108 episodes

Health care leaders share insight, strategies and tips to combat physician burnout, improve patient care, and help put the joy back into the practice of medicine.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 14 Ratings

Health care leaders share insight, strategies and tips to combat physician burnout, improve patient care, and help put the joy back into the practice of medicine.

    Simplified Outpatient E/M Coding and Documentation

    Simplified Outpatient E/M Coding and Documentation

    Dr. Jeannine Engel, internal medicine physician and Associate Professor at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, describe the most recent billing and coding documentation guidelines and offers solutions to reduce note bloat and other documentation inefficiencies.

    Explore the Simplified Outpatient Documentation and Coding toolkit: https://bit.ly/3P3cczn

    • 37 min
    Achieving Whole-Person, Integrated Care: An AMA Member’s Journey

    Achieving Whole-Person, Integrated Care: An AMA Member’s Journey

    AMA Member Dr. Jennifer Thomas, family medicine physician and Medical Director of Morris Hospital's Integrated Behavioral Health Program, shares her success story integrating behavioral health into her practice using a collaborative care model.

    Explore the BHI Collaborative’s Compendium here: https://bit.ly/3rmQCgP
    Explore the BHI webinars here: https://bit.ly/3SExup3
    Register for the upcoming webinar How Integrated Behavioral Health Can Strengthen Value-Based Care: https://bit.ly/3QytIfu
    Learn more about the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA): https://bit.ly/3wA2vlY
    Learn more about Morris Hospital's Integrated Behavioral Health: https://bit.ly/4dFrC7C

    • 11 min
    Closing the Research-to-Practice Gap

    Closing the Research-to-Practice Gap

    Dr. Mark Bauer, Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus at Harvard Medical School, and Dr. JoAnn Kirchner, past Director of the Veterans Healthcare Administration Behavioral Health Quality Enhancement Research Initiative and staff at Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, discuss how physicians and other health care leaders can better translate research into practice using implementation science frameworks.

    Explore the De-Implementation Checklist here: https://bit.ly/3CLoTIR
    Explore the Change Management and Organizational Development Toolkit: https://bit.ly/49UXG4t
    Explore the AMA's practice transformation research: https://bit.ly/49YFRRV

    • 22 min
    Frontline Connect: Eliminating Barriers to Mental Health Services for the Health Care Workforce

    Frontline Connect: Eliminating Barriers to Mental Health Services for the Health Care Workforce

    Dr. Gaurava Agarwal, Vice President and Chief Wellness Executive at Northwestern Medicine, discusses Frontline Connect: Mental Health Care for the Health Care Workforce, an initiative by the Center for Workplace Mental Health (a program of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation) that provides leaders of health systems with high-impact resources and strategies to improve access to mental health services for the health care workforce.

    Get the Frontline Connect Toolkit: https://frontlineconnect.org
    Learn more about the Center for Workplace Mental Health at the American Psychiatric Association: https://workplacementalhealth.org
    Explore the AMA Wellness-Centered Leadership Playbook: https://bit.ly/4cRjJM2

    • 21 min
    CLAIM CME: Private Practice: Attending to Business – Sustaining Your Private Practice

    CLAIM CME: Private Practice: Attending to Business – Sustaining Your Private Practice

    Don't forget to claim CME with the Private Practice: Attending to Business mini-series. Listen to Episode 2 (originally aired March 22, 2023) and follow this link to get credit: https://bit.ly/Ep2CME

    In episode 2 of this mini-series, hosts Meghan and Taylor explore strategies for mitigating risks, leveraging one's network, and remaining nimble in your practice. They also discuss why private practice is still a viable option for many physicians.

    Resources:
    HPPP White Paper- http://bit.ly/3IU7rEy
    Private Practice Playbook - http://bit.ly/3EqYEJI
    Private Practice Simple Solutions - http://bit.ly/41TQTF9

    • 18 min
    CLAIM CME: Private Practice: Attending to Business – Starting Your Own Private Practice

    CLAIM CME: Private Practice: Attending to Business – Starting Your Own Private Practice

    Don't forget to claim CME with the Private Practice: Attending to Business mini-series. Listen to Episode 1 (originally aired March 8, 2023) and follow this link to get credit: https://bit.ly/Ep1CME

    In this episode, hosts Meghan and Taylor identify common challenges faced by physicians starting a private practice and explore key elements to implement when it comes to building a successful and sustainable private practice.

    Resources:
    De-implementation checklist - http://bit.ly/3CLoTIR
    Saving Time Playbook - http://bit.ly/3mtxBXc
    Lean module - http://bit.ly/3JfSBto
    PDSA module - http://bit.ly/3ISLlCc

    • 16 min

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