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Upcoming Events from Oregon Hospice Association
Apr
29
Sat
NHPCO Management & Leadership Conference
Apr 29 – May 3 all-day
Pre-conference April 29-30 Main conference May 1-3
May
4
Thu
WEBINAR – Frontline Supervisor Series: Developing Staff & Managing Performance
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Register: https://hospice.eewebinarnetwork.com/a/oha/webinar/frontline-supervisor-series-developing-staff-managing-performance One definition of management is getting work done through the efforts of others. Do you agree? This webinar will cover coaching staff and managing performance – key responsibilities for frontline clinical supervisors. This is often a challenge for both new and seasoned managers. This presentation will delve into the work of Ferdinand Fournies, author of Coaching for Improved Work Performance, to see how it applies to hospices. HIGHLIGHTS
  • The Fournies Approach: getting to the heart of the matter
  • Three basic facts of being a manager
  • The mystery of motivation
  • Giving feedback: neutral, negative, and positive
  • Learning how to move from generalities to specifics when discussing performance
    • TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT
      • Resource sheet: The 16 Reasons
      • Worksheet: The Coaching Discussion Plan
DON’T MISS THIS RELATED WEBINAR! Exploring the Role of the Frontline Supervisor on Thursday, April 20, 2017 All webinars are available for six months after broadcast WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This informative session is designed for all hospice team members. Senior leadership and managers will greatly benefit from learning this approach to rectifying mistakes and resolving complaints. PLEASE NOTE: The live webinar option allows you to have one Internet connection (from a single computer terminal). You may have as many people as you like listen and watch from your office computer.  Webinar content is subject to copyright and intended for your individual organization’s use only.
May
9
Tue
OHPCA QAPI Call
May 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Monthly conference call which will focus on Regulatory/QAPI/Billing issues. This call will be a forum for Hospice managers and staff to ask questions, share information, discuss new regulations, etc. Call in #: (503) 415-5222 Conference ID: 55093477
WEBINAR – Recruiting & Hiring the Perfect “Fit”
May 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Register: https://hospice.eewebinarnetwork.com/a/oha/webinar/recruiting-hiring-the-perfect-fit With the rapidly changing healthcare environment, how do you hire the perfect fit for your hospice or home care? Is your recruitment and onboarding program up-to-date with today’s market and candidates? Are you challenged with putting care back into healthcare, combining both high-touch and high-tech candidates? Is your system using a one-size-fits-all approach to recruitment and hiring and discovering that the perfect fit rarely, if ever, shows up? This webinar will cover today’s top recruitment and hiring strategies. It will address terms like contingent workers and employment branding. From the information provided, you will be able to build a job description that will assist you in identifying potential candidates within your organization. This program will also address working with marketing departments; blind assessment tools; tracking successful strategies; software programs; and other outside-the-box strategies. HIGHLIGHTS
  • Challenges facing healthcare hiring today, including hospice and home health
  • Recruitment tips for 2017 and today’s evolving market
  • Steps to help your organization hire “good cultural perfect fits”
  • The organization’s role in attracting and courting candidates
  • Why is the perfect fit so critical?
    • TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT
      • 17 recruiting tips for 2017
      • Candidate sourcing market checklist
      • 10 Ways to Optimize Healthcare Recruiting and Onboarding Processes
      • Weblinks to sites dealing with recruitment, recruitment software, and best practices
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This informative session is designed for all hospice and home health organizations, from start-ups to midsize or large agencies. It will benefit CEOs, marketing personnel, human resources staff, leadership, management (administrators, DON supervisors), QA/education staff, investors, and CFOs. PLEASE NOTE: The live webinar option allows you to have one Internet connection (from a single computer terminal). You may have as many people as you like like listen and watch from your office computer.
May
11
Thu
WEBINAR – Hot Topics in Hospice Regulatory Matters
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Register: https://hospice.eewebinarnetwork.com/a/oha/webinar/hot-topics-in-hospice-regulatory-matters Hospice changes continue and are picking up speed. This webinar will review the FY2018 proposed hospice rule (payment and quality reporting update) and other hot topics. Other anticipated issues will be addressed, including the hospice quality reporting program and the possibility of a comprehensive patient assessment instrument, hospice election statements, certifications of terminal illness, and emergency preparedness requirements. HIGHLIGHTS
  • Review proposed hospice payment rates
  • Proposed regulatory changes
  • Common problems and compliance tips with hospice election statements and certifications of terminal illness
  • Overview of hospice emergency preparedness requirements
  • Regulatory resources and compliance tips
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This informative session is designed for compliance officers, regulatory managers, quality managers, administrators, and directors. PLEASE NOTE: The live webinar option allows you to have one Internet connection (from a single computer terminal). You may have as many people as you like listen and watch from your office computer.
May
16
Tue
WEBINAR – Communicating in a Crisis: How to Protect Your Reputation & Brand
May 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Registration information: https://hospice.eewebinarnetwork.com/a/oha/webinar/communicating-in-a-crisis-how-to-protect-your-reputation-and-brand Is your hospice prepared to manage and survive a crisis? Vulnerabilities are extremely high considering hospices are working with patients and families under sensitive, difficult circumstances with no room for error. A positive reputation can take decades to build and can be destroyed in a matter of hours if a crisis is mismanaged. Don’t let that happen to your hospice. Register for this important webinar and learn the seven steps to effectively plan for and manage a crisis! HIGHLIGHTS
  • Which potential crises should be the focus of your planning?
  • Steps necessary to take before a crisis occurs
  • What to say and who should say it in a crisis
  • Common mistakes with the news media before, during, and after a crisis
  • When and how to respond to social media
  • How to build, protect, and preserve your most valuable and fragile asset – your organization’s reputation
    • TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT
      • Sample vulnerabilities analysis
      • Template planning matrix
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This webinar is designed for hospice CEOs and senior management, public relations personnel, marketing staff, and anyone who interacts with patients and families or represents your hospice in the community. PLEASE NOTE: The live webinar option allows you to have one Internet connection (from a single computer terminal). You may have as many people as you like listen and watch from your office computer.
May
18
Thu
WEBINAR – Competencies for the Heart of Hospice Care
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Register: https://hospice.eewebinarnetwork.com/a/oha/webinar/competencies-for-the-heart-of-hospice-care Hospices facing increased regulatory scrutiny and financial constraints are struggling to survive. Simply responding with efficient, programmatic strategies can detract from the unique characteristics that are the hallmark of hospice care. Join us as the presenter molds the original principles upon which hospice was founded, guided by 35 years of wisdom gained as a hospice nurse, and leads hospice practitioners on a journey to develop the skills needed to reclaim the mystery as they guide patients and families through end-of-life care. HIGHLIGHTS
  • Negative impact current business models may be having on hospice care
  • Three of 12 core competencies for reclaiming the heart of hospice
  • Professional development path that fosters, honors, and celebrates competencies which reclaim the mystery surrounding death
    • TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT
      • Mystery watcher’s self-assessment worksheet
      • Interview basics for selecting mystery watchers
      • Mindful clinical supervision
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This informative session is designed for hospice clinicians and their supervisors. PLEASE NOTE: The live webinar option allows you to have one Internet connection (from a single computer terminal). You may have as many people as you like listen and watch from your office computer.
May
24
Wed
Hospice Billers Meeting
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
OHPCA Education Committee Meeting
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Hospice Providers’ Council Meeting
May 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
May
25
Thu
WEBINAR – Compliance Series: Part 1: Preparing for the Project: What We Need to Know for Success
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Register: https://hospice.eewebinarnetwork.com/a/oha/webinar/compliance-series-part-preparing-for-the-project-what-we-need-to-know-for-success The first step in compliance is knowing the governing rules. This series will begin with an introduction to the Four Faces of Medicare and the Office of the Inspector General. You will also learn about the OIG’s Compliance Guidance for Hospices – the key document that presents the seven elements of a compliance plan that make up The Path of the Prudent Hospice™ (which will be further addressed in Part 2). HIGHLIGHTS
  • Why do we do what we do? The good and the not-so-good reasons
  • Conditions of participation and conditions of coverage – understanding the difference
  • The Four Faces of Medicare – what does each monitor?
  • The seven elements – understanding the OIG’s recommended framework
  • Key communications – must-read information from the OIG
    • TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT
      • Resource graphic: The Four Faces of Medicare
      • Office of the Inspector General Compliance Guidance for Hospices
      • The Seven Elements
      • Worksheets: The 28 Hospice Risk Areas
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This informative session is designed for a team – clinical leadership, human resources, education, QAPI, compliance, and select IDG members. PLEASE NOTE: The live webinar option allows you to have one Internet connection (from a single computer terminal). You may have as many people as you like listen and watch from your office computer.
Jun
7
Wed
OHPCA QAPI Call
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Monthly conference call which will focus on Regulatory/QAPI/Billing issues. This call will be a forum for Hospice managers and staff to ask questions, share information, discuss new regulations, etc. Call in #: (712) 432-6113 Conference ID: 707364
Jun
15
Thu
WEBINAR – Post-Acute Care Series: Value-Based Post-Acute Service for Hospice Home Care: Key Strategic Considerations
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Jun
16
Fri
OHPCA Board of Directors Meeting
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
At Moda Health Milwaukie and by conference call.
Jun
22
Thu
WEBINAR – Compliance Series: Part 3: Conducting Individualized Risk Assessments & Establishing Audits & Monitors
Jun 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Jun
29
Thu
WEBINAR – Managing Your Costs & Finding Efficiencies to Remain Relevant
Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Register: https://hospice.eewebinarnetwork.com/a/oha/webinar/managing-your-costs-finding-efficiencies-to-remain-relevant Further details will be available 45 days prior to the webinar date.
Jul
5
Wed
OHPCA QAPI Call
Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Monthly conference call which will focus on Regulatory/QAPI/Billing issues. This call will be a forum for Hospice managers and staff to ask questions, share information, discuss new regulations, etc. Call in #: (712) 432-6113 Conference ID: 707364
Aug
2
Wed
OHPCA QAPI Call
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Monthly conference call which will focus on Regulatory/QAPI/Billing issues. This call will be a forum for Hospice managers and staff to ask questions, share information, discuss new regulations, etc. Call in #: (712) 432-6113 Conference ID: 707364
Aug
11
Fri
Deadline for Nomination Submissions – Dream Team & Wessinger Award
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm
Deadline for submitting nominations for the Dream Team and Wessinger Award
2017 Elizabeth Wessinger Award
2017 Hospice & Palliative Care Dream Team
Sep
6
Wed
OHPCA QAPI Call
Sep 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Monthly conference call which will focus on Regulatory/QAPI/Billing issues. This call will be a forum for Hospice managers and staff to ask questions, share information, discuss new regulations, etc. Call in #: (712) 432-6113 Conference ID: 707364