15th Annual Observation Management Summit

15th Annual Observation Management Summit

Held: April 23-24, 2018

  • Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • Move Forward or Fall Behind – Instill Continuous Improvement Strategies to Achieve Optimal Performance and Growth in Observation Management
  • Utilization Management Redesign to Improve Clinical Decision Making, Create Physician Buy-In, and Improve Operational and Financial Outcomes
  • Discover the Impact of an Efficient and Effective Observation Workforce
  • CASE STUDY: Effectively Manage an Open Observation Unit to Decrease Costs and Length of Stay
  • Flip the Script — Develop Resourceful Case Management Alternatives to Effectively Communicate with Observation Patients
  • Utilize Health Care Technology to Streamline and Standardize Reimbursements for Compliant Documentation and Increased Efficiency
  • Build a Roadmap for Optimized Efficiency to Set Attainable Goals for Better Clinical Outcomes
  • Determine Accurate Status of Inpatient vs. Observation Care to Provide Optimal Care and Streamline Patient Flow
  • Apply Standardized Care Protocols to Stabilize Patients Across Open and Closed Units to Improve Outcomes
  • Discover Transferrable Learnings to Provide Outstanding Care for an Aging Population
  • Measure and Report on Financial Outcomes to Ease the Billing Burden of Observation Management
  • Proactively Prepare Emergency Department and Observation Unit Teams for Incoming Mass Trauma: A Las Vegas Case Study
  • Employ Data to Measure Impact and Maximize the Value of Observation Care