Webinars

AMGA recognizes that your time is important and you can’t always leave the office to participate in our face to face networking and learning opportunities. Webinars are an excellent way to connect for an hour out of your day and keep on top of your most pressing issues and challenges. In addition to our calendar of education focused topics, AMGA members in learning collaboratives participate in webinars on a monthly basis as part of their benefits. Interested in providing content for webinars or sponsoring? Contact Colleen Stern to learn about how your corporate partner membership can be used to get your message out to AMGA’s members!

Missed a Webinar? Be sure to visit AMGA's Webinar Archive Library to view past presentations.
 


 

Payor and Provider Digital Strategies for Transforming Access to Care
Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. ET
San Banerjee, Vice President of Digital Experience, Texas Health Resources; Paul Sonnenburg, Program Director, Provider eBusiness, Optum Health; Moderator: Jordan Pisarcik, Vice President, Growth and Customer Engagement, DocASAP

With value-based care and COVID-19 impacting how care is accessed, both payors and providers have skin in the game to leverage health plan digital channels. 47% of consumers already use them to search for a provider.

In this webinar, presenters will share their strategies for expanding access through these channels. Attendees will learn how navigating patients to the right provider and setting – including telehealth - can create a better consumer experience, while enabling providers and payors to deliver easier access to safe, cost-effective, quality care.

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Implement and Optimize Professional CGM using a Standardized Approach: The Identify, Configure, Collaborate Framework
Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. ET
Diana Isaacs, Pharm.D., BCPS, BC-ADM, CDCES, FADCES, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, CGM Program Coordinator, Cleveland Clinic Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute Diabetes Center; and Deborah Greenwood, Ph.D., RN, BC-ADM, CDCES, FADCES, Medical Science Liaison, Clinical Education, Dexcom

Are you interested in learning more about using professional continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) in your practice? Join us as we apply the new Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists, Identify, Configure, Collaborate Framework to systematically leverage technology. First, we will identify key assessments, planning and process requirements to start a professional CGM program. Then, we will configure the essential tools, workflows and training requirements. Finally, we’ll collaborate with the care team to evaluate program success and with the person with diabetes on the use of their CGM data to learn about their glucose patterns and trends. Dexcom G6 Professional CGM is a powerful tool that can unlock valuable insights in real-time with the Dexcom G6 App (in unblinded mode) and retrospectively with the Dexcom CLARITY Pro report.

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Calendar Year 2021 Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program Final Rule-Overview
Thursday, December 10, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. ET
Darryl Drevna, Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs, and Emma Achola, Coordinator, Regulatory Affairs, AMGA; Fred Horton, M.H.A., President, and Wayne Hartley, M.H.A., Vice President, AMGA Consulting

Presenters will discuss proposed CMS policies under the physician fee schedule including, new telehealth policies, E/M changes, updates to the Medicare Shared Savings Program, updates to the Quality Payment Program, and other policies. This webinar will examine how groups are preparing for and adapting to proposed changes, including impacts on physician compensation formulas. Presenters will share results of a brief member survey and answer any related questions, including compensation impacts.

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The Power of Healthcare Systems to Deliver Guideline-Recommended Care for AFib Stroke Risk Reduction
Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. ET
Anne Marie Smith, M.B.A., Vice President of Practice Improvement for Heart Rhythm Society;
Julia Andrieni, M.D., FACP, Senior Vice President, Population Health and Primary Care, President & CEO, Houston Methodist Coordinated Care ACO; and Mahesh Amin, M.D., Medical Director, CV Service Line, BayCare Health System/BayCare Medical Group 


The impact of COVID-19 on healthcare delivery has heightened the need to apply innovative approaches and technology to help evolve patient care. During the pandemic, many patients with chronic conditions defer routine care and may be slow to follow up on new symptoms which may lead to negative patient outcomes. 
  
Learn directly from the Heart Rhythm Society and two advanced healthcare system leaders about the systematic processes they implemented to identify at risk patients, reduce unwanted care variability and ensure guideline-based management, which may improve patient outcomes and system efficiencies.   

The examples provide attendees with an understanding of how gaps in care may be identified and solutions are prioritized, developed, and implemented. Leaders will also share some of the associated challenges encountered when initiating solutions within their health systems. Topics include examples of the identification of patients with moderate-to-high risk of stroke who may not be treated to guidelines, EMR optimization to help identify patients, and examples of appropriate follow up. 

 

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