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Rural Health Leaders: Speaker Spotlight Helmsley Charitable Trust

At SDAHO’s Rural Health Leaders Conference, attendees will gain practical guidance in healthcare issues uniquely focused on rural health....
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Education for the Week of May 31

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Rural Health Leaders: Speaker Spotlight – Dr. Matt Owens & Bridget Diamond-Welch

​At SDAHO’s Rural Health Leaders Conference, attendees will gain practical guidance in healthcare issues uniquely focused on rural health....

Rural Health Leader’s Speaker Spotlight – John Supplitt, American Hospital Association

At SDAHO’s Rural Health Leaders Conference, attendees will gain practical guidance in healthcare issues uniquely focused on rural health....
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Education for the Week of May 17

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June 15 at Noon - 2pm CST

This program will cover the following (Part 1 of 2):

  • OIG changes that every hospital should be aware of
  • Two-day visit with immediate jeopardy
  • Common deficiency report by CMS
  • Basic concept of EMTALA
  • Revised manual
  • New survey memos
  • How to locate copy of the EMTALA regulations
  • OCR memo and EMTALA investigations
  • OIG advisory opinions on EMTALA
  • Compliance program
  • CMS Survey memos regarding EMTALA
  • Impact of COVID-19 on EMTALA
  • EMTALA definitions and requirements
  • The Joint Commission standards
  • EMTALA sign requirements
  • To whom EMTALA applies
  • Reasonable registration process
  • Financial questions from patients
  • Patients who sign out AMA
  • Specialized capability
  • Policies and procedures required
  • Hospital recommendations

 

July 20 at Noon to 2pm CST

This program will cover the following (Part 2 of 2):

  • On-call physician issues
  • Dedicated emergency department
  • Central log
  • Special responsibilities
  • Meaning of “comes to the ED”
  • Definition of hospital property
  • EMTALA and outpatients
  • Capacity
  • Dedicated emergency department
  • Inpatients and observation patients
  • Medical screening exam
  • Certification of false labor
  • Born alive law and EMTALA
  • Minor child request for treatment
  • Telemetry
  • When diversion is allowed
  • Parking of patients
  • Helipad
  • State plans and EMTALA
  • Who can be a QMP
  • Waiver of sanctions
  • Requests for medications
  • Blood alcohol tests
  • Emergency medical condition
  • Stabilization
  • OB patients
  • Born-Alive Infant Protection Act and MLN clarification
  • Transfer and transfer forms
  • Behavioral health patients
  • QIO role with EMTALA