NCP Stakeholders Strategic Directions Summit

NCP Stakeholder Strategic Directions Summit


The National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care and the National Consensus Project, will host the NCP Stakeholder Strategic Directions Summit in Chicago, IL, June 29-30, 2017.

The purpose of this invite-only Summit is to bring together key national organizations to discuss and define essential elements of quality primary and specialty palliative care services in the community.  Utilizing the 2013 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care as a framework, the Summit’s agenda will focus on eliciting input from stakeholder organizations as the National Consensus Project begins its work to establish Community-Based Palliative Care Guidelines that will be published in 2018. The Summit’s objectives include:

  1. Build relationships among participants and across national stakeholder organizations;
  2. Provide a highly interactive forum for candid and creative discussion re: community-based palliative care; and
  3. Solicit input from all invited stakeholders, to prioritize areas of focus and critical gaps for the NCP Community-Based Palliative Care Guidelines.

We believe each organization’s input is vital to the success of this project.  We wish to especially thank the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for their funding and support of this Summit and the future NCP Guidelines.

 Stakeholder Organizations participating in the NCP Summit:

  1. Academy of Integrative Pain Management (AIPM)
  2. Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC)
  3. Alzheimer’s Association
  4. American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM)
  5. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)
  6. American Cancer Society (ACS)
  7. American Geriatrics Society (AGS)
  8. American Health Care Association (AHCA)
  9. American Medical Group Association (AMGA)
  10. Ariadne Labs
  11. Association of Professional Chaplains (APC)
  12. Blue Shield of California
  13. Cambia Health Solutions
  14. Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)
  15. Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC)
  16. Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC)
  17. Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP)
  18. Discern Health
  19. Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)
  20. Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  21. HealthCare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN)
  22. Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)
  23. Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA)
  24. Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation (HPNF)
  25. LeadingAge
  26. LEAD Coalition (Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer’s Disease)
  27. Long-Term Quality Alliance (LTQA)
  28. National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC)
  29. National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC)
  30. National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  31. National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA)
  32. National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
  33. National Palliative Care Registries
  34. National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC)
  35. National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF)
  36. National Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care Collaborative (NPHPCC)
  37. National Quality Forum (NQF)
  38. Oncology Nurses Society (ONS)
  39. ProHEALTH Care, an Optum Company
  40. Physician Assistants in Hospice and Palliative Medicine (PAHPM)
  41. Social Workers Hospice and Palliative Care Network (SWHPN)
  42. Society of Palliative Care Pharmacists
  43. Supportive Care Coalition
  44. The Joint Commission (TJC)
  45. The Pew Charitable Trusts
  46. Visiting Nurse Associations of America/Elevating Home (VNAA)

*Additional organizations were invited but were unable to send a representative


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