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

Registration

 Breakfast

 Welcome

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

Telemedicine

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
 
TBD

Conference Day 2 - Saturday, October 19

Registration Open
 
Breakfast
 
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

 

Register Now

 

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