Lori Bishop is a healthcare nurse executive focused on innovative and transformational interdisciplinary care delivery models for the vulnerable seriously ill population.  Lori has an extensive clinical background in hospice and palliative care. Her current position is Vice President of Palliative and Advanced Care at NHPCO. Previously, Lori was the Chief Advanced Illness Management (AIM) Executive for Sutter Health serving an average daily census of 2500 seriously ill patients across Northern California.  Under her leadership, the Sutter Health AIM program received the inaugural Vanguard Award from the California Hospital Quality Institute in 2016. In her previous executive role at UnityPoint Health, the system-wide integrated Palliative Care program received the prestigious Circle of Life Award in 2013.

Lori has a history of participating on several state and national boards and committees.  Lori received her RN diploma from Moline Public Hospital School of Nursing, her BSN and MHA from the University of Phoenix. She is a published author and national speaker.  Lori was recognized as a top 100 Great Iowa Nurses in 2009 and received the Iowa Spirit of Hospice Award in 2001.

Topic Areas

  • Implementing and Sustaining Community-based Palliative care
  • Palliative Care & Hospice as a Population Health Strategy
  • Telehealth in Palliative Care and Hospice
  • Palliative and Advanced Care Metrics
  • Leveraging the Electronic Medical Record
  • Innovative Advanced Care Models