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New Staff Orientation

When: Thursday, May 18, 2017
8:00 AM
Where: Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association Office
5202 Eastpark Blvd.
Suite 109
Madison 53718
United States
Contact: Kysa Stocking

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The annual New Staff Orientation provides incoming health center staff the opportunity to learn about the origination of the Health Center movement, the current health care environment, and to network with other CHC staff from around the state.  Attendees will also learn about the programs and services that WPHCA provides and how they can leverage the Association as a resource to further their work.


Target Audience:

  • Health center staff that have been hired within the last year
  • More tenured staff looking for a refresher.  







Attendees Arrive



Breakfast and Overview

Introductions to the day, fellow participants, WPHCA, and WPHCA staff


From a Movement to a Model of Quality Care

Learn the origins of the health center movement nationally and in Wisconsin. WPHCA staff will also help to connect the dots between daily CHC operations and federal legislation including an overview of HRSA program requirements. 





Health Care Environment in Wisconsin

Explore Wisconsin’s health care environment following the third open enrollment period and external pressures impacting the work Health Centers do. 


Lunch and Networking



Putting Quality Improvement Into Action!

Rotate through various game stations putting quality improvement principles into action.


Statewide Quality Improvement

Learn about our CHCs efforts to integrate all aspects of quality improvement. A true sampler platter highlighting HIT, EMR Support/DRVS, ICD-10, Meaningful Use, Core Metrics, PCMH, and more. 



Team Time



Government Relations Overview & Elevator Speeches

Learn about WPHCA’s government relations and advocacy work and your role in advancing our legislative priorities. Learn how to craft your own CHC elevator speech to deliver to external partners. 


Closing Comments & Evaluations

 Sign-up for Peer Learning Networks and group photo


Cancellation Policy:


Registered participants may substitute another participant at no charge up to the day of the conference. Please inform WPHCA staff of the substitution as soon as possible to coordinate meals and participant materials.


Participants may cancel at no charge up to 7 days before the event begins. No refunds are available for cancellations 6 days or fewer before the event begins.