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Hospice Community to Focus on Advocacy at National Leadership Conference
Date:4/2/2008

Advocacy in Action: Mobilizing People and Organizations to Lead Change

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's 23rd Management and Leadership Conference April 9 - 12, 2008, Omni-Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 1,600 hospice and palliative professionals, industry experts, and guests will gather to current legislative and regulatory issues of importance to care at the end of life. Events include the 4th Annual Public Policy Forum, three plenary sessions, more than 80 concurrent workshops, numerous networking opportunities, and the National Hospice Foundation Gala & Awards.

Media are invited to attend. Conference Highlights:

-- "Inside DC: Perspectives on Politics and How They Influence the Legislative Process"

Sam Donaldson, ABC News Veteran

Thursday, April 10, 8:30am - 10:00am, the Opening Plenary.

Will include address by J. Donald Schumacher, PsyD, NHPCO President and CEO.

-- "Health Policy and Hospice: Understanding the Intersection"

Brooke Bumpers, JD, Hogan and Hartson; Sue Emmer, JD, Emmer Consulting; Lisa German Foster, Nueva Vista Group; John F. Jonas, Patton Boggs LLP; Jonathan Keyserling, JD, NHPCO; Jane Lowenson, Nueva Vista Group; and M. Todd Tuten, Patton Boggs LLP.

Friday, April 11, 8:30am - 10:00am.

-- "Hospice Leadership: Creating the Next Model of End-of-Life Care"

J. Donald Schumacher, PsyD, NHPCO, and Mary Labyak, MSSW, The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast.

Saturday, April 12, 8:30am - 9:45am.

-- 4th Annual Public Policy Forum - "Advocacy in Action,"

Wednesday, April 9, 9:30am - 12:30pm. Omni-Shoreham Hotel, Blue Room.

-- National Hospice Foundation Gala and Awards - "A Red Carpet Affair,"

Award Recipients: Melissa Gilbert, Mary Fisher, and the inaugural Art Buchwald Spirit Award

Friday, April 11, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Omni-Shoreham Hotel, Regency Ballroom, Washington, DC.

Additional conference info available at http://www.nhpco.org/MLC2008.

Members of the media are invited. To RSVP prior to conference, contact Jon Radulovic. During conference, please check in at conference registration desk.


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