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Free Webinar on Leveraging the New IOM Report

Posted by Crystal Parks on Oct 21, 2014 1:29:48 PM


In this FREE event, Dr. Meier, Director for the Center to Advance Palliative Care, will discuss the Institute of Medicine's latest report in depth as well as ask participants to weigh in on how best to leverage its recommendations. The report - released on September 17, 2014 - focuses extensively on people with serious and chronic illness of indeterminate prognoses and why the current health care system has largely failed to meet their needs.Dr. Meier was a member of the panel responsible for the report. She recently released a message to the field on its significance and what it means for the future of palliative care.  

Attendees will will learn to:

  • Identify the key IOM report recommendations
  • Leverage the report recommendations to make an effective case for local change in care of the seriously ill
  • Understand the relationship between prognosis and healthcare spending (not what you think!)
  • Access ideas from the field on how best to implement report recommendations

Who Should Attend:

  • Palliative care and hospice clinicians
  • Palliative care and hospice leadership
  • Health system leadership
  • ACO leadership
  • Clinicians caring for high risk populations including dementia, frailty, multimorbidity, organ system failure, and cancer
  • Home care leaders
  • Long term care leaders


Topics: home care, Hospice, palliative care


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