Senate Aging Committee to Hold Roundtable on Advanced Care

This week, the Senate Special Committee on Aging will host a roundtable discussion on advanced care on Wednesday, May 21 at 10:00 a.m. in Dirksen 106 Senate Office Building. The roundtable will foster a dialogue between health care providers and Senate Aging Committee Members on the role of health care providers in advance care planning.

Jennie Chin Hansen, RN, Chief Executive Officer of the American Geriatrics Society, will moderate a panel of witnesses which will include Carmella A. Bocchino, RN, Executive Vice President, Clinical Affairs and Strategic Planning, America's Health Insurance Plans; William Novelli, Co-Chair, Coalition to Transform Advanced Care, and Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University; Samira K. Beckwith, LCSW, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hope HealthCare Services; Randall Krakauer, MD, Vice President, National Medical Director, Medical Strategy, Aetna; Daniel O'Brien, PhD, Senior Vice President, Ethics, Discernment and Church Relations, Ascension Health; and Paul Malley, President, Aging With Dignity.


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