Upcoming HPCANYS Events
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
   Building a successful palliative care program is difficult. Growth is either too fast or too slow - and doesn't always complement or integrate with the hospice program. Join us to learn how to develop a plan for sustainable palliative care program growth that complements and supplements the hospice program.

Presenter: Michael 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.

Part D & Hospice: Having the Conversations
Sep 17, 2014 - Webinar
   Finally! A webinar on how to have the Part D conversation! The Part D changes require a specific set of skills, techniques, and interventions in order to conduct effective conversations with patients and families about medications and coverage.

Managing with Metrics: Integrating Clinical & Financial Information for Successful Hospice Operations
Sep 25, 2014 - Webinar
   Many organizations spend considerable time and resources in standardizing, cleansing, and remediating data issues in their transactional and clinical systems in order to drive improvements in quality of care, financial efficiencies, and operational effectiveness. In many cases, organizations miss one of the most critical components: the integration of clinical and financial data - which is becoming increasingly important to clinical and financial managers.

HPCANYS Finance Officers Meeting
Oct 2, 2014 - Hilton Garden Inn, Troy NY 12180
   Benchmarking and Metrics

Speakers: Kimberly Skehan & Lisa Lapin, Simione Consulting

Hospice Inpatient Levels of Care & Continous Home Care: How to Meet Patient Need Without Breaking the Rules
Oct 9, 2014 - Webinar
   CMS has concerns about the potential overuse and lack of use of the hospice general inpatient level of care.

HPCANYS Director's Retreat
Oct 16, 2014 - Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY 12180
   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 - Hilton Garden Inn, Troy , NY 12180
   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.

My Life My Choice: Navigating the Challenges of End-of-Life Decision-Making
Oct 23, 2014 - Webinar
   Program Speaker: Tani Bahti, Pathways Education & Consultation in End of Life Care, LLC

Detailed program information coming soon!

Yes You Can Soothe Smooth & Improve Difficult People
Nov 6, 2014 - Webinar
   Program Speaker: Susan Keane Baker

Detailed program information coming soon!

What Keeps Your CEO Awake at Night? Find a Cure!
Nov 13, 2014 - Webinar
   Program Speaker: Carolyn Merriman & Jill Stratton, Corporate Health Group, LLC

Detailed program information coming soon!

Continued Survey Readiness
Dec 4, 2014 - Webinar
   Program Speaker: Sharon Litwin, 5 Star Consultants, LLC

Detailed program information coming soon!

HPCANYS Chaplains Peer Group
Dec 4, 2014 - NYC
   Detailed information and registration coming soon!

Troubleshooting the HIS
Dec 11, 2014 - Webinar
   Program Speaker: Katie Wehri, Wehri & Associates, LLC

Detailed Program Information & Registration Coming Soon!

HPCANYS Clinical Peer Group
Dec 12, 2014 - Hilton Garden Inn, Troy NY 12180
   Detailed information and registration coming soon!