New Episode!
HCCI Conversations with Amy Berman
focuses on age-friendly health systems,
the power of collaboration and more
In this new episode of HCCI Conversations with… , Amy Berman, Senior Program Officer of The John A. Hartford Foundation , talks about the mission and passion of the foundation and how home-based primary care, along with other disciplines, fits within an age-friendly health system .
During the interview, Amy also discusses how these disciplines, such as home-based primary care (HBPriC) and home-based palliative care (HBPalC) can be brought together to serve frail elders, her perspective on payment reform and recent CMS changes for the field and the future, and the role that policymakers, health systems and front-line providers play in expanding access to this type of care, among other topics.
Finally, Amy talks about how her love of house calls came out of the first day of house calls she did with Dr. Eric DeJonge, Chief of Geriatrics at Capital Caring Health . Hear why Dr. De Jonge and Tom Koutsoumpas, Co-Chair and Co-Founder of the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care , love house calls and other perspectives on home-based primary care from these leaders in the field by viewing their HCCI Conversations with… episode .

View the full interview with Amy Berman here and 2-3 minute “Conversation Starter” highlight clips from the conversation here .
HCCI’s Online Course Mentioned in this Episode
In HCCI Conversations with Amy Berman , when asked about the importance of collaboration between healthcare disciplines, specifically HBPriC and HBPalC, Amy references the HCCI online course entitled, Intersection of Home-Based Primary Care and Palliative Care . As background, the course provides an in-depth look at different approaches and recommended strategies for bringing together the HBPriC and HBPalC disciplines to meet the growing needs of home-limited patients with advanced illness and/or chronic conditions. To learn more about the course, click here
More HCCI Online Courses
Before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, on-demand, web-based continuing medical education has provided an important resource for healthcare providers and professionals interested in expanding their skills and enhancing competence. HCCI’s online courses – featuring a wide range of clinical and practice management topics – can help meet these key needs and are all designated for CME credit and can also be completed in 15-30 minutes.

NOTE: New users of the HCCI Learning Hub will be asked to click “Register” in order to complete a one-time process to create a learner account and profile before enrolling in online  courses .
Special Offer: Online Telehealth Course
Available Now at No Charge
Utilization of telehealth (e.g., video visits, remote patient monitoring) has increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help build understanding around this model of care, enroll in HCCI’s online course, entitled, Telehealth in Home-Based Primary Care (0.25 credit ) , at no charge through September 30, 2020 , The course has also been updated to include the most recent guidance on coding, documentation, and reimbursement – as announced by CMS in response to the current crisis.

NOTE: New users of the HCCI Learning Hub will be asked to click “Register” in order to complete a one-time process to create a learner account and profile before enrolling in online  courses .
HCCI education and training initiatives including HCCIntelligence™
are funded in part by a grant from The John A. Hartford Foundation .
HCCIntelligence™ is for educational and informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as medical advice.
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