Post-acute transitions in a pandemic: How COVID-19 disrupts hospital discharge strategy
Thursday, August 6, 2020
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CST


Program Description:
Post-acute care is key for accelerating hospital throughput to ensure beds are available during potential Covid-19 surges and for providing critical rehabilitation services for patients with and without a Covid-19 diagnosis. But the epidemic has upended the role post-acute should play, particularly the transition patterns between acute and post-acute providers.

Learn how each post-acute setting fits into a hospital’s updated discharge strategy and find opportunities to optimize relationships and support post-discharge care.

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of the webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe how the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the role post-acute should play
  • Describe how each post-acute setting fits into a hospital’s discharge strategy
  • Identify the opportunities to optimize relationships and support post-discharge care

Intended Audience:
CMOs, CNOs, Quality Leaders, Skilled Nursing, and Home Health

Featured Presenters:
Jared Landis is the Executive Director over the Advisory Board’s post-acute research practice and a national spokesperson for the company—regularly presenting at industry conferences such as the American Health Care Association, National Association for Home Health and Hospice, and Leading Age. In 2010, he helped launch and continues to lead the Post-Acute Care Collaborative, which provides original research and dedicated resources to assist post-acute and long-term care providers, as well as hospital systems. Jared is a subject matter expert (SME) in post-acute market trends, post-discharge care management initiatives, and acute/post-acute alignment strategies. Jared is a 2005 graduate of Duke University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

Questions:
For registration questions, contact Allison Taylor at ataylor@wha.org.

Fee:
There is no cost for this webinar.