Events and Education



Georgia HFMA One Day Revenue Cycle Summit

March 27 – 28, 2013
Emory Conference Center Hotel
Atlanta, GA
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Spring Institute 2013

May 08 – 10, 2013
Brasstown Valley Resort
6321 Highway 76
Young Harris, Georgia 30582
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Value Project Webinar: Positioning for the Unknown by Transforming Organizational Culture and Management Structure

Date and Time: February 21, 2013 — 2:00 – 3:30 p.m., Central
Peggy Deming
Executive VP/CFO
University Health System
All healthcare organizations are aware of the need for organizational change in order to survive in the new era, but identifying and implementing the appropriate changes can be challenging. Organizational change involves not only controlling costs, but transforming culture and the management structure to a forward-thinking model with standard processes and accountability to deliver the greatest access to care throughout the community being served. Key to future success is the ability to understand the current challenges your organization must overcome and change to become more efficient and effective. This session will discuss practical strategies to assess and implement leadership, organizational, operational, and cultural change to position your organization for long-term success and market leadership. In addition, this session will discuss:
•Restructuring leadership and the organization
•Developing and instilling a culture of organizational accountability
•Implementing practical solutions and tools for improving processes and reducing inefficiencies and costs
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The ACO Journey to Help Improve Population Health

Date and Time: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 — 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., CST
Carol Wanke
Vice President, Managed Care Operations
Sharp HealthCare
Michael Mast
Senior Product Marketing Manager, Clinical Business Solutions
GE Healthcare IT
The changes in reimbursement are creating a significant amount of anxiety in the healthcare industry. Reimbursement reform is also changing how provider organizations manage complex contracts and, most importantly, manage risk associated with providing care for its contracted population. In this presentation, Carol Wanke, Vice President of Managed Care at Sharp HealthCare, will share her organization’s experience as a pioneer ACO and discuss how care coordination and population health management played a role in Sharp HealthCare’s evolution into a community integrated health care system.
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ICD-10 Implementation: Effective Steps for Successful Adoption & Strategies

Date and Time: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 — 2:00 – 3:30 p.m., Central
Christine Armstrong RHIA, MBA
Deloitte Consulting
Vickie Monteith RN
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Wendy Iravedra, RHIA, CHP
Administrative Director, ICD-10 Project
Memorial Healthcare System
Danielle Reno, MHA, CHC, CCS, CCS-P
ICD-10 Program Director
Sutter Health
Many healthcare providers have started the implementation and remediation process of preparing for the ICD-10 transition. Learn from experts and providers about how organizations are preparing for this major implementation, strategies and actions important for all healthcare entities, tools they are leveraging to govern and track implementation progress, and immediate next steps. The panel will discuss where they are in relation to their implementation progress, what is working well, and how they tackled implementation challenges encountered. Through the dialogue of the panel, there will be an understanding of development of an implementation strategy, key decisions, and important next steps the audience can take to help them prioritize required activities for the successful implementation of ICD-10.
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How to Apply for the 2013 MAP Award for Performance Improvement in Revenue Cycle

Date and Time: March 7, 2013 — 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., CST
Suzanne Lestina, FHFMA
Director of Revenue Cycle MAP, HFMA
This session will highlight the criteria required to apply for and win the 2013 MAP Award for Performance Improvement in Revenue Cycle. This award recognizes hospitals with focused areas of revenue cycle improvement, as measured by HFMA’s industry-standard MAP Keys. The webinar will include specific examples of such focused improvement efforts and the measurable and sustainable change they achieved. We will also use sample comparative MAP Key data to explain the requirements to apply for and receive this award.
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HFMA’s e2 Learning: Driving Organizational Performance Through Online Training

Date and Time: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 — 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., CST
Marie A. Bass, MS, CAE
Director of Education, HFMA
Joseph Abel, CPCC, ACC, PhD
Director of Career Services, HFMA
As payment for healthcare services evolves, providers are focused on how to educate staff on the impact of clinical decisions on the bottom line. In addition, maximizing operational effectiveness and efficiencies as well as enhancing staff performance and productivity are critical to providing healthcare services.
HFMA has developed a comprehensive online training solution covering four professional practice areas—accounting and finance, business operations leadership, clinical leadership, and revenue cycle—all intended to streamline training responsibilities for healthcare leaders in a variety of healthcare settings. In this webinar, HFMA’s Education team will provide an overview of how and why e2 Learning was developed and provide a close-up look at the e2 Learning organizational solution.
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Love Your Job in 4 Steps Workshop

Date: Monday, February 25, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm EST (10:00 am PST, 11:00 am MST, 12:00 pm CST)
Fifty-seven percent of U.S. workers don’t like their job enough to take it seriously, according to a study by Taleo Corp., a California company that provides talent management software. How can you do a great job if you don’t give your career 100 percent? Moreover, when you despise the day-to-day workplace grind, you’re not focused on how to better yourself.
No wonder studies have shown that when you love your work, you’re more successful, even less stressed. That’s exactly why it’s so vital, before you invest time and money, to research your best career matches. Below find the framework of a “career business plan.” Use it to find a career that you will love.
1. Set a Goal
2. Create a Success-Driven Mindset
3. Make a Plan
4. Just Do It – Get disciplined
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