2021 Home Care Symposium

Online
March 22nd - 26th

View presentation recordings from MEDITECH's 2021 Home Care Symposium.

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Thank you for attending our Home Care Symposium. Presentation recordings are now posted to our Home Care Product Resources Webinar Archive.

 Thank you to Bill Dombi, President of the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), for being this year's keynote speaker. Learn more about Mr. Dombi under the Keynote tab.

The agenda is now posted for our week-long Home Care Symposium. Click on each day's tab below for all the details.

MEDITECH is pleased to announce that Expanse was ranked #1 in three key categories in the 2021 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report. MEDITECH was the top performer in Acute Care EMR (Community Hospital), Patient Accounting & Patient Management (Community Hospital), and Home Health EHR (small 1-200 average daily census)

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    Keynote

     

    William A. Dombi, Esq.
    President
    National Association for Home Care & Hospice

    William “Bill” A. Dombi is the president of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), where he previously served as the vice president for law. As a key part of his responsibilities, he specializes in legal, legislative, and regulatory advocacy on behalf of home health and hospice providers as well as patients.

    Follow Mr. Dombi on LinkedIn and Twitter.

    About the National Association for Home Care & Hospice
    The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is the largest and most respected professional association representing the interests of chronically ill, disabled, and dying Americans of all ages and the caregivers who provide them with in-home health and hospice services. It is a trade association that represents the nation’s 33,000 home care and hospice organizations.

    The organization’s mission is to promote, protect, and advance the highest quality health care at home. NAHC’s vision is to be the leading and unifying voice for Home Care and Hospice.

    Engage with NAHC on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

     

      Close Keynote
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    Day 1

     Monday, March 22 | General Track

    11 a.m.

    Conference Kickoff
    Michael Malone, Associate Vice President, MEDITECH

    11:15 a.m.

    William Dombi, President, National Association for Home Care & Hospice
    Mr. Dombi is a champion of the home care industry, leading NAHC's legislative and educational initiatives among many other valuable contributions that support home health and hospice agencies.

    12:15 p.m.

    Break

    1 p.m.

    Cristin Handlin, Resource Coordinator, Home Health, Stillwater Medical Center
    Learn how to use MEDITECH standard reports, Report Wizard, and self-reported data to optimize key performance indicators and manage PDGM effectively.

    2 p.m.

    Break

    2:15 p.m.

    Etienne Bertie, Senior Specialist, Client Services, MEDITECH  
    Taneau Mack, Senior Specialist, Client Services, MEDITECH
    Join us for a review of the most commonly reported survey deficiencies and the best way to address them in Home Care.

     

      Close Day 1
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    Day 2

     Tuesday, March 23 | Billing Track

    11 a.m.

    Daily Kickoff
    Josh Lamkin, Senior Regulatory Analyst, Client Services, MEDITECH

    11:15 a.m.

    Kimberly Makepeace, Supervisor, Product Development, MEDITECH
    We’ll provide a review of recent enhancements as well as upcoming improvements for the 2022 RAP Elimination and the Private Duty Service Line.

    12:15 p.m.

    Break

    12:45 p.m.

    2021 No-Pay RAP Process Changes
    Katherine Ford, Senior Specialist, Client Services, MEDITECH
    Hear about important updates in Home Care for the No-Pay RAP requirements and learn how to incorporate those changes into your everyday workflow.

    1:45 p.m.

    Break

    2 p.m.

    Kevin McElhaney, Senior Specialist, Client Services, MEDITECH
    Join this discussion for a review of three new financial reports — Claim Process, Billing Conditions Met, and Invoice Balance — and learn how to utilize them to track billing efficiency.

    3 p.m.

    Break

    3:15 p.m.

    Troubleshooting Common Clinical & Billing Issues
    Brandi Wilmerding, Senior Specialist, Client Services, MEDITECH
    Ella Hawkins, Specialist, Client Services, MEDITECH

    Learn how to correct common clinical and billing issues using existing Home Care tools.

     

      Close Day 2
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    Day 3

     Wednesday, March 24 | Development Track

    11 a.m.

    Daily Kickoff
    Greg Leach, Associate Vice President, MEDITECH

    11:15 a.m.

    Home Care Development Overview
    Michael Triggs, Director, Product Development, MEDITECH
    Join us as we review 2020 Home Care developments and look ahead to what’s in store for 2021.

    12:15 p.m.

    Break

    12:45 p.m.

    Clinical UX Demo
    Philip Chow, Manager, Product Development, MEDITECH
    Attend this demonstration for a virtual tour of Home Care's new clinical documentation tool.

    1:45 p.m.

    Break

    2 p.m.

    Infection Management Care Step and Reports
    Rachael Nead, Senior Training Specialist, Client Services, MEDITECH
    During this session, we’ll review the recent clinical and report enhancements in Home Care used to manage infection and infection risks.

    3 p.m.

    Break

    3:15 p.m.

    Communication is Key
    Alicia Jackson, Specialist, Client Services, MEDITECH
    Learn why the Recieve Team Communication and Notes functionality are the best communication strategies in Home Care.

     

      Close Day 3
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    Day 4

     Thursday, March 25 | Clinical/Administrative Track

    11 a.m.

    Daily Kickoff
    Cathy Turner, BSN, MBA, RN-BC, Associate Vice President, MEDITECH

    11:15 a.m.

    Scheduling: A to Z
    Taneau Mack, Senior Specialist, Client Services, MEDITECH
    Scott Rogers, Specialist, Client Services, MEDITECH

    Join us for a discussion on all things scheduling: from dictionary setup, to tasks, to troubleshooting.

    12:15 p.m.

    Break

    12:45 p.m.

    Clinical/Clinical UX Development Discussion
    Philip Chow, Manager, Product Development, MEDITECH
    Alice Black, Supervisor, Product Development, MEDITECH

    Learn how the Clinical UX updates to the Perform Visit functionality improve efficiency in clinical documentation. We'll compare and contrast the current Perform Visit task with the UX Perform Visit task, as well as look at other areas of the system that might be targeted for future enhancement work.

    1:45 p.m.

    Break

    2 p.m.

    Close Encounters of the Hospice Inpatient Care Kind
    Etienne Bertie, Senior Specialist, Client Services, MEDITECH  
    This session presents a visual review of the Hospice Inpatient care process in Home Care.

    3 p.m.

    Break

    3:15 p.m.

    Quicker Coding for the No-Pay RAP
    Brandi Wilmerding, Senior Specialist, Client Services, MEDITECH
    Alicia Jackson, Specialist, Client Services, MEDITECH

    In the 2021 No-Pay RAP era, an efficient diagnosis and coding process is more important than ever. Learn how functionality within Home Care can help your organization expedite coding.

     

      Close Day 4
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    Day 5

     Friday, March 26 | Integration/Reports Track

    11 a.m.

    Daily Kickoff
    Leah Farina, Associate Vice President, MEDITECH

    11:15 a.m.

    COVID-19 and The Power of MEDITECH Integration
    Tony Miller, Manager, Product Development, MEDITECH
    Kathleen Garcia, MT(ASCP), Lead Software Designer, Product Development, MEDITECH

    Learn to harness the power of MEDITECH's integration to support COVID-19 community health workers and their patients.

    12:15 p.m.

    Break

    12:45 p.m.

    Integration Training Workshop
    Necole John-Baptiste, Senior Technical Support Specialist, Client Services, MEDITECH
    During this session, we’ll review three integration features: Inbound CCD, Outbound Scanning and Archiving (SCA), and Pre-discharge Referral, and discuss how they are used to integrate Home Care and MEDITECH Acute.

    1:45 p.m.

    Break

    2 p.m.

    Performance Management Program (PMP) Development Discussion
    Chris Pearson, Senior Supervisor, Client Services, MEDITECH
    Explore recent accomplishments by the PMP team, as well as our plans for 2021.

    3 p.m.

    Break

    3:15 p.m.

    Hospice: Create Chart for Off-Hours Admit
    Jacqueline McClinton, Senior Specialist, Client Services, MEDITECH
    Learn the finer points of admitting a hospice patient outside of normal business hours.

     

      Close Day 5