Surgical Productivity: Why documentation matters in a changing work environment - Stephen Barnes, MD

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the environment and structure of the surgical workforce.
  2. Identify shortcomings in documentation and coding.
  3. Explain best practice strategies in documentation that optimize productivity, revenue and quality.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ABS MOC Part 2 Points
    This activity meets the ABS requirements for CME and self‐assessment credit toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC program.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Course opens: 
12/08/2017
Course expires: 
12/07/2018
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Stephen Barnes, MD  
Faculty/Author

Anne Lidor, MD, MPH
 

Alyssa Schappe
RSS Coordinator
Danielle R. Hepting, MBA
ICEP Staff
Julie A. Martinelli
ICEP Staff
 

FACULTY DISCLOSURE

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests* in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during the educational activity. For this educational activity all conflicts of interests have been resolved and detailed disclosures are listed below:

Stephen Barnes, MD: No relevant financial relationships to disclose in regard to this activity.
Anne Lidor, MD, MPH: No relevant financial relationships to disclose in regard to this activity.
Danielle R. Hepting, MBA: No relevant financial relationships to disclose in regard to this activity.
Julie A. Martinelli: No relevant financial relationships to disclose in regard to this activity.
Alyssa Schappe: No relevant financial relationships to disclose in regard to this activity.

* The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use: The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP advises the participant that this continuing medical education activity does NOT contain reference(s) to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


 

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison, as a member of the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ABS MOC Part 2 Points
    This activity meets the ABS requirements for CME and self‐assessment credit toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC program.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/08/2017
Course expires: 
12/07/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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