12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT
Year In Review: Legal Developments Affecting MSPs
Presented by: Michael Callahan, Esq.
Credentialing & Privileging Track | CEs: 1 | Mid-Level
Presentation will provide a summary of key court decisions and legislative developments affecting the daily and ongoing responsibilities of MSPs in the areas of privileging, credentialing, peer review procedures and privileges, medical staff bylaws and related areas. Presentation also will provide best practice recommendations for implementation within their organizations.
Lightning Learning Sessions
Lightning Learning Track | CEs: 1 | Mid-level
Hear directly from fellow MSPs on a wide variety of topics at lightning speed! These fast presentations are limited to 15 minutes, so you’ll have the chance to hear four different topics in the span of one hour. Look out for more details on the specifics in September.
Ask the Experts - NCQA Standards
CVO Track | CEs: 1
Confused by NCQA Standards? You’re not alone! Hear directly from the experts and feel more confident in your knowledge of the NCQA standards.
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EDT
Employed Physicians: How to Navigate HR and Peer Review for Employed Physicians
Presented by: John Synowicki, JD
Credentialing & Privileging Track | CEs: 0.75 | Mid-Level
This session will address common types of disruptive conduct within a hospital and strategies in both addressing these issues and working towards properly addressing such conduct.
Managing Behaviors that Undermine a Culture of Safety: New Approaches
Presented by: Bill O'Neill, MBA and Matt Steinkamp, LCSW
Skills for Tomorrow's MSP Track | CEs: 0.75 | Mid-Level
This session will emphasize practical steps MSPs can take to work with human resource professionals and clinical leadership to establish a policy framework on communication standards that is applied consistently. In addition, the session will include approaches to behavioral intervention in acute and/or chronic situations where standards have been violated. Speakers will share “best practice” wisdom gained from interviews with MSP leaders as well as recent research and published guidelines. This session will use a variety of teaching methods including didactic lecture and case discussions.
Screening the Late Career Physician: An Update
Presented by: David Bazzo, MD, FAAFP
Executive Management Track | CEs: 0.75 | Advanced
As the conversation about the late career health screening for physicians has picked up steam, a contingent of hospitals and health systems have implemented, tested and revised policies. Meanwhile, various national groups are working towards establishing guidelines. In this session, Dr. Bazzo will update us on recent events and spend some time analyzing the merit of specific screening tools and policy "best practices" as they relate to an organization's needs.
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. EDT
Transformational Skills for Tomorrow's MSP
Kevin O'Connor, CSP
Skills for Tomorrow's MSP Track | CEs: 1 | Mid-Level
Session description coming soon
Who Wants to Be a Corrective Action Extraordinaire?
Presented by: Avery A. Schumacher, JD, MHA and Jeremy Morris, Esq
Accreditation & Regulatory Track | CEs: 1 | Introductory
This is an interactive game show themed presentation walking through corrective action and fair hearing basics, and building on that foundation as the game progresses. The audience will vote on 14 multiple-choice questions (just like the show!) using their cell phones, with each question increasing in difficulty. Before and after each question there will be teachable moments and/or hypotheticals related to corrective action and fair hearings.
How to Staff a CVO: Where Do I Fit in?
Presented by: Linda Waldorf, BS, CPMSM, CPCS and Melissa Walters, MHA, FMSP, CPMSM, CPCS
CVO Track | CEs: 1 | Mid-Level
Many health system CVOs are faced with various challenges as they endeavor to assess the staffing requirements needed for their CVO. Learn about the approach taken by two different health system CVOs as they discuss their individual methodology to assuring they had the right people in the right positions to become a highly efficient and effective CVO. The session will address staffing structure, job descriptions, recruitment, and training & professional growth and development.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EDT
Accreditation Standards in a Post-COVID World
Presenters Coming Soon
Accreditation & Regulatory Track | CEs: 1 | Mid-level
Our panel will discuss updates to accreditation standards in the face of COVID-19 and will delve into updates that we’ll be seeing in the future as the world moves past the pandemic.
Digital Transformation: Tomorrow's MSP is YOU
Presented by: Melissa Walters, MHA, FMSP, CPMSM, CPCS
Skills for Tomorrow's MSP Track | CEs: 1 | Advanced
Healthcare is continuing to change and MSPs are at the forefront of patient safety. With the emergence of digital healthcare and ongoing issues with “access”, MSPs will take away that they have a choice and opportunity to make a difference in their profession, career-path and health system by working collaboratively with their leadership, embrace change and feel empowered to develop and share their innovative ideas.
The Nuts and Bolts of Delegation
Presented by: Matthew Keats, MD
Provider Enrollment Track | CEs: 1 | Mid-Level
As health plans leverage the delivery system to perform key health plan services such as utilization management, credentialing and complex case management, they increasingly turn to delegation. Organizations that want to receive delegated services, or that receive them already, can benefit from learning about best practices for structuring a delegation arrangement and their beneficial value. During this session, participants will learn the difference between “authority” and “accountability” in a delegation relationship, the implications of special delegation situations, important aspects to consider for building a strong, effective delegation relationship and more!