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2019 Concurrent Sessions

The concurrent sessions for the 2019 Leadership and Advocacy Conference are organized by the following areas of emphasis. Please note, attendees may select any of the concurrent sessions and tailor the learning experience to specific professional goals. Some sessions may fall into multiple focus areas. We invite you to review concurrent sessions in the following areas:

Leadership | Regulatory/Quality | Palliative Care | Clinical/Operations Management | Engagement/Marketing | Finance | Fund Development | Staff Development/Excellence | Partnerships | Advocacy

Leadership
•    Leading Effectively: Developing Individuals to Cultivate Team Health, 2A
•    Marketing Hospice to ACOs: Strategies for Hospice Leaders, 3A
•    Creating a Culture of Excellence while Developing High Functioning Leaders, 4A
•    Leadership in Palliative Nursing, 5A
•    Trauma Informed Organizations: What Leaders Need to Know, 7A
•    You May Have a Plan, but What's Your Strategy? 8A
•    Implementing a Values Driven Culture, 9A
•    Quantitative Storytelling: Applying Narrative Techniques for Measurable Results, 12A
•    The Six Pillars of a Healthy and Engaged Board, 13A

Regulatory/Quality
•    Managing Short LOS in Hospice, 4B
•    Revamping Compliance Audits to Be More Efficient and Mindful of Legal Risks, 5B
•    Improving CAHPS Scores and Quality of Care, 8B
•    Hot Topics in Regulatory and Quality, 9B
•    Marry Your Clinical and Financial Teams to Improve Quality, 12B
•    Navigating the CoPs and Payment Related Scrutiny, 13B

Palliative Care
•    Innovative Models for End-of-Life Care for End Stage Renal Disease Patients, 2C
•    Messaging Matters: Differentiating Service Lines, 3C
•    Alternative Payment Models: Palliative and Advanced Illness, 3J
•    Partnering with Health Plans to Provide Palliative Care, 4C
•    Blueprint for Complex Care, 4I
•    Common Measurement Challenges and Possible Solutions, 5C
•    How to Get the Most Out of Your EMR, 7C
•    So You Started a PC Program How’s it Going, 9C

Clinical/Operations Management
•    Caring Reliably Visit: Fusing Quality, Productivity and Clinical Practice, 3D
•    Your SIA Mirror: Reflecting Clinical, Financial, and Quality Performance, 4D
•    Baby Boomers to Gen Z: Managing Patient, Family & Staff Needs, 5D
•    How to Get the Most Out of Your EMR, 7C
•    Predictive Services Modeling & Hospice Visit Utilization at End of Life, 7D
•    Fueling the Mission: Increasing Capacity and Decreasing Drag 8D
•    How Hospices are Going Days or Weeks without Documentation Errors or Complaints, 9D
•    Whoever has the Talent is Going to Win, 12D
•    Improving Scores of Hospice Item Set Visit Pair, 13D

Engagement/Marketing
•    Engagement with Internships to Enhance Quality of Life, 2D
•    Successful Hospice Growth in an Increasingly Competitive Market, 3E
•    Reputation Management in the Digital Age: How to Protect Your Organization, 4E
•    Find Your Niche and Invigorate Staff: Advocacy as Outreach, 5E
•    Strategies to Successfully Engage Your Community and Staff, 7E
•    The Teal Chair, 8E
•    Three Key Strategies for Hospice Growth Today, 9E

Finance
•    Contracting: Relational versus Transactional, 3F
•    An Integrated Perspective to Facing RCM Challenges, 9F
•    Marry Your Clinical and Financial Teams to Improve Quality, 12B
(additional sessions to be added)

Fund Development
•    Bringing in Major and Estate Gifts to Your Hospice, 4G
•    Grateful Families, 5G

Staff Development/Excellence
•    Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Moral Distress in Hospice, 2F 
•    Embracing Difference: Enhancing Care for Diverse Communities, 3H
•    Volunteer Engagement: Out of the Box and Into the Future, 4H
•    Coaching for Clinical Excellence and Improved Patient EOL Decision-Making, 5H
•    Let's Get Uncomfortable...Diversity, A Kaleidoscope of Care, 7H
•    Death with Dignity: Balancing Moral Distress and Non-Abandonment, 8H
•    What to Do When It All Falls Apart: Resilient Navigation of Service Recovery, 9H

Partnerships
•    Compassionate Transitions: Transforming End-of-Life Care, 2G
•    Partnering with Health Plans to Provide Palliative Care, 4C
•    Blueprint for Complex Care, 4I
•    Strategic Positioning for the Next Generation of End-of-Life Care, 5I
•    Vietnam-Era Veterans: Elevating Us All, 8I
•    Real-Time Alerting for End-of-Life Care Coordination, 9I

Advocacy
•    Alternative Payment Models: Palliative and Advanced Illness, 3J
•    Building an Advocacy Team, 4J
•    State-Based Palliative Care Task Force, 5J
•    Medical Aid in Dying, Coming to a State Near You, 7J
•    NHPCO Legislative Priorities in the 116th Congress, 8J
•    How to Have a Successful Congressional Meeting, 9J
•    Practice Your Congressional Meeting Techniques, 10J
•    Quantitative Storytelling: Applying Narrative Techniques for Measurable Results, 12A

Consider adding one of our Preconference Offerings to expand your learning experience.

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