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What Counts as Community Benefit and How to Answer a Snapshot Request


Does it count as community benefit? What are the guiding principles for reporting (and not reporting) community benefit programs? This webinar will cover the basics of what counts as community benefit and how to account for and report community benefit to key audiences. Trina Hackensmith from Lyons Software will review the categories of community benefit, criteria for what counts (and doesn't count), and principles for measuring, reporting and accounting for community benefit.

 

 

2024 Wisconsin Rural Health Conference


The annual Wisconsin Rural Health Conference is the statewide forum designed to highlight public policy and operations issues affecting rural health care, identify how the delivery of and access to rural health care are changing and identify ways in which data, technology and people processes are improving care and access for rural populations. 


 

 

Physical Environment, Environment of Care and Life Safety Code Survey Issues


The number of deficiencies in the physical environment condition of participation and the environment-of-care standards has continued to increase. This online seminar will review commonly cited physical environment and life-safety code deficiencies in hospitals. CMS updates on expectations for ligature-resistant environment, categorical waivers, air pressure and humidity in surgical suites also will be discussed.

 

EMTALA Regulatory Series

Session 1

Medicare-certified hospitals must follow CMS regulations and interpretative guidelines for the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. This three-part series will focus on problematic areas of EMTALA concepts, adequacy of medical screening and on-call physician issues.
 
Part One focuses on the basic requirements of EMTALA, available resources to hospitals and EMTALA definitions.

 

EMTALA Regulatory Series

Session 2

Medicare-certified hospitals must follow CMS regulations and interpretative guidelines for the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. This three-part series will focus on problematic areas of EMTALA concepts, adequacy of medical screening and on-call physician issues.
 
Part Two will discuss EMTALA issues such as:

  • Adequacy of medical screening examinations.
  • Appropriate transfers. 
  • Certification of false labor.
  • EMTALA sign issues.
  • Observation, inpatient and outpatient.

 

EMTALA Regulatory Series

Session 3

Medicare-certified hospitals must follow CMS regulations and interpretative guidelines for the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. This three-part series will focus on problematic areas of EMTALA concepts, adequacy of medical screening and on-call physician issues.
 
Part Three will focus on physician involvement with the EMTALA process including on-call physician schedules, on-call physician rules, when an on-call physician must appear in the emergency department and how to deal with difficult patient situations such as leaving against medical advice and leaving without being seen.

 

2024 Annual Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Leaders Conference


Join nursing leader colleagues for this annual event focusing on leading and developing nurses. Throughout the conference, you will learn how leadership is changing, ways to affect that change, and principles that leaders can use to empower, energize and inspire themselves and those they lead. 



 

 

2024 ACHE-WI Annual Conference


2024 ACHE Annual Conference - Please click here for more information, including registration. All questions regarding this conference should be directed to
ache-wi@badgerbay.co

 

 

2024 WHAIC Fall Conference & Annual Training


Discover the future of health data at the WHAIC Fall Data Conference! Join us for an immersive experience where industry leaders, data experts, and healthcare professionals converge to explore cutting-edge advancements in data analytics and healthcare intelligence. This exclusive event offers a unique opportunity to delve into Wisconsin's healthcare landscape, gain invaluable insights, and chart a course towards a healthier future.

Highlights include:
 

  • Navigating Health: Delve into Wisconsin's healthcare landscape with Eric Borgerding, President, and CEO of WHA. Gain exclusive insights into industry trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping healthcare delivery, policy, and innovation.
  • Securing Health: Explore the vital role of cybersecurity in healthcare with Bill Nash, Cybersecurity State Coordinator. Discover essential strategies to safeguard healthcare systems and patient data in the face of evolving threats.
  • Empowering Data-driven Healthcare: Unlock the potential of data-driven decision-making with Jennifer Mueller, Vice President, and Privacy Officer at WHA Information Center. Explore how comprehensive data analytics and insights empower stakeholders to drive quality improvements and enhance patient outcomes.
  • Breakout Sessions: Choose from a variety of breakout sessions tailored to your interests and needs. From harnessing the power of data visualization with Kaavio to mastering data submission techniques and an introduction to our new survey tools, these sessions offer hands-on learning experiences to elevate your skills and knowledge.
Don't miss this opportunity to shape the future of healthcare delivery and outcomes. Join us at the WHAIC Fall Data Conference and be part of insightful discussions, engaging presentations, and collaborative networking opportunities!