Pre-Conference Workshops

Register for a three-hour deep dive training workshop Thursday, prior to the main conference. These workshops are designed to take usability to the next level and show you how to use Nextech to improve practice productivity and performance.   

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  • Optimize EMR Workflows

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Recommended For: Physicians, Clinical & Administrative staff in need of a foundation for setup & usability

    Overview: Running an optimized clinic starts with a strong foundation and efficient workflows. This workshop is designed to provide an in-depth review of proper setup and usage for providers, clinical staff and the checkout team. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Build a strong foundation for users with the correct permissions and preferences
    • Learn how to optimize workflows for medical assistants and nurses
    • Review productive and efficient chart management for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners
    • Explore the expanding role of the checkout team and new opportunities available for them
    • Onboard a new procedure with the proper setup of consents, procedure note and charge code attachment
    • Reduce clinical costs and provide a more patient centric experience with a proven process that embraces efficiency

  • Become a MIPS Authority for Your Practice

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Recommended For: All Roles

    Overview: Guide your practice toward MIPS success by improving MIPS/QPP performance to reach your maximum bonus potential. Reminder: 2018 is the last year to avoid penalties by meeting the minimum threshold requirements, and 2019 sets the standard for increased performance requirements based on industry averages so make sure your practice is setup for success. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Overview the four Quality Payment Program (QPP) categories which include quality, promoting, interoperability (formerly ACI), improvement activities and cost
    • Understand category requirements and scoring
    • Review strategies to maximize performance in each category including tips and tricks within the product
    • Discuss how to conduct improvement activities
    • Learn how to document for success
    • Understand what reports you should be reviewing regularly
    • Understand how the use of registries impact your MIPS score
    • Learn what you need to do to prepare for attestation

  • What You Forgot You Learned During Implementation

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Recommended For: Everyone but especially practices that implemented in 2018 and new hires for established practices.

    Overview: Research shows people lose 50% of the information they learn two weeks after it’s presented to them. This course is designed as a refresher to (re)review features and tools at both a user and practice level to increase staff usability and improve practice performance. Gain an in-depth understanding of why the system was designed the way it is and how to use it correctly to achieve superior performance. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Understand options available on the workflow page designed to support clinical efficiency
    • Discover provider and user specific preferences to better organize historical patient data
    • Take a deep dive into IntelleChartPRO methodology for optimal chart documentation
    • Review each area of the chart in detail with an explanation of best practices for maximizing efficiency
    • Uncover the power of IntelleDraw
    • Learn how to properly organize and manage your patient’s diagnostic images utilizing the image viewer
    • Review e-prescribing best practices and managing your practice profile in DrFirst
    • Gain an understanding of basic reports
    • Take away invaluable efficiency tips and tricks

    Note: This course will not consist of Knowledge Base Training

  • Practice Schedule Optimization

    Administrative Ophthalmology Nextech PM

    Recommended For: Administrative Staff & Practice Managers

    Overview: This workshop will take an in-depth look at schedule management and how to optimize patient volume as well as generate more revenue with the proper setup and utilization of advanced features. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Review the correct setup and use of Types and Purposes
    • Gain an understanding of enhanced scheduling features
    • Design provider schedules to encourage more productive and efficient workflows that avoid unnecessary distractions and maximize time with patients
    • Improve call center productivity with proper setup of preferences and use of Find First Available
    • Reduce no-shows and fill schedule gaps with more smart templates and rescheduling tools
    • Acquire and retain patients using patient outreach tools
    • Recognize financial opportunities with advanced reporting and analytics

  • Billing Bootcamp: Patient Responsibility

    Billing Ophthalmology Nextech PM

    Sponsored By: CardConnect

    Recommended For: Billing Manager, Billers, CFO, Front Office Managers

    Overview: Develop strong processes to improve patient revenue cycle management. This workshop focuses on proper system setup, tools required to improve staff productivity and best practices for managing patient A/R. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Setup features designed to streamline patient revenue management
    • Enable your staff with the necessary permissions to increase productivity and efficiency
    • Conquer bad patient debt with tools to collect more revenue per visit
    • Explore convenient patient bill-pay options with all new portal bill pay, payment plans and integrated credit card processes
    • Explore top strategies for collecting patient financial responsibility and strategies for cash-pay patients

  • Foundational Setup for Your Cosmetic Practice

    Administrative Plastic Surgery Dermatology Nextech PM

    Recommended For: Practice Managers, Administrative Staff, Marketing Roles, positions that deal with cosmetic and spa management

    Overview: Increase practice revenue with the proper setup and management of all things elective and cosmetic. This workshop focuses on best practices for data collection including processes that ensure efficient workflows, reduced costs and successful patient outcome. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Review key setup features for successful management
    • Discuss strategies for acquiring and retaining more patients
    • Report and market more efficiently with proper data
    • Harness the power of customizing user preferences to improve user workflows
    • Save time with the use of quick quotes for repeatable and multi-use packages
    • Review Tracking and PIC features for elective surgery quotes and management

  • The Art of Being an EMR Superuser

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Recommended For: Advanced & Superusers

    Overview: Understand what’s involved in becoming a superuser including how to create a well-structured clinic that improves patient engagement and productivity. Learn how to design and implement workflows that fit your organization’s needs and keep patients involved in their own care. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Understand the role of a superuser including their responsibility in achieving a patient-centric practice
    • Learn what it takes to maintain superuser status and continuously improve clinical efficiency through ongoing education and training
    • Effectively onboard new clinical staff with clearly outlined processes and proven workflows
    • Review best practices for editing and managing notes ensuring long-term success
    • Implement audit-proof suggestive coding for evaluation and management
    • Discuss reducing clinical costs through process automation including the elimination of paper

  • Increase Charting Efficiency with Knowledge Base

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Recommended For: Physicians & Clinical Staff

    Overview: Master your chart profile with this in-depth training on IntelleChartPRO’s Knowledge Base. Gain a better understanding of workflow and how to overhaul profiles to increase charting efficiency. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Gain a better understanding of how the Knowledge Base operates and is displayed in the chart
    • Understand why you might not be seeing the changes you’ve made in the Knowledge Base
    • Review advanced Knowledge Base management techniques and best practices for profiled editing
    • Learn how to organize findings and clean up what you don’t need
    • Reduce clicks with the proper setup of exam and testing defaults

  • Become a MIPS Authority for Your Practice

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Recommended For: All Roles

    Overview: Guide your practice toward MIPS success by improving MIPS/QPP performance to reach your maximum bonus potential. Reminder: 2018 is the last year to avoid penalties by meeting the minimum threshold requirements, and 2019 sets the standard for increased performance requirements based on industry averages so make sure your practice is setup for success. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Overview the four Quality Payment Program (QPP) categories which include quality, promoting interoperability (formerly ACI), improvement activities and cost
    • Understand category requirements and scoring
    • Review strategies to maximize performance in each category including tips and tricks within the product
    • Discuss how to conduct improvement activities
    • Learn how to document for success
    • Understand what reports you should be reviewing regularly
    • Understand how the use of registries impact your MIPS score
    • Learn what you need to do to prepare for attestation

  • Billing Bootcamp: Insurance Revenue Management

    Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    Sponsored By: TriZetto Provider Solutions

    Recommended For: Billing staff, Financial Managers, CFOs and Practice Managers

    Overview: Are you properly managing your practice’s revenue cycle to recover the most money possible? Explore ways to improve charge management, collections, reduce rejections and optimize processes with this in-depth review of best practices for revenue cycle management. A preview of what’s included is outlined below:

    • Review setup for features designed to improve insurance revenue management
    • Stop denials before they happen by avoiding demographic and information errors and monitoring first-pass claim resolution rates
    • Make each claim count with a strong revenue cycle discipline that will ensure prompt payments
    • Identify and manage variables that impact financial performance with customized reporting and analytics
    • Identify expert tools and underutilized features available for batch posting including applied payments and multiple line-item adjustments
    • Motivate, engage and retain your staff for optimal performance
    • Place emphasis on patient-focused strategies including online bill pay, payment plans and partner tools
    • Master month end processes including financial close

  • Marketing Effectiveness for Your Cosmetic Practice

    Administrative Plastic Surgery Dermatology Nextech PM

    Recommended For: Practice managers, administrative staff, marketing roles, positions that deal with Cosmetic and Spa Management

    Overview: Utilize data mining and proper management techniques to increase elective and cosmetic revenue for your practice. This workshop focuses on best practices for using your Nextech data to market your practice, increase referrals, optimize marketing efforts, improve patient retention and increase revenue. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Extract data from your system for real time use to increase your bottom line
    • Identify top referral sources and optimize them to increase revenue
    • Successfully report on patient conversions to determine revenue opportunities and areas for improvement
    • Examine your marketing effectiveness and ROI
    • Focus on patient retention and methods to increase physician referrals
    • Motivate, engage and retain your staff for optimal performance
    • Review photo management for marketing, website, publications and presentation use
    • Gain new perspective on event marketing and effectiveness that reviews recommendations for design, implementation and reporting ROI effectiveness

  • Enrich Talent & Culture in Your Practice

    All Roles All Specialties All Products

    Recommended For: All Roles

    Overview: Is your practice fostering a professional work environment and complying with labor laws? Learn how to identify and mitigate employment risks while setting the stage for a positive culture that supports exceptional patient care. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Create a positive, professional work environment that supports the broader goals of the practice
    • Apply leadership skills to develop your individual staff members’ commitment levels and contributions
    • Learn best practices and current trends of human capital management
    • Sharpen your ability to diagnose development levels of your team members
    • Gain insights into how to leverage programs and policy to create a rich culture
    • Motivate, engage and retain your staff for optimal performance