Webinar: NASEM on The Quality of Care in Nursing Homes * Feb. 11th, (Ruth Katz representing LeadingAge)

Webinar: NASEM on The Quality of Care in Nursing Homes * Feb. 11th, (Ruth Katz representing LeadingAge)

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) is holding a webinar February 11, “The Quality of Care in Nursing Homes: Public Webinar #2.”

Hosted by NASEM’s Committee on the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes, the discussion will explore a range of issues related to the quality of care in nursing homes and will feature resident, family, consumer and practitioner perspectives.

The committee was created to develop a set of findings and recommendations to delineate a framework and general principles for improving the quality of care in today’s nursing homes, delivering high quality care in a consistent manner, and ensuring the safety and well-being of residents and staff in nursing homes. The committee is examining how our nation delivers, regulates, finances and measures quality of nursing home care, including the long-standing challenges brought to light by the COVID-19 pandemic. Confirmed speakers include:

Industry Perspectives

  • Mary K. Ousley, Co-Chair, Quality Cabinet, American Health Care Association (AHCA)
  • Ruth Katz, Senior Vice President of Public Policy/Advocacy, LeadingAge
  • Robert G. Kramer, Co-Founder and Strategic Advisor, National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC)
  • Michael Wasserman, Chair, Public Policy Committee, California Association of Long Term Care Medicine

Oversight and Regulatory Perspectives

  • John Dicken, Director, Health Care, and Karin Wallestad, Assistant Director, Health Care, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)
  • Ruth Ann Dorrill, Regional Inspector General, Office of Evaluation and Inspections, and John Hagg, Director of Medicaid Audits, Office of Audit Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Toby S. Edelman, Senior Policy Attorney, Center for Medicare Advocacy
  • Alice Bonner, Advisor, Care of Older Adults, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

To register, click here.
To learn more, click here.
To learn more about the Committee on the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes, click here.
To learn more about JAHF’s support, click here.


Meeting Materials

 

Questions?

Contact: 

Laura Hofmann, MSN, RN – Director of Clinical and Nursing Facility Regulatory Services
c: 425-231-4804

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February 10, 2021