Scientific Program​

Scientific Program​

The Program is Preliminary and is a subject to change.

WHAHC 2023 Tеch Summit

The first ever HaH technology forum where leading experts from academia and industry will discuss opportunities to embed tech in HaH to help programs from around the world scale and reach highest quality and best patient/clinician experience. For more information, please click here.

09:30 - 09:40

Jared Conley MD PhD MPH, Assistant Prof, Harvard Medical School, USA

Joe Smith, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, BD, USA

Discussion will focus on the use of the EHR and tech tools (AI, ML, rule-based algorithms) to expedite eligible patient identification and enrollment

Moderator: David Levine MD MPH MA, Assistant Prof, Harvard Medical School, USA

Panelists:

Margaret Paulson, DO, Medical Director – Advanced Care at Home & Home Health, Mayo Clinic, USA

David Nicolas, MD, PhD, Medical Director,  Hospital at Home Unit, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Spain

Yonatan Keschner, MD, MHCM, Instructor, Harvard Medical School, USA

Discussion will be on opportunities to scale HaH programs through optimizing hybrid remote and in-person care. There will also be a focus on technologies that enhance remote care (including video-based physical exams), in addition to tech equity challenges and how to overcome them. 

Moderator: Vivian Reyes MD, National Physician Lead for Kaiser Permanente Care at Home, The Permanente Federation, USA

Panelists:

Michelle Grinman MD, MPH, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Calgary, Canada 

Maria Mir MD, Associate Professor, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

Stephanie Murphy DO, Medical Director of Hospital at Home, Atrium Health, USA  

Colleen Hole BSN, MHA, FACHE, Chief Nurse Executive, Atrium Medical Group, USA  

Discussion will focus on enhancing HaH logistics management using tech-based solutions, including digital platforms to scale in-home service capabilities and improved point-of-care diagnostics.

Moderator: Karen Titchener MSc, NP, RN, Vice President Hospital at Home Operations, Maribel Health, USA

Panelists:

Daniel Lasserson, MD, President of the UK HaH Society, UK 

Kyle Seiter, Chief Technology Officer, Medically Home USA 

Jaime García-Prieto, Founder & CEO, Galeneo, Spain 

Discussion on the opportunities/challenges of remote patient monitoring (vitals, falls, and other patient data important to HaH care) and how such hardware/software can be used appropriately on the right patients to expand eligibility footprint and scale of HaH. 

Moderator: Jared Conley, MD, PhD, MPH, Assistant Prof, Harvard Medical School, USA

Panelists:

David Levine MD, MPH, MA, Assistant Prof, Harvard Medical School, USA 

Basil Matta MD, FRCA, FFICM Associate Lecturer, University of Cambridge, Senior Medical Director, Masimo, UK

Stephanie Ko MBBS MMed MPH, Medical Director, Hospital at Home, National University Hospital, Singapore 

Maulik Majmudar MD, Chief Medical Officer, Biofourmis, USA 

Adam Wolfberg MD, Chief Medical Officer, Current Health, USA 

14:35 - 14:45

Jared Conley MD PhD MPH, Assistant Prof, Harvard Medical School, USA

Official Congress Opening

Michael Montalto, Epworth Hospital, Australia

David Nicolas, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Spain

PREPARING RESIDENTS TO DELIVER (UN)CONVENTIONAL CARE: HOSPITAL-AT-HOME TRAINING FOR JUNIOR DOCTORS – WHERE ARE WE NOW AND WHERE DO WE NEED TO BE?
Rachel Choe, National University Health Systems, Singapore

THE FUTURE OF THERAPEUTIC EDUCATION: E-HEALTH SOLUTIONS FOR CAREGIVER SUPPORT IN HOSPITAL-AT-HOME PATIENTS
Enrico Brunetti, University Hospital City of Health and Science of Turin, Italy

TRAINING THE FUTURE HOSPITAL@HOME (H@H) DOCTORS: THE USE OF SIMULATION TRAINING FOR INDUCTION
Alexandra Lindsay-Perez, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Panel Discussion

A STATE MEDICAID’S EXPERIENCE WITH HOSPITAL-AT-HOME IN THE UNITED STATES: A DESCRIPTIVE REVIEW
Charles Pu, UMass Chan Medical School, USA

MOBILE INPATIENT CARE AT HOME (MIC@HOME): A NATIONAL REGULATORY AND FINANCING SANDBOX IN SINGAPORE
Yi Feng Lai, MOH Office for Healthcare Transformation, Singapore

CHANGING THE LEGAL LANDSCAPE: LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE CMS ACUTE HOSPITAL CARE AT HOME WAIVER
Lisa Tripp, Medically Home, USA

Panel Discussion

17:40 - 18:10

Conflicts at Home

A Ping-Pong session about the more complex challenges (higher expectations, mental health issues, abuse/neglect and more) the Sabar Health teams are now facing, and some solutions they have found.

Itamar Offer, Sabar Health, Israel
Ron Sabar, Sabar Health, Israel

FEASIBILITY OF A REMOTE COMPANION FOR HOME HOSPITAL PATIENTS
David Levine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA

A COMPARISON OF PATIENTS’ AND CAREGIVERS’ EXPERIENCE OF HOSPITAL-AT-HOME VERSUS INPATIENT CARE SERVICES IN SINGAPORE
Cherlyen Teo, Yishun Health, Singapore

WHY DO PATIENTS REFUSE HOSPITAL AT HOME?
Nels Paulson, University of Wisconsin-Stout, USA

FAMILY CARERS IN HOSPITAL-AT-HOME: PILLARS SUPPORTING THE VAULT
Marc Poterre, Fondation Santé Service, France

Panel Discussion

EVALUATION OF POINT OF CARE TEST ENABLED H@H SERVICE: CORE PROCESS, OUTCOMES AND COSTS
Sophie McGlen, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

ADMINISTRATION OF INTRAVENOUS INJECTABLE ANTI-CANCER DRUGS IN HOSPITALIZATION AT HOME (HAH): CARFIL-HAD, A PROSPECTIVE CLINICAL TRIAL PROMOTED BY THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF LIMOGES IN FRANCE.
Mohamed Touati, University Hospital Center Dupuytren, France

PHARMACIST REVIEW IN THE TRANSITION TO HOME CARE
Heloisa Amaral Gaspar, Home Doctor, Brazil

CANADIAN HOME HOSPITAL MODEL OF INTEGRATED CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH COMPLEX MEDICAL CONDITIONS; AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
Jillian Walsh, University of Calgary, Canada

Panel Discussion

DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF AN AUTOMATED PATIENT IDENTIFICATION SCREENING TOOL FOR HOME HOSPITAL
Yonatan Keschner, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA

INTRAVENOUS ANTIVIRAL TREATMENT FOR HOME HOSPITALIZED COVID-19 PATIENTS
Karina Glick, Sabar Health, Israel

SINGLE-LEAD ARRHYTHMIA DETECTION THROUGH MACHINE LEARNING: A CROSS-SECTIONAL EVALUATION OF A NOVEL ALGORITHM USING REAL-WORLD HOME HOSPITAL DATA
David Levine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA

APPLICATION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR THE DETECTION OF POTENTIALLY SUITABLE PATIENTS TO RECEIVE HOME HOSPITALIZATION
David Nicolas, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Spain

TIME SPENT ON REMOTE PATIENT MONITORING IN A HOSPITAL AT HOME PROGRAM
Nicole Zahradka, Current Health, USA

VIRTUAL ASSISTANT LOLA. VOICE AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO MONITOR A PALLIATIVE PATIENTS AT HOME
Maikel Ayo González, University Hospital of Vinalopo in Elche, Spain

Panel Discussion

IMAD’S ONCOLOGY HAH UNIT: BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN OUTPATIENT CARE AND HOME CARE
Fabrice Léocadie, imad (Geneva Institution for Homecare and Assistance), Switzerland

CO-ADMINISTRATION OF PERTUZUMAB AND TRASTUZUMAB IN HAH: FEEDBACK AFTER 369 TREATMENTS CARRIED OUT ON 49 BREAST CANCER PATIENTS
Christine Pailler, Fondation Santé Service, France

AT-HOME PROPHYLACTIC PLATELET TRANSFUSION IN HEMATOLOGICAL PATIENTS TREATED IN A HOSPITAL-AT-HOME (HAH) UNIT 
Ignacio Gómez-Centurión, Gregorio Marañón General University Hospital, Spain 

Panel Discussion

IS THE TAIL WAGGING THE DOG – DO FUNDING STRUCTURES DRIVE HITH USE, OR IS THE CLINICAL CARE THE KEY?
James Pollard, HITH Society of Australasia, Australia

GO BIG AND GO HOME: – BUILDING A 100+ SUSTAINABLE HAH PROGRAM “HOW TO STOP BUILDING HOSPITALS”
Karen Titchener, Maribel Health, USA

THE FRENCH HAH ROAD MAP FOR THE NEXT FIVE YEARS
Michel Calmon, FNEHAD, France

Panel Discussion

HOSPITAL-LEVEL CARE AT HOME FOR PATIENTS WITH ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISEASE: A DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS
Carme Hernandez, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA

DEFINING QUALITY CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN HOSPITAL AT HOME (HAH) UNIT
Celia Cardozo, Hospital Clínic Barcelona, Spain

EXPERIENCE WITH CEFTAZIDIME-AVIBACTAM IN HOSPITAL AT HOME
Andrés Rodrigo Parra Rojas, Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Spain

Panel Discussion

ACUTE HEART FAILURE MANAGEMENT AT HOME – POC DIAGNOSTICS TO GUIDE THERAPIES FOR COMPLEX CASES
Dan Lasserson, UK Hospital at Home Society, UK

HOSPITAL @HOME: TREATING SEVERE COVID-19 IN THE COMMUNITY
Sharmila Walters, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, UK

HAH CARE AFTER EARLY NEONATOLOGY HOSPITAL DISCHARGE
Caroline Miler, Fondation Santé Service, France

HOW TO QUICKLY SET UP HOME PLATELET TRANSFUSIONS FOR TERMINALLY ILL CHILDREN? 
David Avran, Public Assistance Hospital of Paris, France  

THREE YEARS OF HOSPITAL AT HOME PROGRAMME FOR ACUTE PEDIATRIC ILLNESSES. WHICH PATIENTS BENEFIT?
Raquel Jiménez García, Niño Jesús Children Hospital, Spain

ORGANISATION OF PAEDIATRIC HOSPITAL-AT-HOME: INSIGHTS FROM FOUR COUNTRIES
Melanie Lefevre, Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre, Belgium

Panel Discussion

PARENTERAL COVID THERAPEUTICS IN HAH 
Jamie Leong, National University Hospital, Singapore  

USEFULNESS OF COVID-GRAM AND CURB-65 SCORE FOR THE ADMISSION OF PATIENTS WITH COVID-19 IN HOSPITAL AT HOME (HAH): SAFETY EVALUATION IN 40 PATIENTS
Juan José Parra Jordán, Marqués de Valdecilla University Hospital, Spain

THE YALE NEW HAVEN HEALTH – HOME HOSPITAL ASSESSMENT AND PATIENT ACQUISITIONS EXPERIENCE 
Kemi Akande, Yale New Haven Health, USA

IMPLEMENTATION OF A “HOSPITAL-AT-HOME” CARE MODEL TO REDUCE HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS IN OLDER ADULTS: A PRELIMINARY EXPERIENCE FROM FLORENCE, ITALY 
Andrea Ungar, Careggi University Hospital and University of Florence, Italy

Panel Discussion

“OUR TIME HAS COME”
DECENTRALIZING CARE – ONCE AND FOR ALL

Raphael Rakowski, Medically Home, USA
Rami Karjian, Medically Home, USA
Pippa Shulman, Medically Home, USA

MORE TIME WITH PATIENTS, LESS TIME TRYING TO FIND THEM: LEVERAGING THE ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR HAH PATIENT SELECTION
Michael Maniaci, Mayo Clinic, USA

UTILITY OF CONTINUOUS REMOTE VITAL SIGNS MONITORING IN HAH
Stephanie Ko, National University Health Systems, Singapore

INTEGRATING REMOTE MONITORING INTO HAH: A STRATEGIC IMPERATIVE
Ghislain Promonet, Fondation Santé Service, France

GYN-UP BIOCARE: AN INNOVATIVE TOOL TO SUPPORT PATIENTS AND HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS DURING HOSPITALIZATION AND POSTOPERATIVE COURSE 
Jessica Mauro, University of Udine, Italy

TBC
Iain Goodhart, Cambridge University, UK

Panel Discussion

COMPLEX CHEMOTHERAPY AT HOME: EXPANDING REACH & EXTENDING BOUNDARIES
Michelyn Treadwell, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia

UNDERUSE OF HOSPITAL AT HOME AMONG NURSING HOME RESIDENTS IN FRANCE
Matthieu Plichart, Fondation Santé Service, France

HOSPITAL AT HOME PROGRAM FOR ORTHOPEDIC AND TRAUMATOLOGICAL SURGERY
Marta Arroyo, San Carlos Clinical Hospital, Spain

SKILLED NURSING AT HOME COMBINED WITH ACUTE HAH KEEPS THE ELDERLY OUT OF HOSPITALS: PREPARING INFRASTRUCTURE OF THE HEALTH SYSTEM FOR HEALTHY LONGEVITY
Moran Weiss, Sabar Health, Israel

Panel Discussion

Vittoria Tibaldi, City of Health and Science of Turin, Italy 

COMPARISON OF THE CLINICAL FEATURES, TREATMENT, AND RESULTS BETWEEN THE DIFFERENT WAVES OF COVID-19 IN PATIENTS ADMITTED TO A HOSPITAL AT HOME UNIT
Emmanuel Coloma Bazán, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Spain

SCALE WITHIN AND ACROSS HOSPITAL AT HOME PROGRAMS
Linda DeCherrie, Medically Home, USA
Gregory Snyder, Medically Home, USA

THE USE OF INTRAVENOUS ANTIVIRAL DRUGS AND SARS-COV-2 MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY DRUGS IN HOSPITAL AT HOME SETTINGS: A SINGLE-CENTER RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY IN JAPAN
Yuki Miyamoto, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan

FEASIBILITY OF A NURSE HOME FOLLOW-UP OF SARS-COV-2 PATIENTS INCLUDING LUNG ULTRASOUND – RESULTS AND POSSIBLE FUTURE APPLICATIONS
Davide Enrici Baion, Molinette Hospital Turin, Italy

FROM EMERGENCY ROOM TO HOSPITAL AT HOME
Jean-Sébastien Grelu, HAD 3G Santé, France

OUTCOMES OF A HOSPITAL AT HOME PROGRAMME FOR THE SUPERVISED HOME RECOVERY OF COVID-19 PATIENTS IN SINGAPORE
Michelle Tan, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Panel Discussion

HAH IN NURSING HOMES: CREATION OF A DEDICATED UNIT
Geraldine Ambroisine, Fondation Santé Service, France

IMPLEMENTATION OF A CLINICAL PATHWAY FOR OUTPATIENT TOTAL HIP ARTHROPLASTY AND HOSPITAL DISCHARGE-THE-SAME-DAY INTEGRATED WITH HOSPITAL AT HOME SERVICES
Esteban Gilszlak Kornhauser, Italian Hospital of Buenos Aires, Argentina

CO-DESIGNING AN INTEGRATED HOSPITAL AT HOME (HAH)-SERVICE FOR HOSPITAL-LEVEL INTRAVENOUS ANTIBIOTIC TREATMENT IN NORWAY
Silje Bøthun , SINTEF Digital, Norway

NURSE NIGHT SHIFT IMPLEMENTATION IN A HOSPITAL AT HOME UNIT
Begoña Ibañez, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Spain

Panel Discussion

IS A HAH UNIT COST-EFFECTIVE?
Rafael Jiménez, Parc Tauli University Hospital, Spain

PREVALENCE OF HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS IN HOME CARE
Claudio Flauzino de Oliveira, Home Doctor, Brazil

HOME HOSPITAL OUTCOMES FOR ACUTE DECOMPENSATED HEART FAILURE AND FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH ESCALATION OF CARE
Carson Moss, Harvard University, USA

Panel Discussion

SUB-CUTANEOUS FORMULATION OF DARATUMUMAB IMPROVES HOME ADMINISTRATION IN MULTIPLE MYELOMA 
Jeremie Zerbit, University Hospital of Paris, France

IMPROVING HEALTHCARE EQUITY IN RURAL U.S. COMMUNITIES THROUGH HYBRID VIRTUAL HOME HOSPITAL PROGRAM EXPANSION
Gregory Snyder, Medically Home, USA
Margaret Paulson, Mayo Clinic Health System, USA

EXPLORING EQUITY WITHIN A HOME HOSPITAL SCREENING TOOL
Andrew Marshall, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA

Panel Discussion

Keynote lecture
PLANS AND STRATEGIES TO PROMOTE HOSPITAL AT HOME FROM A SCIETIFIC SOCIETY: HALFWAY BETWEEN WISHES AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Manuel Mirón, SEHAD, Spain

Discussion with the Presidents of the HaH National Societies/ Associations

Manuel Mirón, SEHAD, Spain
Dan Lasserson, UK Hospital at Home Society, UK
Vittoria Cunha, SPMI, Portugal
Sang-Ju Yu, TSOHHC, Taiwan
James Pollard, HITH Society Australasia, Australia
Michel Calmon, FNEHAD, France
Bruce Leff, HaH Users Group, USA

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Bruce Leff, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, USA