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Free Suburban Chicago Breakfast Seminar: Intellectual Property--Issues for Physicians & Medical Practices

Posted by Matthew Smith on Nov 11, 2014 10:41:00 AM

Intellectual Property, Independent Physician AdvisorsChicagoland independent practices are welcome to join the Independent Physician Advisors this Thursday, November 13th at 7:30 am in Oakbrook Terrace for their complimentary monthly breakfast seminar: Intellectual Property: Issues for Physicians & Medical Practices.

Presenting this seminar will be internationally known attorney, David Adler of the Adler Law Group.

You will learn:

  • The difference in creation, scope and protection of Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks
  • The Business Risks created by the failure to Identify, Protect and Enforce IP rights
  • The Business Risks created by online business (websites, domain names, online advertising)
  • The Business Risks created by Customers, Employees and Vendors who use Social Media

Seminar Outcomes

By the end of this session, you will have new learning insights as to:

  • How to protect your practice from potential IP infringement claims
  • How to protect your practice from Employee IP theft
  • How to protect your business from online attacks to reputation and branding

Presenter:

David M. Adler, Esq. is the principal attorney and driving force behind the Firm's Technology Practice Group with an extensive background and experience in corporate law, including contract interpretation, drafting, negotiation, and enforcement and intellectual property law.

He received his law degree from the DePaul University College of Law where he wrote for the DePaul Arts & Entertainment Law Journal. He received a Bachelor of the Arts in English, a Bachelor of the Arts in History with a minor in Chemistry from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

Outside the practice of law, Mr. Adler teaches an undergraduate course on E-Business in the Arts, Entertainment & Media Management Department of Columbia College Chicago. He also currently chairs the Chicago Bar Association's Start-up and Entrepreneurial Ventures Subcommittee and contributes to Workz.com as a "guest expert" columnist for the ecommerce and small business sections.

Schedule:

7:30am    Hot Breakfast & Networking
8:00am    Presentation 
9:30am    Q&A and open networking

Location:

Redstone American Grill
13 Lincoln Center
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(630) 268-0313

Sponsor:

EHR Chicago

Registration:

This event is complimentary, however advanced registration is required. We ask that attendance be limited to independent physicians and their office staff.

To register for this event, please click the button, below:

Register for Breakfast Seminar

Topics: Independent Physician Advisors, Independent Physicians, Medical Practice, Independent Physician Practice, IPA, Intellectual Property

Healthcare Reform: The Impact on the Medical Practice Today and in the Future

Posted by Matthew Smith on Sep 8, 2014 10:00:00 AM

Independent Physician Advisors, Healthcare Reform, Medical Practice, Health DirectionsChicagoland independent practices are invited to join the Independent Physician Advisors this Thursday, September 11 at 7:30 am in Oakbrook Terrace for their complimentary monthly breakfast seminar: Healthcare Reform: The Impact on the Medical Practice Today and in the Future

  

Learn About:

  • What is the impact of Healthcare Reform on your practice's income/revenue?
  • What the primary Tax Implications are for your practice AND what you should do and not do in response to them
  • How the mandate will affect your medical practice?
  • How to deal with insurance exchanges
  • Understanding the tax breaks available for your practice
  • 5 things you must do this year and more!

Know someone else who could benefit from these seminars and workshops? 

Those who should attend include:

  • Physician Owners
  • Practice Managers & Administrators 
  • Office Managers
  • Billing Managers 
  • Key Administrative Personnel who aid with practice financial management 

Presenter:

Laura S. Goodman

Laura S. Goodman, CPA, CHBC, of FGMK, LLC.

Schedule:

7:30am    Hot Breakfast & Networking
8:00am    Presentation 
9:30am    Q&A and open networking

Location:

Redstone American Grill
13 Lincoln Center
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(630) 268-0313

Sponsor:

Logo for Allscripts

 

Registration:

This event is complimentary, however advanced registration is required. We ask that attendance be limited to independent physicians and their office staff.

To register for this event, please click the button, below:

Independent Physician Advisors,

Topics: Healthcare Reform, Independent Physician Advisors, Practice Management

Free Suburban Chicago Breakfast Seminar: Audit Your Practice with Effective Financial Internal Controls

Posted by Matthew Smith on Jun 4, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Audit, Practice, Independent Physician AdvisorsChicagoland independent practices are welcome to join the Independent Physician Advisors next Thursday, June 12th at 7:30 am in Oakbrook Terrace for their complimentary monthly breakfast seminar:

Audit Your Practice: Effective Financial Internal Controls

Learn the benefits and costs of auditing your practice and processes to follow for an effective audit. Highlights include:

  • Design a system of internal controls to establish checks and balances in the practice
  • Evaluate contractual details and financial reporting processes to effectuate appropriate reimbursement
  • Monitor accounts receivable and collection processes
  • Establish controls to detect fraud and embezzlement
  • Monitor coding activity

Presenter:

Larry Elisco

Larry Elisco, CPA, ABV, CCS-P
Weltman Bernfield LLC

Schedule:

7:30am    Hot Breakfast & Networking
8:00am    Presentation 
9:30am    Q&A and open networking

Location:

Redstone American Grill
13 Lincoln Center
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(630) 268-0313

Sponsor:

Logo for Weltman Bernfield

Registration:

This event is complimentary, however advanced registration is required. We ask that attendance be limited to independent physicians and their office staff.

To register for this event, please click the button, below:

Register for Breakfast Seminar

Topics: Independent Physician Advisors, Medical Practice, IPA, Audit

Make Your Website Profitable & Compliant with Meaningful Use

Posted by Matthew Smith on May 20, 2014 10:59:00 AM

Practice Marketing, Meaningful UseThe PDF presentation from the May 15 Independent Physician Advisors breakfast seminar, "Make Your Website Profitable & Compliant with Meaningful Use," is now available for complimentary download.

Learn what key components are necessary to build a strong and profit-generating practice website that patients will use as a key resource in their health management and that helps you meet Stage 2 Meaningful Use Guidelines.

This presentation offers detail concerning:

  • Changes in Practice Web Sites: Key components to creating a HIPAA compliant web site for your practice that patients will utilize and you can maintain
  • Patient Portals: Key functions patients need; gathering those MU-Stage 2 attestation stats
  • Payment Portals: How selecting the right system can ensure prompt patient payments and practice cash flow
  • Changes In SEO + Social
  • Tracking Your Success: Analytics
  • Overcoming Language Barriers
  • Use of Video
  • Responsive Site Design

Written and presented by Maureen Uy of Uy Creative, this download will start you in the right direction when you're ready to take the next steps with your practice website. To access the download, please click on the button, below:

Topics: Meaningful Use, Web Design, Independent Physician Advisors, marketing your medical practice, IPA, Practice Marketing

Free Suburban Chicago Breakfast Seminar: Malpractice Liability & Your Independent Practice

Posted by Matthew Smith on Apr 21, 2014 9:29:00 AM

Independent Physician Advisors, MalpracticePlease join the Independent Physician Advisors this Thursday, March 20th at 7:30 am for:

Is Health Care Reform Creating Malpractice Liability For Your Medical Practice?

7:30-9:30 a.m., Thursday – April 24, 2014 • Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Find out how health care reform may be creating an environment that puts your medical practice at risk for malpractice liability.

Learn what to watch out for and how to protect your practice:

  • Impact of high deductible plans - what to do when patientsrefuse medically necessary services due to cost/high deductibles  
  • Increased patient volume and ability to meet patient needs in terms of staffing, timeliness of appointments and administrative capabilities  
  • Increased collections efforts/difficulties and their relationship to more malpractice lawsuits  
  • Increase in the use of practice extenders and liability for inappropriate supervision and legal compliance with state and federal laws  
  • Liability derived from partners in integrated health care model  
  • Handling a potentially less healthy population and the impact on physician quality of care and defensive medicine practices  

Presenters:

Bradley A. NetzelEricka Adler, J.D., LL.M
Kamensky Rubinstein Hochman & Delott, LLP

 

 

Bradley A. NetzelVeronica Brattstrom
Senior Risk Management Consultant, 
PSIC

 

 

Schedule:

7:30am    Hot Breakfast & Networking
8:00am    Presentation 
9:30am    Q&A and open networking

Location:

Redstone American Grill
13 Lincoln Center
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(630) 268-0313

Sponsor:

PSIC

Registration:

This event is complimentary, however advanced registration is required. We ask that attendance be limited to independent physicians and their office staff.

To register for this event, please click the button, below:

Register for Breakfast Seminar

Topics: Health Care Reform, Independent Physician Advisors, Malpractice Liability

Free Practice Management Breakfast Seminar for Independent Physicians & Staff: February 20th | Suburban Chicago

Posted by Matthew Smith on Feb 19, 2014 11:25:00 AM

Independent Physician AdvisorsJoin the Independent Physician Advisors tomorrow, Thursday, February 20th at 7:30 am in Oakbrook Terrace for a complimentary breakfast and seminar, Profitable Practices: Overcoming the Unpredictability of Reimbursement.

Topics to be Covered Include:

  • Impact of ICD-10
  • E/M Coding Challenges
  • Minimizing Denials & Collections
  • Increasing Patient Satisfaction

Presented by:

Bradley A. Netzel

Deena Wojtkowski
Associate VP of Client Services, ebix, inc.

Tony Moscato

Tony Muscato
VP/Owner, Creditor's Discount & Audit Company

Schedule:

7:30am    Hot Breakfast & Networking
8:00am    Presentation 
9:30am    Q&A and open networking

Location:

Redstone American Grill
13 Lincoln Center
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(630) 268-0313

Sponsor:

Independent Physicians, Practice Management

Registration:

This event is complimentary, however advanced registration is required. We ask that attendance be limited to independent physicians and their office staff.

To register for this event, please click the button, below. In the box marked, "How did you hear about this seminar?" please enter: Health Directions Blog.

Topics: Reimbursement, ICD-10, Coding, Denials, Collections, Independent Physician Advisors, Patient Satisfaction

Free EHR Breakfast Seminar for Independent Physicians & Staff: Jan. 23rd | Suburban Chicago

Posted by Matthew Smith on Jan 17, 2014 4:14:00 PM

Independent Physician Advisors, EHRJoin the Independent Physician Advisors on Thursday, January 23rd at 7:30 am in Oakbrook Terrace for a complimentary breakfast and seminar: Optimizing Your EHR & Engaging Your Patients--Preparing for Stage 2 Meaningful Use.

If You’re Not Meeting Meaningful Use, You May Be Leaving Money on the Table

Eligible providers who meet Meaningful Use criteria may receive up to $24,000 (Medicare) or may receive up to $63,750 (Medicaid). That’s a lot of incentive dollars to leave behind—especially if you’re already operating on an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to optimize your EMR and successfully participate in the CMS EHR Incentive Program
  • Understand the differences between Stage 1 and Stage 2 requirements
  • Prepare for the 2014 changes, including how to engage your patients

Presented by:

Carmina Nitzki
Managing Associate
Health Directions

Lori Miller
President 
Tooty, Inc.

Schedule:

7:30am    Hot Breakfast & Networking
8:00am    Presentation 
9:30am    Q&A and open networking

Location:

Redstone American Grill
13 Lincoln Center
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(630) 268-0313

Sponsor:

Athena Health

Registration:

This event is complimentary, however advanced registration is required. We ask that attendance be limited to independent physicians and their office staff.

To register for this event, please click the button, below:

 

Topics: EHR, Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Independent Physician Advisors, Patient Engagement, Stage 2

Free Chicagoland Seminar: Internal Controls--The “Must Haves” For Your Practice

Posted by Matthew Smith on Nov 19, 2013 4:27:00 PM

Internal ControlsJoin the Independent Physician Advisors on Thursday, November 21st at 7:30 am in Oakbrook Terrace for a complimentary breakfast and seminar:

Internal Controls: The “Must Haves” For Your Practice

  • Gain keen insight into this issue by learning:
  • Understanding the need for internal controls in your practice and why smaller practices are most at-risk.
  • Understanding the basics of internal controls, including:
  • Performing risk assessment;
  • Segregation of duties; and
  • Monitoring controls
  • Tips on developing and maintaining strong internal controls in your practice, including:
  • Controls over cash and
  • Controls over compliance requirements

Presented by

Bradley A. Netzel
CPA, 
Senior Audit Manager, 
Sikich LLP

Keith I. Kamperschroer
CPA, CHCC, Partner, 
Sikich LLP

Schedule:

7:30am    Hot Breakfast & Networking
8:00am    Presentation 
9:30am    Q&A and open networking

Location:

Redstone American Grill
13 Lincoln Center
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(630) 268-0313

Registration:

This event is complimentary, however advanced registration is required. To register for this event, please click the button, below:

Complimentary Registration

Topics: Independent Physician Advisors, Internal Controls

Complimentary Breakfast Seminar (Chicagoland Area): The Social Business Of Healthcare

Posted by Matthew Smith on Oct 15, 2013 3:15:00 PM

The Social Business Of HealthcareJoin the Independent Physician Advisors on Thursday, October 17th at 7:30 am in Oakbrook Terrace for a complimentary breakfast and seminar:

The Social Business Of Healthcare: The role of digital and social in managing and growing your practice

The goal of the Independent Physician Advisors is to improve core business operations for independent healthcare providers through shared learning and support. 

Members--including Health Directions--provide key strategy and operational services that foster sustainable growth and enable the physician and practice owners to focus on patient care.

Gain keen insight into this issue by learning:

  • The role of social media and digital marketing in patients’ healthcare decision making
  • Building a digital presence for your practice
  • Proper use of social media to acquire and engage patients
  • Tips on developing a strategic digital & social media plan for your practice

Presented by

Jamey Shiels, Founder, Exploring Digital
Maureen Uy, Managing Partner, Uy Creative Communications, LLC

Schedule:

7:30am    Hot Breakfast & Networking
8:00am    Presentation 
9:30am    Q&A and open networking

Location:

Redstone American Grill
13 Lincoln Center
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(630) 268-0313

Registration:

This event is complimentary, however advanced registration is required. To register for this event, please click the button, below:

Topics: Independent Physician Advisors, Practice Management, Seminars, Social media

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