Please note that October 27 will contain our Pre-Summit programming.
The schedule below refers to the U.S. Eastern Daylight Savings Time.

October 27, 2020

Time
11:00 am4:00 pm

Bridging the Gap: Enhancing the Model for Complex Illness Management (Presented by HCCI)

Sandra Gomez, MD, Rachel Zimmer, DNP, Michael Kurliand, MS, RN, Brianna Plencner, CPC, CPMA, Jill Slaboda, PhD, Liane Wardlow, PhD
This pre-Summit session, hosted by the Home Centered Care Institute, focusing on the value and opportunities of bringing together home-based primary care and home-based palliative care
12:00 pm4:00 pm

Payment Accelerator (Presented by CAPC)

Laura Patel, MD, Anna Gosline, Tom Gualtieri-Reed, MBA
This pre-conference session, hosted by the Center to Advance Palliative Care, takes the lessons learned from pioneering organizations to define key success factors for strong payer relationships.
4:15 pm4:30 pm

Pre-Summit Kick Off: Honoring Essential Workers in Our Communities

Join your fellow attendees before the start of the 2020 Summit for a faith service honoring essential workers in our communities who have played a crucial role amid COVID-19.

October 28, 2020

Time
12:00 pm12:50 pm

Opening & Virtual Plenary

From navigation of the Virtual Summit site to insightful and challenging keynote presentations to set the stage, begin the dialog and move toward commitment.  The day’s host creates the continuity for this unified opening.

12:50 pm1:00 pm

Transition

A brief break to get settled in for focused, engaging sessions.

1:00 pm1:40 pm

Caring for the Most Vulnerable Through Community Models

Torrie Fields, Meena Seshamani, Christy Whitney Borchard
The COVID-19 pandemic and our country’s awakening around systemic injustices illustrate the need for more community care models. Learn about the latest models and the policy changes affecting them.
1:00 pm1:40 pm
1:00 pm1:40 pm
1:00 pm1:40 pm

Recognizing and Supporting the Needs of Diverse Family Caregivers

Rita Choula
This session will present findings from new research examining the needs of diverse family caregivers and strategies for supporting them.
1:00 pm1:40 pm
1:50 pm2:10 pm

Transition

Personal time and the opportunity to visit the array of virtual exhibitor presentations that are available and relevant to the C-TAC Summit experience.

2:10 pm2:50 pm
2:10 pm2:50 pm
2:10 pm2:50 pm

State-Level Serious Illness Policy Innovation: Designing and Scaling Best-Practices During a Pandemic

Kitty Purington, JD, Judy Thomas, JD, Joy Soares
Learn about current serious illness policy innovations on the state level and cutting-edge approaches to service of everyone with serious illness during the COVID-19 pandemic.
2:10 pm2:50 pm

Tackling Inequity in Health Through Community Health Worker Engagement

Alisa dePedro, Susan Steppe, Twinette Brown
During this session, experts will share findings from a pilot project that aims to foster health equity by building relationships with community health workers.
2:50 pm3:20 pm

Transition

A second opportunity for personal time and the encouragement to visit the virtual exhibitor presentations that are part of the C-TAC Summit experience

3:20 pm4:35 pm

Creating New Community Models

Catherine Sevier
During this lab, experts will collaborate with attendees to identify new ways that we can expand new community models to improve serious illness care.
3:20 pm4:35 pm

Reimagining Advance Care Planning

Erik K. Fromme, MD, MCR, FAAHPM, Stephanie Anderson, DPN, RN, Tiffany Callender, MSW, Anna Gosline
This Lab will be framed by experts on how they measure the impact of advance care planning in order to help you apply best practices to activities in your community.
4:35 pm4:45 pm

Transition

Personal time and the segue to the day’s final thoughts

4:45 pm5:00 pm

Closing Thoughts

The day’s host offers a quick recap of the day, invites a closing keynote comment from an industry leader.

October 29, 2020

Time
12:00 pm12:50 pm

Opening & Virtual Plenary

From navigation of the Virtual Summit site to insightful and challenging keynote presentations to set the stage, begin the dialog and move toward commitment.  The day’s host creates the continuity for this unified opening.

12:50 pm1:00 pm

Transition

A brief break to get settled in for focused, engaging sessions.

1:00 pm1:40 pm
1:00 pm1:40 pm
1:00 pm1:40 pm
1:00 pm1:40 pm
1:00 pm1:40 pm

No Person Left Behind: Making Sure the Telehealth Revolution Works for Those with Serious Illness

Walkitria Smith, MD, Sean Cavanaugh
This session covers policy innovation around telehealth for those with serious illness and how it has changed the care delivery and payment landscape.
1:40 pm2:10 pm

Transition

A second opportunity for personal time and the encouragement to visit the virtual exhibitor presentations that are part of the C-TAC Summit experience

2:10 pm2:50 pm

Advanced Illness Care in Long-Term Care Facilities: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mairead Painter, Mollie Gurian, Gelila Selassie
The COVID-19 Pandemic has had its most tragic impact in our nation’s long-term care facilities, with disproportionate infection and death rates for both residents and staff. This panel will provide insights from resident advocates and providers.
2:10 pm2:50 pm

Community Collaboration to Reduce Fracture Risk Caused by Osteoporosis

Alison Kocanda, Keyla Brooks

Only 20% of patients who experience a fracture caused by osteoporosis are assessed and or treated for the underlying cause for that fracture. Due to the fact that there is a 5x higher risk of another fracture within 12 months following a fracture, it is imperative that we find a way to close this care…

2:10 pm2:50 pm

Faith Leaders Partnering to Support Caregivers

Marilyn French Hubbard, PhD, Rita Hubbard-Robinson, JD
Join this session to learn about the innovative strategies used to convene faith leaders in Buffalo and Detroit in order to provide vital support for caregivers.
2:10 pm2:50 pm
2:10 pm2:50 pm
2:50 pm3:20 pm

Transition

Personal time and the opportunity to visit the array of virtual exhibitor presentations that are available and relevant to the C-TAC Summit experience.

3:20 pm4:35 pm

Public Engagement for All

This Lab will be framed by experts that serve difference audiences and will share their approaches to reach new audiences in order to help you apply best practices to activities in your community.
3:20 pm4:35 pm

Reimagining Long-Term Care

Joanne Lynn, MD, Salina Patel, RN, BSN, Robyn Stone, DrPH
Experts with differing points of view will discuss on the future of skilled nursing facilities, and the lab will serve as a space for attendees to identify policy options for future models.
4:35 pm4:45 pm

Transition

Personal time and the segue to the day’s final thoughts.

4:45 pm5:00 pm

Closing Thoughts

The day’s host offers a quick recap of the day, invites a closing keynote comment from an industry leader and previews Friday’s concluding day of the 2020 C-TAC Virtual Summit.

October 30, 2020

Time
12:00 pm12:50 pm

Opening & Virtual Plenary

The theme of the day is set by an invitation and challenge from a representative from one of the groups must impacted by the inequities in healthcare that have been identified and discussed. Then, what have we heard?  What have we learned?  Where do we go from here?  The day’s host navigates through a series…

12:50 pm1:00 pm

Transition

A brief break to get settled in for the opportunity to observe C-TAC member organizations to offer their responses, their commitments to the C-TAC “Moonshot” goal of assuring that, by 2030, 12 Million Americans have equal access to the care they deserve and desire.

1:00 pm1:50 pm

2021 and Beyond: The Election’s Impact on Health Policy for Underserved Communities

Romilla Batra, MD, MBA, Andrew MacPherson, Bob Blancato
This session will feature a panel of policy experts who are well connected in the political world, who will explore possibilities for public policy in whichever administration emerges from the presidential election.
1:50 pm2:00 pm

Transition

A brief break to get settled in for the opportunity to observe C-TAC member organizations to offer their responses, their commitments to the C-TAC “Moonshot” goal of assuring that, by 2030, 12 Million Americans have equal access to the care they deserve and desire.

2:00 pm2:40 pm

Commitments

Comments and commitments to action by members of the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care. Interspersed with the commitments, we will share insights gained as the overwhelming effort to provide health equity gains attention, momentum and impact.

2:40 pm3:00 pm

Closing Thoughts

Hosted by the day’s master of ceremonies, final thoughts, moments of inspiration, offers to communicate and share, capped with a preview of the 2021 C-TAC Summit on Advanced Care Illness, scheduled for Washington, DC in October, 2021.

National Summit on Advanced Illness Care

Pre-Conference: Oct. 27, 2020
Summit: Oct. 28-30, 2020