How to Thrive in Times of Crisis

May 13 @ 1:00 pm 2:30 pm

Beginning in March of 2020 the word “crisis” took on new meaning for billions of people. For many, a global pandemic meant unprecedented challenges regarding their careers, personal life, and even mental and physical health. While, admittedly, these issues have often been a source of stress and frustration, they can also represent incredible opportunities. As John Adams famously said, “Every problem is an opportunity in disguise.”

This program has been designed to equip participants with the tools necessary to both to navigate challenges that they currently face and to identify and work towards opportunities for the future. In order to do this successfully, this session is not designed to be a lecture or a motivational speech. Rather it has been purposefully composed as a highly interactive, and self-reflective training. This allows each individual participant to create a personal action plan to implement the concepts, habits, and principles that are discussed.

Participants will learn strategies that can help them to control stress levels, build habits that promote growth, and focus on opportunities. As this fluid situation continues to unfold, and times of crisis transition into times of recovery, attendees can be confident in implementing these techniques to continue to thrive.

Join Tyler Enslin for an engaging presentation on the power of perspective and focus, and the commonalities of organizations that have excelled during turmoil. Tyler offers participants exercises that will focus on managing mindset and developing habits to stay productive and positive.

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Even in challenging times, we still possess the ability to make the best of our circumstances, develop positive habits, and manage our mindset effectively

Join Tyler Enslin for an engaging presentation on the power of perspective and focus, and the commonalities of organizations that have excelled during turmoil.

Tyler Enslin is a professional speaker with Tyler Enslin International. He focuses on providing engaging practical content to audiences around the world. He has presented at events and conferences for Fortune 500 companies including GSK, Johnson & Johnson, and Johns Hopkins University, as well as to hundreds of smaller groups and associations.

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VBP: Connecting Finance and Quality Management

May 13 @ 11:45 am 12:45 pm

The recent announcement by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to delay the national expansion of the Medicare Value Based Purchasing (VBP) model until 2023 offers home health agencies a year of “pre-implementation” preparation opportunities to align quality with finance management. This session will provide the latest information on the construct of the VBP model and implementation timelines and will provide a practical approach for incorporating the VBP performance measures into quality and financial management strategies. This session will also examine scenarios to measure the impact of specific performance improvements on resulting financial outcomes and will explore strategies for achieving optimal quality performance.

Aaron Little, CPA, Managing Director, BKD, oversees the operations of BKD Health Care Billing & Revenue Cycle Services and is nationally recognized for his expertise in home care and hospice billing and operations. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Indiana Association for Home & Hospice Care and the CGS Home Health and Hospice Provider Outreach and Education Advisory Group.

Angela Huff, RN is a member of BKD National Health Care Group and provides consulting services to home care and hospice clients. She has over 30 years of experience as a registered nurse, and has spent the last 17 years in executive leadership in home health, hospice operations, and software development in the post-acute space.

Leading Through CY 2023 Changes: Transition to OASIS and HHVBP Expansion

May 13 @ 9:40 am 10:40 am

CY2022 will be an essential year for organizations to prepare for two significant updates in-home health – the transition to OASIS-E and the national expansion of CMS’s Home Health Value-based Purchasing initiative. Join the presenters as they take a deep dive into how home health leaders have been and should be preparing for these changes from clinical and financial management perspectives.

Chris Attaya, MBA, is VP of Product Strategy at Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP.) He joined SHP in 2014 after spending 28 years in executive and consulting positions within the Home Health and Hospice industry. Before SHP, Chris was the CFO at the VNA of Boston and served as CFO and CEO at Partners Health Care at Home.

Sue Payne, MBA, RN, CHCE, Home Care Strategies Advisor at Corridor, has 30 years of experience leading home care provider operations, including home health, skilled care, and non-skilled private duty. Sue was Chief Clinical Officer and Vice President at Corridor. She presents nationally on clinical and operational topics that support home care providers’ success.

Sustainable Hiring and Retention Strategies for Your Organization

May 12 @ 2:50 pm 3:50 pm

Outsourcing and algorithms won’t get you the people you need. Recent data revealed that most people who took a new job last year weren’t even searching for one: someone came and got them. Join Chris from Trova Healthcare to take a critical look at how companies have revamped their processes for hiring and retention. We’ll evaluate local data and how new trends in hiring drive higher engagement, staff, and retention by investing in employees from day one throughout their careers. 

Chris Romanello, Managing Partner at Trova Healthcare has worked in the healthcare recruiting field for 15 years. His experience spans multiple healthcare recruiting areas, including physicians, nurses, and advanced practice providers. Chris has run some of the largest U.S.-based healthcare staffing divisions for LocumTenens, a company specializing in the temporary placement of Physicians, PAs, NPs, CRNAs and psychologists.  He also has extensive experience with permanent recruiting. 

Joe Desjardins is a Senior Business Development Executive at Trova Healthcare. He is currently focused on providing innovative solutions and consulting expertise to elevate employers ability to attract and retain much-needed talent for their nursing positions.

The Perfect Storm- Navigating QAPI, HHVBP, PDGM and STARS

May 12 @ 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Clinical staff and managers carry an immense responsibility to manage patient care within a complicated regulatory environment and an organizational expectation for excellent STARS and patient engagement scores. Learn the most salient impacts on quality and engagement scores and revenue; and how to simplify and manage patient care within PDGM and HHVBP.

Cheryl Pacella DNP, HHCNS-BC, CPHQ, Quality Consultant, Corcoran Consulting Group, advises on several home health and hospice quality initiatives, including quality improvement, OASIS accuracy, Medicare billing, responding to denials, and appeals, ICD-10 coding, care transitions, and survey preparation.

Jean Zaleski, PT, MEd, DPT, Clinical and Quality Consultant, Corcoran Consulting Group, has more than two decades of experience in home health as clinician and clinical leader. Her career focus includes provision of high-quality patient centered care and documentation, promotion of cross continuum care transitions, chronic disease management and prevention of injury and rehospitalization. Jean has served in leadership positions with Holyoke VNA and Hospice Life Care, Mercy Home Care, and VNA Care Home Health and Hospice.

Only one week away!

New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show

May 11-13, 2022

Newport, Rhode Island

HERE WE GO!

Get excited! The New England Conference is only a few days away. Come next week for the New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show & stay for the hospitality of Newport, Rhode Island.

Connect with our vendors in the Exhibit Hall! Browse the products, services, and solutions of more than 50 vendors. Book on-site meetings and connect with companies to discover the latest innovations in the industry!

Special thank to our 2022 Trade Show sponsors, Axxess and Mutual of America.

Share, Learn & Connect! 

There is no better way to recharge your batteries than to get away for a bit!

Make a Day of It!

You want to attend the New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show, but you can’t get away for that long. That’s okay, come for a day! The pre-conference on Wednesday, May 11, has an intensive half-day program, and the selection of keynotes, workshops, and the trade show on Thursday, May 12, or Friday, May 13 is worth the drive.

Choose the best day for you, roll down your windows, and make a road trip to Newport. You will be glad you did.

Walk-ins are welcome.

Join us!

Full Conference Brochure- Available Now

Take a look at the New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show (NEHCC) brochure for the event at Gurney’s Resort, in Newport, RI, May 11-13, 2022.

Plan to join hundreds of your peers from around New England for two days of learning, networking, and being inspired by home care and hospice experts from across the country. Hear captivating insights, build relationships, and view products and services targeted to industry executives and professionals in this beautiful and unique setting.

The New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show brings together top industry vendors and home health providers for dynamic education and networking opportunities. The six New England state home care associations, representing nearly 400 agencies, host this annual event.

For more information about the conference, or to register to attend, visit www.nehcc.com.

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Conference Keynote Speakers Celebrate Strengths

New England Home Care & Hospice Conference & Trade

There isn’t one type of patient or one type of caregiver that creates the home care difference. The advantage lies in the industry’s ability to adapt quickly and effectively, to respond to changing demands while continually delivering the highest quality care. The industry’s heroic response to COVID-19 proved how valuable that adaptation is for our patients and our communities. The 12th annual New England Home Care and Hospice Conference and Trade Show at Gurney’s Resort from May 11-13 at Gurney’s Resort in Newport, RI will highlight and celebrate the strength of home care and hospice.

Keynote speakers Bill Dombi, the President of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice, and Lindsay Doak, Senior Manager of Home Health Care at Berry Dunn, will delve into the 2021 Best Practices and Future Insights Study, physician and author Lynn Hallarman, MD will speak to the importance of direct caregivers and speaker Tyler Enslin of Direct Development Training will inspire attendees with his message of resilience and thriving in times of crisis.

Data Driven Decisions

Bill Dombi
Lindsay Doak

We just experienced two of the biggest industry challenges in healthcare history – COVID-19 and a radically new payment system. Agencies who are slow to respond or lack clarity on what to do, may have their viability questioned. Learn from agencies that have tested an array of best practices in staffing, technology, clinical strategies, and operations will come ahead.

Join Bill Dombi and Lindsay to for the data you need to be among the most successful agencies.

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Caregiving in the Midst of a Global Pandemic

Lynn Hallerman, MD

COVID-19 kills people, but it also steals their chance to die governed by their own stories and wishes. Lynn Hallarman’s she shares her family’s journey with cargiving during a pandemic , The Great Escape—A Physician Confronts Family Caregiving During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Join Lynn for this powerful presentation that draws on her own family’s experience, caregiver guilt, and how important it is to develop and support our most essential workforce.

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The Power of Perspective

Tyler Enslin

Even in challenging times, we still possess the ability to make the best of our circumstances, develop positive habits, and manage our mindset effectively. Join Tyler to learn strategies that can help them to control stress levels, build habits that promote growth, and focus on opportunities. This highly interactive program has been specifically designed to help attendees navigate the issues caused by the COVID19 crisis.

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The 12th Annual Conference will feature dozens of speakers for three days of inspiration, reinvention and networking. Topics include leadership, career advancement, financial and regulatory issues, health and wellness, small business and entrepreneurship, social media, branding and more. The nonpartisan, nonprofit conference is New England’s largest professional development event for home care, hospice and palliative care, attracting more than 300 attendees each year.

The Conference Trade Show showcases speakers and companies dedicated to patient health, and exhibits featuring products or services to improve processes and business practices at your agency.

The New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show is presented by the six state associations serving home care and hospice agencies, Connecticut Association for Health Care and Home, Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts, Home Care & Hospice of Maine, Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care Alliance of New Hampshire, Rhode Island Partnership for Home Care and the VNAs of Vermont. Our 2022 Conference Sponsors are Corcoran Consulting Group, Amedisys and BerryDunn.

Sponsors Welcome!

Partner with the 2022 New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show

Place your brand in front of agency decision makers at the region’s largest home care and hospice conference this May! Choose from premiere full event sponsorship or one of the other sponsor opportunities. The details are in the downloadable prospectus, then click here for registration and payment options online.

This first year back to in-person learning and networking offers an exciting opportunity for home care industry vendors and affiliates to be front and center at the premier gathering of home health and hospice industry representatives. Your sponsorship commitment strengthens the program and solidifies that important customer feed back loop for your company.

The New England Conference is designed for senior and mid-level management and clinical staff and features multiple keynote sessions, workshops, and intensive programs. The trade show is the largest home health and hospice expo in the Northeast and is major draw for nearly 200 of the country’s leading health care professionals year after year. Several sponsorship levels are available – find just the right package that meets your unique needs.

Don’t miss out on this exciting invitation to build brand recognition among top home health industry leaders, highlight your valued products and services, and stake out a leading role in assuring the success of this prestigious annual conference.

All Flag Officer (premiere level) Sponsors

All Flag Officer Sponsors Receive:

  • Premium exhibit space in the exhibit hall
  • Company logo prominently displayed on the conference website
  • Signage prominently displayed at registration and in general session ballroom
  • Advanced copies of attendees’ list (with emails), and final attendee list post-event
  • Logo on majority of marketing material sent out to attendees
  • Recognition of Premium Sponsorship on slideshow, played in general ballroom
  • Regular vocal recognition made during general sessions
  • Complimentary admission to the special President’s Pre-Conference and Reception
  • Ability to include company literature in conference tote bags

2022 Admiral Sponsor

Premium Sponsor: $8000, Limited to 1

  • Company logo on conference tote bag
  • Welcome attendees on morning of first day of full conference
  • Advertisement inside front cover of conference program
  • 4 Complimentary registrations
  • 2 Discounted registrations
  • Special 30-second video marketing leading up to the conference

2022 Captain Sponsor

Premium Sponsor: $7,000, limited TO 1

  • Company logo on promo marketing item
  • Welcome attendees on morning of second day of full conference
  • Advertisement inside back cover of conference program
  • 2 Complimentary registrations
  • 2 Discounted registrations
  • Special 30-second video marketing leading up to the conference

2022 Commander Sponsor

Premium Sponsor: $5,500, LIMITED TO 1

  • Conference program (Full Page)
  • 2 complimentary registrations
  • 1 Discounted registration
  • 30-second video marketing leading up to the conference

Other Sponsorship Opportunities

2019 NEHCC a Great Success!

Nearly 300 registrants and over 75 vendors (over 450 total attendees!) made last week’s New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show one of the biggest and best ever! The Sea Crest Hotel in Falmouth, MA hosted two pre-conference intensives, four keynotes, and 24 break-out sessions over three days. Attendees left happy and with their brains full of new and innovative ideas to bring back to their agencies. The NEHCC committee is thankful to all those that attended and look forward to seeing everyone back next year.

Be sure to save the date for the 10th Annual Conference, scheduled for May 13-15, 2020 at the Gurney’s Newport Resort in beautiful Newport, RI!

Get the most up to date information on www.nehcc.com!