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|2018 AAHCM Annual Meeting - Schedule Information|
2018 American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) Annual Meeting
Driving the Change to Value-Based Care:
Connecting Leadership, Quality and Ethics
Preconference Day: Thursday, October 25
Preconference Workshops presented by the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI)
9 am - 12 pm | Clinical Session | Care of the Complex Patient in the Home….Staying Ahead of the Curve - SOLD OUT
You’ll leave this session with insights of advance care planning/prognostication; care coordination and transitions of care; caregiver support; medication management; and wound care that can be used in the care of homebound patients and their caregivers. Learn more about the Clinical Session.
Elizabeth McCormick, MD
Julie Glendenning, MS APN-BC CHPN WCC
Traci Kalpac, MSW LISW
Linnea Nagel, PA-C MPAS
1 pm - 4 pm | Practice Management Session | Care of the Complex Patient in the Home….Staying Ahead of the Curve - SOLD OUT
You’ll leave this session with tips for enhancing your revenue cycle through current fee-for-service billing opportunities, value-based contracting, and best practices for staffing models and workflow. Learn more about the Practice Management Session.
Shawna Ramey, CPC CPMA
Bethany Skillen, BSN BS RN
Amanda Tufano, MHA CMPE CPPM
Conference Day 1 - Friday, October 26
Eric DeJonge, MD, AAHCM President
Alex Binder, MBA, and Kristofer Smith, MD, AAHCM Program Committee Co-Chairs
8:25–9:30 am | Home Care Medicine Landscape
Bruce Leff, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Quality Standards for Home Care Medicine
Christine Seel Ritchie, MD - University of California San Francisco
Martha Twaddle, MD - Northwestern Medicine
This session will provide an overview of the latest clinical quality of care guidelines that pertain to home-based medical care. It will review the importance of integrating clinical guidelines into practice and review the 2 latest guidelines relevant to home-based medical care: the guidelines from the Home-based Primary Care and Palliative Care Network and guidelines from the National Consensus Project.
How to Lead More Like a Leader Who Was Born To!
Barry Zweibel - LeadershipTraction
Using stories, models, and perspectives culled from nearly 20 years of professional coaching, mentoring, and leadership development training, Barry Zweibel, a nationally recognized leadership coach, will share numerous insights and ideas you can immediately incorporate into your becoming a better leader – and help those in your charge accelerate their own leadership development as well.
Healthcare Transformation and Innovation - Patrick H. Conway, MD MSc.
To arrive at affordable, high-quality health care, we must abandon the fee-for-service model and move toward value-based care. This will require collaboration by consumers, employers, insurers, providers, and policy makers – and we need to bring greater urgency to that effort. In this session, conference attendees will learn from an internationally recognized leader in health care transformation, quality, and innovation. A practicing pediatrician, Dr. Conway is the former Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality and the former Director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation at CMS where he oversaw quality of care, innovation, and new payment models. In his current role as President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina he remains focused on improving clinical outcomes, while reducing costs and satisfying patients, particularly for high need patients. Always an entertaining and thought provoking speaker, Dr. Conway will help attendees understand the move to value in both the commercial and governmental space. With his unique background, he will share important insights into successful care delivery models for the vulnerable and the elderly and strategies for taking advantage of an evolving landscape.
Lunch with Exhibits
Long overdue...New Ethical Dilemmas in Value-Based Care
Ed Ratner, MD - Minneapolis VA Medical Center
Nick Schneeman, MD
VHA Home Based Primary Care: Lessons Learned Over the Decades
Darlene Davis, MHA NHA RD - Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
Martin Gorbien, MD FACP - Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
Habeeba Moiduddin, MD - Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
Eleanor Taylor, RN - Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
Panel on Emerging Models for Responding to Urgent and Acute Care Events
Karen Abrashkin, MD - Northwell Health
Phil Mitchell, MD - Dispatch Health
Seth Podolsky, MD MS - Cleveland Clinic Health System
Moderator: Linda DeCherrie, MD
Meeting the unscheduled acute needs of our complex patients is a constant challenge. In this session, conference attendees will hear from three innovative programs that use a variety of emergency medicine personnel to respond to patients and families urgently. Drs. Abrashkin and Podolsky will share insights from their experience building a community paramedicine program at Northwell Health and the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Mitchell will bring his knowledge of working in the for-profit world at Dispatch Health, a national organization bringing acute care services to the home. They will share their lessons learned, data on outcomes and patient experience as well as strategies for partnership between home-based medical care programs and local EMS services.
A Bigger Slice of the Pie: Panel on New Payment Models for Home Care Medicine
Susan Beane, MD - Healthfirst
Sean Cavanaugh - Aledade
Michael Le, MD - Landmark Health
Moderator: Kristofer Smith, MD
Receiving adequate payment for the excellent clinical work done in the home remains one of the major barriers to scaling existing programs and getting new programs off the ground. In this session, conference attendees will hear three different perspectives on how to realize greater payments than a traditional fee schedule. Dr. Susan Beane, a Medical Director at a large regional Medicare Advantage (MA) plan will share her strategy for finding and partnering with high quality home care medicine programs. Dr. Michael Le will share the Landmark strategy for partnering with MA plans and delivering financial and clinical returns. Finally, Sean Cavanaugh of Aledade will share how smaller physician groups are organizing to receive a bigger slice of the premium and the future of these types of aggregator entities in the home care medicine space.
3:35–3:55 pm | Movement Break
Bringing Technology into the Home
Carla Perissinotto, MD MHS - UCSF
Sylvan Waller, MD - Call9, Inc.
Kathleen Webster, MD MBA FAAP - Advocate Children's Hospital
Moderator: Thomas Lally, MD
Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement
Bruce Leff, MD - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Christine Seel Ritchie, MD - University of California San Francisco
In this session , Bruce Leff, MD and Christine Ritchie, MD will describe the benefits of becoming a rapid learning home-based medical care (HBMC) practice, the strategies for becoming a rapid learning practice, and methods to promote sustainable and continuous learning as a practice.
President's Message and Awards
Learn all about the latest Academy updates and developments. Plus, be there as the prestigious 2018 AAHCM Award Winners are announced.
Reception in Exhibit Hall with Posters on Display in Foyer
Conference Day 2 - Saturday, October 27