Enclara Pharmacia Partners with National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization to Present Industry-leading Executive Business Summit on Palliative Care

Summit, cocktail reception free-of-charge to NHPCO annual conference

Registration required; visit http://www.enclarapharmacia.com/2016-executive-business-summit/

, the market leader in comprehensive pharmacy management
services to the hospice industry, is collaborating with the National
Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

, the largest membership organization representing hospice
and palliative care programs and professionals in the US, to offer a
unique educational and engagement opportunity.

The Executive
Business Summit “Positioning for the Future”
will be presented
in conjunction with Turn-Key
on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 5:00-6:30 pm, prior to the
official opening of NHPCO’s annual Management
and Leadership Conference (MLC)
, at Gaylord National Resort &
Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland. Extending its role as a
nationally recognized thought leader in hospice medication therapy
management and enhancing a commitment to create value for its growing
portfolio of partners in hospice care, Enclara Pharmacia is
co-sponsoring the summit to help executives strategically plan for the
future through community-based palliative care programs and services.

“This event presents innovative ways to leverage existing resources and
staff to foster organizational growth and build successful partnerships
with payers and health systems,” says Andy Horowitz, CEO of Enclara
Pharmacia. “Attendees will get a fuller understanding of the value
proposition of hospice and palliative care within the post-acute
environment, and be better equipped to improve patient care while
controlling costs in patient populations with advanced illnesses.”

An interactive panel discussion led by Nancy-Ann DeParle, founding
partner of Consonance Capital Partners, and former deputy chief of staff
for policy and director of the White House Office of Health Reform, will
address trends in healthcare policy, payment models, and collaboration
between payers, health systems, and care providers:

  • Jennifer Brokaw, M.D., emergency physician and healthcare entrepreneur
  • J. Brian Cassel, Ph.D., palliative care research director, VCU School
    of Medicine
  • Torrie Fields, MPH, senior manager of advanced illness, Blue Shield of
  • Bruce Smith, M.D., FACP, executive medical director, Cambia Palliative
    Care Services and Regence BlueShield

J. Donald Schumacher, NHPCO president and CEO, adds, “The distinguished
panel will offer insights into how health systems, ACOs, and Medicare
Advantage plans view hospice and palliative care within the healthcare


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