Physician Challenges in 2015
Mid-way through 2015, physicians are still navigating some tough obstacles. Challenges such as ICD-10, HIPAA / Breach Prevention, MU stage 2 and more, are among the top listed. There are some very tangible steps physicians can take to reduce the weight of these ongoing tasks.
UD2 – The Latest Release to the Software
Violation or Breach? Identifying, Investigation, and Reporting of HIPAA Incidents
Attendees will learn:
- The differences between an Incident, Violation, and Breach
- Best practices for utilization the NextGen Patient Health Information Log
- Methods for classifying a situation as a Violation
- Necessary information to report Breaches at the end of the year
Executive Director, PDE Health
Dan is the Executive Director of PDE Health, and has over 10 years of experience in software programming with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from University of Missouri. Expert in NextGen EHR advanced software development, interfaces, document conversions and end-to-end software implementation life cycle.
Amanda Heidemann, MD, FAAFP
Physician Consultant, NextGen
Amanda Heidemann, MD is Board Certified in the specialties of Family Medicine and Clinical Informatics. As EHR Medical Director for BJC Medical Group, she provided clinical leadership for the development and implementation of EHR and HIE across a large multispecialty enterprise. She consults with practices on laboratory interface implementation, clinical device integration, data governance, image management, enterprise architecture, revenue cycle management, ICD-10, and Clinical Context Object Workgroup (CCOW) integration. As a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, she has a keen interest in using Lean process tools to transform medical office practice and enhance the patient experience. Dr. Heidemann has presented on practice redesign and change management at the national level. Currently practicing Urgent Care in St. Louis, MO, she has used EHR systems since 2003.
Kathryn Ayers Wickenhauser
Meaningful Use / HIPAA Compliance Consultant, DataFile Technologies
As a Meaningful Use / HIPAA Compliance Consultant, Kathryn Ayers Wickenhauser’s passion for assisting physicians and their practices through healthcare reform hurdles has helped her to assist over 3,000 physicians achieve government healthcare incentives, as well as avoid financial penalties. Her own experience working in healthcare, in ambulatory physician practice and medical research settings, has provided Kathryn with the knowledge to understand firsthand the many challenges practices face in modern healthcare, all while trying to take care of their patients. Kathryn guides groups through these complex regulations with the goal of impacting the practice workflow as minimally as possible. As such, each practice that she works with receives a customized sustainable approach, whether they be in a hospital or clinical setting.
St. Louis, MO
July 30, 2015
The Lodge Des Peres
August 18, 2015
Carbondale Civic Center