• The Fifth Annual Congress on Managed Medicaid and Medicare will be held Jan. 22-24 at the Hilton Washington Towers in Washington, DC. Keynote presentations will be made by Patricia MacTaggart, senior advisor, the Center for Health Plan and Providers of the Health Care Financing Administration; Ray Hanley, director, Division of Medical Services, Arkansas Department of Human Services; Kevin Piper, vice president of the Alpha Center; and Alan Weil of the Urban Institute. To register, call Mark McKeever at (781) 663-6595 or e-mail Mmckeever@nmhcc.com for details.
• The National Association of Health Data Organizations holds its 15th anniversary meeting Dec. 4-5 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. The conference is designed to highlight up-to-date practices in health data, research, information technology, and health policy. Keynote speakers include Kenneth Kizer, president and CEO, National Quality Forum, and James Bagain, director, the Veterans Association’s National Center for Patient Safety in Ann Arbor, MI. For more information, call (801) 587-9104.