Join a Webinar on Culture Change in Nursing Homes

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<p>On Monday, May 19, 2008, The Picker/Commonwealth Fund Quality of Care for Frail Elders program and the Pioneer Network will co-host an online meeting, "Culture Change in Nursing Homes: How Far Have We Come?"<br><br>Commonwealth Fund assistant vice president <strong>Mary Jane Koren, M.D., M.P.H.,</strong> will moderate the event. <strong>Michelle Doty, Ph.D.,</strong> the Fund's associate director of research, will present the findings of The Commonwealth Fund 2007 Survey of Nursing Homes, which will be released this Friday, May 9. Presenters <strong>Bonnie Kantor, Sc.D.,</strong> executive director of the Pioneer Network, and <strong>Karen C. Schoeneman, M.P.A.,</strong> project officer for the division of nursing homes in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will help assess ongoing efforts to spread resident-centered care or "culture change" within the nursing home industry.<br><br>To register for this event, which will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., EDT, go to:<br><a href="… in this online meeting will be able to see the presenters' PowerPoint presentations and listen to the presentations through their computer or by dialing in to 888.278.5522. The participant passcode is: 338 433 71. (The dial-in information will also appear on-screen.)</p>