WHO: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
WHAT: "Developing the Care Continuum: Innovative Models to Meet the Unique Needs of Patients & Families
WHEN: Thursday, August 5 - Saturday, August 7, 2010
WHERE: Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, MA
This conference will examine innovative care delivery and coordination models, lessons learned from providers who have expanded services and strategies for making decisions to expand care. Presented in cooperation with the Hospice & Palliative Care Federation of Massachusetts, National Association of Social Workers, National PACE Association, and the Center to Advance Palliative Care.
The conference features more than 50 concurrent sessions and four plenary presentations. Highlights include:
Richard Raskin, MD, Randal Krakauer, MD, Catherine McFadyen, RNC, ANP, John Mach, MD
Thursday, August 5, 8:30am - 10:00am
To include remarks from NHPCO President and CEO J. Donald Schumacher, PsyD.
Samira K. Beckwith, Hope HealthCare Services
Friday, August 6, 8:30am - 9:45am.
J. Donald Schumacher, PsyD, Diane F. Meier, MD, Shawn Bloom
Friday, August 6, 1:30pm - 2:30pm.
William H. Thomas, MD, Eden Alternative
Saturday, August 7, 8:15am - 9:30am.
Members of the media are invited to all events. Check in at conference desk or contact:
The digital brochure for this conference is available at http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/nhpco/meetingseducation2010.
NHPCO is the oldest and largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. NHPCO's mission is to lead and mobilize social change for improved care at the end of life, www.nhpco.org.
/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- Aug. 4/
-- Creating the Continuum: The Health Insurer's Perspective
SOURCE National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization