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|2017 AAHCM Annual Meeting - Home Care Medicine Conference|
2017 American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) Annual Meeting
Loews Chicago O'Hare
Join your colleagues for an in-depth learning experience focused entirely on home-based primary care. AAHCM’s all-new independent meeting features educational programming designed and delivered by respected and well-known thought leaders.
Conference programming includes VA, clinical and legislative tracks, covering topics including:
Elaine Sanchez, author of the unflinchingly honest and surprisingly funny book, Letters from Madelyn, Chronicles of a Caregiver will be the keynote presenter. Ms. Sanchez is the co-founder of www.CaregiverHelp.com, an online support program for family and professional caregivers. In addition, a preconference workshop will offer you the opportunity to take the administrative and operational functions of your practice to the next level.
The AAHCM annual meeting is ideal for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, social workers, and administrators in the home-based primary care field. Learn more about the conference schedule, CME and social work CE credit, registration and travel by selecting from the menu options above.
Unable to join us in-person, but would like to take advantage of these exciting educational offerings? New this year AAHCM is providing you, an online option! Attendees of the virtual meeting will be able to see and interact with speakers during live sessions, while earning CME upon completion of a post-test and evaluation. Still unable to be in front of your computer during the sessions – AAHCM has you covered! All sessions will be available on-demand for 30 days after the meeting. Learn more here.
Don't miss the Home Care Medicine conference of the year.
Thursday, October 12
Strategic Tips for Administrative and Operational Success
Friday, October 13
Interest Groups/Networking Opportunities
Welcome and Keynote Elaine K. Sanchez
Topic: Care of the Caregiver
Improving Utilization of Hospice Through Home-Based Palliative Care
Ed Ratner, MD, US Department of Veteran Affairs; Minneapolis VA
Interdisciplinary Team Care: Case-Based Presentation Illustrating Interdisciplinary Care Across the Continuum
Helena Ross, LCSW-R - Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program, New York
Lunch with Exhibits
VA Topic: Continuity of Care: Using Telerehabilitation to Deliver Interdisciplinary Therapy Services into the Home
Donald Hayes, PT - VA Central Iowa Healthcare Systems
Legislative – Improving Your Practice’s Quality Care in the World of MACRA
Bruce Leff, MD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD
Christine Seel-Ritchie, MD, MSPH FACP FAAHPM, University of California San Francisco
This session will cover the importance of quality improvements efforts for provider reimbursement and how to integrate quality improvement into day-to-day home-based medical care practice. The session will also cover tools to engage in meaningful quality improvement.
Clinical Topic: How to Implement and Get Payment for Interdisciplinary Team Members and Risk Bearing Financial Model in Building a Robust House Calls Team
Michael Le, MD - Landmark Health
VA Topic: Interventions for Mental Health Problems in HBPC: Strategies for the Team
Ariel Laudermith, PhD - Edward Hines Jr.Veteran Affairs Hospital
What’s Next – IAH and Other Health Policy Issues in Home Care Medicine
Eric DeJonge, MD - MedStar Washington Hospital Center: MedStar Total Elder Care
Clinical – New Oral Anticoagulants Provide Another Option to Treat Venous Thromboembolism and Atrial Fibrillation in Home Patients
Evaluating the Potential for Usability of Technology for Home Health
Kimberly Shea, PhD RN CHPN - University of Arizona College of Nursing
President's Message and Awards
Reception in Exhibit Hall with Posters
Saturday, October 14
Preparing the Next Generation of Home Health Providers
Carla Perissinotto, MD - University of California San Francisco
Concurrent Sessions- Repeat
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Join & Register Rates Includes 1 year of membership and conference registration.
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AAHCM has negotiated a special conference rate at the Loews Chicago O'Hare for $189 single/double.
Loews Chicago O'Hare
5300 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60017
Check In: 4 pm
Check Out: Noon
Call 877.868.9134 and mention that you are attending the AAHCM Annual Meeting.
Visit the AAHCM Annual meeting reservation page on the Loews Chicago O'Hare website.
Thursday, September 21, 2017 (after this date, reservations will be taken on a space-available basis)
O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
10000 W O'Hare Ave
Chicago, IL 60666
3.1 miles / 7 minutes from the AAHCM Annual Meeting
Options for getting to and from the hotel include the following:
Catch the airport shuttle outside Door 2 of the Bus/Shuttle Center at O'Hare International Airport. It runs every 30 minutes.
Taxis are available for an estimated fare of $15 one way.
Take the CTA Blue Line towards Forest Park and get off the "L" train at the Rosemont stop. The station is a 4-minute drive from the hotel; and they offer a complimentary shuttle from the hotel. (When traveling from the station to the hotel, please call 847.544.5300 to request shuttle service.) Alternatively, average taxi fare is $5. "L" trains run 24 hours.
We are offering new and exciting opportunities for you to increase your brand awareness and recognition in the home care medicine space! Engage with 500 interdisciplinary home centered-care leaders at the first stand-alone Annual Meeting, October 13–14, 2017, in Rosemont, IL.
If interested in exhibiting, view the floorplan below and return the exhibit contract to Allison Whitley, email@example.com.
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Please send inquiries on exhibiting or sponsoring at the Annual Meeting to Allison Whitley, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-375-3673
Interested in year round engagement? View the AAHCM Media Kit, and stay in front of your target audience throughout the year.
AAHCM is dedicated to facilitating the professional development of medical residents and students. If you're interested in learning more about the field of home care medicine and building a professional network with the clinical leaders in this growing field, apply for a travel grant to attend our 2017 Annual Meeting.
The AAHCM Board of Directors would like to acknowledge, Dr. Robert Kaiser, member of the AAHCM Board of Directors for his generous donation, which made possible the awarding of these travel grants.
Ten travel grants will be awarded this year to residents/students who meet the following criteria:
*The 2017 Travel Grant Application is now closed.
The deadline for submitting the completed application is July 21, 2017, at 11:59 PM PT.
Applicants will be notified by August 31, 2017, whether they have received a grant. This will allow ample time for all applicants to take advantage of the early-bird registration discount.
All applicants, regardless of award status, will be invited to participate in a Travel Grant post-program online survey following the AAHCM Annual Meeting.