Grantors & Exhibitors
We thank the following Grantors and Exhibitors for their support in helping to make this conference possible.
AR Systems, Inc. is a company dedicated to a life time of learning… through audit and education to ensure the facility and provider community have the tools to be successful after the project. AR Systems offers a wide range of services lines- from audit to education — customized to the unique needs of each project. As ‘old hospital and provider’ subject experts, AR Systems’ commitment is beyond the project — it extends to the long term success in all areas of service. We are committed to assisting all health care providers in their ongoing commitment to excellence! Contact us @ www.arsystemsdayegusquiza.com.
The American College of Physician Advisors is the only non-profit physician led national organization dedicated to promoting and expanding the prominent role of the Physician Advisor through education, certification, mentorship and collaboration. Our vision is to provide the necessary resources to enable the Physician Advisor to assume a leadership role in assisting organizations to successfully navigate the healthcare system now and in the future. has an alliance with the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) to offer the first Physician Advisor sub-specialty certification as part of the Health Care Quality Management (HCQM) board certification endorsed by the NBME. For more information and to become a member, log on to www.ACPAdvisors.org.
Those of us in the Davis Wright Tremaine health care practice group devote nearly all of our time to industry-specific matters. This allows us to develop niche practices within the field that serve needs unique to the health care market. We also understand the business issues and regulatory developments that affect health care delivery and compliance, and as a unified team we can match the attorney with the niche expertise that best addresses client needs. For more information visit our website at www.DWT.com.
The Health Law Partners, P.C. is a law firm dedicated to the practice of health care law. With offices in Detroit and New York, the firm represents hospitals, health systems, physicians, hospice agencies, home health agencies, billing companies and other health care providers and suppliers nationwide.
Attorneys with The Health Law Partners provide services in all aspects of health care law, with the particular focus areas of recovery audit and other Medicare and Medicaid audit appeals, compliance and reimbursement, Stark and Anti-Kickback, health care business transactions, HIPAA compliance, licensing matters, physician and staff privileging matters and third party payor participation. For more information visit www.thehlp.com.
Healthcare Quality Strategies, Inc. (HQSI) is a utilization management and healthcare quality improvement company composed of experienced clinical personnel providing data-driven, outcomes oriented services in an efficient and effective manner.
HQSI is a URAC-accredited Independent Review Organization offering:
- A national panel of active, practicing Board-Certified specialists experienced in conducting medical peer review
- Experienced utilization review nurses and coding professionals
- Timely, efficient and accurate medical review determinations
We can support your efforts to cost effectively:
- Manage dispute resolution between healthcare systems and payers
- Augment your medical peer review panel to offer hard-to-find experienced and objective physician reviewer specialists
- Serve as an extension of your utilization review team to address volume fluctuations
- Provide denials/appeals preparation and management assistance
HQSI can effectively manage projects large and small, from coordinating complex, high-volume specialty reviews to serving as an overflow vendor in a burst capacity to manage volume fluctuations.
For more information visit www.HQSI.org.
In a world of bundled payments and risk-based models of care, hospital inpatient reimbursement continues to face new challenges. Sound Advisory Services is the solution for hospitals looking to thrive during these financially challenging times. From turnkey, onsite advisor programs to remote, on-demand support, Sound Advisory Services provides high-quality secondary case reviews to hospitals nationwide. Our advisory services include holistic chart reviews, provider education, and process improvement initiatives that positively impact documentation, CMI, and LOS. Working with our advisors can actually reduce the need for advisory services over time.
For more information visit www.SoundPhysicans.com.
Top Gun Audit School seeks to reduce physician burnout, reduce hospital bankruptcies, and reduce preventable deaths; by coaching hospitals and clinicians on improving communication, clinical documentation and documentation processes. Partnered with Appeal Academy’s Finally Friday! LIVE, we offer free and paid webinars, both live and on-demand, aimed at teaching staff what payor auditors are looking for in medical records. Top Gun Ground School offers one-day seminars totally customized for any specific hospital or hospital system, with that same aim. And our GPS (Guided Progress System) offers a 12-month coaching program to constantly work with revenue cycle professionals to achieve lasting improvements in quality, revenue and compliance. Top Gun Audit School is a non-profit LLC.
For more information visit www.topgunauditschool.com.
The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians is a community of physicians and other health care professionals demonstrating excellence in their field through Health Care Quality and Management (HCQM) Certification. HCQM Certification is the gold standard in professional certification. ABQAURP offers CME & CE-accredited conferences, online, and home study courses.
- Certification in Health Care Quality and Management
- Sub-Specialty Certification in Physician Advisor, Patient Safety/Risk Management, Case Management, Transitions of Care, Managed Care and Workers’ Compensation
- Professional Membership & Fellowship with ABQAURP
- CME & CE-accredited conferences, online and home study courses
ABQAURP formed a strategic alliance and collaboration with the American College of Physician Advisors in April 2015. This collaboration has enriched both organizations in supporting the role of the Physician Advisor. We invite you to stop by the ABQAURP booth or visit www.abqaurp.org!
America’s Physician Groups (APG) is a professional association, representing over 300 medical groups, independent practice associations, and integrated healthcare systems across the nation. We’re taking responsibility for America’s health by driving down cost and improving the health of the population. Our members are committed to responsible payment models that make them accountable for both cost and quality.
Our members provide comprehensive healthcare through coordinated and accountable physician group practices. We strongly believe that patient-centered, coordinated, and accountable care offers the highest quality, most efficient delivery mechanism, and greatest value for patients. America’s Physician Groups’ members have successfully operated under this budget-responsible model for several decades.
America’s Physician Groups has offices and staff in Los Angeles and Sacramento, San Antonio, and Washington, D.C.
For more information visit www.apg.org
Brundage Group is the trusted choice of hospitals for effective documentation education to relay high-quality care. Through our comprehensive CDI and revenue cycle management solutions, we break down departmental silos in hospital organizations by unifying clinical documentation across quality, utilization, denials and CDI.
Our physician advisor support of quality measures includes active, concurrent intervention of prebill cases to ensure accurate reporting of Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs) and Hospital Acquired Conditions (HACs).
Our clinical physician advisors and documentation/coding experts support hospitals nationwide with physician-to-physician education, quality documentation improvement and CDI services, denials management, patient status assignment, medical necessity documentation education, utilization review and query improvement.
Learn more at www.brundagegroup.com.
Interested in becoming a Grantor or Exhibiting?
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