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2021 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care


Wednesday, February 17, 2021 – Friday, February 19, 2021 EST

The Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care, presented by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA), is a three-day virtual event that brings together more than 3,400 professionals to share research, clinical best practices, and practice-related guidance to advance this specialized field and improve patient care.

Abt staff are sharing their research during the poster sessions on Wednesday, February 17, 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. CT and Thursday, February 18, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. CT.

Rates of Diagnoses Indicating Opioid Dependence after Hospice Live Discharge: A National Study
T.J. Christian, Ian Breunig, Abt Associates, Joan Teno, Oregon Health & Science University, Pedro Gozalo, Brown University, and Michael Plotzke, Abt Associates

Impacts of COVID-19 on the Utilization of the Medicare Hospice Benefit
Michael Plotzke, T.J. Christian, and Betty Fout, Abt Associates

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