Events

Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) 2014

Oct. 26-28, 2014
Washington, D.C.

Booth #302

MHPA 2014, “Making It Personal: Focusing on the Enrollee in the Tangled Era of Health Reform,” is the country’s largest gathering of top-level executives in the Medicaid health plan industry. Millennium will be sponsoring Fraud and Abuse: Incentives Driving up Medicaid Costs on Monday, Oct. 27, at 10:25 am est- 11:25 am est. This session will provide background on the multiple areas where clinician incentives are driving costs for Medicaid. Presenters will review fraudulent and abusive practices that lead to unnecessary costs and poor health care delivery. Presenters include Ronald Wisor, Partner, Hogan Lovells, healthcare and life sciences counsel on regulatory compliance and reimbursement matters and Blair Todt, Chief Strategy and Development Officer, WellCare. For more information or to register, visit the MHPA website

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American Society for Pain Management Nursing National Conference

Sept. 17-20, 2014
San Diego, CA

The American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN) National Conference offers a forum for discussion and networking on improving the quality of pain management for all patients, with presentations on cutting-edge issues. Please visit us at booth #15.

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American Academy of Pain Management Clinical Meeting

Sept. 18-21, 2014
Phoenix, AZ

The 25th Annual American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM) Clinical Meeting offers more than 1,000 clinicians, representing a wide variety of disciplines and levels of experience, the opportunity to learn about best practices in pain management: prescribing, assessing addiction and abuse issues, diet and supplement use, and the brain in pain. Please visit us at booth #610

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Stanford University, the Western Pain Society, and the American Academy of Pain Medicine: Conquering Pain Locally, Regionally & Nationally

Sept. 19-21, 2014
Stanford, CA.

Learn from renowned national and international experts in multidisciplinary pain care and get up to date on the latest in pain treatment, research and policy. Break-out sessions include introductory-level tracks on chronic pain assessment and management, pharmacology, CAM and pain psychology. The conference also includes an opioid REMS workshop and ethics panel on the impact of patient satisfaction on clinicians. Join us for a breakfast symposium, Clinical Value of Pharmacogenetic Testing in Pain Management: A Case-Based Journey.

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U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress

Sept. 20-23, 2014
Orlando, Fl.

The U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress (Psych Congress) offers psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, psychologists, primary care physicians, and other healthcare professionals the opportunity to learn about advances in mental health care, individualized treatment strategies, and the health care team’s approach to patient management and wellness. Please visit us at booth #216

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Foundations Recovery Network Professional Free Webinar Series: Drug Testing in Identifying & Treating Substance Use Disorders

Sep. 24, 2014 at 10 a.m. (PT)/ 1 p.m. (ET)

Millennium Health is sponsoring the free Foundations Recovery Network’s 2014 Professional Webinar Series. This free, one-hour webinar entitled Drug Testing in Identifying & Treating Substance Use Disorders, will be presented by Millennium’s Steven D. Passik, PhD, on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 10 a.m. (PT)/ 1 p.m. (ET). The emergence of clinical drug testing beyond the “gotcha” forensic approach has offered a clinical tool that advocates for clients and offers scientific data for therapeutic planning. This session will highlight recommendations of the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s White Paper on Drug Testing, describe the various testing processes, and how to use testing to support treatment and recovery. Registered attendees who watch the entire live program are eligible to receive continuing education (CE) credit for counselors, therapists, and alcohol/drug counselors. Space is limited, so please make sure to register, free of charge, early.

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National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors Annual Conference

Sept. 27-Oct. 1, 2014
Seattle

The National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Annual Conference offers addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals the opportunity to network in the field of addiction and continue education in addiction prevention, treatment and recovery support. Please visit us at Booth H9.

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Moments of Change

Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2014
West Palm Beach, Fl.

Moments of Change helps treatment professionals of all backgrounds stay informed about the most recent behavioral health trends, current therapy methods and best practices for treating complex populations and diagnoses to provide long-term recovery, with a focus on intervention, process addictions, specialty populations, trauma and severe mental health conditions.

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Lifestyle Intervention Conference

Oct. 6-8, 2014
Las Vegas, NV

The Lifestyle Intervention Conference provides educational content while building a network of resources for providers who serve those struggling with drug, alcohol and process addictions as well as food disorders, with a special focus on workplace intervention. Please visit us at booth #506.

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American Academy of Family Physicians Assembly

Oct. 21-25, 2014
Washington, D.C.

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Assembly offers more than 4,000 family physicians the opportunity to network and participate in education sessions with topics organized by body system, patient-based and population-based care, and procedural skills. Please visit us at booth #1609.

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American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference

Oct. 22-25, 2014
Indianapolis

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) 28th Annual Conference offers psychiatric nurses the opportunity to build knowledge in administration, education, practice, research, and policy, and engage in the integration of psychiatric-mental health nursing strategies to promote relationships and transform the healthcare environment.

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Foundations Recovery Network Professional Free Webinar Series: Integrating Drug Testing Into Psychotherapy: Critical Conversations

Oct. 29, 2014 at 10 a.m. (PT)/ 1 p.m. (ET)

Millennium Health is sponsoring the free Foundations Recovery Network’s 2014 Professional Webinar Series. This free, one-hour webinar entitled Integrating Drug Testing Into Psychotherapy: Critical Conversations, will be presented by Millennium’s Kenneth L. Kirsh, PhD, on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 10 a.m. (PT)/ 1 p.m. (ET). Laboratory testing can provide scientific, specific and accurate evidence of actual substance use beyond what is likely to be detected in office based point of care assays. This session will review how the treatment professionals can use this information to alter their therapeutic approach and help those who are relapsing to regain their sobriety. This session will focus on how to integrate testing results into psychotherapy in a positive way, including how to introduce drug testing as a client advocacy tool, and approaches to critical conversations when faced with unexpected drug test results. Registered attendees who watch the entire live program are eligible to receive continuing education (CE) credit for counselors, therapists, and alcohol/drug counselors. Space is limited, so please make sure to register, free of charge, early.

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American Psychiatric Association Institute on Psychiatric Services

Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014
San Francisco

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) Institute on Psychiatric Services offers attendees the opportunity to learn about clinically-focused topics that offer specific skill sets, and to network with colleagues to obtain solutions for the challenges faced in public, community, and clinical psychiatry.

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American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly

Nov. 13-16, 2014
San Diego

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) Annual Assembly offers physical medicine and rehabilitation professionals, with skill enhancement workshops, and discussions on musculoskeletal and sports medicine, neurological rehabilitation, practice management and leadership, pain and spine medicine, and general rehabilitation.

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Foundations Recovery Network Professional Free Webinar Series: An Update on Genetics in Substance Use Disorders

Nov. 20, 2014 at 10 a.m. (PT)/ 1 p.m. (ET)

Millennium Health is sponsoring the free Foundations Recovery Network’s 2014 Professional Webinar Series. This free, one-hour webinar entitled An Update on Genetics in Substance Use Disorders (SUD), will be presented by Millennium’s Naissan Hussainzada, PhD, on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 10 a.m. (PT)/ 1 p.m. (ET). Recent research is shedding light on individual genetic variations and how those variations may impact an individual’s response to medications and illicit substances and can alert a treatment provider to the propensity for SUD. Current and future genetic tests available to support SUD treatment will be presented, along with ways to incorporate these tests to the therapeutic plan. Registered attendees who watch the entire live program are eligible to receive continuing education (CE) credit for counselors, therapists, and alcohol/drug counselors. Space is limited, so please make sure to register, free of charge, early.

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National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference

Nov. 19-21, 2014
Las Vegas, NV

The National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference (NWCDC) provides educational breakouts and training for workers’ compensation and disability management professionals with topics focused on claims solutions, disability management solutions, health/medical management solutions, program management, and legal/regulatory solutions. Please visit us at booth #1369.

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AMSUS Annual Meeting

Dec. 2-5, 2014
Washington, D.C.

The AMSUS Annual Meeting brings together military health care professionals with international delegates to learn from world renowned speakers, network across services, nationally and internationally, and view demonstrations of the latest technology in health care.

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