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The Affordable Care Act has changed the health care system in a number of ways. One of the changes is the advent of the Accountable Care Organization. This edition of The Fischer Report will focus on Accountable Care Organizations and explain how the changes will affect your health care providers. We will also provide links to online resources to help further your understanding of this this complex system.
We have prepared an online companion to our show highlighting this weeks topic here.
T & T on Conversations In Care
Today on Conversations In Care monthly contributor Tony Fischer joins host, Tami Neumann in conversation about ACO's.
What is an ACO? Accountable Care Organization - As defined by CMS.gov - An ACO are groups of doctors, hospitals and other health care providers, who come together voluntarily to give coordinated, high quality care to their Medicare patients.
Join Tami and Tony as they share with you the important information you need to understand about the changes in your health care future.
Tony Fischer - Co-Owner of Foundation Health Care Solutions
This is a rebroadcast of the context piece offered to the press prior to the release of the proposed rule on Accountable Care Organizations, published in the Federal Register, Thursday, March 31st, 2011.
The call begins with Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, followed by Dr. Don Berwick, Administrator, of CMS, with participation from FTC, DOY, and Treasury.
A very informative overview of what's inside the regs!
Welcome to our NEW Time and Format
Giving us more time for conversation I have extended Conversations In Care to an hour and will be introducing you to Tony Fischer and The Fischer Report. Join us in conversation!
This Week on Conversations In Care
Let's welcome Aishling Dalton - Kelly. Aishling is going to help us understand how to find the best Home Care Team for your family and loved ones. She will help us to understand what to look for and the best questions to ask, to know that you have found a great fit.
Leran more about Aishling
Aishling Dalton-Kelly was born and raised in Ireland and is the youngest of ten daughters. She committed to helping those who are aging after her father was diagnosed with a terminal illness and she watched her mother develop dementia.
Aishling worked closely with her nine sisters to make decisions to care for her mother and father; keeping them home, healthy and happy for as long as they possibly could. It was through this hands-on and very personal experience that the idea of AishlingCompanion Home Care was born. The goal in this work is to provide the same level of care for your family's loved ones asAishling was able to provide for her own aging parents.
Aishling is a dedicated mother of four and business woman. All of her work building Aishling Companion Home Care is dedicated to her mother and father for the wonderful childhood and life of beautiful traditions and memories that were created for her and her sisters.
Richard Wexler of Points of Life joins me in conversation about Senior Advocate Accreditation.
The Fischer Report is back and Tony will share some the hot stories in Health Care.
In 2006 Courtney White, lost her father due to cancer. During this turbulent time she remembers, family, friends and neighbors providing meals for her family. The meals gave her family one less thing to worry about, but also gave them nourishment and hope.
Through this experience Courtney founded Culinary Care.
Join me as I sit down in conversation with Courtney White to learn more about Culinary Care and how they help families in the Chicagoland area.
Most people fear having their savings wiped out by a debilitating illness. Is long-term care the answer, and are there other options? Join us as we discuss ways you can protect yourself should you need long-term medical care. Also this week: Are you taking investment advice from one of the 6 people we think you should ignore? Don’t do it! There’s talk of deflation. What is it, and why is it dangerous? Many people think that buying a home is the smartest move you can make, but is it right for you? Find out what you need to ask yourself before you start house hunting. Spring is in the air and college acceptance letters are in the mail. Make sure you understand the financial packages before you write that deposit check.
The first rule of Improv.....Say YES, and...
As I sat through my son's improv classes over the past few months, I soon realized how instrumental Improv can be in working with those with dementia, dealing with chronic conditions and finding joy in caregiving. This was a huge Ah Ha moment for me. Finding joy for patients, caregivers and the entire health care team is essential.
I am excited and honored to be able to sit down in conversation with Antoine McKay.
Enter Stage Left..... Second City Alum and Star on Empire, Antoine McKay
Founder and Instructor Antoine McKay has been acting and directing for over 20 years. He studied theatre at Eastern Michigan University and studied under world famous acting coach, Uta Hagen. Mr. McKay has also been blessed to work on the Second City Main Stage in Detroit and Chicago, where he wrote and performed in over 20 shows. He has also starred in numerous commercials and T.V. shows including; Detroit 187 (ABC), ER (NBC), Prison Break (FOX) , Sports Action Team (NBC) and in Feature films such as; “The Weatherman” with Nicholas Cage, ”Someone to Eat Cheese With” with Jeff Garland, “Standing in the Shadows of Motown” and “Osso Bucco” with Mike Starr. His most recent series includes "Empire" which is currently Airing on Fox Wednesday's at 8pm central, and "Review" on Comedy Central starring Andy Daly.
Caregiving can be a difficult job, full of trials, but more often those challenges bring joy. Being a male caregiver is a unique job that not many men sign up to do.
Today join Conversations In Care in this great discussion with Author Rick Lauber and the Founder of Alzheimer's Music Fest, Vince Zangaro, as they share their stories of caregiving. Get the male perspective and hear their wonderful stories of love and caregiving.
Join us for a conversation on aging, mental health, and chronic illness, in the senior population, and the different levels of care available to help ensure good quality of life in later years. We'll talk with a panel if experts on senior care from northeastern Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition (PBHAC), a statewide coalition of individuals and organizations concerned about the unmet mental health and substance abuse needs of older adults across the Commonwealth.
Marquene Klimchok - Admissions Director of Hampton House Rehab and Nursing
Linda Heath - Admissions and Community Relations for Tiffany Court
Diane Baldi - CEO for Hospice of the Sacred Heart
Alyssa Maria - Owner, Home Instead Senior Care
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Yes I Care Ministries International with Evangelist Brucilla A. Williams
Good Morning & Afternoon (SOG) Servant Of God!. . .
Yes I Care. . . is just what it says... I care to intercede in your behalf; when there's no one else , "yes i care" is there in prayer". YICM was founded upon a live "telecast intercommunication line" that channels through biblical-centered passages on doctrinal studies of empowerment; impacting one to embrace its principles for development of character in the Word Of God; maintaining spiritual stamina,
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YICM/Mission, is already in progress of having birthed and emerged with other telecast ministries... "AMOF"/Apostolic Move Of Faith Conferences - Ministries; where "Apostle Timothy L. Johnson, is Founder, Host & Overseer - North Carolina; also, "Producer & Director, Arch-Bishop Marcia K. Abrams, DDiv, My KINGS TV/Broadcast Network - Marketing, Media & Video Productions". There are other collaborate conferences, and programs that I mutually
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Yes I Care... Is There In Prayer~ Even so come Lord Jesus. . . . Rev. 22:20.
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