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Wednesday, November 29

8:00 am Registration Desk Opens

9:30 – 11:30 am OPTIONAL PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS – Set 1 (Choose 1 of 2)

Workshop A - Scaling Your Hospital at Home Program

TOM KIESAU, Chief Innovation Officer and Leader, Chartis Digital As of early August 2023, 125 health systems with 295 hospitals in 37

states have been granted CMS waivers for Acute Hospital Care at Home

programs since late 2020, when CMS first introduced the program. Yet

only a fraction of these programs have gotten off the ground, and even

fewer have begun to scale toward their full potential. While COVID-

related urgencies to standing up hospital-at-home programs have

subsided, health systems have gained a clear appreciation for the

economic benefits offered by Hospital at Home, including standalone

profitability, capacity creation, and capital avoidance, along with a variety

of other benefits, including better clinical outcomes, increased patient

satisfaction and innovative ways to engage providers. To fully realize

these benefits, health systems must not only launch programs but also

have dedicated, disciplined, and methodical efforts to bring these

programs to a meaningful scale over time. During this interactive session,

we’ll explore the economic, operational, clinical, and cultural factors

necessary for full benefit realization. The presenter will discuss some of

the challenges that health systems have faced as they grow, lessons

learned, and mitigation strategies that can accelerate hospital-at-home

program growth trajectories and enable health systems to realize more

benefits more quickly.

Workshop B - TBA

Please note that lunch will be on own in between workshops.

12:30 – 2:30 pm Optional Pre-Conference Workshops – Set 2 (Choose 1 of 2)

Workshop C - From Implementation to Scale; Clinical, Operational, and

Financial Consideration for Growing Care at Home 

SANDEEP PULIM, MD, VP Clinical Strategy and Partnerships, Biofourmis

and TAHIR HAQUE, MD, Senior Medical Director, Biofourmis

Experts argue that every healthcare system should develop a hospital-at-

home strategy to remain relevant and able to meet changing consumer

expectations, to deliver more equitable care, and to meet the demands of

an aging population. Is your organization developing a strategic plan or

evaluating your readiness to launch a home-hospital or remote patient

management program? What are the essential elements needed to

ensure program success and optimize outcomes? What's needed to

get stakeholder buy-in and ensure feasibility? How are you identifying

patients? How are you delivering timely in-home services? This deep dive

workshop will explore and dissect key foundational elements needed for

a successful hospital-at-home strategy and how to address common

challenges. This engaging workshop will leverage subject matter experts,

insights from the participants, and best practices from first-hand

experience across topics such as staffing, infrastructure, care

coordination, payment models, technology, regulatory factors, metrics for

success, and more.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the key drivers for Hospital at Home success

  • Explore common pitfalls and how to avoid them

  • Discover how home hospital fits in the full continuum of home health

  • Learn more about third-party innovations and resources available to help take your program to the next level Workshop D - Building the Business Case for Acute Care at Home Programs DONNA CAMERON, Partner and Clinical Transformation Leader, Guidehouse and CHRISTOPHER MCGHEE, CEO and Co-Founder, Current Health, a Best Buy Health Company

3:00 pm Main Conference Begins

3:00 – 3:15 pm Welcome Remarks ILA MAPP, DNP, RN, CCRN-K, Director, Advanced Care at Home, UNC

Health and VIVIAN REYES, MD, National Physician Lead, Kaiser

Permanente Care at Home, The Permanente Federation and Regional

Medical Director, The Permanente Medical Group

3:15 – 4:00 pm GENERAL SESSION Transforming Care Delivery with Hospital at Home

BRUCE LEFF, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director, Center for

Transformative Geriatric Research, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Johns

Hopkins University School of Medicine

Bruce Leff initiated work to develop the Hospital at Home care delivery

model in 1994. In this session, he will discuss the elements of a home-

based care continuum, the rationale for developing Hospital at Home, the

history of Hospital at Home development in the US, the evidence base

supporting Hospital at Home care, challenges and policy issues related to

Hospital at Home implementation at scale, and a vision for a home-based

care ecosystem.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the rationale for providing hospital-at-home care

  • Challenges in developing and scaling Hospital at Home

  • Future potential for Hospital at Home in the United States and beyond

4:00 – 5:00 pm GENERAL SESSION (PANEL) The Future of Hospital at Home: Lessons Learned and What's Next



5:00 – 6:00 pm Welcome Reception

*Sponsorship Opportunity


Thursday, November 30

7:45 am Registration Desk Opens

8:15 – 8:30 am Welcome to Day Two ILA MAPP, DNP, RN, CCRN-K, Director, Advanced Care at Home, UNC Health and VIVIAN REYES, MD, National Physician Lead, Kaiser

Permanente Care at Home, The Permanente Federation and Regional

Medical Director, The Permanente Medical Group

8:30 – 9:00 am GENERAL SESSION Scaling High-Acuity Virtual Care by Using Your Core Virtual Hospital

Program as a Chassis 

MICHAEL MANIACI, MD, Enterprise Medical Director of Virtual Care,

Mayo Clinic Center for Digital Health and Medical Director, Mayo Clinic

Hospital in Florida Treating heart failure and asthma was just the beginning. As high-acuity

virtual care grows, programs need a way to rapidly expand decentralized

healthcare delivery in multiple arenas. The fundamental components of

your hospital-at-home program can serve as a foundational chassis for

this transformative model. By seamlessly integrating cutting-edge

technology, medical expertise, and personalized attention, innovators can

redefine the boundaries of high acuity care. This presentation will

showcase how patients can now receive comprehensive medical

treatments beyond the typical hospital-at-home care in the comfort of

their own homes, including advanced use cases, post-procedural care,

Emergency Room assessment and triage, concierge-level services, and

advanced cancer care. Building these programs off a common foundation

will foster a sense of ease and normalcy while maintaining the highest

standards of care in this new decentralized ecosystem. Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the evolution of expanding to new use cases in your hospital-at-home program

  • List at least 3 ways you can use your core program as a chassis for other virtual care models

  • Explain how using one core platform as a foundation for multiple high-acuity virtual care programs can help drive scale 

9:00 – 9:30 am GENERAL SESSION

JENN OFELT, President, UnityPoint at Home, Unity Point Health, and

TODD RICHARD, Vice President Operations, Unity Point at Home, Unity

Point Health (Invited)

9:30 – 10:00 am Networking Break in Sponsorship Showcase

*Sponsorship Opportunity

10:00 – 10:50 am GENERAL SESSION (PANEL) The Hospital at Home Reality: First-Hand Insights from Patients and


MODERATOR: CHAD NELSON, MD, Chair, Division of Hospital Internal

Medicine, Instructor in Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and


PANELISTS: patients and caregivers TBA

Industry leaders are advocating for the development of hospital-at-home

strategies in healthcare systems to meet changing consumer

expectations and provide more equitable care for aging populations.

Further, hospital-at-home programs have the potential to improve patient

outcomes, reduce readmissions, and increase patient satisfaction. But

what does it really feel like to be a patient or caregiver receiving acute

care in the home? Is it all that we envision? What are we doing right and

what are some of the existing pain points? This panel session will explore

first-hand experiences of patient and caregivers, hearing directly from

those who have received acute care at home. Attendees will gain

invaluable insights as these individuals share their personal experiences,

highlighting what worked well and what challenges they faced during

their journey.

Learning Objectives:

  • Hear firsthand perspectives from patients and caregivers who have participated in Hospital at Home programs

  • Explore the obstacles and lessons learned from patients and caregivers to optimize the effectiveness of Hospital at Home program

  • Understand the transformative potential of hospital-at-home in delivering personalized, compassionate and effective care

11:00 – 11:30 am CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Choose 1 of 3)

Track A Hospital at Home and the Continuum of Home-Based Care

TUYET-TRINH (TRINI) TRUONG, MD, FACP, Chief Medical Officer, Mount

Sinai at Home and Associate Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at

Mount Sinai Hospital at Home should not exist in silo but rather within a continuum of

home-based care where the patient can transition from one phase of care

to the next without leaving the home. Those include acute care, post-

acute care, pall care at home, primary/chronic care at home and other

episodic care (ER/urgent care) at home.  This session will discuss these

issues and more.   

Track B Hospital at Home: Path to Permanency

RACHEL STAUFFER, Senior Director, McDermott+ Consulting and

Director, The Advanced Care at Home Coalition

Track C Working Group Discussion: Hospital at Home Staffing Strategies

Facilitator: ILA MAPP, DNP, RN, CCRN-K, Director, Advanced Care at

Home, UNC Health

This interactive roundtable working group discussion will explore

hospital-at-home staffing strategies. Join your industry colleagues for a

peer-to-peer idea exchange, tackling some of the most common issues

and identifying innovative strategies to improve your staffing approach

and drive superior outcomes.

*limited to 20, pre-registration required. Sign up at the registration desk.

11:30 am – 1:00 pm Networking Luncheon

Presented by Current Health, A Best Buy Health Company Welcome from CHRIS MCGHEE, CEO and Co-Founder, Current Health, A

Best Buy Health Company

1:00 – 1:30 pm CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Choose 1 of 3)

Track A

Leveraging Hospital at Home to Enable Care at Home Initiatives

TOM KIESAU, Chief Innovation Officer and Leader, Chartis Digital Health systems are increasingly finding that the broad spectrum of

operational and technological capabilities built out or planned for

Hospital at Home programs can also serve as the supporting

infrastructure for a broader care at home ecosystem, delivering myriad

strategic and operational benefits. Programs such as acute care transition

programs, remote chronic disease management, infusion at home, post-

acute monitoring at home, ED at home, and others, not only utilize many

of the same types of personnel and tools as Hospital at Home, but also

extend the health system’s ability to more seamlessly provide patient care

across a variety of care journeys. A broader care at home ecosystem can

enable better care transitions, enhanced patient access, greater clinician

insight into holistic patient care, and more equitable, high-quality

outcomes. This session will discuss the benefits of the broader

ecosystem and how it may be derived from the foundation established by

Hospital at Home. The session will also review the economic

opportunities and challenges presented by other home-based care

models, and how care at home programs may provide longer-term

leverage for health systems as they increasingly get into risk-based


Track B

Implementing Advanced Care at Home in California

VIVIAN REYES, MD, National Physician Lead, Kaiser Permanente Care at

Home, The Permanente Federation and Regional Medical Director, The

Permanente Medical Group

This session will dive deep into the complex regulatory issues for Hospital

at Home programs in California. The session will examine the

legal considerations, such as community paramedicine not being

recognized, and the restrictions on in-home nursing that can only be

provided through a home health or physician license.  The session

will also explore the issue of public health department's engagement for

these programs. Join us as we discuss strategies and innovative

approaches to tackle the challenges and pave the way for advanced care

at home in California.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the regulatory complexities that must be addressed to implement Hospital at Home programs in California and how Kaiser Permanente addressed them.

  • Gain insight into the landscape of community paramedicine in California. 

  • Take a deep dive into regulations for in-home nursing care in California. 

Track C Working Group Discussion: Scaling your Hospital at Home Program

Facilitator: TBA

This interactive working group discussion will address the key topics to

successfully enabling program expansion. From identifying patients to

leveraging advanced technologies, the facilitator will lead a conversation

around common barriers to growth and help the group identify practical

solutions. This session will provide an opportunity to engage in valuable

discussion with your peers.

*limited to 20, pre-registration required. Sign up at registration desk.

1:35 – 2:05 pm CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Choose 1 of 3)

Track A Hospital at Home Quality and Patient Safety

NANCY FOSTER, Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety Policy,

American Hospital Association (AHA)

This session is will discuss quality and safety in Hospital at Home patient

care. The presenter will delve into the crucial aspect of unifying reporting

requirements and the profound impact on reducing administrative

burden while promoting the seamless flow of accurate information. By

examining the power of data, the presenter will explore how it can be

leveraged to improve program quality and enhance patient safety.

Attendees will hear invaluable insights and evidence-based arguments to

support the importance of unifying reporting requirements. Drawing from

extensive experience, the presenter will share compelling examples and

success stories that highlight how this approach leads to better policies

and ultimately, improved patient outcomes. Don't miss this opportunity to

learn from one of the leading voices in healthcare quality and patient


Track B Growth Models: Data-Driven Approaches to Patient Identification and


KATE BAARS, Product Director, Virtual Care & Digital Health,


Providence has developed an effective approach to sizing their

population and defining the parameters that drive consideration of

patient eligibility for their hospital-at-home program, including leveraging

several tools and approaches that are replicable by other health systems.

Join this session to learn more about their strategic approach to sizing

the population and quantifying the opportunity to support the business

case for the program. This session will also explore how that strategic

planning has developed screening tools that can be used to improve day-

to-day operations and support program scaling. Topics will include how

geography can be used to maximize program eligibility, how they’ve

approached payor discussions and included payors in patient screening,

clinical and social assessments, inclusion and exclusion criteria, and the

tool they’ve built in Epic to support screening.

Track C Working Group Discussion: Pharmacy Services to Support Hospital at


Facilitator: BROOKE MILLER, Castell Intermountain

This working group will explore the complex issues around pharmacy and

Hospital at Home, including: home medications, opiates, limited

formulary, symptomatic management, documentation and supervision,

and transition to discharge. Participants will have the opportunity to

share experiences, address common issues, and find solutions among

industry peers.

*limited to 20, pre-registration required. Sign up at registration desk.

2:10 – 2:40 pm CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Choose 1 of 3)

Track A

Rural Health and Equity in Hospital at Home

MARGARET PAULSON, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Advanced Care at

Home, Mayo Clinic Health System, NW Wisconsin

Track B

The Current Payor/Healthplan Take on Advanced Care at Home

RACHNA PANDYA, MPH, Regional Strategic Implementation Leader,

NCAL Medicare Operations & Strategy, Kaiser Permanente (Invited)

Track C Working Group Discussion: Keeping Patients Safe in Home-Hospital

Facilitator: NANCY FOSTER, Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety

Policy, American Hospital Association (AHA)

This working group discussion will explore the critical topic of quality

measurement, reporting requirements and patient safety. Drawing on

extensive expertise, Nancy Foster will facilitate this interactive session,

encouraging active participation and knowledge sharing among

attendees. Together, we will examine the role of data in improving

program quality and patient safety, and uncover innovative solutions to

overcome existing challenges. This collaborative session that will identify

actionable insights and foster meaningful connections within the


*limited to 20, pre-registration required. Sign up at registration desk.

2:40 – 3:00 pm Networking Break in Sponsorship Showcase

*Sponsorship Opportunity

3:00 – 3:30 pm CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Choose 1 of 3)

Track A

Patients Declining Hospital at Home: In House and In Home Challenges

NELS PAULSON, PhD, Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-

Stout, Visiting Research Scientist, Mayo Clinic

Patients sometimes refuse participation in hospital-at-home programs. To

understand why, eligible adult patients were interviewed as part of a

convergent-parallel mixed methods study. These were patients seen at

two Mayo Clinic sites, Mayo Clinic Health System—Northwest Wisconsin

region (NWWI) and Mayo Clinic Florida (MCF), from August 2021 through

March 2022. Analyzing qualitative interviews about refusal reasons, two

themes portraying the quantitative associations emerged: lack of clarity

about Hospital at Home and perceived domestic challenges. To improve

access to Hospital at Home and increase patient recruitment, improved

education about the dynamics of Hospital at Home, for both hospital staff

and patients, and inclusive strategies for navigating domestic barriers

and diagnostic challenges are needed. This session will discuss what

those strategies might be.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review internal communication and knowledge sharing flows and disjuncture that might increase patient declination   

  • Identify home challenges which lead to patient declinations

  • Explore creative ways to decrease these barriers to patient acceptance

Track B At-Home Experiences for Acute Oncology Patients

CHRIS MCGHEE, CEO and Co-Founder, Current Health, A Best Buy

Health Company

Track C

Working Group Discussion: Hospital at Home Operations and Supply


Facilitator: TBA

This interactive working group discussion will explore operational issues

around Hospital at Home. Delve into the intricacies of program

infrastructure, staffing, supply chain, program design, and workflows that

drive the success of this care-delivery model. Gain invaluable insights

from industry peers and discover actionable strategies you can take back

to your organization to address current pain points and optimize resource


*limited to 20, pre-registration required. Sign up at registration desk.

3:35 – 4:05 pm CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Choose 1 of 3)

Track A

Building your Command Center to Enhance Patient Safety and Expand

Program Reach

MICHAEL CRAIG, MD, Medical Director, Advanced Care at Home,

University of North Carolina Health and CHAD NELSON, MD, Chair,

Division of Hospital Internal Medicine and Instructor in Medicine, Mayo

Clinic College of Medicine and Science

With a focus on patient safety, this session will explore the wide array of

command center models, highlighting the advantages and challenges of

each. Discover how the integration of advanced technology and

streamlined processes is helping to improve patient outcomes, reduce

hospital readmissions, enhance cost-effectiveness, and allow for

sustained program growth. The speakers will share experience-based

insights and real-world examples, providing valuable guidance on

implementing a command center tailored to your organization's unique

needs. Gain a deeper understanding of how advanced technology can

optimize patient safety, enhance care coordination, and improve patient

outcomes. This session is your opportunity to gain the strategic

knowledge and practical guidance necessary to build your own

command center, tailored to the unique needs of your organization.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the various Hospital at Home command center models

  • Identify the key benefits and challenges associated with each model, with an emphasis on patient safety

  • Acquire valuable insights from industry experts on best practices and lessons learned

  • Learn how advanced technology and remote patient monitoring is enhancing patient safety and improving outcomes

  • Develop a strategic roadmap for implementing a Hospital at Home command center in your organization

Track B Beyond the Waiver: A Population Health Care Model Approach to

Hospital at Home

MANDY MCGOWAN, Director of Home-Based Care Programs, University

of Wisconsin Health

Building a Hospital at Home program requires a village of clinical,

operational, and technical subject matter experts to bring the brick-and-

mortar experience into patient homes in a way that is accessible and

adaptable. The University of Wisconsin Health team has built their

program using a Population Health Care Model approach, shaping their

journey from CMS waiver requirements to a comprehensive, patient-

focused care experience. With the Quintuple Aim as the north star as the

project evolved, the team assessed and adapted/adopted

interventions to address social determinants of health, increase health

equity, provide greater connectivity, and expand the reach of the care

team. Join this session to learn about the journey from inception to


Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to assess, adapt, and implement a home-based hospital program that exceeds the CMS waiver requirements

  • Understand how an interdisciplinary care team can expand their impact on patient outcomes through screening, community partnerships, technology, and provider engagement

Track C Working Group Discussion: Advanced Technologies and Hospital at Home

Facilitator: TBA

This working group discussion will provide a peer-to-peer exchange on

advanced technologies and their role in the success of hospital at home

programs. Through an interactive discussion, participants will explore

how cutting-edge technologies such as remote patient monitoring and

telemedicine are revolutionizing the way healthcare is delivered. Come

ready to share your experiences, challenges, and success stories with

like-minded professionals who are driving innovation in the healthcare


*limited to 20, pre-registration required. Sign up at registration desk.

4:10 – 4:40 pm CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Choose 1 of 3)

Track A

Growing Pains: A Case Study in Hospital at Home

ELIZABETH DE PIRRO, MD, Medical Director, Presbyterian Complete

Care and Hospital at Home Presbyterian

Hospital at Home has been active since 2008. In December of 2022,

Presbyterian began a program expansion project aimed at off-loading

emergency rooms and hospitals as well as increasing use of an existing

asset. The project included streamlining workflows to increase capacity,

using new technologies to allow for safe and more efficient management

of patients, changing their admission paradigm from diagnosis based to

patient care based, exploring new partnerships to improve referrals as

well as EMR modifications. Through this project, Presbyterian has

successfully increased capacity tenfold with plans for continued growth.

Join this session to hear more about their lessons learned and strategies

you can take back to your program.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover the key players to maintain Hospital at Home volumes

  • Learn why “If you build it, they may not come”

  • Identify how you can improve efficiencies in your system

  • Explore how shared staffing and peripheral contracting can be an important part of the solution

Track B

Patient Outcomes Inbound Health

Track C

Working Group Discussion:

4:45 pm Networking Reception

*Sponsorship Opportunity


Friday, December 1

7:45 am Registration Desk Opens

8:15 – 8:30 am Welcome to Day Three ILA MAPP, DNP, RN, CCRN-K, Director, Advanced Care at

Home, UNC Health and VIVIAN REYES, MD, National Physician Lead,

Kaiser Permanente Care at Home, The Permanente Federation and

Regional Medical Director, The Permanente Medical Group

8:30 – 9:15 am GENERAL SESSION

Acute Hospital Care at Home, Now and Next: Perspectives from the

Former CMS Chief Medical Officer LEE FLEISHER, MD, Former Chief Medical Officer and Director of

the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (2020-2023)

In November 2020, during an acute surge in COVID-19 cases, the

hospital-at-home waiver was stood up by the Centers for Medicare and

Medicaid and launched the Acute Hospital Care at Home (AHCAH)

initiative to address the COVID-19 public health emergency and concerns

about hospital bed capacity. This session will discuss the most recent

data available from CMS. The CMS AHCAH initiative was extended

through December 31, 2024 in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of

2023. The law requires hospitals to provide additional data to CMS to

monitor the quality of care, and for CMS to undertake a comprehensive

study which will be discussed. Join former CMS Chief Medical Officer,

Lee Fleisher for insights into the history of the waiver and how health

systems can prepare for what may be coming next.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the considerations and conditions that made the CMS waiver possible

  • Discuss current attitudes regarding the care-delivery model

  • Understand how your organization can play a role in achieving regulatory certainty

  • Learn what acute-care at home programs might expect in 2024 and beyond

9:15 – 9:45 am GENERAL SESSION

Home-based Care:  Restoring the Human Connection in Health &


COLLEEN HOLE, BSN, MHA, FACHE, Vice President, Clinical Integration,

Chief Nurse Executive, Atrium Health Medical Group

Hospitals are the backbone of the American healthcare system and

within them, miracles happen every day.  Cancers are cured, heart

attacks and strokes averted, infections eliminated, broken bodies

mended.  But despite all the advances in medicine and technology, we’ve

lost some of what matters most to patients… whole-person care in the

context of their own lives and spaces. It is estimated that only about 20%

of a person’s well-being is related to medical care, which has tremendous

implications for how healthcare should be reframed to deliver more

holistic, person-centered care.  Hospital at Home provides the

opportunity to do just that.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss how traditional systems de-humanize the healthcare experience

  • Understand and appreciate the power shift and trust inherent in home-based care models

  • Discuss how H@H is uniquely designed to deliver holistic, person-centered care

9:45 – 10:15 am Networking Break in Sponsorship Showcase

*Sponsorship Opportunity

10:15 – 10:45 am GENERAL SESSION Hospital at Home Advocacy in 2024: A Strategic Blueprint to Shore Up

and Expand Our Successes

LISA TRIPP, JD, Vice President of Government Affairs, Medically Home

From an historical perspective, the United States recognition of Hospital

at Home as a beneficial health care innovation was very slow, and then

very fast. The CMS Acute Hospital Care at Home Waiver was launched on

November 25, 2020. Just two years later, Congress passed a two-year

extension of the waiver with strong bipartisan support in the House and

the Senate. This session will focus on what the Hospital at Home

supporters’ community must do to ensure the renewal of our extension

legislation in the 118th Congress, the political risks that are posed by the

118th Congress and will evaluate the different approaches taken by the

States to Hospital at Home.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the reasons the first legislative extension was successful

  • Understand how Congress could inadvertently kill a better hospital and fail to benefit financially if it lowers the DRG payment in the next extension

  • Learn how to amplify your Hospital at Home advocacy message by broadening your community of interest to include patient groups

  • Explore the strengths of the different approaches in the states to Hospital at Home

10:45 – 11:15 am GENERAL SESSION

Tech-Enabled Hospital at Home: Leveraging Advanced Innovation to

Achieve Scale

JARED CONLEY, MD, PhD, MPH, Associate Director, Healthcare

Transformation Lab, MGH and Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical


In today's rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, the concept of Hospital

at Home has emerged as a game-changer. This session will explore the

latest advancements in healthcare technology and share insights into

how leveraging these innovations is essential to successfully scaling of

Hospital at Home programs.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the transformative potential of remote patient monitoring

  • Review the latest technological advancements in healthcare

  • Understanding how technology can support program scaling for Hospital at Home initiatives

  • Learn why successful adoption is the key to program success

11:15 –12:00 pm GENERAL SESSION (PANEL) Shared Experiences: The Path Forward for Hospital at Home

Moderator: M. NATHAN STARR, DO, Medical Director, Home Services, Castell Intermountain Healthcare

Panelists: IMELDA DACONES, MD FACP, Market President, Optum Washington; JESSICA HOHMAN, MD, MSc, President, Cleveland Clinic Accountable Care Organization and Investigator, Cleveland Clinic; and RICHARD ROTHMAN, MD, Regional Chief Medical Operations Officer,

Integrated Hospital Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Florida; additional

panelist(s) TBA

This closing panel will explore the ideal state and long-term vision for

Hospital at Home from several program leaders representing various

organizational models and adoption stages. Topics to be discussed

include ensuring equitable access to Hospital at Home across

socioeconomic and geographical divides. Additionally, the panel will

explore the ideal payment structure for Hospital at Home, including

bundled payments, Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG) models, and

percentage-based reimbursement from CMS and other payers. Uncover

the pros and cons of each approach and understand how they align with

the long-term sustainability and success of the program.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover the specific use cases that are fueling interest and gain invaluable insights on overcoming the pitfalls and barriers associated with implementing Hospital at Home

  • Explore the motivations behind payor interest in Hospital at Home and the ideal long-term program

  • Discover preferred use cases, overcome barriers, and ensure equitable access

  • Delve into payment structures and key metrics for success

12:00 – 12:15 pm Closing Remarks

ILA MAPP, DNP, RN, CCRN-K, Director, Advanced Care at

Home, UNC Health and VIVIAN REYES, MD, National Physician Lead,

Kaiser Permanente Care at Home, The Permanente Federation and

Regional Medical Director, The Permanente Medical Group

12:15 pm Conference Concludes

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