROOMS AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT HOTEL.  ONCE THE BLOCK IS FULL YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS AT AN ALTERNATE HOTEL.  ALTERNATE HOTELS ARE LISTED BELOW UNDER OVERFLOW HOTELS. 


    Reservations must be guaranteed by credit card or advance deposit.  Reservations not cancelled by 6:00 p.m. the day prior to arrival will be subject to one night room and tax cancellation fee. 

    Parking-Self parking complimentary.  There is a charge for valet parking.


    OVERFLOW HOTELS:

    MCM Elegante

    801 Avenue Q, Lubbock, TX 79401
    (806) 763-1200

     

    Courtyard Lubbock Downtown

    308 Avenue V
    Lubbock, TX
    (806) 368-8403


    DALLAS-Meeting held Friday, July 31

    Location: Omni Dallas Hotel at Park West
    1590 LBJ Freeway
    Dallas, Texas 75234


    Group Name: Vital Statistics Conference

    Room rates: $125 Single/Double
    Reservations MUST be made no later than Monday, July 13 by calling 1-800-THE OMNI

    To make reservations on line go to:
    http://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/dallas-park-west/meetings/vital-statistics-conference-7

    Reservations must be guaranteed by credit card.  Reservations not cancelled 72 hours prior to arrival will be subject to one night room and tax cancellation fee. 

    Parking-Self parking is complimentary.  There is a charge for valet parking. Current valet parking rate is $14.00

    Continuing Education Credits:

    Continuing education accreditation is being submitted to the Texas Department of State Health Services Midwifery Program, American Health Information Management Association, Texas Funeral Service Commission, Texas Justice Court Training Center and the County & District Clerk’s Association of Texas.


    AGENDA click here

    • 31 Jul 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Commons Learning Center Commons Building (#137), 10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758


    Texas Healthy Communities

    Liaison Meeting

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.



    UT Commons Learning Center, Building (#137), 10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758       

    DRAFT AGENDA


    Goal: Support liaisons in using their Texas Healthy Communities Assessments to take action that will make their communities healthier places to live, learn, work, and play.

     

     

     

    9:00 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

    Welcome | Agenda Overview | Introductions

    All Attendees

    10:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Your Community’s  Story – Successes, Challenges, Lessons Learned

    All Liaisons 

    12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

     

    Lunch on your own | Networking

    Commons Café, located in the Commons Building, is available to all guests from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. http://www.utexas.edu/commons/menu/

    1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

     

    How to Implement Policy, System, and Environment (PSE) Strategies: Helpful Tips, Tools, and Resources

    2:45 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.

    Break | Energizer 

    2:55 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.

    Focus Groups – Office of Surveillance, Evaluation, and Research

     

    3:55 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.

    FY 2016 Contract  Q&A 

    4:20 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Next| Wrap Up | Thank You

     

     

     

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