Lynn Hill Spragens, MBA
Lynn Spragens is founder and partner with Spragens & Gualtieri-Reed, a national consulting firm located in North Carolina that specializes in business planning for innovative programs in palliative care and geriatrics. Her personal goal is the development of programs that are well integrated into organizational strategy, meet business requirements, and serve the expanding market need for care to the severely ill and aging population. Ms. Spragens’ work includes 18 years as a consultant to the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC). She serves as faculty for CAPC and is the author of many business tools and curriculum utilized by the organization. She has worked as a consultant for the design and implementation of numerous hospital, community, and health system palliative care programs.
Defining palliative care, which patients need it, how it is delivered, and how palliative care differs from hospice.
Evaluating patient need, service requirements, and stakeholder priorities for the inpatient program.
Incorporating needs assessment and stakeholder priorities into design of a high-quality inpatient program.