Upcoming events

BKD/SHP Hospice Benchmark Leaders – New Benchmarks to Drive Your Hospice’s Success

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 11 am Pacific / 12 pm Mountain / 1 pm Central / 2 pm Eastern

In this SHP webinar, Mark Sharp from BKD will present findings of the first annual SHP and BKD joint benchmarking project to study the financial indicators of the hospices consistently in the top 25% for quality and financial performance. Please join us in this presentation as we combine financial, Hospice Item Set (HIS) and CAHPS Hospice data to identify the characteristics of top performing hospices.

Past Events

Using Benchmarks to Drive Your Agency’s Success

Thursday, August 9, 2018 12 pm Pacific / 1 pm Mountain / 2 pm Central / 3 pm Eastern

BKD’s Mark Sharp and Strategic Healthcare Programs’ (SHP) Chris Attaya will present findings of the annual SHP and BKD joint benchmarking project as they study the financial indicators of the agencies consistently in the top 25 percent for quality and financial performance. Join us as we combine financial, clinical, operational and Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems data to identify the characteristics of top-performing agencies. We’ll also consider how these benchmark leaders are positioned for anticipated payment reforms.

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SHP to speak at the 2018 NAHC Financial Management Conference

Monday, July 16, 2018 11:00 am -12:40 pm Austin Fairmont, Austin, Texas

If you are attending the NAHC Financial Management Conference and Expo this year don't miss session 102: HHVBP and Star Ratings – Updates and Keys to Success. SHP's Chris Attaya, Carolyn Flietstra of Christian Living Services, and Pat Laff of Laff Associates will be sharing insights on how to optimize operations for success given the recent changes to the star rating and HHVBP criteria. Monday, July 16th at 11am.

A Timely Journey: Home Care to Hospice

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 11 am Pacific / 12 pm Mountain / 1 pm Central / 2 pm Eastern

HealthEast Hospice had over 50% of their patients pass away within 7 days of admission to their hospice program and an average length of stay well below the state and national benchmarks. The number of referrals from their home care were also lower than what they expected. Join guest lecturers Autumn Zehren and Micki Ranallo Schaefer as they describe how they used the Lean methodology to identify the root causes and process improvements that helped turn their situation around.

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BKD/SHP Benchmark Leaders – Using the Benchmarks to Drive Your Agency’s Success

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 11 am Pacific / 12 pm Mountain / 1 pm Central / 2 pm Eastern

In this SHP webinar, Mark Sharp from BKD will present findings of the annual SHP and BKD joint benchmarking project as they study the financial indicators of the agencies consistently in the top 25% for quality and financial performance. Please join us in this presentation as we combine financial, clinical, operational, and HHCAHPS data to identify the characteristics of top performing agencies. We’ll also consider how these benchmark leaders are positioned for anticipated payment reforms.

Registration Closed

SHP to present on HHGM at the 2018 New England Home Care & Hospice Conference

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - Thursday, April 26, 2018 1:30 - 2:30 pm The Cliff House Maine Hotel, Cape Neddick, ME

SHP's Chris Attaya will be presenting alongside Sue Payne of Corridor at the 2018 New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show. They will identify the clinical operational approaches needed to comply with the new Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM) and share expected winners and losers of the new payment model.