The Battle Against COVID-19: Where We’ve Been & What Lies Ahead
2020 proved an incredibly challenging year for all of us, largely due to the persistent COVID-19 pandemic. With that said, few groups have felt the strain and struggle as much as patients living in long-term care communities, family members unable to visit loved ones residing in these facilities, and the practitioners and staff who continue to work tirelessly to keep these patients safe.
During GPM’s virtual 2020 LTC Summit, Dr. Kenneth Kubitschek walked through important details about the novel coronavirus, including a review of its emergence, our missteps in controlling its spread, its aggressive contagion, and its overall impact on nursing home facilities and post-acute/long-term care providers. He spoke at length about the specific ways in which the virus works, the challenge of protecting aging and vulnerable populations, and how the public health crisis is far from over.
Dr. K specifically shared his personal story of navigating the COVID-19 pandemic as the medical director of Stonecreek Health & Rehabilitation, a nursing home in Asheville, North Carolina. He openly discussed what worked for him and his team, where their strategies fell short, and the impacts the virus has made on the community thus far. His candor brought every summit attendee into the fold of the conversation, and his words of wisdom left everyone braced for what’s still to come.
Curious to hear all Dr. K had to say? Access the full presentation.
What Hospices Need to Know to Be Successful With the VBID Model
Thursday, October 21 | Thought Leadership,Post-Acute Care,Value-based Care
The value-based insurance design (VBID) demonstration is projected to double in 2022. This sparks a significant industry shift in how hospice agencies will be paid, moving hospice more toward value-based payment models.More
How to Integrate Your Care In a Way That’s Proven to Work
Monday, October 18 | Thought Leadership,Care Coordination,Interoperability,Human Services,Post-Acute Care
In this recent webinar, experts take a deep dive into the elements of integrated care, including the 6-level framework and the Integrated Practice Assessment Tool (IPAT) designed to help providers close gaps in care in a way that's proven to work.More
Why We Need to Go Back to the Future with Hospice
Thursday, October 07 | Client Success Stories,Thought Leadership,Post-Acute Care
The future of healthcare lies in replicating what hospice care is really about -- serving the whole person by an interdisciplinary team who believes in care without barriers. Tom Herzog sits down with Samira Beckwith, President and CEO at Hope Healthcare to unpack what it means and why it’s so important for hospices to go back to the future.More