Message from Devin Griffith and Tim Rogers
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Devin Griffith

Board Chair, AHHC of NC
Vice President of Development & Innovation
AuthoraCare Collective

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Tim Rogers
President and CEO


On behalf of the AHHC Board of Directors, we would like to welcome you to the 2021 AHHC Fall Leadership Conference and beautiful Wrightsville Beach.  Over the last year, home and hospice care providers have once again demonstrated the unique and lasting value we bring to patients, families, and our entire health care system.  Now more than ever, there is a growing recognition that home and hospice care is central and paramount to creating a high quality system of care designed around the needs and expectations of those we serve. We are truly navigating open water - one where we have an opportunity to chart our course, steer our ships, and shape our growing impact while also balancing the complexity of our future environment.  We are excited to offer an array of top notch educational content, networking opportunities, and solution partners with our fall leadership conference as home and hospice care leaders navigate this open water and all the vast opportunities ahead with it.
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Navigating with Joy-Based Resilience!
Monday Morning General Session, November 8, 2021

Becky Sansbury, M.Div.

Becky is an author, grief and resilience expert, and retired hospice chaplain.
Join us Monday morning as we come together for the first time in almost two years! The relentless medical, social, and personal storms of 2020-21 tested the resilience of leaders and agencies. Ironically, that tumultuous time was steadied by one unifying force. We were all in crisis response mode. As we move into a time mixed with rising hope, remaining peril, and strongly divergent opinions, what will sustain your programs and nurture your people? In this action-focused session, Becky Sansbury will share current joy-based resiliency practices she is using with organizations as wide-ranging as Red Hat Inc. and Blueprint Medicines. Using case studies and interactive dialogue, Becky will guide you in turning principles into actions that offer strength and stability for you and your team. Becky’s unique background as an experienced hospice chaplain who translated end-of-life wisdom for the matter-of-fact business world equips her to welcome your questions and facilitate open discussion.
Leveraging Our Diversity and Creating Inclusive Environments in Our Organizations, Communities and Beyond
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Monday Afternoon General Session
Monday, November 8, 2021 | 3:00pm-4:00pm

This panel will explore how home and hospice care organizations can proactively work to create more diverse and inclusive environments and leverage this as a differentiator.  The concept of implicit bias will be explored, and panelists will share how their organization made intentional inclusion a priority and how this has impacted culture, retention, staff engagement, and a sense of belonging at all levels. The role of community partnerships and health equity will also be a part of this conversation.

Devin Griffith, MPA, MSW, Vice President, Development and Innovation for AuthoraCare Collective

Panelists from AuthoraCare Collective:
Jeanine M. Falcon, Ed.S., SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Vice President of Human Resources
Mary Manley, Director of Growth & Provider Relations
April Herring, Community Education/Outreach Coordinator and Faith Community Liaison
Rev. Joey Honeycutt, Bereavement Counselor
Federal Update for Home Care & Hospice and Panel Discussion on North Carolina-Specific Policy Updates
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | 9
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We invite you to join us as we review the significant policy issues that are shaping home health, hospice, homecare and behavioral health in DC and in NC. In DC there are multiple payment rules to review and some key bills moving, many of which AHHC members have taken action on! In NC, we have a budget and policy review that includes much of AHHC’s advocacy agenda! To get you up to date on all the changes, we have a stellar panel to bring it all to you! Please join William “Bill” Dombi, President of NAHC as he shares all of the DC highlights on policy and Congressional action with AHHC Leadership attendees. Toward the end of the session, Julia Adams-Scheurich, Vice President of Government Relations & Public Policy and Tim Rogers, President and CEO of AHHC will be joined by Ken Melton, Owner and Principal of Ken Melton and Associates and Matt Wolfe, JD/MPP, Shareholder, Baker Donelson, to share all the work the AHHC team has been doing in the NC Legislature and with our partners at DHHS.


The AHHC Leadership Conference faculty are experts in their field from around the United States. We are proud to bring this caliber of speakers and content to your home state. For speaker information, click here.



Choose one of several sponsorships to maximize your potential to generate leads. Your logo can appear here! 30 Exhibitors will have the opportunity to network with attendees during the conference as well as Monday evening's Vendor Reception and Cornhole Tournament. These are great opportunities to mingle with our members!


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Advocacy Cornhole Tournament Sponsor

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Opening General Session Sponsor


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Breakfast Sponsor


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5th AHHC Advocacy Cornhole 

Monday, November 8 | 5:00pm - Until


We’re BACK! Don’t miss out on the fun! Join us for the 5th Annual AHHC Advocacy Cornhole Tournament!

We will be providing music, apps & beverages, and more fun than you can throw a bag of corn at!

Check out all the details and sign up at the link below.