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2023 Hospital @ Home Leadership Summit Speaker Bio

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Lesa McArdle, DNP RN CENP, Clinical Consultant, Hospital at Home, Biofourmis

Lesa McArdle, DNP RN CENP, is an experienced professional nurse with a passion for leadership and innovation in the healthcare setting. She specializes in working within dynamic healthcare environments that are committed to building an Acute Hospital Care at Home service line. She has spent the past three years developing expertise in the model under CMS waiver requirements. Working collaboratively with the medical staff, clinical, and support teams to ensure safe and high-quality carefor more than 1200 patients in California and Oregon.

She is a registered nurse with degrees in nursing, healthcare administration, and nursing leadership and innovation in healthcare, she completed her Doctorate in Nursing Practice in 2020. Lesa has over 26 years in healthcare in both the hospital and corporate settings, with experience in executive leadership development, clinical education, performance improvement, clinical informatics, nursing leadership and direct patient care.

Lesa is excited to share how using an Acute Hospital at Home care model delivers a great patient experience and what patients say about this high tech, high touch experience.


Workshop C
From Implementation to Scale; Clinical, Operational, and Financial Consideration for Growing Care at Home

Experts argue that every healthcare system should be developing 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.

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