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June 2019

Human Trafficking – An Opportunity for Intervention

June 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum Evidence suggests that many adults and children subjected to sex or labor trafficking experience significant adverse health effects and seek medical care in a variety of health care settings. In one study, nearly 88% of sex trafficked girls and women reported having seen a medical provider during the period of their exploitation.1 Health care professionals are in a unique position to offer victim services, and can respond appropriately if they are equipped to recognize patients at risk for… Continue Reading Human Trafficking – An Opportunity for Intervention

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Complying With Section 1557 – The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital CoPs

June 25 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum Ms. Calloway will review the law that applies to all hospitals, including critical access hospitals, physician offices and nursing homes. This new law addresses civil rights laws for health care providers and others and addresses nondiscrimination, required signs and notices, interpreters, including additional information found under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act. This law builds on long-standing and familiar Federal civil rights laws and is the first law to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex (which… Continue Reading Complying With Section 1557 – The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital CoPs

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Mid-Year Membership Meeting

June 27
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This meeting is co-presented by:About Idaho Healthcare Executive Forum (IHEF)IHEF is the statewide Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). It exists as a professional organization to provide a more local forum for ACHE affiliates within Idaho to participate in educational, networking, and career development opportunities. To learn more, visit http://ihef.ache.org. Agenda UPPER PAVILION 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. | Networking Breakfast and Registration 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. | Welcome and Opening RemarksBrian Whitlock, President/CEO, Idaho Hospital Association – Boise ID 8:30… Continue Reading Mid-Year Membership Meeting

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July 2019

Disaster Recovery and Emergency Mode Operations under HIPAA

July 9 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum With the recent natural disasters and hacking attacks suffered by health care entities, new attention is being paid to preparations for recovering from such disasters while protecting information assets. Our speaker, Jim Sheldon-Dean, will discuss the preparations that should be made by any entity with obligations to the public to protect the access to and confidentiality of information.Jim will use the HIPAA Security Rule as the foundation for the framework of the preparations that must take place because… Continue Reading Disaster Recovery and Emergency Mode Operations under HIPAA

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Chargemaster: Transparent and Proper Pricing for Hospitals

July 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum Hospital pricing has become a major issue in the past decade. Particular interest has been placed on the concept of ‘transparent’ pricing. While the process of establishing charges for the Chargemaster has always been difficult, the added burden of transparent pricing started in 2019 and has increased the burden and complexity of meeting requirements of regulators and expectations of patients. Included in this discussion are Diagnosis-related group (DRGs) and Ambulatory Payment Classifications (APCs) and their use in transparent… Continue Reading Chargemaster: Transparent and Proper Pricing for Hospitals

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Dietary, Food and Nutrition Services: CMS Hospital and CAH CoPs, DNV and TJC Requirements

July 16 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum This program will focus on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) hospital conditions of participation (CoPs) on dietary, food, and nutrition services. Our speaker will review three changes that were made to CMS dietary guidelines for hospitals and all dietary guidelines for critical access hospitals (CAH). These guidelines were rewritten and effective as of April of 2015. The common deficiencies will be reviewed. Additionally, the program will cover the Joint Commission (TJC) provision of care dietary chapter standards,… Continue Reading Dietary, Food and Nutrition Services: CMS Hospital and CAH CoPs, DNV and TJC Requirements

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Reducing Point of Care Violence

July 18 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum Our speakers will discuss effective methodologies, including the use of tools, training, and technology, to reduce violence at the point of care. They will help participants understand root causes and predictors of violence in health care settings and will share proven methods to build a pro-active program focused on overall reduction of workplace violence.The speakers will also review compliance challenges related to workplace violence. Conditions of Participation (CoPs) and Accrediting Organization (AO) standards referenced. For example, a patient’s… Continue Reading Reducing Point of Care Violence

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Advance Directives: Ensuring Compliance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Joint Commission (TJC)

July 23 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum Advance care planning is when patients make decisions about the care they want to receive if they become unable to speak for themselves. It is important to engage with patients on what matters to them at end-of-life care and to respect their wishes for care.During this webinar, our speaker will discuss the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Conditions of Participation (CoPs) on advance directives as well as the Joint Commission standards to help hospitals ensure… Continue Reading Advance Directives: Ensuring Compliance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Joint Commission (TJC)

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Workplace Violence Prevention at Inpatient Healthcare Facilities

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum Workplace violence (WPV) is a recognized hazard in the health care industry. WPV is any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the work site. It can affect and involve workers, clients, customers and visitors. WPV ranges from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and even homicide. In 2010, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data reported health care and social assistance workers were the victims of approximately… Continue Reading Workplace Violence Prevention at Inpatient Healthcare Facilities

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Beyond Reimbursement: Impact of ICD-10 on Operations

July 25 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum The accuracy and adequacy of ICD-10 assignment has a direct impact on reimbursement. However, the impact of ICD-10 coding reaches far beyond reimbursement for a single encounter. ICD-10 coding impacts quality reporting, population/disease management and financial metrics. Learning Objectives At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to: Identify core areas impacted by ICD-10. List key metrics for monitoring coding performance. Implement strategies to improve compliance and financial success. Target Audience Key stakeholders including compliance, revenue cycle, health information… Continue Reading Beyond Reimbursement: Impact of ICD-10 on Operations

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