Education Calendar


APR
1

A comprehensive 4-day education session to help you master the ICD-10 Coding Systems -  Apr 1st, 2nd, 14th and 16th 2015

APR
17
Apr 17th - May 8th - June 10th - Sept 17th

Four days of intense hands-on ICD-10-CM/PCS coding designed to put your ICD-10 coding skills to the test. Are you ready for the challenge? The compliance date forimplementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS is October 1, 2015. This program will give you the extra training, guidance, and confidence you need to be ready.

APR
19
April 19 - 22, 2015
NEW!

The A2IRNet 2015 Conference, will take place April 19-22, 2015 in Atlantic City, New Jersey the historical seaside resort where entertainment, shopping, gaming, ocean views and boardwalk converge. Since the very first A2IRnet conference, the spirit of state hospital association (SHA) technical and data collaboration has never been more important. To meet the education needs of SHA, this year we have a broad range of topics that include health information technology, HIPAA, ICD-10, healthcare data, quality performance reporting, and the ever-changing federal legislative and regulatory requirements. Following A2IRNet tradition, this year we have speakers and attendees that include some of the strongest healthcare technical and data leaders in the nation. A2IRNet is without question one of the best national forums for healthcare data and technical collaboration and is only available to SHA employees.

APR
20
Mon. 4/20
NEW!

The work of the Statewide Perinatal Safety Collaborative, through its hospital and stakeholder members, brings with it a reputation for sharing of evidence-based and promising practices.  This program is designed to further the work of those professionals through the agenda of the Statewide Perinatal Safety Collaborative.

APR
22
Wed. 4/22
NEW!

Although the Patient Self-Determination Act guarantees patients the right to accept or refuse treatment and to complete advance medical directives, research shows that care at the end of life is sometimes inconsistent with patients' preferences. This event is a call to action for providers to engage in discussion with nationally recognized thought leaders and those experienced in implementing programming that engages the patient, family, and practitioner in caring for individuals with advanced illness regardless of the care setting.

APR
29
Wed. 4/29
NEW!

To improve quality, outcomes and resident satisfaction, greater emphasis is being placed every day on minimizing the unnecessary use of emergency departments and hospital stays for nursing home residents to improve outcomes and quality of life. Faculty will describe the scope of practice for nursing practitioners, explain different ways in which the nurse practitioner can be incorporated into the interdisciplinary clinical team, and discuss strategies for overcoming potential barriers to success – financial, clinical and cultural.

MAY
6
NEW!

Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB) will help leaders and staff understand the principles of TCAB and introduce participants to the skill sets required for successful implementation of the model in their organization.

MAY
12
Tue. 5/12
Wed. 7/8
Wed. 8/19

2015 Webinar Workshop Series for Physician Office Practices
Workshop 1: Cardiology / Vascular / Respiratory

Participants will gain an understanding of the code format and structure of ICD-10 and complete the workshop with the ability to successfully assign diagnosis codes using ICD-10.

ICD-10 Coding for Your Specialty – Choose the Workshop(s) that best describes your practice.

MAY
14
Thu. 5/14
Wed. 7/15
Wed. 8/26

2015 Webinar Workshop Series for Physician Office Practices
Workshop 2: Orthopedic / Podiatry / Spine

Participants will gain an understanding of the code format and structure of ICD-10 and complete the workshop with the ability to successfully assign diagnosis codes using ICD-10

ICD-10 Coding for Your Specialty – Choose the Workshop(s) that best describes your practice

MAY
27
Wed. 5/27
Wed. 6/24

In recent months, the IHI Perinatal Improvement Community espoused a new galvanizing focus for our work — “Keeping Normal Normal” — that is, care is focused on the right things to do for every mother and every baby, no matter where physiology may take a woman during the pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum experience. This series of webinars will offer insight on the work of IHI and Keeping Normal Normal.

JUN
1
NEW!

HEALTHY Beginnings NJ, Supporting Breastfeeding Moms & Babies, is a collaborative initiative aimed at increasing exclusive breastfeeding rates in New Jersey’s maternity hospitals.  This didactic learning session is intended to continue the “all teach, all learn” collaborative work of the initiative and to expand its successes through the designated hospitals’ expertise. The statewide Mother-Baby Summit is designed to assist providers in addressing barriers and identifying potential solutions for implementing the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.

JUN
2
Tue. 6/2
Wed. 7/22
Wed. 9/9

2015 Webinar Workshop Series for Physician Office Practices
Workshop 3: OB-GYN / Pediatrics / Urology
Participants will gain an understanding of the code format and structure of ICD-10 and complete the workshop with the ability to successfully assign diagnosis codes using ICD-10

ICD-10 Coding for Your Specialty – Choose the Workshop(s) that best describes your practice

JUN
4
Thu. 6/4
Wed. 7/29
Wed. 9/16

2015 Webinar Workshop Series for Physician Office Practices
Workshop 4: Internal Medicine / Family Practice
Participants will gain an understanding of the code format and structure of ICD-10 and complete the workshop with the ability to successfully assign diagnosis codes using ICD-10

ICD-10 Coding for Your Specialty – Choose the Workshop(s) that best describes your practice

JUN
9
Tue. 6/9
Wed. 8/5
Wed. 9/23

2015 Webinar Workshop Series for Physician Office Practices
Workshop 5: General Surgery / Gastro / ENT / Plastic Reconstructive / Colon

Participants will gain an understanding of the code format and structure of ICD-10 and complete the workshop with the ability to successfully assign diagnosis codes using ICD-10

ICD-10 Coding for Your Specialty – Choose the Workshop(s) that best describes your practice

JUN
11
Thu. 6/11
Wed. 8/12
Wed. 9/30

2015 Webinar Workshop Series for Physician Office Practices
Workshop 6: Mental Health / Neurology / Neuro Surgery

Participants will gain an understanding of the code format and structure of ICD-10 and complete the workshop with the ability to successfully assign diagnosis codes using ICD-10

ICD-10 Coding for Your Specialty – Choose the Workshop(s) that best describes your practice

JUN
12
Fri. 6/12
NEW!

While hospitals are responding agressively to adverse patient outcomes with new technologies and quality improvement systems, there is a deeper problem that must be resolved, namely the need for nurses, as powerful advocates, to speak out regarding issues and concerns that can potentiate patient harm.  The participants of this conference will learn the value of speaking up, promoting and facilitating a culture of safety in their practice environment without fear of retaliation.

JUN
16
06/16: Webinar; 6/23 Full Day

This 2-part program includes a 1 hour webinar (from your home or office) explaining the basics of ICD-10 followed by a comprehensive full day on-site workshop to be held in Princeton.

JUN
18
Thu. 6/18

Now in its 11th year, this popular program, developed by NJHA Healthcare Business Solutions, is updated and offered quarterly throughout the year. Each unique program will provide a comprehensive overview of new and revised Medicare rules and regulations. Our expert staff will research, analyze and decipher the coding and billing rules and present them in a straightforward and organized manner cutting to the chase and presenting in simple terms what you really need to know. We will offer effective strategies on who in your hospital needs to be involved in implementing the changes. We will distribute actual transmittal text, sample policies and procedures and other information that will facilitate compliance with the numerous regulations.


Each quarterly program will address new, timely and evolving issues with its own list of agenda topics that are hot-off-the-press.

SEP
30

The Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1993 established the provisions for Qualified Income Trusts, otherwise known as Miller Trusts. This summer, New Jersey’s Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services, sought federal approval for individuals in need of long term care to use these trust devices in order to attain Medicaid eligibility for the following living arrangements: nursing facilities; assisted living; home and community-based services. Implementation of Miller Trusts is expected to begin Dec. 1, 2014.

SEP
30
Wed. 9/30

Now in its 11th year, this popular program, developed by NJHA Healthcare Business Solutions, is updated and offered quarterly throughout the year. Each unique program will provide a comprehensive overview of new and revised Medicare rules and regulations. Our expert staff will research, analyze and decipher the coding and billing rules and present them in a straightforward and organized manner cutting to the chase and presenting in simple terms what you really need to know. We will offer effective strategies on who in your hospital needs to be involved in implementing the changes. We will distribute actual transmittal text, sample policies and procedures and other information that will facilitate compliance with the numerous regulations.


Each quarterly program will address new, timely and evolving issues with its own list of agenda topics that are hot-off-the-press.

DEC
10

Now in its 11th year, this popular program, developed by NJHA Healthcare Business Solutions, is updated and offered quarterly throughout the year. Each unique program will provide a comprehensive overview of new and revised Medicare rules and regulations. Our expert staff will research, analyze and decipher the coding and billing rules and present them in a straightforward and organized manner cutting to the chase and presenting in simple terms what you really need to know. We will offer effective strategies on who in your hospital needs to be involved in implementing the changes. We will distribute actual transmittal text, sample policies and procedures and other information that will facilitate compliance with the numerous regulations.


Each quarterly program will address new, timely and evolving issues with its own list of agenda topics that are hot-off-the-press.