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Janet Bull MD

CMO

Four Seasons

Janet Bull, MD, MBA, FAAHPM is the Chief Medical Officer at Four Seasons Compassion and holds a consultant assistant professorship at Duke University Medical Center. She is a Fellow of the AAHPM, board certified in hospice and palliative medicine and holds a hospice medical director certification. Janet has authored or coauthored several papers on palliative care and quality data reporting. She helped develop the QDACT (Quality Data Assessment Collection Tool) which is now being used across multiple national sites to benchmark data and collaborate on quality reporting through the Global Palliative Care Quality Alliance. She directs the research department at Four Seasons and has served as the Principle Investigator on over 45 clinical trials in hospice and palliative medicine. She is Program Director of the Palliative Care Immersion Course and a principal of Four Seasons Consulting Group, which offers consulting services in hospice, palliative care, and research. Janet was the recipient of the Sharon O. Dixon Award in 2007, the Cuniff-Dixon Hastings Award in 2012, and the Josephino Magno Distinguished Physician Award in 2013. In 2014, she was recognized as one of the Top 30 Visionaries in the Field award by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and served as Principal Investigator on the 2014-17 Center of Medicare Innovations Grant demonstrating the value of palliative care. She is the current Past President of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and has worked as a core member of the team for the Academy on the development of the Alternative Payment Model for Serious Illness Care.

Sessions

Lessons Learned from Payment Demonstrations

Presented by Janet Bull MD, Susan Ponder-Stansel, Joan Valentine, Timothy A. Lash in Track 1, Track 2, Track 3, Track 4 at 8:10 AM on Wednesday, October 10th.

In a letter released in June, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar highlighted the need for a demonstration that would test the value of alternative payment models. Join us for a panel discussion, during which experts with extensive experience in hospice, palliative and home care will share the insights they have…