NewsLine - January 2013 - (Page Intro)

ON OUR COVER: New Strategic Plan to Guide Us Forward Through collaboration and strategic alignment, NHPCO and its three affiliate organizations are now leading both national and international efforts to improve access to quality care in addition to supporting the invaluable work of member-providers around the country. This month, NHPCO president/CEO, Don Schumacher, discusses the new strategic plan that will chart our course through 2015. PLUS: Highlights From 2012 Please join us on this look back at some key achievements during the last year. It’s an excellent opportunity to access some of the information and resources you may have missed, using the featured links. Social Work Leadership— A Resource to be Tapped At Hospice By The Bay in northern California, five of the eight team leaders are master’s prepared social workers. “These professionals possess a skill set and philosophy that meld seamlessly with the hospice approach to end-of-life care and, through encouragement and mentoring, can successfully fill leadership positions,” notes director of clinical services, Laura Koehler. Learn more about HBTB’s approach. Meet MLC’s Stellar Plenary Speakers Don Berwick, Dan Heath, and Ellen Goodman will set the stage as the plenary speakers at this April’s Management and Leadership Conference. Learn more about them and their topics. New NHPCO Website— Take a Peek Over the last year, NHPCO has worked with an outside design firm to redesign the entire website—a comprehensive undertaking that will be unveiled in early 2013. Here’s a sneak peek at the new homepage. A Special Thanks to Our Guest Authors Compliance Tip Videos Worth Watching News From NHF

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NewsLine - January 2013

New Strategic Plan to Guide Us Forward
Highlights From 2012
New NHPCO Website
Meet MLC’s Stellar Plenary Speakers
The Voice of NCHPP
Social Work Leadership—a Resource to be Tapped
My.NHPCO: A Great Resource for SWs
Get the NHPCO Edge (display ad)
How Can I Help Hospice? (display ad)
Compliance Tip
A Special Thanks to Our Guest Authors
Videos Worth Watching
News From NHF

NewsLine - January 2013