August 31, 2017

Observation Medicine – Science and Solutions

Observation Medicine – Science and Solutions

September 14-15, 2017

Double Tree By Hilton Hotel

Nashville, TN

 


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Do you want to learn how to help save your hospital up to $4.6 million each year and learn more about a growing value based service? Then the Observation Medicine 2017: Science and Solutions conference on September 14-15, 2017 is for you! During this two-day conference you will learn directly from and have opportunity to network with the leaders and authors of Observation medicine. They will show you:

  • How to convince your hospital of the need for a protocol driven observation unit
  • How to start and successfully manage an observation unit
  • Which protocols are successfully used in an observation unit
  • How to capture and maximize reimbursement for observation services
  • How observation units factor into the CMS two midnight rule and 30-day readmissions
  • The science behind Observation Medicine
  • How to integrate observation medical education into an observation unit.

The target audience for this two-day conference is Healthcare Executives, Hospital Administrators, Medical and Nursing Directors, Physicians, Midlevel Providers, Nurses, Case Managers and anyone else interested in learning more about Observation Medicine.

Registration


To register online: closed.
Internet Explorer browser will prevent you from accessing certain features and registering online. Please use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome instead to register. Alternatively, you can call the MCEP Chapter Office and we would be happy to take your registration over the phone.

You may also use this Registration Form below which can be emailed to mcep@mcep.org, faxed to the Chapter Office at (517) 327-7530 or mailed to MCEP at 6647 West St. Joseph Hwy., Lansing, MI  48917.

For further assistance, or to register over the phone you can contact the Chapter Office at (517) 327-5700.

Course Information


PROGRAM SCHEDULE

BROCHURE

 Platinum Sponsor(s)

Janssen Pharmaceutical

BMS/Pfizer

Exhibitors:

Allergan
Emergency Groups’ Office

Location

DoubleTree by Hilton
Downtown Nashville
315 4th Avenue North
Nashville, TN  37219
TEL (615) 747-4806

Accommodations

For overnight accommodations, please contact the DoubleTree directly at (615) 244-8200 or (800) 222-8733 and mention the MCEP Observation Medicine Conference to receive a preferred rate. Discounted room block pricing will be available until August 14, 2017 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.

The DoubleTree Hilton is conveniently located just ten miles from Nashville International Airport.

For transportation service to and from the airport, the DoubleTree recommends Jarmon Transportation – for further information please visit their website at http://jarmontransportation.com/home.html

Handouts

Please check back as the date approaches. As we receive the handouts from the faculty, we will upload them here.

Thursday, September 14th

Keynote
Ross

Observation Unit Design
Baugh

Document and Reimbursement
Granovsky

CMS Updates
Ross

Hit the Road Jack
Peacock

Chest Pain and Stress Testing
Osborne

Heart Failure
Wheatley

Syncope: When DFO = OU
Hiestand

Brave New World
Peacock

DVT/PE (format not available for download)
Cummings

TIA/A-fib
Wheatley

Friday, September 15th

Symposium:  Xarelto Pivotal Trials
Wilson

Special Populations – Pediatrics & Elderly
Mace

Necessity and Innovation: Observation Units in Novel Settings
Caspers

An Observationalist’s Observations: Practical Advice from an Advanced Practice Provider
Chipalkatty

Incorporating Observation Medicine Teaching in your OU
Suri

Session A – Starting an OU

Setting Up an Obs Unit
Ross

Creating Dashboards
Baugh

Developing Seccessful Protocols
Pena

Building your OBS Criteria & Order Sets
Hiestand

OBS Unit Implementation: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Acceptance…Trailblazing
Caspers

Session B – Expanding your OU

Expanding your OU
Ham

Psychiatric OU
Zun

Developing Complex Protocols (format not available for download)
Cummings

Seeing Red – GIB in the OU
Ham

Diabetes (format not available for download)
Osbourne