Speeches and Presentations

Andrew MacPherson


Recent Speeches

“Everyone Has Their End-of-Life Story. Yes, Even in Washington.” End Well Symposium. San Francisco, CA. 7 December 2017.

“The Policy and Politics of Advanced Illness and End of Life Care: A Washington Perspective.” LeadingAge Annual Meeting and EXPO. New Orleans, LA. 30 October 2017.

“The Policy and Politics of Home Care Medicine: A Washington Perspective.” American Academy of Home Care Medicine Annual Meeting. 13 October 2017.

“The Policy & Political Context for Palliative & Hospice Care: A Washington Perspective.” National Partnership for Hospice Innovation. 9 October 2017.

“Policy & Politics of Hospice and Palliative Care: A Washington Perspective.” Samaritan Health Care & Hospice. 28 September 2017.

“The Policy and Politics of End-of-Life Care: Challenges and Opportunities for Senior Living Communities.” Argentum. 12 September 2017.

“Policy and Political Reform Efforts and the Impact on Public Sector Retirees: A Washington Perspective.” National Council on Teacher Retirement. Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government. 25 July 2017.

“Novartis Pharmaceuticals’ ‘Power of Partnering’ Summit.” Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business. 20 June 2017.

“After the Affordable Care Act: Policy and Political Context for Reform.” National Americans with Disabilities Act Symposium.Chicago, IL. 14 May 2017.

“Lay of the Land: The Policy and Politics of Hospice and Palliative Care in Washington.” LeadingAge Ohio. Columbus, OH. 3 March 2017.

“High-Risk Populations, Advanced Illness and Palliative Care in a Rapidly Changing Policy Landscape.” Best Practices for High Risk Populations -- Care Transitions & Palliative Innovations Summit. Los Angeles, CA. 14 March 2017.

Recent Media

“Lawmakers Itching to Expand Medicare Advantage to Hospice.” Home Health Care News. Author: Tim Mullaney. 20 November 2017.

“Coalition To Trump: Include HSA Policy In Final Drug Executive Order Policy.” 20 July 2017.

“Hourly Newscast Coordinated Care for Those Nearing Life’s End — But Does It Save Money?” National Public Radio. 15 October 2015.  

Recent Publications

“Most People Want to Die at Home, but Most Land in Hospitals Receiving Unwanted Care.” Washington Post. 9 December 2017.

“Policy and Politics to Drive Change in End-of-Life Care: Assessing the Best and Worst Places to Die in America.” Journal of the American Society on Aging. Vol. 41 No. 1. Spring 2017.

“Person-Centered Advanced Illness Care at the Intersection of Policy and Politics.” Public Policy and Aging Report. The Gerontological Society of America (Oxford University Press). Winter 2014.

“Meeting the Needs of Older Adults with Serious Illness: Challenges and Opportunities in the Age of Health Care Reform.” Amy S. Kelley (Editor),‎ Diane E. Meier (Editor). Humana Press; 2014 edition. Chapter 4: “This is Your Life: Achieving a Comprehensive, Person-Centered Care at the Intersection of Policy, Politics, and Private Sector Innovation.”

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