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Conference 2/22-25: Abt Experts to Present at Premier Hospice and Palliative Care Conference

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 – Saturday, February 25, 2017

Abt staff will present at the upcoming Annual Assembly of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA). The conference brings together nearly 3,000 researchers and healthcare providers to share research, clinical best practices, and practice-related guidance to advance the specialty and improve patient care. PAPER PRESENTATION:

Thursday, February 23, 4:30 pm
Hospice visit intensity by physicians and nurse practitioners on the general impatient level of care.  
Christian, T.J., Teno, J., Gozalo, P., & Plotzke, M


Wednesday, February 22, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
The association between hospital mortality and mortality shortly after hospice admission.
Brodsky, S., Christian, T.J., & Plotzke, M.  

Population based measures from administrative data to guide efforts to examine and improve the quality of hospice care.
Plotzke, M, Teno, J., Gozalo, P., & Christian, T.J.  When: February 22-25, 2017

Where: Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ

For more information. visit the conference website