Opening Remarks Featuring Mr. Leonard D. Schaeffer, Judge Robert Maclay Widney Chair and Professor, USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
Arthur Stone, Director of the USC Dornsife Center for Self-Report Science, leads the audience in a quick survey about trends and challenges in end-of-life care in California.
Elizabeth Bailey, author of The Patient’s Checklist, patient advocate and family member delivers an account of the family perspective when a patient is using end-of-life and palliative care. Elizabeth Bailey is introduced by Peggy Miles, chief of staff and board of director’s member at Cedars-Sinai.
The California Perspective by Claudia Crist, chief deputy director of policy and programs at California Department of Public Health, presents the perspective of the department of public health in addressing the challenges of improving end-of-life care in California. Pam Kehaly, president of west region and specialty businesses at Anthem, introduced Claudia Crist.
Philip Pizzo, delivered a presentation on national initiatives to improve end-of-life care. Philip Pizzo is a David and Susan Heckerman Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine; and co-chair of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Approaching Death: Addressing Key End-of-Life Issues as well as the author of National Perspective: Dying in America- Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences.
USC Distinguished Professor and Director of the USC Schaeffer Center Dana Goldman discuss future trends in end-of-life care.
A panel discussion about the Challenges of End-of-Life Care in California.
Location: SLS Beverly Hills | 465 S. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90048
Monday | November 7, 2016 | 8:00 AM- 4:30 PM
Follow the conversation online with #EndofLifeCA
Improving end-of-life care in America has assumed a prominent position on the national agenda in recent years. Meanwhile, California has taken the lead on policy discussions and innovative solutions to improve care for patients and their loved ones. Still, there is work to be done.
Join the Schaeffer Center, Cedars-Sinai and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine on November 7th as we explore the challenges and opportunities to providing optimal care for patients at the end of life.
FEATURED SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
•Leonard D. Schaeffer, Judge Robert Maclay Widney Chair and Professor, USC Sol Price School of Public Policy; Chair Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
•Philip A. Pizzo, MD, David and Susan Heckerman Professor, Stanford University; Co-Chair of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Approaching Death: Addressing Key End-of-Life Issues
•Claudia Crist, Chief Deputy Director of Policy and Programs, California Department of Public Health
BREAK OUT SESSIONS:
•On the Frontlines: Challenges Faced by the Care Team
•Advance Care Planning and Delivery: Communication, Reimbursement and Resources
•Meeting the Needs of a Diverse Patient Population: Cultural Differences, Values, Disparities
•Community and Family Challenges: Contradictory Goals, New Models of Care
•Designing Policies to Meet Patient Values: Incentives, Payment Models, Quality Measures
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