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

Optimizing and Innovating: 

Shaping the Future of Home Care Medicine

*Please check back regularly as this schedule is subject to change as we continue to solidify session topics and speakers

Preconference Day: Thursday, October 17

Preconference Workshops presented by the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI)

9 am - 12 pm | Clinical SessionHouse Calls: Achieving Clinical Excellence and Sustainability

You’ll leave this case-based session with insights into advanced dementia, addressing acute behavioral disturbances, transitions of care and care coordination, palliative/supportive care, and end-of-life in the care of homebound patients and their caregivers. Learn more about the Clinical Session.

1 pm - 4 pm | Practice Management SessionHouse Calls: Achieving Clinical Excellence and Sustainability

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. 


Conference Day 1 - Friday, October 18




Theresa Soriano, MD MPH, AAHCM Incoming President

Alex Binder, MBA, and Elizabeth McCormick, MD, AAHCM Program Committee Co-Chairs

8:20–9:30 am | Friday Opening Keynote

Amy Berman, RN LHD FAAN,The John A. Hartford Foundation

 Movement Break

 Concurrent Sessions

Quality Improvement in the Trenches of Home-Based Medical Care
Palliative Care Panel


Concurrent Sessions
State of the Science in Home Care Medicine
Integrating the Full Health Care Delivery System in the Home

HCC Coding


Lunch with Exhibits

Concurrent Sessions
How to Make Sense of Payment Model Options in HCM
Polypharmacy Session


Concurrent Sessions
Bite-Sized Clinical Topics in Home Care Medicine
Compassionate Communication: Approaching Tough Patient Conversations with Courage and Empathy
Data Analytics and Process Improvement


3:30–3:50 pm | Movement Break

Concurrent Sessions
Optimizing and Innovating Educational Experiences for Trainees in Home Care

Social Determinants of Health


President's Message and Awards

Learn all about the latest Academy updates and developments. Plus, be there as the prestigious 2019 AAHCM Award Winners are announced. 

Reception in Exhibit Hall with Posters on Display in Foyer

Conference Day 2 - Saturday, October 19

Registration Open
Saturday Morning Keynote

Sarah Szanton, PhD ANP FAAN, Johns Hopkins University


Concurrent Sessions

Challenging Behaviors of Dementia and Caregiver Support

Overview of Telehealth

Use of EMS


Poster & Paper Presentation


Movement Break


H. Stephen Lieber, CAE, Avisos Partners


 Lunch with AAHCM Leadership Town Hall


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Learn more about the CME available at the 2019 AAHCM Annual Meeting.