Volunteers

Apr 16, 2018
Health care volunteers are some of the super heroes within the nation’s hospitals.  National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 to recognize and celebrate the efforts of volunteers across the country. The Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals (AHVRP) – an AHA…
Mar 15, 2018
Introduction Health care is changing as never before. New reimbursement models, pressure to reduce costs, increased emphasis on prevention and relentless focus on the patient experience and clinical outcomes require attention to patients and families in new ways. As hospitals, health systems and…
Jan 19, 2018
Techniques to Improve your Hospice and Palliative Care Volunteer Program or any Volunteer Program. Learn about creative ways to grow your volunteer program and to improve your ability to manage your volunteer program by building relationships and creating a solid staff. Find out about caring for…
Jan 8, 2018
Hyatt Regency O'Hare Rosemont, Illinois
Dec 19, 2017
In this session, the speakers will discuss the concept and launch of the "Discharge with Dignity" program for unfunded/indigent discharging patients. They will share the concept and process of working with Case Management and Care Transitions team to provide DME and other necessities to patient…
Dec 19, 2017
The purpose of this session is to provide an opportunity for those who manage a hospital thrift shop to highlight some of the positive impacts the thrift shop can provide to both the health system and to the community as a whole. In the past five years, we have shifted the mindset of our thrift…
Dec 19, 2017
This proven five-step action plan explains the process of creating, reviving, or upgrading your hospital animal program.  Learn tactics for efficient administration of an effective, safe, no-cost Animal Assisted Activity program and the path to time savings and problem avoidance, while…
Dec 19, 2017
This session will include detailed information on how to host successful fundraisers by utilizing your talented volunteers already on your team. Everyone wants to be part of something successful. Learn how to bring your volunteers to the table and allow them to be part of the planning process in…
Dec 18, 2017
Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Millennials, whom we define as those ages 18-34 in 2016, now number 75.4 million, surpassing the 74.9 million Baby Boomers (ages 51-69). The purpose of this presentation is to…
Dec 18, 2017
From 2012 to 2014, the Volunteer Services department in the Central Division of Carolinas HealthCare System was only retaining 45% of their new volunteers longer than 6 months. Of those, only 9% still volunteer. In 2014, the department came under the management of the Patient Experience team, who…