2017 Practical Playbook National Meeting

Conference //

The Westin Washington


May 31 2017 - Jun 02 2017


Improving Population Health: Collaborative Strategies that Work

The 2017 Practical Playbook National Meeting is a forum for national dialogue on best practices for cross-sector collaborations in population health, while rising to meet the challenges of the changing healthcare landscape.

Participants will have opportunities to share and discuss practical strategies through:

  • Plenary Sessions: Timely and engaging discussions with national leaders and practitioners in the field
  • Interactive Workshops and Sessions: Focused on practical tools that support action
  • World Café: Peer group discussions focused on issues selected by the participants
  • Posters session
  • Networking breaks and events


The National Meting agenda is focused on the following themes:

  • Understanding and Leveraging Current & Emerging Policy and Funding Trends
  • Best Practices for Data Collection and Use
  • Strategies for Collaboration and Implementation
  • Building Momentum in Uncertain Times
  • Taking Local Action to Generate Scalable Results

What to Expect

At the end of the 1.5 day meeting, participants will be able to:

  • Apply concrete steps communities, health systems, and public health organizations can take to effectively work together to improve population health.
  • Identify, access and use relevant data to impact community health and drive focused, local, effective action.
  • Differentiate how the landscape/rules have changed, as well as what has not changed.
  • Identify evolving concepts and ways of thinking that each sector needs to understand to create effective partnerships in the changing environment.
  • Share effective practices and policies in a collaborative setting.

Questions? Contact: practicalplaybook@duke.edu or 919-613-9612

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