The Hospice Medical Director: A Key Partner In Ensuring Compliance And Clinical Excellence

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In an environment of changing regulations and increased scrutiny, Hospices are faced with an ever growing number of challenges.  It is essential that hospices engage the entire team to help meet these challenges.  This on demand webinar explores the key role your hospice physicians play in helping to face these challenges.  Other key organizational touch points where a well engaged hospice medical staff can be extremely helpful in contributing to the overall success of your program is also discussed.

Learning Objectives

After attending this session, participants will be able to:

  1. List three (3) key areas where involvement of the Hospice Medical Director is key to ensuring an effective compliance program
  2. Discuss three (3) daily opportunities for the Hospice Medical Director to help contribute to the overall success of the hospice program
  3. List three (3) potential barriers to the full engagement of the hospice medical staff and solutions to help overcome those barriers


Hospice Administrators and other Leadership, Hospice Physicians, Compliance Officers, QAPI personnel

What participants are saying!

I really enjoyed this webinar and am looking forward to future presentations as I believe they will help our agency with day to day functioning and our re-accreditation process. Laurie M., RN, Hospice 
This was the first CHAP webinar I attended and I was quite impressed.  Thank you for coordinating an excellent training opportunity! Ceci L., MSN, RN, Hospice 
Well done. Dr Maison is an excellent speaker and clearly loves his work, and is respectful of his physician colleagues. Linda T., MD

Continuing Education Information and Disclosures:

No conflicts of interest have been identified. 

Completion of both the webinar and evaluation is required to obtain contact hours. If you are viewing in a group format, you still must register independently in order to obtain CE credit. 

This educational activity will award 1.5 nursing contact hours for successful completion until June 25, 2020.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

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Daniel Maison, MD, FAAHPM HMDC

Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care/National Medical Director

Dr. Maison has been practicing hospice and palliative medicine for nearly 20 years, working as a full-time hospice and palliative medicine physician since 2001.  He is currently a National Medical Director for Seasons Healthcare Management.


He went to medical school at Georgetown University where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor society.  He trained and served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at California Pacific Medical Center.  He was named both Intern and Resident of the year while at California Pacific Medical Center.  He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.


He is a nationally recognized consultant and speaker who has worked extensively at the local, regional, state and national level.  He has given key note addresses, chaired and conducted national workshops, and published articles on many issues relevant to Hospice and Palliative.  Other national educational activities include being a Master Facilitator for the Education for Providers of End of Life Care (EPEC), an organization that has trained thousands of healthcare providers in the provision of effective, excellent end of life care.  He has also served as a national mentor for new Hospice and Palliative Care physicians for the past 10 years.


In July 2012, he chaired the preeminent national board review course for hospice and palliative physicians (with more than 1,000 physicians in attendance).  Most recently, he served on the Exam Committee for the National Hospice Medical Director Certification Examination and helped to create a national certification board exam for Hospice Medical Directors.


Nationally, he has held several national leadership positions in organizations focusing on Hospice and Palliative Care.  Some of these activities include chairman of the Strategic and Coordinating Committee for Membership and Communities at the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and National Physician Section Leader for the National Council of Hospice and Palliative Professionals at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO).  He served on the board of directors for the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP).  And most recently, he a completed his as a Palliative Director for the Board of Directors for NHPCO.  He was most recently elected to the Advisory Board for Global Partners In Care.


In 2006, Dr. Maison was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and in 2013, he was nominated by the AAHPM as a Visionary in the fields of Hospice and Palliative Care.


06/25/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)   |  90 minutes
06/25/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)   |  90 minutes
Course Evaluation 2018
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10 Questions CHAP Evaluation: The Hospice Medical Director: A Key Partner In Ensuring Compliance And Clinical Excellence
Certificate of Completion
1.50 Nursing Contact Hours credits  |  Certificate available
1.50 Nursing Contact Hours credits  |  Certificate available Certificate of Completion