In your profession there is little room for error when it comes to assessing a patient. Obtaining all of the necessary information in order to accomplish that is enough of a challenge with those who speak your own language, much less with those who speak another. Learn the Spanish specific to your profession that will help you achieve a positive and productive interaction with your Hispanic patients.
Dr. Galen Perdikis, MD, FACS shares the importance of the development of personal and professional “one on one” communication skills demonstrated by means of reflective listening and the use of PEARLS (partnerships, empathy, apology, respect, legitimization, and support).
The Federal Government has recently invested billions of dollars to help with the adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHR) and build a nationwide Health Information Exchange. This program should help providers and others in the medical field to understand "Meaningful Use" and how it will affect Georgia's medical practices.
This program features a discussion of risk management for the physician’s practice. The session will identify the top five allegations related to office-based malpractice claims, most common diagnosis associated with office-based diagnostic-related claims, and the process associated with high risks, as well as strategies to reduce those risks.
This program will provide attendees with an overview of how Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) may or may not benefit from current grant funding opportunities, and describe HIT and “meaningful use” efforts related to RHCs.
Program viewers will receive a description of the potential role of Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Rural Health Clinic Cost Reporting. This program also features a brief overview of the reporting processes, including differences between hospital-based and independent providers.
This program features a discussion about Rural Health Clinic Assistance provided by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy via the National Association of Rural Health Clinics and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health. In addition, program viewers will learn about how the Georgia State Office of Rural Health (SORH) can assist healthcare organizations in Georgia.
This program focuses on healthcare reform related to Rural Health Clinic (RHCs) in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Session attendees will be provided with an overview of the PPACA as it relates to RHCs, as well as the positive aspects and the challenges of the PPACA related to RHCs.
Cultural competence is the ability of individuals and systems to interact respectfully and effectively with people of all cultures, classes, races, ethnic backgrounds, and religions. Achieving cultural competency is critical in the delivery of quality health care and the reduction of health disparities. This program is designed to give health care providers the tools, knowledge and understanding to work more effectively in cross-cultural situations.