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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You will be required to select the workshop(s) you plan to attend during registration. Once secured, you can only change based on availability prior to the modification deadline.

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Workshops are product and specialty specific. Make sure to confirm which EMR/PM your practice uses prior to registering. Use the filters to determine what workshops pertain to you.

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  • The Art of Being an EMR Superuser

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Recommended For: Advanced Physicians & Clinical Staff

    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 outlines 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

  • Maximize Your MIPS Strategy

    All Roles All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Recommended For: All Roles

    Overview: Guide your practice towards MIPS success by improving MIPS/QPP performance to reach your maximum bonus potential. This year’s pre-con session will provide a review of the MIPS program with 2020 updates, an overall maximization strategy for your practice and a product-specific walkthrough of how to meet PI and Quality measures in your EHR. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Overview of the MIPS Program including 2020 updates
    • Review category requirements, scoring, challenges and strategies to maximize performance
    • Discuss designing and implementing a practice strategy for success
    • Understand which reports you should be pulling for regular review
    • Learn how to document for success
    • Understand what reports you should be reviewing regularly
    • Learn what you need to do to prepare for attestation

  • What You Forgot You Learned During Implementation

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Recommended For: New Practices, Physicians & Clinical Staff.

    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

  • Maximize Your MIPS Strategy

    All Roles Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Recommended For: All Roles

    Overview: Guide your practice towards MIPS success by improving MIPS/QPP performance to reach your maximum bonus potential. This year’s pre-con session will provide a review of the MIPS program with 2020 updates, an overall maximization strategy for your practice and a product-specific walkthrough of how to meet PI and Quality measures in your EHR. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Overview of the MIPS Program including 2020 updates
    • Review category requirements, scoring, challenges and strategies to maximize performance
    • Discuss designing and implementing a practice strategy for success
    • Understand which reports you should be pulling for regular review
    • Learn how to document for success
    • Understand what reports you should be reviewing regularly
    • Learn what you need to do to prepare for attestation

  • Foundational Setup for Your Plastic Surgery Practice

    Administrative Plastic Surgery Nextech PM

    Recommended For: Patient Care Coordinators & Marketing Managers

    Overview:Increase practice revenue with the proper setup and management of all things elective and cosmetic. This workshop focuses on best practice setup and use of Tracking, PIC, Conversion and Marketing Review. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Discuss proper set up of Quick-Quotes for quoting facility, anesthesia and provider fees
    • Review effective use of PIC to understand actual and projected surgery income
    • Harness the power of tracking ladders for maintaining patient retention
    • Deep-dive into revenue conversions by patient coordinator, procedure and referral source
    • Build an effective tracking ladder for management of surgical patients

  • Foundational Setup for Your Cosmetic Dermatology Practice

    Clinical Dermatology Nextech PM

    Recommended For: Aestheticians & Cosmetic Managers

    Overview: Increase practice revenue with the proper setup and management of all things elective and cosmetic. This workshop focuses on best practice setup and use of Quotes, Reporting and Marketing Review. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Review key setup features for successful data and report management
    • Discuss proper setup and usage of Quick-Quotes for ease of procedure estimating
    • Improve productivity with the correct use of Reports
    • Harness the power of tracking ladders for maintaining patient retention
    • Identify ways to increase revenue using the marketing module
    • Analyze revenue streams via referral source, procedures and conversions

  • Billing Bootcamp: Patient Responsibility

    Administrative Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    Recommended For: Billing Staff, Financial Managers, CFOs and Practice 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 online bill pay, payment plans and integrated credit card processes
    • Explore top strategies for collecting patient financial responsibility and strategies for cash pay patients

  • Designing Your Practice Schedule

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Recommended For: Scheduling Managers

    Overview: This workshop will take an in-depth look at designing the optimal schedule for your practice. Review best practices for setup and management including new online scheduling options. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Review the correct setup and use of Types and Purposes
    • Gain an advanced understanding of appointment Status uses
    • Create optimized Standard, Precision and Location Templates
    • Easily build and make schedule template changes utilizing the Collections tool
    • Understand the Resource setup and how to add in a new provider

  • Streamlining Clinical Documentation for Dermatologists

    Clinical Dermatology Nextech EMR

    Recommended For: Physicians & Clinical Staff

    Overview: This workshop will equip you with the resources needed to develop the most efficient and accurate clinical notes for your Dermatology practice. Ensure mastery of new skills by applying learned concepts immediately during hands-on activities where you will also be able to make live system changes. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Review productive and efficient chart management for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners
    • Gain proficiency in Smart Stamp management, including creating new stamps, assigning SNOMED codes, linking assessments and more- putting more time back in your day
    • Master suggestive coding and quantitative auto-coding
    • Learn how to create and bill cosmetic quotes in streamlined workflow for the cosmetic side of your Dermatology practice
    • Learn how to make your clinical documentation more audit-friendly

  • Improving Clinical Efficiency for Plastic Surgeons

    Clinical Plastic Surgery Nextech EMR

    Recommended For: Physicians & Clinical Staff

    Overview: Provide a more patient-centric experience by implementing a proven process that embraces efficiency. This workshop will equip you with the resources you need to improve clinical workflows specific to Plastic Surgery. You’ll have the opportunity to apply concepts learned during hands-on activities where you can also make live system changes. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Review productive and efficient chart management for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners
    • Learn best practices for charting in the new Plastic Surgery Consult and Procedure notes
    • Learn how to make your clinical documentation more audit-friendly
    • Improve efficiency with mastery of the new iPad 2.0 which includes photo management, duel charting, chart summary and more
    • Reduce administrative burden by mastering the reconciliation of charges in real time

  • 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 profile 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
    • Optimize charting with a better understanding of profiles
    • Eliminate problem list descriptions and unused list items, reducing user error and rejections

  • Maximize Your MIPS Strategy

    All Roles Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Recommended For: All Roles

    Overview: Guide your practice towards MIPS success by improving MIPS/QPP performance to reach your maximum bonus potential. This year’s pre-con session will provide a review of the MIPS program with 2020 updates, an overall maximization strategy for your practice and a product-specific walkthrough of how to meet PI and Quality measures in your EHR. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Overview of the MIPS Program including 2020 updates
    • Review category requirements, scoring, challenges and strategies to maximize performance
    • Discuss designing and implementing a practice strategy for success
    • Understand which reports you should be pulling for regular review
    • Learn how to document for success
    • Understand what reports you should be reviewing regularly
    • Learn what you need to do to prepare for attestation

  • Maximize Your MIPS Strategy

    All Roles All Specialties SRSPro

    Recommended For: All Roles

    Overview: Guide your practice towards MIPS success by improving MIPS/QPP performance to reach your maximum bonus potential. This year’s pre-con session will provide a review of the MIPS program with 2020 updates, an overall maximization strategy for your practice and a product-specific walkthrough of how to meet PI and Quality measures in your EHR. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Overview of the MIPS Program including 2020 updates
    • Review category requirements, scoring, challenges and strategies to maximize performance
    • Discuss designing and implementing a practice strategy for success
    • Understand which reports you should be pulling for regular review
    • Learn how to document for success
    • Understand what reports you should be reviewing regularly
    • Learn what you need to do to prepare for attestation

  • Discovering Practice Growth Opportunities

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Recommended For: Administrative Staff, Practice Managers & Marketing Roles

    Overview: Utilize data mining and proper management techniques to reduce deficits and increase profitability. This workshop focuses on your practice’s undiscovered potential and resources you can use to tap into it. A preview of what will be covered is outlined below:

    • Identify top referral sources and optimize them to increase revenue
    • Successfully report on patient conversions to determine revnue opportunities
    • Improve schedule and provider utilization to increase practice productivity
    • Review dashboards that can help you effectively gauge the pulse of your practice
    • Learn how to create dynamic campaigns for various patient outreach, retention and reactivation
    • Participate in a real-time, hands-on build of a strategic campaign

  • Billing Bootcamp: Insurance Revenue Management

    Administrative Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    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 managerment
    • Stop denial 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 mange variables that impact financial performance with customized reporting and analytics
    • Identify expert tools and underutilized features available for both batch posting, including applied payments and multiple line-item adjustments
    • Place emphasis on patient-focused strategies including online bill pay, payment plans and partner tools
    • Master month end processes including financial close

  • Delivering Optimal Schedule Performance

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Recommended For: Scheduling Managers & Practice Administrators

    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:

    • Design provider schedules to encourage more productive and efficient workflows that avoid unnecessary distrations and maximize time with patients
    • Improve schedule and provider utilization to increase practice productivity
    • Analyze schedule timeliness to determine relevant patient patterns that impact business decision making
    • Reduce no-shows and fill schedule gaps with smart templates and rescheduling tools
    • Recognize financial opportunites with advanced reporting and analytics