2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine

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At the completion of this program, you will be able to: 
- Summarize an optimal approach for the management of dementia and delirium in the hospital setting; 
- Identify unique considerations for providing consulative care of maternity patients; 
- Describe the most recent developments in management of adult heart failure, including medications and new devices; 
- Demonstrate ability to manage the addicted patient in the hospitalized population; 
- Identify what's new for sleep apnea patients; 
- Explain the principles of pulmonary hypertension management in the hospitalized patient including infection and respiratory support; 
- Recognize common guidelines and procedures in the hospital; 
- Describe the proper diagnosis and management of sepsis; 
- Relate best practices in being in the patient advocate when challenged with peer-to-peer conversations with insurance carriers; 
- Articulate the MIPS/ACO changes and their impact on current hospital practice. 

  • Current Changes with the E&M in Medicare

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/11/2019

    Originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 12, 2019.

    The speaker will summarize the new codes for Store and Forward and Virtual Check in services and the timeline for their implementation. She will present the new language regarding history taking for 2019 and how practitioners can develop their own practice changes. The lecture will define changes to E&M documentation for 2020 and the expected effects on physician burden. This program was originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 12, 2019.

    Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC

    Principle

    Owner, Young Medical Consulting, LLC, East Lansing, MI

  • Ultrasound for the Hospitalist

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/09/2019

    Originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 10, 2019.

    This program will discuss the current literature that supports bedside ultrasound imaging, common bedside ultrasound exams, and pathology easily identified on those exams. This program was originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 10, 2019.

    Nicolas Denne, MD

    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Clinical Ultrasound Fellowship Director
    West Virginia University
    Morgantown, WV

  • MIPS, ACOs, Etc.

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/09/2019

    Originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 9, 2019.

    This activity will describe the key concepts and stakeholders in Medicare access & the CHIP Reauthorization act.  Faculty will discuss eligibility, MACRA pathways & timelines.  Weighting, Tracks and Advancing Care (Meaningful Use) points will also be discussed, as well as possible efficiencies.  This program was originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 9, 2019.

    John B. Bulger, DO, MBA, FACOI

    Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Health System

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Regional Dean, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 
    Danville, PA

  • Quality Improvement and the Alphabet Soup of Healthcare Reform

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/09/2019

    Originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 9, 2019.

    This activity will describe the classic context of Value in healthcare and how it is applied to cost and quality.  Faculty will also discuss key areas to add Value in the inpatient setting illustrating that Value has many manifestations that touch healthcare providers.  This program was originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 9, 2019.

    John B. Bulger, DO, MBA, FACOI

    Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Health System

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Regional Dean, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 
    Danville, PA

  • Hospice and Palliative Care — An Opportunity To Make A Difference At The End of Life

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 01/02/2020

    Originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 9, 2019.

    The speaker will define the terms "palliative care," "hospice," and "the Medicare Hospice Benefit." The learner will be able to recognize patients who are eligible for hospice/palliative care services and apply predictive models to determine prognosis in patients with a life-limiting illness. This activity will also identify and address barriers to hospice and palliative care services. This program was originally recorded on at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 9, 2019.

  • Sepsis Guidelines: What's New?

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/10/2019

    Originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 10, 2019.

    At the end of this course you will understand the definitions of SOFA, qSOFA and sepsis-3, comprehend why crystalloid therapy is linked to poor outcomes, and recognize some novel new treatments for sepsis including the use of steroids, thiamine, and vitamin C. This program was originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 10, 2019.

    MarkAlain Dery, DO, FACOI

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
    Tulane School of Medicine
    New Orleans, LA

  • Latent TB Infection and Non-Tuberculous Mycrobacterial Infections

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/10/2019

    Originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 10, 2019.

    At completion of this course the physician will be able to define Latent Tuberculosis infection (LTBI) and practical implications to hospitalist medicine, discuss diagnositc testing as it is related to M.tb, TB exposure, TB risk and basic management of the abnormal tests, and describe pathogenesis of Non-Tuberculosis Mycobacteria (NTM) infections. This program was originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 10, 2019.

    Kenneth Woods, DO

    Professor of Medicine

    Associate Chief Compliance Officer, University of Maryland Medical Center
    Director of the Maryland Critical Care Network
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD

  • Transfusion Therapy: When to Use it and How to Minimize it

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/09/2019

    Originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 10, 2019.

    This program will describe the basic concepts of anemia, define indications for and use of blood components, and examine the potential risks of blood products. This program was originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 10, 2019.

    Amanda Haynes, DO

    Transfusion Medicine Director

    Geisinger Health System
    Danville, PA

  • In the Mind of the Triage Hospitalist

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/09/2019

    Originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 10, 2019.

    The objective of this course is to discuss the importance, risks and repercussions of inpatient hospital stays. This lecture was originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 10, 2019.

    Christian S. Greco, DO

    Hospitalist

    Ohio State University Medical Center 
    Columbus, OH 
    Hospitalist at OVMC 
    Wheeling, WV

  • Tele-Medicine: Coding & Billing

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/11/2019

    Originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 11, 2019.

    At completion of this activity, the physician will be able to:
    - Summarize the new codes for Store and Forward and Virtual Check in services and the timeline for their implementation;
    - Present the new language regarding history taking for 2019 and how practitioners can develop their own practice changes;
    - Define changes to E&&M documentation for 2020 and the expected effects on physician burden.

    This lecture was originally recorded at the 2019 Clinical Challenges in Hospital Medicine course in Baltimore, MD on May 11, 2019.

    Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC

    Principle

    Owner, Young Medical Consulting, LLC, East Lansing, MI