Events Archive

Alliance Board Meeting


  • Sept Board Meeting
    September 26, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • October Board Retreat
    October 31, 2018
    8:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • November Conference Call
    November 28, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • December Meeting
    December 12, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Wednesday, January 23rd Wednesday, February 27th Wednesday, March 27th Wednesday, April 24th Wednesday, May 22nd Annual Meeting in June, date TBA (more…)

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CQI


  • CQI Meeting-Sept 27
    September 27, 2018
    8:45 am - 9:45 am
  • CQI Meeting-Oct 25
    October 25, 2018
    8:45 am - 9:45 am
  • CQI Meeting-Nov 29
    November 29, 2018
    8:45 am - 9:45 am
  • CQI Meeting-December 20
    December 20, 2018
    8:45 am - 9:45 am

The purpose of Continuous Quality Improvement programs in Home Care is to improve health care by identifying problems, implementing and monitoring corrective action and studying its effectiveness. CQI programs focus on system issues- studying specific root causes and analyzing objective aggregate data to identify improvements in organizational structure and function. The New Hampshire Home Care (more…)

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QI Scholars Initiative


  • Sept 27
    September 27, 2018
    8:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • Oct 25
    October 25, 2018
    8:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • Nov 29
    November 29, 2018
    8:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • Dec 20
    December 20, 2018
    8:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • Jan 24
    January 24, 2019
    8:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • Jan 24
    January 24, 2019
    8:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • Feb 28
    February 28, 2019
    8:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 28
    March 28, 2019
    8:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 25
    April 25, 2019
    8:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 23
    May 23, 2019
    8:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 27
    June 27, 2019
    8:45 am - 12:00 pm

Enhance the foundational knowledge of your home health and hospice managers by empowering them to lead care transformation efforts in your agency.   The QI Scholars’ Initiative is 10-month long program that combines the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Open School online courses on process improvement and patient safety with monthly peer workshops focused on home (more…)

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September Series: What Every Home Care Clinician Needs to Know About Dementia, Depression & Delirium


  • The IMPACT ACT-How Do We Meet the Behavioral Cognitive Assessment Needs
    September 27, 2018
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Cognitive impairments, depression and behavioral issues have a major impact on a patient’s ability to recover from illness.  This 4-part series will help home care staff better understand how to assess patients with behavioral health conditions, establish appropriate care plans, document properly and fulfill the requirements of the IMPACT Act as it applies to neuro-emotional (more…)

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PROPer OASIS Data Collection: Connecting Items to Key Concepts


  • Webinar 2: Risk Adjustment
    October 3, 2018
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Webinar 3: Outcome Measures
    October 17, 2018
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Webinar 4: Payment
    October 31, 2018
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

When leadership loses sleep over latest agency publicly reported outcomes and Star Ratings numbers, OASIS training continues…and there are many available options when it comes to OASIS education. However, do training options really speak to the front-line clinicians? OASIS C2 data is the PROP that drives an agency forward. If one of the blades of (more…)

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The Caring Connection


  • October LNA/Aide Webinar
    October 11, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • November LNA/Aide Webinar
    November 8, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • December LNA/Aide Webinar
    December 13, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • January LNA/Aide Webinar
    January 10, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • February LNA/Aide Webinar
    February 14, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • March LNA/Aide Webinar
    March 14, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • April LNA/Aide Webinar
    April 11, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • May LNA/Aide Webinar
    May 9, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • June LNA/Aide Webinar
    June 13, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2018–2019 Aide Webinar Series Why Participate? An investment in staff education is an investment in quality customer service for all types of agencies. For home health and hospice agencies, these hour-long webinars can be used to help meet the 12 hours per year educational requirements under the Medicare Conditions of Participation. For all providers, (more…)

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Membership Meeting


  • Oct Meeting
    October 17, 2018
    8:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Dec Meeting (NH Health Care Assoc. 5 Sheep Davis Rd, Pembroke)
    December 19, 2018
    8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Please mark your calendar for October 17.  The Home Care, Hospice and Palliative Care Alliance will hold it’s first official Membership Meeting and Networking Luncheon from 8:30am – 1:00pm at the NH Hospital Association, 125 Airport Road, Concord, NH.   We are still finalizing details of the agenda, but topics will include: The outcome of (more…)

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Behavioral Health Managers’ Forum


  • Behavioral Health OCT 19 mtg
    October 19, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Behavioral Health Nov mtg
    November 30, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Alliance’s Behavioral Health Managers meeting scheduled for Friday, September 28th has been rescheduled to Friday, October 19th from 10AM to Noon at Concord Regional VNA, 30 Pillsbury Street, Concord. Please email me if you have a case study that you would like to share or a topic for discussion. Click here to RSVP for October (more…)

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Hospice Billing Series – Become and Elite Hospice Biller


  • Hospice Billing Series - Part 1
    October 29, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Hospice Billing Series - Part 2
    November 1, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Hospice Billing Series - Part 2
    November 8, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Be among the elite group of billers that are current on all Hospice Medicare billing regulations.  Billing is a very critical part of hospice reimbursement.  This webinar series will lay a concrete foundation for hospice billers, as well as, any hospice staff that need to more effectively understand the Medicare regulations.  The series will include (more…)

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Lymphodema Workgroup


  • Nov 14 Lymphodema Workgroup
    November 14, 2018
    8:30 am - 10:30 am

HCANH is in the beginning stages of creating a lymphedema work-group to focus on several areas of lymphedema care, one of which is the need to create a more formal directory of lymphedema therapists in Homecare. The goal of this list is to allow for greater communication and collaboration across agencies, allowing for clinical support (more…)

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Pre Hospice Conference Dinner Event


  • November 14, 2018
    5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pre-Event Dinner & Program Begin your conference with the pre event dinner panel facilitated by Don McDonah, MD, this meeting includes short presentation on timely topics along with networking and dinner buffet (bar available).  Included in our program will be Nancy Formella, MSN, RN, FACHE who will speak about The Relationship Between Advanced Directives and (more…)

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Hospice & Palliative Care Conference


  • November 15, 2018
    7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Keeping the Patient Voice Alive: The Best Care Possible at the End of Life Thursday,  November  15, 2018 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Grappone Conference Center 70 Constitution Ave Concord, NH   Conference Description The Annual Hospice and Palliative Care Conference presented by the Home Care, Hospice and Palliative Care Alliance of New Hampshire is (more…)

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Clinical Directors


  • Nov 15
    November 15, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Most HCANH’s Clinical Directors’ Meeting are at Concord Regional VNA, 30 Pillsbury Street, Concord, NH, from 10-12noon.   (more…)

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Private Duty Managers Meeting


  • December 5 Meeting
    December 5, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  HCANH affinity groups are collegial, member-driven networking opportunities to share best practices, problem-solve challenges and delve into issues.  Rebecca Hutchinson, former director of Ascentria In-Home Care, is the facilitator for the Private Duty/CFI Forum.  She has experience both in private duty care and state-funded long-term services and supports.  The group meets quarterly. Topic (more…)

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Medication Appropriateness, Safety & Management – 4-Part Webinar Series


  • Part 2: Medication Safety, Dec 5, 2018
    December 5, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Part 3: Pain & Symptom Management, January 30, 2019
    January 30, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Part 4: Methadone Use at End-of-Life
    March 20, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

September 19, 2018  |  December 5, 2018  |  January 30, 2019  |  March 20, 2019 3:00-4:00pm ET   Medication management can be overwhelming for your patients living with a serious illness. This webinar series will provide an opportunity to learn more about medication regimens frequently used for patients receiving palliative care or hospice care services. (more…)

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