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Thursday, March 22 • 8:00am - 11:30am
TH1 | Basics of Value-Based Practice (VBP), Program Models, and Clinical Strategies for Success

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In this session readmissions, length of stay (LOS), advance care planning, and patient/family education will be presented with strategies for positive individual clinician and group practice outcomes/performance. The speakers will discuss provider actions that “influence a good discharge” and the concept of “discharge planning beginning on admission.” This session will explore use of facility resources and home health nursing and provider/practice behaviors that influence positive partnerships with facilities and partners.

Learning Objectives:
(1) Describe general concepts of Value Based Purchasing Models and alterations in clinical practice and workflow to ensure success in participation.
(2) Explain the concepts of risk-bearing within VBP models, as well as metrics utilized, data collection, and reporting options.
(3) Discuss the role and Management of Readmission Rates, Advance Directives, and Length of Stay in VBP strategies.
(4) Recognize the importance of Medication Optimization, Facility Partnering, and use of Available Resources in VBP Strategies.

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Benedict, APN-C

Michelle Benedict, APN-C

Michelle Benedict, MS, ANP-C, RN-C, is an active practitioner and the Director of Clinical Operations for the Central Region Post-Acute, TEAMHealth. Prior to this position and in addition to active practice, she managed a 40+ clinician group covering 100 facilities. She has been practicing... Read More →
avatar for Charles Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD

Charles Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD

Charles Crecelius, MD, PhD, FACP CMD, is currently the Director of Post-Acute and Long Term Care Services for Barnes Jewish Christian Medical Group, and Clinical Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, among other positions. He is the immediate... Read More →
avatar for Robert Reynolds, MD

Robert Reynolds, MD

Robert Reynolds, MD, is an Internist who began office based practice in 1983, which included providing Hospital and Skilled/Long Term Care for his patients. He served as Medical Director for three Skilled Facilities, and first joined AMDA in 1989. In the mid-nineties, he left private... Read More →


Thursday March 22, 2018 8:00am - 11:30am
Texas 3-4