Calendar

Jul
24
Wed
Alzheimer’s Association: Support Groups for Family Caregivers @ Plaza at Mililani
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder does not have to be a lonely experience.  Although it is common to feel like no one can understand what is happening – you are not alone.

Meet in a confidential, sympathetic, and affirming environment.

  • Share feelings and concerns with peers who understand
  • Gain knowledge about the disease
  • Share coping techniques
  • Develop caregiving skills
  • Learn about community resources

Note: Schedule may vary during holiday months.  Please visit www.alz.org/hawaii or call 800-272-3900 to confirm dates and times.

Jul
25
Thu
Hospice Billing Series 1 of 3: Eligibility Requirements & Notice of Election
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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The 2020 Hospice Rule brings proposed changes to payment rates and the content of the actual Election Statement.  New and experienced hospice billers periodically need to review eligibility requirements.  Eligibility and Notice of Election requirements will be detailed during this webinar.  This session will walk through the late Notice of Election and the exceptions process of appeal.  A comprehensive review of all eligibility requirements, all aspects of dealing with Election Statement changes, and all things related to the Notice of Election will be included.

Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Eligibility requirements for admitting patients to hospice
  • Define benefit periods and review new Common Working File (CWF) screens
  • Updates to the content of the Election Statement
  • Billing details of Notice of Election
  • Dealing with claim issues regarding late Notice of Election
  • Up-to-date Notice of Election exceptions and corrections
  • TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT
  • Checklist for updates to the Election Statement

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This informative session is designed for directors, clinical managers, intake/authorization staff, and the revenue cycle team.

PLEASE NOTE: Webinar content is subject to copyright and intended for your individual organization’s use only.

MEET THE PRESENTER
Melinda A. Gaboury
Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc.

Alzheimer’s Association: Support Groups for Family Caregivers @ Central Union Church-Women's Building
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder does not have to be a lonely experience.  Although it is common to feel like no one can understand what is happening – you are not alone.

Meet in a confidential, sympathetic, and affirming environment.

  • Share feelings and concerns with peers who understand
  • Gain knowledge about the disease
  • Share coping techniques
  • Develop caregiving skills
  • Learn about community resources

Note: Schedule may vary during holiday months.  Please visit www.alz.org/hawaii or call 800-272-3900 to confirm dates and times.

Jul
27
Sat
Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia @ Nanakuli Library
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm

The free one-hour Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia program:

  • Explores the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
  • Examines what happens in a brain affected by Alzheimer’s.
  • Details the risk factors for and three general stages of the disease.
  • Identifies FDA-approved treatments available to treat some symptoms.
  • Looks ahead to what’s on the horizon for Alzheimer’s research.
  • Offers helpful Alzheimer’s Association resources.

All programs are offered at no cost.  Registration required: (808) 591-2771 ext. 8236 or email Tshammondtullis@alz.org

Aug
1
Thu
Partnership Series 3 of 3: Building Strong & Compliant Assisted-Living Partnerships
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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The number of assisted-living communities will continue to explode within the senior-living sector.  More and more providers will enter service partnerships to reduce duplication, create efficiencies, and increase market share.  Assisted-living communities need to think carefully about the services they offer and the providers they use to ensure residents experience the best possible quality of care in home health or end-of-life care.  This webinar will address the many options available for seniors and “aging in place.”  It will also provide an overview of senior-living community services, challenges, and solutions.  Learn how to position your organization as a true outcome-focused partner.

Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Define types of senior-living communities
  • Demographic information and projection estimates
  • Eight key quality indicators
  • Needs and solutions crosswalk
  • Senior housing options and reimbursement comparisons
  • Innovative options for senior-living arrangements
  • TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT
  • Assisted-living resource associations
  • FAQs for assisted living
  • Myths and facts of assisted living
  • Resource websites and links

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This informative session is designed to orient staff to the senior-living sector and assisted-living environment.  It will benefit administrators, sales leaders, sales team members, business development team members, strategic organization planners, and anyone interested in learning more about this dynamic evolving environment.

PLEASE NOTE: Webinar content is subject to copyright and intended for your individual organization’s use only.

MEET THE PRESENTER
Gloria Turner
Turner Healthcare Consulting

Aug
2
Fri
2019 Workshop Series for Caregivers of Persons Living with Memory Loss: GEMS, More Than Just Loss – Dementia Progression Patterns @ Catholic Charities Hawaiʻi, Community Hall
Aug 2 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Dorothy Colby is a Certified Positive Approach to Care™ Trainer and
national Mentor, with more than 20 years of professional and personal
experience caring for people with dementia. She is Director of Community
Engagement for Hale Kuʻike Memory Care Home at Nuʻuanu, Bayside &
Pali locations.

Positive Approach to Care™ seminars, developed by dementia
advocate and Occupational Therapist Teepa Snow, provide essential
information for families and professional care partners on how to have a
positive and meaningful relationship with loved ones living with Alzheimer’s
disease and other forms of dementia throughout their journey.

Parking Instructions will be given to registrants prior to
workshop.  Light refreshments provided.

This is a FREE series, but space is limited.  Registration is required at link below:
EVENTBRITE REGISTRATION LINK: http://bit.ly/pachawaii2019

Aug
8
Thu
Managing Risk Without Sacrificing Creativity: Challenges Facing Volunteer Managers
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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One of the responsibilities of today’s volunteer managers is to protect the organization.  All personnel, whether paid or unpaid, present a certain degree of potential risk.  As “risk managers,” it is necessary for volunteer managers to be effective communicators, program evaluators, conflict managers, coaches, and leaders.  However, trying to eliminate all potential risk often leads to boring and ineffective volunteer programs.  This webinar will address the volunteer manager’s role in assessing and managing potential risks, and also explore ways to balance risk with creativity and excitement.

Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Five key areas where volunteer services present potential risk
  • A method to determine low, medium, or high risk levels
  • Ways to reduce risk levels while maintaining program integrity
  • Assessing the willingness of you or your organization to take on various degrees of risk to provide a higher level of care by using volunteers
  • Review services you may have eliminated, postponed, or are considering, and how to initiate them with minimal or decreased risk
  • TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT
  • Sample policies that have been reworked to provide higher-level risk management
  • Sample position descriptions to demonstrate key risk management features
  • Assessment tool to determine your level of willingness to accept risk
  • Handout with lecture notes and links for additional learning opportunities
  • Guide for creating new programs and services with risk management in mind
  • Comprehensive references and additional resources list

DON’T MISS THIS RELATED WEBINAR!
“Are Your Requirements Scaring Off New Volunteers?  Ideas for Streamlining Your Onboarding Process”
Thursday, December 12, 2019

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This important topic is designed for volunteer managers and other leadership team members involved in, or responsible for, volunteer services.  Other team members interested in organizational risk management will also benefit.

PLEASE NOTE: Webinar content is subject to copyright and intended for your individual organization’s use only.

MEET THE PRESENTER
Gary Gardia, LCSW, APHSW-C
President of Gary Gardia, Inc.

Aug
9
Fri
Hawaiian Islands Trauma Symposium @ Hilton Hawaiian Village
Aug 9 – Aug 10 all-day

Flyer and registration form

Featured Guest Faculty:

  • Kristina Anderson
    Executive Director
    The Koshka Foundation for Safe Schools
    International advocate in bystander intervention, active shooter response and violence prevention within schools, workplaces and public spaces
  • Glenn Asaeda, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, DABEMS
    Chief Medical Director
    Fire Department of New York
    New York, NY
  • Jeffrey Beeson, DO, RN, LP, FACEP, FAEMS
    Executive Medical Director & Assistant Professor
    Medical Director, Texas FEMA Urban Search &
    Rescue Team, Forth Worth, TX
  • Deborah Kuhls, MD, FACS, FCCM
    Professor of Surgery
    Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery
    Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
    Director of Surgery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
  • Michael Lekawa, MD, FACS
    Professor and Chief, Division of Trauma, Burns, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery
    Director, Trauma Services, Surgery
    University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
    Orange County, CA
  • Jonah Thompson, NRP, CP-C
    Operations Manager
    Mobile Integrated Health
    Allegheny Health Network
    Pittsburgh, PA

CE Credit:
Physicians
The Queen’s Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

ACEP
Pending approval for ACEP Category 1 CME Credit.

EMS Personnel
The Queen’s Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing education credits for Emergency Services Personnel – Hawaii provider #005.

Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to support your needs.

Early Registration Fees
Regular Rates:

  • $340 – Physicians
  • $270 – Nurses/Other
  • $210 – EMT /MICT (Hawai’i)

Queen’s Rates:

  • $290 – Physicians
  • $250 – Nurses/Others

For more information:
The Queen’s Medical Center – Office of CME
691-4406 or cme@queens.org

Aug
12
Mon
Alzheimer’s Association: Support Groups for Family Caregivers @ Kilohana UM Church, Room 6
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder does not have to be a lonely experience.  Although it is common to feel like no one can understand what is happening – you are not alone.

Meet in a confidential, sympathetic, and affirming environment.

  • Share feelings and concerns with peers who understand
  • Gain knowledge about the disease
  • Share coping techniques
  • Develop caregiving skills
  • Learn about community resources

Note: Schedule may vary during holiday months.  Please visit www.alz.org/hawaii or call 800-272-3900 to confirm dates and times.

Aug
15
Thu
Hospice Billing Series 2 of 3: Details of Medicare Claims Processing
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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Recent years have brought many updates to Medicare billing regulations.  This webinar covers the step-by-step process of monthly hospice billing and will review the proposed changes to the base rates for hospice levels of care through rebasing.  It will also provide examples of how agencies have successfully handled the recent changes and how they are effectively conducting physician billing.  This session will also serve as a step-by-step guide through final claims and frequent billing issues.

Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Define distinct levels of care and specifics of billing them
  • Monthly claim content
  • Typical billing issues and how to handle them
  • Newest rate changes due to rebasing
  • Standards for physician billing on hospice claims
  • TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT
  • Updated hospice pre-bill audit tool

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This informative session is designed for revenue cycle staff.

PLEASE NOTE: Webinar content is subject to copyright and intended for your individual organization’s use only.

MEET THE PRESENTER
Melinda A. Gaboury
Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc.