2019 AAHCM Annual Meeting - Home Care Medicine Conference
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2019 American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) Annual Meeting

Save the date for the 2019 AAHCM Annual Meeting, October 18-19 (featuring a Preconference presented by the Home Centered Care Institute on October 17) at the Loews Chicago O'Hare in Rosemont, IL.

Optimizing and Innovating: Shaping the Future of Home Care Medicine

Loews Chicago O'Hare
October 17-19, 2019
Rosemont, IL

The AAHCM Annual Meeting will be an independent standalone conference for the third year, building on our previous success of providing leading edge clinical and practice administration content.

Focused on the issues and challenges that face the broad spectrum of healthcare professionals providing in-home primary care, you will learn from innovators in the field about the latest advancements in delivering and managing home care medicine.

Saturday AM Keynote Announced


AAHCM is excited to announce that Sarah L. Szanton, PhD ANP FAAN, will be the Saturday morning keynote speaker at the 2019 Annual Meeting. Informed by her pioneering work in the development of CAPABLE, Dr. Stanton will be speaking on what we as an industry are doing about function and the home environment in home based primary care. 
Dr. Szanton is the Health Equity and Social Justice Endowed Professor, Director of the Center for Innovative Care in Aging at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. She holds a joint appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  


She tests interventions to reduce health disparities among older adults which have been disseminated in multiple States. She is a PBS “Next Avenue 2016 Influencers in Aging” a list of thought-leaders who are changing how we age.


Szanton completed undergraduate work in African-American Studies at Harvard University, a bachelor’s degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, a Master’s degree from the University of Maryland and a doctorate from Johns Hopkins University. She has been by funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Innovation Center, and multiple Foundations.  


Closing Keynote Announced

AAHCM is excited to announce that H. Stephen Lieber, CAE, will be the closing speaker at the 2019 Annual Meeting. He will be speaking on the power that associations bring to their industries and how individuals can maximize their engagement and reap the benefits of being connected to these driving forces of change. 


A seasoned healthcare management executive, Steve has over 35 years of experience in healthcare association management. Currently, Steve works as a consultant with a focus on governance, business strategy and international expansion.


From 2000 through 2017, Lieber served as President/CEO of HIMSS, the largest healthcare association focused on healthcare information technology (HIT). In his strategic leadership role, Lieber established the Society as a global leader on electronic health records, interoperability, technology standards, IT adoption, and certification. 
He also expanded HIMSS scope to encompass ambulatory IT, healthcare business information systems in addition to HIMSS leadership in acute care clinical information systems. This resulted in HIMSS growing by 10x in audience size and annual revenues.
A nationally-recognized commentator on health policy in general and specifically healthcare IT trends and issues, Lieber is a regular speaker and contributor to corporate strategic planning efforts, government-sponsored policy efforts, private sector initiatives and other non-profit organizations.  


Travel and Area Information

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