Integrating Health Care and Social Services for People with Serious Illness: A Workshop

When: July 19, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
Where: Keck Center (100) • 500 Fifth St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Topics Aging, Diseases, Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Public Health
Activity: Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness
Boards: Board on Health Care Services, Board on Health Sciences Policy

Webcast viewers, please feel free to submit any questions over Twitter using #SeriousIllnessCareNASEM and the word “QUESTION” at the beginning. Questions will be answered live throughout the meeting, as time allows.


On July 19, 2018, the Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious illness will host a public workshop on the integration of health care and social services for people with serious illness.The workshop will feature invited presentations and panel discussions on topics that may include:

  • the range of health care and social services (e.g., medical/dental, psychosocial/spiritual, nutrition, transportation, housing, home care, caregiver assessment and training) necessary to improve care for those with serious illness
  • the strengths, limitations, and impact of existing models of integrated services delivery (e.g., Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly [PACE], Special Needs Plans [SNPs]), the Bridge Model, and novel, innovative approaches to community-based integrated care programs
  • the gaps in and barriers to the delivery of integrated services
  • potential use of blended/braided financing approaches
  • the role of family caregivers in providing  social supports and services, and caregiver needs (e.g., emotional, financial, training, respite care)
  • gaps in research and evidence to support potential policy changes to advance the integration of health care and social services deliver

The workshop will be live webcast on this page.


Workshop Planning Committee Members

Joanne Lynn (co-chair), Altarum Institute

Judith Peres (co-chair), Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network

Robert Bergamini, Supportive Care Coalition

Amy Berman, The John A. Hartford Foundation

Haiden Huskamp, Harvard Medical School

Kimberly Johnson, Duke University School of Medicine

Sutep Laohavanich, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Jeri Miller, National Institute of Nursing Research

Sharon Scribner Pearce, National Hospice and Palliative Care Coalition

JoAnne Reifsnyder, Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

Katrina Scott, Association of Professional Chaplains

Joseph Shega, American Geriatrics Society

Tanya Stewart, UnitedHealthcare

Confirmed Workshop Speakers and Moderators

Lynn Friss Feinberg, AARP Public Policy Institute
Gwendolyn Graddy-Dansby, PACE Southeast Michigan
Kathy Greenlee, Center for Practical Bioethics
Courtney Harold Van Houtven, Duke University Medical Center

Will Kennedy, CareOregon
Joanne Lynn, Altarum Institute
Peggy Maguire, Cambia Health Foundation
Jeri Miller, National Institute of Nursing Research
Debra Parker Oliver, University of Missouri School of Medicine
Judith Peres, Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network
Sarita Gupta, National Domestic Workers Alliance
Richard Schulz, Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh
June Simmons, Partners in Care Foundation
Robyn Stone, LeadingAge
Sarah L. Szanton, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Lauren A. Taylor, Harvard Business School
Bruce C. Vladeck, Greater New York Hospital Association

Gail Wilensky, Project HOPE
Jennifer Wolff, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


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