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Following last year’s huge success the 2nd Annual Reducing Hospital Readmissions & Discharge Planning Conference returns to Vancouver. The conference will bring together Medical Care Professionals, Hospital Administrators, Home Health Workers and Academics, to discuss strategies and initiatives to help reduce preventable readmissions and provide best practice patient care.

The 2 day agenda will present innovative approaches to patient centered care, successful practical front line case studies, opportunities to explore the importance of patient and community engagement, novel approaches to managing chronic medical conditions, and an exploration of ethical considerations for elderly patients.

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discharge planning for the vulnerable addiction patient
  • Transitions from acute care from a mental health perspective
  • Innovations in the management of COPD
  • The Implementation of the Home First Philosophy (Canada West and East)
  • Novel approaches for preventing hospital acquired infections
  • End of life planning and palliative initiatives
  • The Importance of MedRec
  • Models of Care


OUTSTANDING SPEAKERS INCLUDING:

  • Lauren Linett, Hospitalist, Department of Medicine, Lakeridge Health-Oshawa, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen’s University ON
  • Chris Manasseh, Vice Chair, Inpatient & Hospital Services for the Dept of Family Medicine at Boston University Medical Center, ‘Discharge Intervention Director’ forProject RED Boston, MA
  • Michael Pond, Director, Pond Psychotherapy BC
  • Olavo Fernandes, Director of Pharmacy-Clinical, University Health Network and Assistant Professor, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University Health Network ON
  • Ron Collins, Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, Kelowna General Hospital BC
  • Lisa Jensen, Corporate Director, Integrated Access, Executive Lead, COV Path to Home, Covenant Health, AB
  • Carl Meadows, Director of Home Health, Fraser Health, BC
  • Shauna Thaler Adeland, Professional Practice Leader of Social Work, Bruyère Continuing Care, ON

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Website: http://www.healthcareconferences.ca/2Areadmissions...
Conference/Event Dates: 10/22/2014 - 10/23/2014
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Medical Business & Administration
Other Industries: Business, Medical Business & Administration, Nursing, Professional Healthcare
Estimated Attendance: 100
Previous Attendance: 67
Audience: Nurse, Physician, RT (respiratory therapists), Social Worker, Discharge Planner, Patient Care Coordinator, Home Health Care Practitioner, Medical Director, Project Lead, Transition Services Clinician, Medical Director, Regional Director, In Home Care Workers, Personal Care Workers, Director, Executive Director, Regional Director, Manager, Senior Project Officer, Senior Policy Officer Policy Advisor
Notes: The 2nd National Reducing Hospital Readmissions and Discharge Planning Conference will bring together Medical Care Professionals, Hospital Administrators, Home Health Workers and Academics ,to discuss strategies and initiatives to help reduce preventable readmissions and provide best practice patient care.
The 2 day agenda will present innovative approaches to patient centered care, successful practical front line case studies, opportunities to explore the importance of patient and community engagement, novel approaches to managing chronic medical conditions, and an exploration of ethical considerations for elderly patients.

Estimated Attendance: 80-100
Venue: Renaissance Harbourside Hotel
Venue Phone: (604) 689-9211
Venue Type: Indoor - Hotel
Official Conference Hotel:Renaissance Harbourside Hotel
Conference Hotel URL:https://aws.passkey.com/event/11514995/owner/2075/home...
Prospectus PDF:Download Exhibitor Prospectus PDF
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: Platinum Sponsor - Predixion
Exhibitor - Deltex Medical

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