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2009 Annual Meeting Presentations and Downloadable Materials

Thanks to all who attended this year's meeting! In case you were unable to attend all the sessions, the VNAA has provided all the presentations below for easy download. Download the PowerPoint Presentations from the breakout sessions and plenary sessions. Click on the link beside the breakout session you are interested in to download the PowerPoint or PDF presentation. View photos from all the events also by clicking the link next to the individual events. Videos of the Awards Gala recipients and their acceptance speeches are also available below.

Wednesday, May 13

"Ensuring Success in Chronic Care Management: Strategically Assessing, Developing, Implementing and Evaluating Your Program" Speaker: Dr. Kate Lorig, P.H.

  Pre-Conference 1 - presentation

Policy Council Meeting

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Financial Managers Group Meeting

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Nonprofit Home Healthcare Leaders Dinner - "Making Best Practice Your Everyday Practice" - Speaker Scott Adler, Insight Strategies, LLC

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(There was not a presentation for this speaker.)

Thursday, May 14

The Staff-Volunteer Partnership: Effective Board Relations and Governance Practices - Speaker: Bruce Lesley, President, Nonprofit Strategic Directions (Sponsored by WittKieffer)

  Pre-Conference 2

Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) Tour and Lunch

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Chief Clinical Officer Interest Group Meeting

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Business Development Interest Group Meeting

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Immunization Interest Group Meeting

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"From Burned Out to Fired Up: A Nurses' Survival Guide" - Speaker: Karyn Buxman, Director of The HumorLab

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(There was not a presentation for this speaker.)

Developing Strong Nurse Leaders through the RWJ Executive Nurse Fellows Program

  Breakout Session 1-A

Ensuring Quality Homecare by Providing Easily Accessible Information: The VNSNY Outcomes Website

  Breakout Session 1-B

Positioning Your Agency as the Preferred Provider of Rehabilitation Services in the Home

  Breakout Session 1-C

Making "Cents" of Your Direct Costs per Visit: Benchmarks for 2008

  Breakout Session 1-D

Recruitment and Retention at VNA Omaha - A Year Later

  Breakout Session 1-E

Re-inventing Intake - A Customer Friendly Solution in an Environment of Competing Priorities

  Breakout Session 1-F
   1-F Handout 1
  1-F Handout 2
  1-F Handout 3

Public Policy Forum

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Welcome Reception (Sponsored by Philips Lifeline and Philips Telehealth)

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Friday, May 15

"Healthcare 2022: Six Pillars of an Agency of the Future - Speaker: Stephen Tweed, Chairman and CEO of Leading Home Care, a Tweed Jeffries Company

Breakfast Plenary - View photos (presentation coming soon)

Lessons Learned for Building a Strong Executive Team

  Breakout Session 2-A

OASIS C: Prepare Now

  Breakout Session 2-B
  2-B Handout

Marketing, Sales and Other Important Strategies that Will Grow Your Private Pay Business

  Breakout 2-C

Bringing Children Home

  Breakout Session 2-D

Field Staff Performance Benchmarks: How Does Your Agency Compare with the Clinician Scorecards?

  Breakout Session 2-E

Discharging the Challenging Client in a Time of Scarce Resources: Lessons Learned in Managing Risks

  Breakout Session 2-F

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening & Lunch (Sponsored by VaxServe)

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Getting Value from Your Corporate Values: Using Corporate Values to Improve Customer Service, Drive Referral Growth, and Manage Your Agency More Effectively

  Breakout 3-A

VNA UpRight/Fall Prevention Program: Empowering Patients to Take Action Before a Fall Occurs

  Breakout Session 3-B

Senior "Circle of Caring" Program

  Breakout Session 3-C

Managing Home Health - Hospice Continuum

  Breakout Session 3-D

Improving Clinical Outcomes through a Home Health Agency and Psychiatric Hospital Collaboration

  Breakout Session 3-E

One VNA's Evolution from "Best Kept Secret" to an "A" Charity

  Breakout Session 3-F

Town Hall Meeting - Agency Members Only

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Exhibit Hall Happy Hour (Sponsored by VaxServe)

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National Awards Gala at Sunset Station

Watch Award Videos and Acceptance Speeches!
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Saturday, May 16

Exhibit Hall Breakfast Buffet and Prize Drawings

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Avoiding Trial by Fire: Adopting a Powerful Leadership Mindset

  Breakout Session 4-A

Promoting Evidence-based Excellence in Geriatric Homecare: Examples in Medication and Pain Management

  Breakout Session 4-B

Physician Marketing: A Prescription for Sales Success

  Breakout Session 4-C

Perspectives on the Home Health PPS

Breakout 4-D

Is Your VNA Ready for an Endowment Campaign?

  Breakout Session 4-E

Seven Successful Strategies for Telehealth

  Breakout Session 4-F

"Immunizations: Expending the Reach through Community Based Agencies" presented by Lance Rodewald, M.D., Director of Immunization Services Division in the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Luncheon and Closing Plenary
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