Our monthly educational luncheons are always well-attended - take a look at the scheduled topics.
August’s educational luncheon took place Wednesday, August 19th at the Ritz Charles in Overland Park. Speaker Yolanda Sims, JD, MHA, of KaMMCO gave a presentation on Hot Topics in Healthcare Risk Management. The focus of this session was to identify and discuss significant Risk areas that will have an impact upon healthcare risk management. Specific […]
July’s educational luncheon took place on Wednesday, July 15th, from 11:30 am-1:00 pm, at the Grand Street Cafe in Kansas City. The topic of this session was Mapping Employee Skills for Effective Hiring, Development, and Succession Planning. Speaker Sarah W. Rock discussed how organizations often take a reactive approach to employee training and development, responding […]
June’s educational luncheon was held at the Ritz Charles in Overland Park, KS. The topic of this luncheon was “ICD-10 Perspectives and Lessons,” and addressed the following points: A payer perspective: Blue KC’s ICD-10 overview. Understanding the process Blue KC took on to be ready for this change. End-to-end testing and identifying problems early on. Strategic and […]
May’s educational luncheon took place Wednesday, May 20th at the elegant Carriage Club, from 11:30 AM-1:00 PM. The topic of this luncheon was Strategic Positioning in a Rapidly Changing Environment. Speaker Patrick Sulzberger discussed how the current health care environment is changing at a rapid rate, with significant payment reform measures being implemented as part […]
February’s educational luncheon took place on February 18th at The Venue. Speaker Heather Townsend spoke to the group about patient and family engagement. A very lively discussion was had, and many members shared stories of how their practices approach patient engagement, meaningful use, and treatment compliance. The slides that were presented are available for download […]
The Pulse The Region 7 Winter edition of The Pulse, the CMS publication for the regional healthcare professional, is now available. In this edition of the publication, the following topics are discussed: Important ICD-10 resources, including CME 2015 Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier Policy An update on Open Payments DMEPOS Round 2/NMO Recompete Financial alignment demonstrations […]
The Kansas City Medical Society and the Medical Group Managers Association of Greater Kansas City are partnering with Cornerstones of Care to recruit physicians who will provide physical examinations for some children taken into foster care in Jackson and Cass Counties. Through Help@hand—an initiative of the three organizations to better serve children the state takes […]