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Patient Engagement and Health Literacy

  •   Webinar
  •   12/7/2017
  •   Stephanie Koehn, RMA, CPC, CPCO, CPPM

Physicians and other healthcare providers are increasingly focused on Patient Engagement and Education.  What effect does your patients' knowledge and participation in their own care have on provider quality reporting? Are you taking the time to educate your patients on the importance of being engaged in their care? This education session will enhance your efforts in improving your patients consumption of your care.

 

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QRUR- What you need to know about Quality and Cost

  •   Webinar
  •   11/28/2017
  •   Kimberly Kicklighter, RN, MSN

 

QRUR - what is it? And why should you be looking at it? Many providers and practice managers are not aware of the QRUR or what it is.  Your QRUR provides you valuable information as you transition into a value based care model. Among that valuable information are insights into your performance compared to other physicians and an overview of how any compared quality measures would fare in MACRA.

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What is a Security Risk Assessment and Why Do You Need One?

  •   Webinar
  •   11/8/2017
  •   John McDuffie

 

Do you have a HIPAA compliant Risk Assessment? Are you doing enough to protect PHI and ePHI? Completing a checklist or performing the minimum number of steps to render a Risk Assessment does not guarantee your Risk Assessment is HIPAA compliant.

Are you aware a Security Risk Assessment is one of the four mandatory ACI transition measures and it plays a role in all 4 mandatory measures and the 7 optional measures?  This webinar demonstrates how Data Security is NOT just an issue for your software system or IT department.

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What Is a Security Risk Assessment?

  •   Article
  •   10/31/2017
  •   John McDuffie

In the healthcare realm, protecting your network and data is the law. Protecting PHI and ePHI requires many safeguards including strong password protection and strict adherence to policies governing the handling of PHI and ePHI to mention a few. Every possible step must be taken to ensure a patient’s information is not compromised.  This article provides excellent insight into how you can protect your data and protect your practice!

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Best Practices for Optimizing Patient Risk Adjustment Scores

  •   Article
  •   10/19/2017
  •   Ronnie Smith, MD, ABIM, RPVI

It is imperative that healthcare providers quickly learn to navigate the new order of Risk Adjustment payment methodologies to insure optimal reimbursement for their services.  Leading industry expert Ronnie Smith, MD, has provided this article to shed light on this important and changing topic for providers.

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Effective Management of GI Ostomies in the Post-Acute Setting

  •   Webinar
  •   10/18/2017
  •   Myra Varnado, BS, RN, CWOCN

Wound Care continues to be an area of clinical focus in the Post-Acute Care setting.  Managing patients with GI ostomies (colostomies and ileostomies) is a challenge in the post-acute setting. These procedures have high 30-day readmission rates and post-acute staff often have limited knowledge on managing this patient population. 

Myra Varnado of Corstrata is back to provide education on this and to give an understanding for the general nursing management of colostomies and ileostomies including:  Normal GI function, expected effluent character and volume, specific complicating factors, and an introduction to a variety of Ostomy appliance types and their appropriate use.

 

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