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January 08, 2019 02:00 PM-03:00 PM

REGISTER HERE: Health Care Workforce Resilience: A Webinar Series

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This monthly webinar series offers bite-sized doses of education that are engaging, evidence-based, and immediately applicable for all members of the health care team. Each webinar is scalable, by design, for an audience of any size, and will be recorded for participants to access at a later date. Caregivers, including physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nurses and other health care professionals from clinics, hospital and health systems throughout Wisconsin will benefit from participation. This series is jointly sponsored by the Wisconsin Medical Society and WHA, and the series is offered complimentary to members of either organization.

All live webinars are offered from 2:00pm - 3:00pm CST.
 
Monthly Topics/Dates:
January 8: Prevalence & Severity of Burnout: Workforce Resilience as Care Quality
   
February 12: Enhancing Resilience: The Science and Practice of Gratitude
   
March 12: Relationship Resilience: The Science of How Other People Matter
   
April 16: Enhancing Resilience: Three Good Things
   
May 14: Enhancing Resilience: Practicing Safe Stress and the Science of Sleep
   
June 11: Psychological Safety: The Predictive Power of Feeling Supported When Things Go Wrong
   
July 9: Psychological Safety: The Predictive Power of Feeling Supported When Things Go Wrong
   
August 13: Measuring and Understanding Health Care Worker Resilience, Work Life Integration and Burnout
   
September 10: Collaboration vs. Dealing with Difficult Colleagues: Assessing, Understanding and Improving Teamwork in a Work Setting Near You
 
   
October 8: Science of Wow: Cultivating Awe and Wonder as a Resilience Strategy
   
November 12: Positive WalkRounds: Leader Rounding to Identify What is Going Well – Links to Quality, Culture and Workforce Resilience
   
December 10: Enhancing Resilience: Survival of the Kindest
March 12, 2019 12:30 PM-02:00 PM

REGISTER HERE: ICD-10 CM Three-Part Webinar Series

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BILLING/CODING: This is a three-part webinar that will review the ICD-10-CM Guidelines. The first session will review the format and structure of the ICD-10-CM book, the Conventions and General coding, as well as the guidelines associated with principal diagnosis selection, reporting of additional diagnoses, and provide an overview of setting-specific (i.e. outpatient vs inpatient) guidelines. Session two will review the chapter-specific guidelines associated with coding diagnoses classified to Chapters 1 (Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases) through 13 (Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue). This final session will review the chapter-specific guidelines associated with coding diagnoses classified to Chapter 14 (Diseases of Genitourinary System) through 21 (Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services).
 
All live webinars are offered from 12:30pm - 2:00pm CST.
 
Topics/Dates:
March 12:      ICD-10 CM: An Introduction
 
March 19:     ICD-10 CM: Chapters 1-13
 
March 26:     ICD-10 CM: Chapters 14-21
March 19, 2019 09:00 AM-11:00 AM

REGISTER HERE: CMS Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Conditions of Participation

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COMPLIANCE/REGULATORY: This webinar will discuss the risks of ionizing radiation, increased patient exposure and safety precautions to decrease radiation exposure, including staff training, care of high-risk patients, appropriate shielding, and equipment review and calibration. In addition, the FDA initiative to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure and the CMS MRI requirements will be discussed.
March 22, 2019 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Southern Region

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March 28, 2019 09:00 AM-11:00 AM

REGISTER HERE: Emergency and Outpatient Services: Complying with CMS CoPs

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COMPLIANCE/REGULATORY: This course will encompass two individual programs on emergency and outpatient services. In hour one, the proposed changes to the outpatient section, published in the Hospital Improvement Act, will be discussed. This will include how a final diagnosis should be documented in all outpatient records within seven days, and how the hospital is required to have a policy and designate which outpatient departments require an RN. The second hour will cover the CoPs that affect the emergency department, including staffing requirements, provision of services both on and off-campus, EMTALA, required policies and procedures and compliance with standards of care.

March 28, 2019 01:00 PM-02:00 PM

REGISTER HERE: Board Financial Governance and Compliance

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GOVERNANCE: This webinar focuses on the pertinent issues impacting hospital board of directors’ ability to provide financial governance for their facility. The presenters will review common reenrollment issues, high level Medicare cost report review and strategies, financial ratios and benchmarks, and revenue cycle management, including the chargemaster. A summary of hospital board financial governance best practices will also be provided.
April 04, 2019 09:00 AM-12:00 PM

WHA Board of Directors

April 10, 2019 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Council on Finance & Payment

April 17, 2019 12:00 AM

REGISTER HERE: 2019 WHA Advocacy Day

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The Wisconsin Hospital Association’s Advocacy Day event draws over 1,100 hospital advocates from across the state each year to Madison. The event is designed to educate and motivate health care employees, trustees and volunteers on important health care-related issues and to encourage grassroots advocacy opportunities. Featured speakers give timely insight to state and federal health care issues and participating in legislative visits allows attendees to speak up on behalf of their hospitals.
April 24, 2019 04:00 PM-12:00 PM

REGISTER HERE: Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Leaders (WONL) 2019 Annual Convention: Driving the Future of Nursing Leadership

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Join nursing leader colleagues for this annual event focusing on driving change. Nurse executives, nurse managers and anyone else with responsibility for leading nurses should attend. The convention will open with a focus on the role of nursing leadership in the current and future health care environment. Hear about the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) strategic plan and regional nursing leadership, as well as workforce trends and policies facing Wisconsin hospitals, health systems and health care organizations. Throughout the conference, you will learn how leadership is changing, ways to affect that change, and principles that leaders can use to empower, energize and inspire yourself and those you lead.
April 26, 2019 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Workforce Development Council

May 14, 2019 12:00 PM-01:00 PM

REGISTER HERE: Patient and Family (PFE) Webinar Series

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QUALITY: This four-part webinar series provides practical advice and next steps on how to engage patients and family members to improve quality at the hospital. Jenna Wright, a program manager for UW Health’s Patient and Family Advisory (PFA) Program, will share details on how they run their PFA Program and offer tools and supporting documents to help leaders further their own PFA programs.
Participation in the webinar series is complimentary to WHA members, but pre-registration is required. Each webinar will be offered via Zoom, and the appropriate login information will be provided as part of your email registration confirmation and provided again closer to each session date.

All webinars are offered from  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST.


Topics/Dates:

May 14: Patient and Family Advisor (PFA) Volunteer Management-
  Part 1: PFA Recruitment, Screening, Interviewing and Database Management
   
July 9: PFA Volunteer Management-
  Part 2: Orientation, PFA Retention Strategies and Recognition Options
   
September 10: Building and Sustaining Organizational Demand for PFA Engagement-
  Part 1: Internal Marketing and Project Development –
  Committees, Focus Groups, Surveys, Volunteer Opportunities and Speaking
   
November 12: Building and Sustaining Organizational Demand for PFA Engagement-
  Part 2: Staff Engagement and Support, Sharing Appreciation and Outcomes
May 29, 2019 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Advocacy Committee

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June 12, 2019 12:00 AM-12:00 AM

2019 Wisconsin Rural Health Conference

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Save the Date: Full Information and online registration will be available by mid-April 2019.
June 21, 2019 09:00 AM-12:00 PM

Quality Measures Team

June 27, 2019 09:00 AM-12:00 PM

WHA Board of Directors

July 10, 2019 09:00 AM-10:00 AM

WHA Foundation Board of Directors Meeting

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August 01, 2019 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Council on Finance & Payment

August 08, 2019 09:00 AM-12:00 PM

Public Policy Council

August 09, 2019 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Southern Region

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August 28, 2019 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Advocacy Committee

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September 20, 2019 09:00 AM-12:00 PM

Quality Measures Team

October 04, 2019 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Workforce Development Council

October 10, 2019 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Council on Rural Health

October 14, 2019 01:00 PM-04:00 PM

WHA Physician Leaders Council

October 17, 2019 09:00 AM-12:00 PM

WHA Board of Directors

November 06, 2019 09:00 AM-10:00 AM

WHA Foundation Board of Directors Meeting

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November 07, 2019 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Council on Finance & Payment

November 08, 2019 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Southern Region

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November 13, 2019 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Advocacy Committee

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November 14, 2019 09:00 AM-12:00 PM

Public Policy Council

December 11, 2019 01:00 PM-04:00 PM

WHA Physician Leaders Council

December 12, 2019 09:00 AM-12:00 PM

WHA Board of Directors