Events, Conferences, and Announcements for November 2

Each week the Wyoming Medical Society receives a number of webinar, CME, and other conference opportunities which we share with our members without endorsement.


Jeff Morris, a third year medical student and a research fellow at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine is conducting a survey to examine knowledge and current use of a new and inexpensive device that has been proven to increase physician’s ability to detect skin cancer.  He is asking physicians to participate in a brief questionnaire.

PBS has produced a series called Consider the Conversation. Collectively, these films intimately explore the American struggle with communication and preparation for end-of-life and seek to inspire dialogue between patient and doctor, husband and wife, parent and child, minister and parishioner. For more about the newest documentary and the concepts of end-of-life conversations as a whole, click here.

The MLN Connects newsletter for Oct. 22 offers a a number of ICD-10 tips as well as some interesting stories, such as, HHS awarding more than $240 million to expand primary care, as well as the 2016 value modifier. The Oct. 29 edition offers stories suck as how to protect patients against influenza, and pneumonia, as well as hospital-based purchasing program.

HITECH offers three free white papers on Electronic Health Record Pricing Guides, How Healthcare Providers Can Leverage Advanced Analytics; and Elements of Successful Patient Engagement Strategy.

HITECH also offered three stories the firm thought physicians may be interested in reading:  The Exponential Future of Patient Engagement; Misunderstanding Propublica, Transparency, Confidence Intervals and the Value of Data; as well as A Theory of Interoperability – Definitions Surround Us.

Webinars and Conferences

SGH Department of Otolaryngology is organizing the annual ENT Instructional Course Week, a back-to-back series of ENT cadaveric dissection workshops helmed by renowned International and Local Faculty. This bumper program will run over 2 weeks, from 7- 23 November 2015. These are the Otology and Neurology Course, Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Skull Base Surgery Course, Functional Septorhinoplasty and Aging Face Surgery Course and Sleep Apnea Surgery. Click here to register.

HITECH sends along offer for a webinar on Final Rule for Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements and modifying stage 2 on Nov. 11 at noon. Click here to register.

The next day (Nov. 12) HITECH offers a webinar called Integrating Cloud Faxing into your EHR at noon. eFax Developer API gives healthcare IT leaders a secure and robust cloud-fax solution that integrates seamlessly into EHR systems. Click here to register.

Providers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (PCSS-O) is a three year grant funded by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). It is offering a webinar at Legislation to allow access to naloxone for non-medical people has also been passed by many states. Since naloxone remains a prescription medication, pharmacists have an important role in facilitating access to this potentially life-saving medication. It’s archived webinar on this subject is available here.

PCSS-O also offers a webinar called, Slips and Slip Ups: Managing Buprenorphine in Patients with  Co-Occurring Pain and Addiction. Find that one here.

TPNI Engage has offers a webinar at 11 a.m. on Nov. 3 as they share how leading organizations are leveraging mobile to increase ROI, drive engagement, generate leads and more. Click here to register.