2017 Annual Meeting
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2017 AAHCM Annual Meeting

Loews Chicago O’Hare

Rosemont, IL

Transforming Our Past, Building Our Future

Join us for our all-new independent and inclusive meeting with educational programming designed and delivered by pioneers in the field of home-based primary care. We have redesigned our meeting to focus on the issues and challenges that face the broad spectrum of healthcare professions who provide in-home primary care.

Our programming is diverse and inspiring, with legislative, clinical, and Veterans Administration tracks ideal for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, social workers, and administrators in the home-based primary care field. Small-group networking sessions and a reception with innovators in the field provide opportunities to connect with home care medicine colleagues and industry leaders.

Don’t miss the Home Care Medicine event of the year. Registration will open soon!

Thursday, October 12

Registration
Preconference Workshop

Friday, October 13

Registration
Breakfast
Welcome and Keynote Elaine Sanchez

Topic: Care of the Caregiver

Movement Break
Improving Utilization of Hospice Through Home-Based Palliative Care

Ed Ratner, MD

Movement Break
Interdisciplinary Team Care: Case-Based Presentation Illustrating Interdisciplinary Care Across the Continuum

Helena Ross,LCSW, Suzanne Gilleran, GNP, Elizabeth McCormick,MD, Lisa McFarlane

Lunch with Exhibits
Concurrent Sessions

VA Topic—Continuity of Care: Using Telerehabilitation to Deliver Interdisciplinary Therapy Services into the Home

Donald Hayes, PT; Kristen Ganfield, MBA OT; Whitney Welp, SLP

Legislative Topic—TBD

Clinical Topic—Risk-Bearing Financial Model in Building a Robust House Calls Team

Michael Le, MD

Movement Break
Concurrent Sessions

VA Topic—Interventions for Mental Health Problems in HBPC: Strategies for the Team

Ariel Laudermith, PhD

Legislative Topic—Independence At Home (IAH): What’s Next

Eric DeJonge, MD, Robert Sowislo, MBA, CPA, Peggy Tighe, JD, Andrew MacPherson

Clinical Topic—New Oral Anticoagulants Provide Another Option to Treat Venous Thromboembolism and Atrial Fibrillation in Home Patients

Cindi Christensen, MSN RN CVN ARNP

Movement Break
Evaluating the Potential for Usability of Technology for Home Health

Kimberly Shea, MD

President’s Message and Awards
Reception in Exhibit Hall with Posters

Saturday, October 14

Registration Open
Breakfast
Poster/Paper Presentation
Preparing the Next Generation of Home Health Providers

Carla Perissinotto, MD, Helen Kao, MD

Movement Break
Concurrent Sessions- Repeat

VA Topic—Interventions for Mental Health Problems in HBPC: Strategies for the Team

Ariel Laudermith, PhD

Legislative Topic—Independence At Home (IAH): What’s Next

Eric DeJonge, MD, Robert Sowislo, MBA, CPA, Peggy Tighe, JD, Andrew MacPherson

Clinical Topic—New Oral Anticoagulants Provide Another Option to Treat Venous Thromboembolism and Atrial Fibrillation in Home Patients

Cindi Christensen, MSN RN CVN ARNP

Lunch with Exhibits
Networking Sessions
Concurrent Sessions- Repeat

VA Topic – Continuity of Care: Using Telerehabilitation to Deliver Interdisciplinary Therapy Services into the Home

Donald Hayes, PT; Kristen Ganfield, MBA OT; Whitney Welp, SLP

Legislative Topic—TBD

Clinical Topic—Risk-Bearing Financial Model in Building a Robust House Calls Team

Michael Le, MD

Movement Break
Palliative Care and Home Based Primary Care: A Perfect Fit

Diane E. Meier, MD

Closing Remarks

Continuing Education Credit

This AAHCM Annual Meeting has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute and American Academy of Home Care Medicine. PeerPoint Medical Education Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates the live format for this educational activity for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Social worker credit is pending.

Travel

Hotel Information

AAHCM has negotiated a special conference rate at the Loews Chicago O’Hare for $189 single/double.

Loews Chicago O’Hare
5300 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60017
Check In: 4 pm
Check Out: Noon

To Reserve Your Hotel Room

By Phone

Call 877.868.9134 and mention that you are attending the AAHCM Annual Meeting.

Online

Visit the AAHCM Annual meeting reservation page on the Loews Chicago O’Hare website.

Cut-off Date

Thursday, September 21, 2017 (after this date, reservations will be taken on a space-available basis)

Airport Information

O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
10000 W O’Hare Ave
Chicago, IL 60666
(773) 686-2200
3.1 miles / 7 minutes from the AAHCM Annual Meeting

Ground Transportation

Options for getting to and from the hotel include the following:

Loews Airport Shuttle

Catch the airport shuttle outside Door 2 of the Bus/Shuttle Center at O’Hare International Airport. It runs every 30 minutes.

Taxis

Taxis are available for an estimated fare of $15 one way.

“L” Train

Take the CTA Blue Line towards Forest Park and get off the “L” train at the Rosemont stop. The station is a 4-minute drive from the hotel; and they offer a complimentary shuttle from the hotel. (When traveling from the station to the hotel, please call 847.544.5300 to request shuttle service.) Alternatively, average taxi fare is $5. “L” trains run 24 hours.

Exhibit and Sponsorship Information

We are offering new and exciting opportunities for you to increase your brand awareness and recognition in the home care medicine space! Engage with 500 interdisciplinary home centered–care leaders at the first stand-alone Annual Meeting, October 13–14, 2017, in Rosemont, IL.

If interested in exhibiting, view the floorplan below and return the exhibit contract to Allison Whitley, awhitely@aahcm.org.

Important Links

See all advertising opportunities available (Coming Soon)

Please send inquiries on exhibiting or sponsoring at the Annual Meeting to Allison Whitley, at awhitley@aahcm.org or 847-375-3673

Interested in year round engagement? View the AAHCM Media Kit, and stay in front of your target audience throughout the year.