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When Is the Right Time to Bring in a Consultant? (*$149)
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When Is the Right Time to Bring in a Consultant? (*$149)
When Is the Right Time to Bring in a Consultant? (*$149)


When: Access Live or On-demand
12:00 - 1:30PM Arizona
Where: Webinar
United States

Phone: (406) 442-2585


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Available as a live or on-demand webinar.
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Today’s world brings quickly evolving health technology systems, new models of care delivery and reimbursement, and significant market consolidation. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed healthcare organizations and providers to the limit. Therefore, agencies need to know when to ask for help.


This webinar will teach providers to assess areas where consultants can mentor, improve, and optimize their organization. This includes a review of operations, compliance, quality, business development, process improvement, management, and most importantly, agency change! Learn how to identify agency needs and gaps, create a concise consulting proposal, and hire the right consultant at the right time for the right project!



  • Identify the various assessment tools available 
  • Use a consultant key questionnaire interview tool
  • Define the consultant’s responsibilities
  • Determine when to hire a consultant
  • Recognize your organization’s needs to clearly define the terms and expectations of a consulting agreement
  • Distinguish which areas would benefit from hiring a consultant and improve market share, compliance, and internal processes

Take-Away Toolkit

  • Tools for Winning Strategies and Great Business Results

·         Weblinks to:

o   Interview questions for consultants

o   Process for hiring a consultant

o   When to outsource compliance: a five-point checklist

o   Assessment tools for palliative care programs

o   Agency-focused assessment tools

  • Interactive quiz

Who Should Attend

This informative session is best suited for agency leadership, including board members, CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, clinical managers, quality assurance staff, and HR personnel. This webinar is a must for big-picture, decision-making staff.


Kathy Ahearn, RN, BSN, PHN, Ahearn Advisement Partners

Kathy Ahearn has a Bachelor’s in both Nursing and Social Work, and owns Ahearn Advisement Partners.  With over 30 years working and serving the healthcare community the combination of nursing and social work has served her well.  She has worked in a variety of post-acute care settings with an emphasis on home health and hospice, home infusion, homecare, and skilled nursing as a PICC and compliance expert.  Kathy has a unique ability to identify agency challenges and opportunities, quickly providing education, support, and mentoring to organizations, guiding them to a new level of operation. 


Kathy helped develop pain scales to standardize assessment with the American Pain Society and the Joint Commission, which lead to identifying pain as the 5th vital sign.  She was a trailblazer in the retail pharmacy world introducing the Joint Commission to the retail setting for disease state accreditation and reimbursement.  In addition to developing manuals and policies, Kathy expanded into medical device as a Managed Care Director developing one of the first real-time cloud-based disease specific software programs to assist patients, clinicians, and managed care organizations improve outcomes and collect data. 


Kathy began healthcare work due to a disabled parent and later a child living with chronic disease state.  She has experienced healthcare professionally and personally, dedicating her life to it and to working as a change agent for the betterment of all served.



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Live Version or Archived** Version $149
Package (Both Live and Recorded Version) $179

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**The archived version is a recording of the live webinar, including audio, visuals, and handouts. Includes the presenter’s email address for questions. The Archived Version is available 1 week after the Live Webinar and expires 6 months after the live program date.




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