B-TAC

The Blog to Transform Advanced Care

Advancing Care through Innovation, Observation and Collaboration.

Peggy MaguirePresident, Cambia Health Foundation Cambia Health Foundation, the corporate foundation of Cambia Health Solutions, purposefully invests in health care system transformation, making the journey more person-focused and economically sustainable from birth to natural completion of life.  Through our signature program, Sojourns®, we invest in palliative care to help people with serious illness and their…

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The American Heart Association’s mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives – we seek to add years to life and life to years. This language corresponds with a significant expansion over the last decade of AHA program and policy efforts beyond inpatient care for cardiovascular diseases and stroke…

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Equity is at the core of C-TAC’s founding vision that all Americans, especially the sickest and most vulnerable, living with serious illness should receive high quality, person- and family-centered care that honors their dignity and reflects their goals and values.  Now COVID-19, racial injustice and growing poverty in this country have given us further clarity as to those…

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Vynca addresses critical unmet needs in end-of-life care by aligning two important factors: individual preference with individual care. We help individuals, their caregivers, and clinicians navigate the complex process of making choices for future care preferences, and ensuring they are honored. Any breakdown in this complex process results in medical errors, adverse events, unwanted healthcare…

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The David and Lura Lovell Foundation is a family foundation based in Tucson (Pima County) Arizona.  We envision a community where all people have access to integrative approaches to health care and wellness throughout the spectrum of life. After co-funding an award-winning film, Passing On, about a community that achieved a 95 percent advance directive…

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The Stupski Foundation (Stupski) is collaborating with community partners to invest all of our assets within the next nine years to address some of the Bay Area’s and Hawaiʻi’s biggest challenges so that one day everyone can benefit from the wealth of opportunities and resources in the places we call home. We invest in San…

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Last Thursday, CMMI released technical and operational guidance to support hospice and Medicare Advantage Organization (MAO) participation in the upcoming hospice carve-in component of the Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) model demonstration. The guidance is focused on operational and programmatic issues, and is meant to help ensure the implementation of the Hospice Benefit component meets the…

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The 2020 C-TAC Summit, held virtually from Oct. 27-30, gathers hundreds of leaders who tirelessly fight to improve the lives of those facing serious illness and their families. This fast-paced event will expose you to scores of experts and topics in a matter of days that will offer practical insights and resources that can help you maximize…

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