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Annual Healthcare Conference (Virtual)


September 21st – 25th

Join us virtually for a week filled with programs centered around Acute Care, Continuing Care and the Latest Healthcare Industry trends. 

CPE credit will be available for each program.

Choose and register for the following topics: Click here to view as a PDF

10:00-11:00 AM (EST)

Accounting & Audit Update

Jamie Bova & Mary Katherine Buckley, Fust Charles Chambers

In this session we’ll discuss everything you need to know regarding issued or effective authoritative literature, including the CARES Act and current accounting & auditing issues.

2:00-3:00 PM (EST)

Enterprise-Wide Margin Optimization…Quickly

Rick Kunnes, Microscope

In this COVID crunch era most hospitals are facing increasing expenses and declining revenues. Hospitals need to quickly improve their cash flow, days cash on hand and operating margins. An approach such as Enterprise-Wide Margin Optimization can do just that quickly. By using carefully selected Solutions and customizing them for your hospital, cash flow and ops margins can be rapidly improved on a zero-risk basis.

10:00-11:00 AM (EST)

Pricing Transparency – Updates

Meghan Bankowski & Terry Lang, Microscope

Hear an update on where the Price Transparency Final Rule stands, how to be prepared and common pitfalls to avoid in addition to our thoughts on what a publicly assessable interactive Price Transparency Tool should look like.

2:00-3:00 PM (EST)

Who Moved My Pii (PHI)? -Finding Your Hidden Healthcare Data

Steve Stasiukonis, Secure Network

Managing the healthcare content can become a complex problem and losing track of it can be even a bigger issue. This program explains how healthcare data along with other sensitive information is often improperly stored by users and then found by threat actors.

10:00-11:00 AM (EST)

Pharmacy’s Finances: New Prescription Lens Required

Sherri (Morgan) Faber, 340B Compliance Partners

Large budgetary cost centers warrant nearsighted analysis. Explore pharmacy impacts to the bottom line with clear vision and updated guidance. Proper oversight of both expenses and revenue is discussed with emphasis on guardrails, accountability, benchmarks, contracts, missed opportunities, and cross-silo leadership.

1:30-2:30 PM (EST)

Improving Reimbursement, Quality Scores, and Reducing Denials

Joanne Waters, Microscope & John Coster, Jzanus Consulting, Inc.

Claim denials at hospitals and health systems are skyrocketing at alarming rates. This session explores the keys to success in Clinical Documentation & Coding Validation including avoiding and successfully appealing DRG Denials.

3:00-4:00 PM (EST)

What’s the Cost of Not Knowing Your Cost?

Jeff Lambert, OI Health & Kevin Burke, Microscope

Declining reimbursement rates, coupled with rising expenses, require immediate focus on patient margins. In light of this pressure, hospitals often feel they lack the proper tools, culture, data and people to support managerial decision-making.

10:00-11:00 AM (EST)

Continuing Care: Looking Ahead

Ellie Luker & Mike Masse, Microscope

What have we learned in Long Term and Continuing Care from the COVID 19 tragedy and how will our Emergency Preparedness response change in the future, as well as how to maintain mandated operating procedures.

2:00-3:00 PM (EST)

Allied Health and Medical Education

Ray Luebbert and Colin Conklin, Microscope

Learn about the 5 criteria of a provider operated program, defining direct control of the curriculum, and controlling the administration of the program (Allied Health), and is your occupancy rate reducing your Medical Education payments (Medical Education).

10:00-11:00 AM (EST)

Margin Optimization in Continuing Care

Rick Kunnes & Mike Masse, Microscope

Continuing Care facilities face increasing competition, growing expenses and declining reimbursements. A successful approach to margin optimization can be implemented for your continuing care facility. This optimization process, using 100s of proven-in-practice Solutions, can be highly selective and customized to quickly maximize your facility’s cash flow and operating margins on a guaranteed basis.