Technology, Advocacy, Education on Display at 2019 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo

The 2019 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo began over the past weekend with a spotlight on technology, advocacy, and education, starting with the Home Healthcare, Hospice, and Information Technology 2019 (H3IT 2019) conference that has been affiliated with NAHC’s annual meeting the last few years. If you’re not familiar with H3IT, it is an annual international…

Go from Novice to Knowledgeable with these 3 Sessions at the 2019 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo

Read on for details on how to save up to $300 on registration! Education at the 2019 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo will be world-class and that starts with three crucial pre-conference sessions that will cover three of the hottest topics in the industry: the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), technology, and advocacy.…

NAHC Announces 2019 National Backyard Advocacy Bash July 1-2, 2019

On July 1st-2nd,  your elected officials will be in their local home offices, right in your own backyard, for the congressional recess, and we want you to drop by and show your support for home-based care and services for the first ever NAHC Annual Backyard Advocacy Bash! Advocacy starts at home with you, your staff,…

The Value of Taking a Member of Congress on a Home Care or Hospice Visit

As we come upon the Easter recess of Congress, now is a good time to remind everyone in the home care and hospice community that taking a member of Congress to visit a home care or hospice patient at home is a great idea. Getting elected representatives on home care and hospice visits is a…

Advocate Spotlight: Sara Ratcliffe and Liz Vogt

It’s time for another installment of the Advocate Spotlight, in which NAHC Report draws  attention to a committed and effective advocate for home care and/or hospice in the United States. These advocates for home care and hospice can provide important tips for everyone about how we can better persuade the public and our elected officials…

Effective Advocacy: The Value of Home Care Visits

Previously in this series: Part 1: Home Health and Hospice Need Millions of Advocates. Join the Fight! Part 2: Effective Advocacy: Where and How Part 3: Getting Staffers on Your Side NAHC Report’s ongoing series of articles on effective advocacy has urged you to join the fight and given you the basic nuts and bolts of how…

Home Health and Hospice Need Millions of Advocates. Join the Fight!

Throughout NAHC’s strategic planning process it was made clear by stakeholders from every part of the industry that stout, consistent, and successful policy advocacy is at the core of what NAHC is expected to do for its members and the millions of Americans who depend on home care and hospice. So resounding was the message…

Fight for Home Care and Hospice at the Public Policy Summit Next Month!

The Council of State Home Care Associations and the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) are sponsoring the third annual Public Policy Summit and Advocacy Day at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. in September to fight for the millions of Americans who provide and need home care and hospice. Register now and…

Why You Should March on Washington by Ken Albert

This is the second in a series of essays by home care and hospice professionals who have attended NAHC’s annual March on Washington day of advocacy. They will tell you why they March on Washington and why you should, too. We continue today with Ken Albert, President and Chief Executive Officer of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice…

In Memoriam: Robert E. Quinn

The home care and hospice community lost a good friend last week when Robert E. Quinn died in Stuart, Florida after devoting his “second career” to be one of the strongest advocates ever in home care. Bob was a great friend to me and a strong and credible voice for home care and hospice in Washington,…