NewsLine - April 2013 - (Page 24)

Short Takes Do Your Colleagues Know They’re NHPCO Members Too? If your organization belongs to NHPCO, every current employee and volunteer of your organization is a member of NHPCO too—and can take advantage of the benefits of membership: • Compliance and Regulatory Resources, from Regulatory Assistance and our Regulatory Alerts to the many tools and resources available on the members-only section of the NHPCO website. Discipline-specific Conference Calls When your colleagues receive their log-in information from the NHPCO Solutions Center, they can also benefit from the networking and learning opportunities available through NHPCO’s National Council of Hospice and Palliative Professionals (NCHPP). • Weekly e-newsletter, NewsBriefs • Monthly e-magazine, NewsLine • Quality Improvement Tools • Access to My.NHPCO—a discipline-specific online community • Outreach Materials • Member discounts on Professional Education • Member discounts on Marketplace purchases So What Do They Need to Do? Your colleagues should call or email the NHPCO Solutions Center to set up the account: This includes joining the conference calls (or “online chats”) that are hosted by several of NCHPP’s Professional Sections. These calls usually run one hour, feature a presentation relevant to the discipline; and give members a chance for informal peer-to-peer dialog. Shown below are the Sections which host regular calls, along with the day and time of the calls: nChpp Section hosting Call day and time (et/edt) allied therapist Section Every Thursday, 12:30 p.m. Bereavement professional Section First Wednesday of Every Month, 2:00 p.m. • Call 1-800-646-6460 (8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday) Every quarter, this Section also hosts a call for staff new to the role of bereavement coordination. These calls are held on the third Thursday of January, April, July, and October, at 3 p.m.) • Email: development/pR/marketing Section Second Thursday of Every Month, 2:00 p.m. With NHPCO membership, they can avail themselves of these benefits—and more. Qapi Section Third Thursday of Every Month, 3:00 p.m. Spiritual Caregiver Section First Thursday of Every Month, 3:00 p.m. volunteer/volunteer management Section Second Thursday of Every Month, 3:00 p.m. Check each Section’s eGroup on My.NHPCO for specific call-in information and updates—or email the Section leader. If you’re not familiar with My.NHPCO—learn more. 24 NewsLine

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

New Research Validates That Hospice Saves Medicare Big Dollars
A Message From Don
NHPCO HAN’s Advocacy Strategy for the Hill
Simione Consulting (display ad)
Hospice Education Network (display ad)
Fraud and Abuse
Make an Impact: African PC Nursing Scholarship Fund (display ad)
Honoring Our Four-Legged Volunteers
Creating a Volunteer-Inclusive Culture
Do Your Colleagues Know They’re NHPCO Members Too?
New—Lighthouse of Hope Fund
R2R: Helping Hospice Staff Raise Needed Funds
A Great Resource for Your Referral Partners
Revised State Hospice Profiles (display ad)
NHPCO’s HPC Professional Scholarship Program (display ad)
Member News and Notes
Compliance Tip of the Month
Videos Worth Watching

NewsLine - April 2013