National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Roundtable on February 16

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Caring for People with Serious Illness in the Home: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic
A Webinar

February 16, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:30 PM ET

On February 16, 2021 the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness will host a discussion to explore best practices and lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic for caring for people with serious illness in the home setting.

The discussion will explore a range of issues including: providing palliative care and hospice care in the home, strategies to reach people with serious illness living in rural communities, including challenges and opportunities for telehealth. The webinar participants also will explore policy considerations and integrated care delivery models to effectively deploy vital health care resources.

Webinar Moderator

Lori Bishop, MHA
Vice President of Palliative and Advanced Care
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Webinar Discussants

Peggy Maguire, JD
President and Board Chair
Cambia Health Foundation

Hannah Yang Moore, MPH
Chief Advocacy Officer
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)

Joseph W. Shega, M.D.
Regional Medical Director
VITAS Hospice Care

Susan Elizabeth Wang, M.D.
WLA Chief, Department of Geriatrics, Palliative & Continuing Care
Fellowship Director, Palliative Medicine
Regional Lead, Shared Decision-Making and Advance Care Planning
Southern California Permanente Medical Group Kaiser Permanente

Michelle Webb, DNP, RN, CHPCA
Assistant Professor
Duke University School of Nursing

For more information, please visit the meeting page.


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