A live webinar and video on demand series designed to address your issues and provide answers.


Anne Llewellyn

Anne Llewellyn MS, BHSA, RN-BC, CCM, CRRN
Director, Client Services
Athena Forum Institute®
Boca Raton, FL


Expert Speaker

Anne Llewellyn

Ronald Hirsch, MD
Vice President, Regulations and Education Group
R1 RCM Physician Advisory Services
Chicago, IL


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Wednesday Nov. 4, 2020
Sorting Out Rules and Regulations in Healthcare

Expert Speaker: Dr. Ronald Hirsch, MD, FACP, CHCQM-PHYADV, CHRI, FABQAURP

Change is the only constant that we have today. Everything hospitals, managed care organizations, ACOs and providers were doing last year at this time has been changed as we work to survive COVID-19.  As you know the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has changed so many rules so over the past few months it is hard to know where we are and what we are required to do. 

Join me on November 4 as I have a conversation with our medical expert Dr. Ronald Hirsch to address your issues and answer your questions. Dr. Hirsch is a recognized expert in health care quality and management with particular focus on Inpatient and Outpatient care and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations. He is Board certified by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians with Physician Advisor sub-specialty designation. He is also a member of the Advisory Boards of the American College of Physician Advisors (ACPA) and the National Association of Healthcare Revenue Integrity (NAHRI) and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians. He is also a course director for Athena Forum.

In this interactive workshop we will

  • • Discuss some of the changes that impact case managers in hospitals and other setting as a result of COVID-19.
  • • We will look at what is in store for 2021 as far as some of the top regulations case managers and utilization review teams need to know.
  • • Discuss trusted resources you can use to keep up to date during these changing times.

 So we address your questions, we invite you to send your questions, challenges and innovative strategies to us ahead of time so we can address them as part of the webinar. Please add your thoughts in the comment section when you register.

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Anne Llewellyn

Mindy Owen, RN, CRRN, CCM
Principal, Phoenix Healthcare Associates, LLC
Groveland Park, FL


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Transitions of Care: How are You Doing? 

Achieving timely, safe and effective transitions of care while simultaneously lowering the risk of readmissions remains one of the toughest challenges we all face. Doing so requires clear, proactive communication and alignment of all involved. 

In this interactive discussion we will look at the role case manager's play in transitions of care, the opportunities and challenges they face and look at innovative solutions that are ensuring safe, efficient and timely transitions through the diverse healthcare system. 

Our expert guest speaker is Mindy Owen RN, CRRN, CCM, Principal of Phoenix Healthcare Associates, LLC. In her role, Mindy specializes in education, development and refinements of case management programs in health systems, Accountable Care Organizations and Managed Care Organizations. Because she has her finger on the pulse of todays' healthcare system she brings a wealth of experience to organizations as she is able to zero in and add to their strengths, as well as identify weakness and barriers. Mindy has been a leader in the practice of case management and has held positions of President of the Case Management Society America and Chair of the Commission for Case Manager Certification. 

In this interactive workshop we will:

  • • Lay the groundwork for success transitions of care
  • • Discuss the role of the case manager in working closely with the patient and the healthcare team to ensure safe and efficient transitions of care
  • • Review your existing processes and workflows and start thinking about how to make positive, data-driven changes