CAPC Announces the Clinical Training Front-Runners of the Third John A. Hartford Foundation Tipping Point Challenge

September 15, 2023

New York, NY (September 18, 2023)—The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) is excited to announce forty-three front-runners in the Clinical Training category of the third The John A. Hartford Foundation Tipping Point Challenge. This clinical training competition was established to catalyze the spread of skills and improve health care delivery for all people living with a serious illness.

The front-runners are currently competing with other CAPC member organizations to achieve the greatest number of CAPC course completions within the timeframe of the competition, and/or since becoming a member organization.

Until the end of October, there is time for other organizations to catch up to the front-runners. Winners will be announced in February 2024.

“The progress that we’ve seen so far with our third John A. Hartford Foundation Tipping Point Challenge is incredible, with clinicians across specialties enhancing their skills in communication, pain management, symptom management, and more. We’re thrilled to see the healthy competition between CAPC member organizations, knowing that each course completed means skills developed—ultimately improving quality of life for patients and their families. We are so grateful for the help and support of our partner, The John A. Hartford Foundation,” said CAPC CEO, Brynn Bowman, MPA.

“These front-runners are showing their commitment to continuous learning and quality improvement so that all older adults with serious illness receive high-quality, age-friendly care,” said Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, president of The John A. Hartford Foundation. “We applaud their effort, wish them luck in the ongoing competition, and encourage all organizations to take advantage of the gold-standard learning opportunities offered by the Center to Advance Palliative Care.”

The front-runner organizations include:

Aetna Compassionate Care Program
Ascension Living Communities
Ascension St. Vincent’s Blount
Bluegrass Care Navigators
Bristol Advanced Illness Management
Emory Palliative Care Center
Exeter Hospital
Genesis Physician Services
Highmark, Inc.
Hospice of the Western Reserve
Iowa City VA Medical Center
John Dempsey Hospital UConn Health
Kaiser Permanente Oregon/SW Washington
Landmark Health
LincolnHealth – Miles Campus Hospital
LiveWellChoice, LLC
Main Line Health Hospice
Memorial Hermann Physician Network
MercyOne Clinton Medical Center
Midland Memorial Hospital
Moffitt Cancer Center
Mount Carmel Grove City
NYC Health + Hospitals/Coler
NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney
Optum Complex Care Management
ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital
Providence Mount Carmel Hospital
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick
Samaritan Hospital
St. Mary’s Hospital – Athens
Stony Brook University Hospital
Sutter Care at Home
The Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center at UT Southwestern
The Medical University of South Carolina
The Valley Hospital
Trinity Ambulatory Care
UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital
Visiting Physicians Association
Waldo County General Hospital