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2016 MLC - PCO2

Wednesday, April 20, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

PC02: Building an Exceptional Physician/Executive Leadership Team
(In Collaboration with the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine)

James Avery, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, Hospice of Piedmont, Charlottesville, VA
Janet Bull, MD, FAAHPM, Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, NC
Chris Comeaux, BS, CPA, Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, NC
Barbara Ivanko, MSW, CHPCA, Family Hospice and Palliative Care, Pittsburgh, PA

Regardless of whether you have “chief” in your title or not, every hospice program has a physician and executive leader. This new program is designed by national hospice leaders to assist you to develop and strengthen this key relationship. AAHPM and NHPCO are collaborating to bring you strategies and tools to take your leadership skills to the next level. Learn why this relationship is so vital and crucial to a highly functioning hospice organization and how to leverage it to provide effective leadership within the “white water rapids” of today’s hospice environment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe why the CEO-CMO relationship is so vital and critical to a highly functioning hospice
  • Recognize why hospice has to change
  • Identify three strategies for providing effective leadership within the "white water rapids" of the current hospice environment
  • Describe why Disruptive Innovations and Sustaining Innovations are important to the future sustainability of any organization

CE/CME: Nurse, Physician, and Social Worker