Upcoming HPCANYS Events
Making the Connection: Hospice for Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Benefits, Challenges & Solutions
Jul 30, 2014 - Webinar
   With support from the Y.C. Ho/Helen and Michael Chiang Foundation HPCANYS will be presenting a series of 'I/DD Hospice & Palliative Care Webinars' in 2014

Please Join us for our 3rd Cross Systems Webinar: "Making the Connection: Hospice for Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Benefits, Challenges & Solutions."

Presenters will include professionals from both the Hospice & Palliative Care and I/DD Systems.

Cost is $15 per line. Additional Participants use the same phone line at no extra charge!

Technology as a Key Component of Growth & Sustainability
Aug 7, 2014 - Webinar
   Presenter: Darcey Trescone, Simione Healthcare Consultants, LLC

The emerging healthcare industry demands accountability from providers to improve the quality of care and manage rising costs. Hospice providers must work to provide high-quality customer service and improved outcomes without increasing costs. Technology solutions are available to help agencies reduce expenses without sacrificing performance in these areas: worker productivity, process efficiencies, compliance with best practices/regulations, and improved decision making. Learn why these basic tools should be part of every agency's technology portfolio to optimize efficiency, improve care outcomes, and achieve maximum organizational performance.

Finances, Benchmark & Profitability for Clincal Managers: What are They & Why Should I Care?
Aug 28, 2014 - Webinar
   Presenters: Julia Maroney & Lisa Lapin, Simione Healthcare Consultants, LLC

This webinar will help clinical managers understand the reimbursement for hospice services and the expense management which must occur for a hospice provider to be financially viable. It will address how clinical management's decisions and guidance in care management impact financial viability, how lengths of stay affect expense management, and common benchmarks that are used in hospice clinical management decision making.

Palliative Care Smart Growth Strategies
Sep 11, 2014 - Webinar
   Presenter: Mike Ferris, Simione Healthcare Consultants, LLC

HPCANYS Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care Faculty Development Training
Sep 17-19, 2014 - Rochester, NY
   HPCANYS is seeking palliative care professionals in NY State who are established in their field with a desire to achieve a higher level in the practice of pediatric palliative care and to engage in the development of a statewide professional support network.

Managing with Metrics: Integrating Clinical & Financial Information for Successful Hospice Operations
Sep 25, 2014 - Webinar
   Presenters: Ron Barrera & Kristy Wright, Simione Healtcare Consultants, LLC

HPCANYS Director's Retreat
Oct 16, 2014
   The need to identify and anticipate normative changes as the health care balance shifts, economic interdependencies deepen, business models mature and technologies emerge places enormous pressure on the executive leadership. HPCANYS' Directors' Retreat provides a space for leaders to interact in a confidential, "think tank" atmosphere where they can present challenges and opportunities to one another for information sharing and seasoned, practical advice from others.

This event is limited to Directors of Hospice & Palliative Care Program members only.

HPCANYS Leadership Institute
Oct 17, 2014
   This conference is designed to provide leaders and emerging leaders in the field of hospice and palliative care with concrete leadership strategies to enhance their knowledge and provide a platform for future generations of outstanding hospice leadership.