Thirteenth Annual Minnesota Health Services Research Conference Tuesday, March 3, 2009
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Map of Continuing Education and Conference CenterThirteenth Annual
Minnesota Health Services
Research Conference

Thursday, March 3, 2009
Continuing Education and Conference Center
1890 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

For additional information, call 612-625-9169.

Registration Fee
The regular registration fee for the conference is $55. There is a $10 additional administrative charge for persons requesting CEU credit. No partial day or group rates are available. A discounted student rate of $32 is available for persons who are registered for at least 6 credits and are not working for a sponsoring organization (see list on cover). Presenters, discussants, conveners, and sponsors must register for the conference and pay the registration fee. We are unable to accept credit cards for payment of fees. If you need to cancel your registration, a refund, minus a $10 cancellation fee, will be made if written cancellation is received by February 24, 2009. Neither the registration fee nor the CEU fee are refundable after that date. Registrations will be accepted the day of the conference.

Student Scholarships
Ten undergraduate student scholarships are available on a first-come first-served basis at a registration rate of $15. Ten scholarships are offered to cover the registration fee for graduate students who are registered for at least six credits and have an interest in risk assessment, risk adjustment, or
predictive modeling. To apply, please write a brief paragraph describing your interest, experience, and/or involvement with risk adjustment. Your submission will be evaluated and you will be notified within a few days of the outcome of your scholarship application. Forward your statement by e-mail to Jane Raasch, raasc001@umn.edu, and complete the registration form in this brochure noting your scholarship request.

Directions to the Continuing Education and Conference Center
FROM I-694 take 35W south to the Cleveland Avenue exit (Note: exit to the left). Follow Cleveland Avenue to Larpenteur Avenue. Go east (left) on Larpenteur to Gortner, turn south (right) on Gortner and go to Buford Avenue. Turn east (left) on Buford Avenue to the parking area.
FROM I-35W take the Highway 36 exit and turn south on Cleveland Avenue to Larpenteur Avenue. Go east (left) on Larpenteur to Gortner, turn south (right) on Gortner and go to Buford Avenue. Turn east (left) on Buford Avenue to the parking area.
FROM DOWNTOWN ST. PAUL go west on I-94 to Snelling Ave. Go north on Snelling Ave. to Larpenteur Avenue. Go west (left) on Larpenteur to Gortner, turn south (left) on Gortner and go to Buford Avenue. Turn east (left) on Buford Avenue to the parking area.
FROM DOWNTOWN MINNEAPOLIS go east on I-94 to MN-280, exit number 236. (Note: exit to the left). Merge onto MN-280 north. Exit at Larpenteur Ave. Take Larpenteur east (right) to Gortner (3rd traffic light). Turn south (right) on Gortner and go to Buford Avenue. Turn east (left) on Buford Avenue to the parking area.

Parking: Free parking to the first 225 vehicles will begin at 7:30 a.m. Enter Lot S104 and tell the parking attendant you are with the “HSR CONFERENCE.” You will be directed where to park.

Accreditation: Continuing Education Units—This program carries 0.6 CEUs for those participating in the entire program. There is a $10 additional administrative charge for persons requesting CEU credit.

Educational Objectives: Following this conference, participants will be able to:
• Discuss the issues presented in each of the concurrent sessions attended.
• Demonstrate increased awareness about state and national health policy issues.
• Understand and discuss current health services research issues.
• View their part of the health care environment with the added perspective of other disciplines represented at the conference.
• Contact other health services researchers with similar research interests.

 

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