Improving the Quality of Cancer Care by Leveraging Oncology Data Analytics

May 30, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

In partnership with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, This presentation will provide insight into how oncology analytics provided by the Cancer Registry can assist in the advancement and improvement of cancer care.   Leveraging technology and engaging in adaptive cancer registry abstraction techniques, unlocks a vast potential that can drive organizations to deliver best practice level care as well as successfully compete in the current value-based era.   Utilizing Cancer Registry data in an institutions multidisciplinary Cancer Quality forum allows providers to analyze and understand data analytics in ways not commonly coordinated. This provides actionable metrics that links clinical and financial perspectives to develop a powerful, collaborative relationship. Technology provides clinical decision support so providers and administrators can evaluate current trends, performance and industry benchmarks to ensure they are meeting clinical industry standards and assist in future goal setting. In addition, analytics helps to streamline cancer care operations and maximize efficiencies.

Objectives:

  • Discuss how Cedars-Sinai Medical Center applies data analytics driven by Cancer Registry research and analysis to improve quality of care.
  • Review how data and analytics are used to uncover insights into the clinical practice.
  • Explore challenges and opportunities that data and analytics can unveil.

 

Speaker: Kendra L. Hayes, RHIA, CTR

RHIT/RHIA Exam Prep Workshop

March 4, 2019 – June 2, 2019

Choose the workshop for the exam you are preparing for: RHIA or RHIT

These online workshops are designed to provide individuals in their FINAL stages of preparing to take either the RHIA or RHIT exam with the knowledge needed to better prepare for the examinations. These workshops are also designed to strengthen and reinforce competencies for ALL domains of the exam.

Cracking the IR Code: Tips for Mastering Interventional Radiology Coding in 2019

February 21, 2019
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM ET

Get the latest information on the 2019 CPT code updates for interventional radiology procedures including fine needle aspiration biopsies, PICCs and midline catheters, and dilation for endourologic procedures. Additionally, this webinar will feature a discussion of coding rules for complex vascular procedures to avoid common coding mistakes. Procedures discussed will be: dialysis access maintenance, embolization, stent placement, lower extremity revascularization. Participants will also learn when it is appropriate to code diagnostic angiograms in conjunction with therapeutic interventions.

Speaker: Stacie L. Buck, RHIA, CCS-P, RCC, RCCIR, CIRCC

2019 CPT Code Changes

January 31, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM MST

  • Cover to cover review of significant 2019 CPT code additions, deletions, and revisions
  • Review of applicable guideline additions, deletions, and revisions
  • Discuss how documentation requirements may be affected by 2018 changes
  • Discuss other important coding-related items to look to for 2018 updates (i.e. coverage policies, reimbursement policies, etc.)
  • Discuss what the future may hold for E/M guidelines

Speaker: Whitney Horton, Director of Coding and Auditing at First Professional Services in Loveland, CO