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Academy 2007 Practice Management Session

May 2, 2007, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM 
Sheraton Seattle, Seattle, WA

8:30-8:45

INTRODUCTION TO CONFERENCE

Kevin Jackson, MD
President, Geriatric Solutions, Phoenix, AZ
Board Member, AAHCP

8:45-10:45

Home Medical Care Business Basics

Kevin Jackson, MD
President, Geriatric Solutions, Phoenix, AZ
Board Member, AAHCP

10:45-11:00

BREAK & VIEW EXHIBITS

11:00-12:30

The Future of Home Care: Prognostications from a Master Home Care Physician

George Taler, MD
Director of Long-Term Care, Washington
Hospital Center, Washington, DC
Past President, AAHCP

12:30-1:30

LUNCH & VIEW EXHIBITS

1:30-2:30

Information Technology for the Mobile Practice-How to be Profitable and Remain Compliant!

James H. Collins
CEO, Janus Health, Inc. 
San Diego, CA

2:30-3:30

An Update on E&M Codes

Peter Boling, MD
Past-President and Board Member, AAHCP
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

3:30-4:30

Home Care Providers and Hospice: Working Towards Excellence in End of Life Care

Joel Policzer, MD
Senior Vice President and National
Medical Director, VITAS Innovative
Hospice Care, Miami, FL

4:30-5:00

Panel: Making Hospice and Home Care Work in Your Practice

5:00

CONFERENCE SUMMARY/ CONCLUSION


The Academy wishes to thank the following Exhibitors & Sponsors for their support of this Session:

o    Advanced Clinical Solutions

o    Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

o    Florida Medical Directors Association

o    Janus Health, Inc.

o    KCI

o    Nightingale Home Healthcare

o    Visiting Physicians Association

 

"Home Care Medicine - A Systems Perspective"
AAHCP Annual Scientific Meeting

May 3, 2007, 11:30 AM-4:30 PM

 

10:00-11:30

View Exhibits

11:30-11:35

Welcome and Introductions

Gresham Bayne, MD, President
Joe Ramsdell, MD, Program Chair and President-Elect

11:35-12:00

Homecare Literature: The Year in Review

Colin Thomas, MD, MPH
Acting Section Chief
General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
VA San Diego Healthcare

12:00-12:30

Lunch and roundtables
View Exhibits

12:30-1:00

Annual Meeting and House Call Provider of the Year Awards, in association with the Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative (PMHI)

Gresham Bayne, MD, President, presiding
Andrew W. Lyons, MD
      Eric Baron House Call Doctor of the Year 
Deborah Bryant, RN, MSN, NP-C
      House Call Clinician of the Year
Scharmaine M. Lawson, APRN, FNP-C
      House Call Clinician of the Year

1:00-1:45

Public Policy Update

 

The Perfect Storm: Sicker Patients, Unsustainable Growth And Healthcare Costs, The Baby Boomer And A Desperate Congress
James C. Pyles, Esq. 
Powers, Pyles, Sutter and Verville, PC
Washington, DC 
AAHCP Board Member

1:45-2:00

Discussion

2:00-3:00

Home Care Medicine and Healthcare Systems

 

Home Care In The VA System
Thomas E. Edes, MD
Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC
AAHCP Board Member

Kaiser Permanente Northwest Region Adult Foster Home Visit Program 
Arthur Hayward, MD
Medical Director 
Continuing Care Services
Kaiser Permanente NW
Portland, OR

Hospital in the Home: Is it Ready for Prime Time?
Bruce Leff, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, MD

3:00-3:30

Discussion

3:30-4:30

A Case Study: How Differing Systems And Private Practice Might Handle A Home Care Problem

Drs. Colin Thomas, Bruce Leff, Arthur Hayward

Kathy Kemle, MS, PA-C
Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatrics
Department of Family Medicine
Mercer University School of Medicine
Macon, GA
AAHCP Board Member

Benneth Husted, DO
Executive Medical Director
Housecall Providers, Inc.
Portland, OR


The Academy wishes to thank the following Exhibitors & Sponsors for their support of this Annual Meeting:

o    Advanced Clinical Solutions

o    Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

o    Florida Medical Directors Association

o    Janus Health, Inc.

o    KCI

o    Nightingale Home Healthcare

o    Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative

o    Senior Care of Colorado

o    Visiting Physicians Association

 

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