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Mapping the Journey to Quality and Value Based Care Seminar with HPCAA

Date & Time

April 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Location

Event Details

April 20th, 2018
Chateau on the Lake – Branson, MO

Tracey Moorhead, CEO with VNAA

Tracey Moorhead is President and Chief Executive Officer of ElevatingHOME and the Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA). In these roles, Ms. Moorhead advances quality, value and innovation in home-based care. Tracey spearheads strategic vision and growth, develops transformational care delivery and payment models and leads policy formulation before the media, allied organizations and constituents, and Federal policy makers. Tracey brings a population health management approach to home-based care having previously served as CEO of the Care Continuum Alliance/Population Health Alliance. Prior roles also include Executive Director of the Alliance to Improve Medicare (AIM), a bipartisan coalition advocating comprehensive Medicare improvements through the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 and Vice President, Government Relations for the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC).

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize goals of value-based health care delivery models
  • Outline metrics of value-based health care delivery models
  • Describe the status of transition for home care and hospice industry for value-based health care delivery models
  • Discuss requirements for successful hospice engagement in value-based health care delivery models


Lin Simon, PhD, RN, CHPCA, Quality Outcomes Specialist with Delaware Hospice

Lin Simon is currently Quality Outcomes Specialist at Delaware Hospice, has been helping teams learn the science and the art of Quality Improvement for 20 years. Previously she worked at Gilchrist Hospice who now uses and benefits  from the skills of  Lean Daily Management; and before that, worked at NHPCO as their Quality Specialist. In this role, Lin led hospices affiliated with NHPCO in Improvement Collaborative to help meet goals of increasing patient safety and improving outcome measures. Lin received designation as Improvement Advisor From the Institute of Health Care Improvement (IHI) and studied Lean Management and Improvement principles and practices for 6 years.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify barriers to improving CAHPS HIS scores
  • Use A-3, Lean Daily Management and other tools for a quality improvement
  • Use change management skills to engage and excite staff in quality improvement work


7:30am-8:00am   Registration
8:00am-12:00pm   The Role of Hospice in Value-Based Health Economies, Tracey Moorhead, CEO with VNAA
12:00pm-1:00pm   Lunch
1:00pm-5:00pm   Kicking quality Improvement Work to the Next Level, Lin Simon, PhD, RN, CHPCA, Quality Outcomes Specialist with Delaware Hospice

Members: $200
Non-members: $250
Late fee of $25 will apply after March 30th, 2018.
Social Worker or Nurses CE Credits will be an additional $25 charge.
No refunds but substitutions are welcome.
Lunch will be provided with this training
This is an advanced level seminar.
For more information about ADA accessibility or to request ADA accommodations please contact the MHPCA office.

MHPCA has obtained a special room rate of $ 139 for our participants at the Chateau on the Lake (415 State Highway 265, Branson, MO 65616.) Please call 888-333-5253 room reservations 7days a week 8am -8pm; no code is needed only the dates and name of the event or click on the link https://reservations.travelclick.com/11529?groupID=2085831  to reserve your room today! 

Upon completion of this course each attendee will be required to complete a evaluation. Each participant will then receive a certificate. Each attendee must complete the entire course to receive CE credits. For any questions  or concerns please contact Crystal at crystal@missourihospice.org.

Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.  

“Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association, #1359, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 2/28/2016 – 2/28/2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
Social workers participating in this course will receive __8__ continuing education clock hours.”