CAPC News Bites, What you need to know this week
Discover the Many Benefits of CAPC Membership
CAPC wants to continue to support your efforts as a collaborative partner. As of 2015, CAPC member institutions will have unlimited access to CAPC tools, training and hands-on technical assistance to help you successfully implement palliative care principles and practices throughout your organization.
We hope you will join us. If you become a member organization in 2014, you will save for two years. Membership is geared to both established palliative care programs and start-ups, as well as all frontline clinicians. Click here for more information and a full list of membership benefits. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please call 212-201-2674.
CAPC National Seminar Registration Deadline Extended to October 24
The deadline to register for the CAPC National Seminar has been extended to Friday, October 24. The seminar will be held November 13-15 in Orlando, Florida. Offering in-depth content, rich networking opportunities and one-on-one access to expert faculty, attendees will learn from real-world examples of development and sustainability.
Participants will also have the opportunity to hear from notable plenary speakers, including Senator William H. Frist, Sister Carol Keehan, DC, RN, MS, Diane E. Meier, MD, Graeme Rocker, MD and David Weissman, MD. For more information and to register, click here.
Take Advantage of the Payer-Provider Palliative Care Toolkit: A reference guide for organizations leading the financing of health care
Thousands have already downloaded this free reference guide and toolkit intended for organizations leading the financing of health care (including commercial insurers, self-funded employers and federal and state government agencies) – and for providers working in shared-risk arrangements. The Toolkit, published by CAPC in collaboration with the California HealthCare Foundation and the National Business Group on Health, defines palliative care and demonstrates its importance to improving value in health care; identifies opportunities to integrate palliative care into payer programs and products; highlights case examples from industry leaders demonstrating what payers are already doing to advance palliative care initiatives; provides tools, check lists and action plans to get you started; and much more. Download the toolkit today!
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