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REGISTER NOW: Digital Advance Care Planning: Trends, Opportunities, and Moving into the Future
September 20, 2022

As healthcare has become more technology driven and remote visits are more common, providers have been challenged to find ways to provide effective, compassionate advance care planning services in new ways that are as useful as paper documents. Champions in the field have developed innovative solutions, and providers are learning at light speed how to utilize digital advance care planning in ways that best serve patients and families. Please join us as we host a round table discussion with experts and leaders in digital advance care planning (ACP).

This conversation will explore:

  • Perceived barriers to digital ACP such as witnessing, signatures, storage and retrieval in real time, and how these are addressed
  • How digital ACP can help providers meet requirements for participation in VBC models and other quality, value, and payment programs
  • Successful practices for engaging patients/members in digital/virtual ACP
  • Ways to ensure high-quality ACP conversations using digital/virtual ACP

Guest Presenters:

  • Maria D. Moen
    Senior Vice President Innovation and External Affairs, ADVault, Inc.
  • Arul Thangavel, MD
    Chief Executive Officer, WiserCare
  • Ryan Van Wert, MD
    Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Vynca Health

When: Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 1:00 pm Eastern (10:00 am Pacific, 11:00 am Mountain, 12:00 pm Central).

Who: This Webinar is intended for all healthcare professionals working in healthcare organizations and settings.

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Advance Care Planning with Rural Communities

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Advance Care Planning in Palliative Care Programs

Dr. David Buxton, Executive Medical Director of Palliative Care for AdventHealth, shares experience and insight about the value of a strong advance care planning program, why it is a central component of good palliative care, and how AdventHealth integrates advance care planning into the care continuum.

Who’s Driving? Ensuring Patient and Family Involvement in Advance Care Planning

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Virtual Community Education and Outreach – How to Make Real Connections in Separate Locations

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Refilling Your Cup in a Drought: Resilience for Healthcare Professionals and Teams

Discuss what resilience means and the factors that contribute to it, how we respond to stress, and simple, effective practices to enhance personal and team resilience

Shifting Your Advance Care Planning (ACP) Activities During COVID-19 (and Beyond)

Why ACP conversations are increasingly important in the context of COVID-19, relevant challenges and opportunities for ACP in the current healthcare environment, and ways to adjust ACP activities so that conversations are effective, timely, and cover what matters most right now

Virtual Advance Care Planning (ACP) Conversations: Creating Meaningful Connections Across the Distance

Explore how clinicians can embrace virtual telehealth conversations and overcome barriers, learn how video visits can increase access and provide a new care setting, and discuss how video visits change and improve the experience for clinicians and patients

The Structure of Success: Key Components of Effective Advance Care Planning (ACP) Programs

Explore what effectiveness can mean in ACP, discuss the value of a program approach to ACP, and identify the core elements of effective ACP programs

Taking Advance Care Planning (ACP) System Wide

Identify benefits of a systems approach to ACP, system changes and organizational culture shifts that impact sustainability of ACP outcomes, and ways to use collaboration across organizations and communities to improve access to ACP

Gaining Traction - Increasing Value and Support for your Advance Care Planning (ACP) Program

Learn how to make a compelling case for engaging in ACP initiatives, learn the importance of gaining support from a champion and a sponsor, and tips on how to identify ACP projects that can help demonstrate success and give you something to build upon