Main Conference Sessions

Preview the 2018 agenda featuring more than 130 sessions including 80 new topics designed for every role and skill level in your practice. We will continue to update and add sessions prior to the meeting.

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Role
  • Setting Up Permission Groups

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Review best practices for the setup of permissions based on clinical and clerical employee roles ensuring data and process integrity.

  • Manager & Super User Permissions

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Create manager, super user and non-partner provider permission groups to better control system data, outcome and employee access. This is a follow up session to "Setting Up Permission Groups."

  • Commission Setup & Reporting

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Review how to set up various commission structures using chargeable items (inventory and services) as they relate to commissioned providers.

  • Managing Your Practice with Reporting

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Improve your practice's bottom line with the decision-making power of real-time data at your fingertips.

  • Enterprise Reporting Overview

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Learn how to create and customize reports with the powerful new reporting capabilities in Enterprise Reporting.

  • Enhancing Reports & Analytics

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Review the Enterprise Reporting and Analytics product roadmaps and provide feedback to the Product Team on which KPIs and reports would help improve your practice.

  • Precision & Standard Schedule Templates

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Grow your practice with an optimized workflow that allows you to control where and how your patients are scheduled.

  • Multi-Location Schedule Templates

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Save time with reduced clicks and avoid user error with the proper setup of templates for multi-location practices.

  • Optimize Your Practice Schedule

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Generate more revenue by seeing more patients when you properly set up your schedule using mix rules, scheduling collections, wait list and cancellation manager.

  • Advanced Schedule & Process Reporting

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Gain insight into processes and determine areas for improvement with proper use of high level administrative reporting. Review schedule saturation, workflow bottlenecks and internal auditing for practice security.

  • Effective Use of Find First Available

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Avoid lost revenue by maximizing your single or multi-location schedule with improved call center or scheduler efficiency.

  • Optimize Patient Flow with Room Manager

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Gain visibility into your daily workflow with the ability to analyze and improve clinical bottlenecks and patient experience.

  • Improve Patient Recall

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Generate more revenue by increasing your patient return rate with the proper strategy and use of re-engagement tools.

  • Proactive Patient Follow-Up with Tracking

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Manage conversions and report on actual versus projected surgery income using the correct setup of tracking ladders for cosmetic surgery patients.

  • Setting Up Letters & Mail Merge

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Create customized patient lists based on your Nextech data that can be used for marketing correspondence and benchmarking.

  • Making Sense of the Marketing Module

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Understand how effective your advertising is. Determine your top referring physicians, how well you convert your patients and if you're yielding results.

  • An Integrated Approach to Marketing & Patient Reminders

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Join the Product Team for a discussion on marketing and reminders. Discuss new integrations, review the roadmap and give feedback on how we can make changes to help grow and engage your patients.

  • Streamline Inventory Management

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Efficiently track products on-hand, expiring quantities and orders through proper inventory management with reporting.

  • Utilizing Optical Shop

    Administrative Ophthalmology Nextech PM

    Manage optical inventory with a clinically integrated system that allows you to collect data and report on sales.

  • Successful ASC Module Setup

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Manage surgery center costs, provider credentialing and track inventory efficiently with the correct set up of the Nextech's ASC module.

  • ASC Management & Reports

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Increase ASC operational efficiency by properly managing doctors' licenses, preforming cost profit analyses on surgeries and building preference cards.

  • Getting Rid of Your Paper Super Bill

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Become a paperless office by using an electronic superbill in the EMR. Review the setup process for check-in, providers, and billers as well as how to manage risks and benefits.

  • Enhanced Point of Sale Utilizing NexSpa

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Optimize POS for your practice utilizing suggested sales like commissions, gift certificates and managing promotions.

  • Electronic Pre-Authorization for Procedures

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Explore the emerging possibilities of leveraging electronic pre-authorization as part of your front-desk workflow with the Product Team.

  • Patient Portal Management

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Understand and review how to set up the patient portal, send out invites and manage responses.

  • Increase Patient Portal Adoption

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Explore the challenges faced engaging with different generations and learn how to increase adoption rate.

  • Improving the Patient Portal

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Join the Product Team for a review of MyPatientVisit. Take a look at the product roadmap and provide feedback on how the portal can be enhanced to increase patient engagement as well as practice efficiency.

  • The New Process for Upgrading Your System

    Administrative All Specialties Nextech PM

    Learn about the new upgrade feature that allows you to schedule upgrades during closed hours avoiding disruption and lost revenue.

  • Bill Setup, Permissions & Preferences

    Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    Ensure standard users and super users are setup with the most efficient tools and processes for charge entry, bill management and patient ledger review.

  • Patient Charge Management

    Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    Review master bill creation from your EMN or superbill. Know your permissions and preferences, review the latest features and discuss tricks to streamline workflow.

  • Quoting Elective Surgeries

    Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    Take control of quoting with the right setup and use of tracking and PIC. Gain visibility into projected and actual surgery income with conversion reports based on accurate documentation.

  • Quoting Spa Packages

    Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    Successfully set up repeatable and multi-use quotes for reporting to manage volume and conversions.

  • Collections Module & Patient Payment Plans

    Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    These new modules are designed to improve your AR by monitoring patient accounts turned over to external collections and by setting up payment plans in house.

  • Eligibility & Insurance Processes

    Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    Review best practices for proper insurance company setup, collection of insurance information and managing patient eligibility.

  • Posting Insurance ERA/EFT

    Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    Streamline eRemits for ERA batch posting and improve efficiency with reduced posting time managed through custom preferences and rule adjustments.

  • Posting Insurance Paper Batch

    Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    Optimize batch posting using specialized tools that include managing co-pays, responsibilities and adjustment reasons on the fly.

  • Managing Patient Aged Receivables

    Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    Properly manage patient statements, payment plans and delinquent accounts to reduce outstanding balances.

  • Reducing Insurance Aged Receivables

    Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    Reduce receivables at time of service by collecting co-pays, deductibles and co-insurance in addition to learning after visit follow-up methods.

  • Implementing a Financial Close

    Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    Geared for users who are not currently performing a financial close. Learn how to set up permissions, run appropriate month end reports and perform an end of month financial close.

  • Financial Close Best Practices

    Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    Review the preferred processes for month-end close including how to manage unapplied credits plus void and corrects.

  • Managing Financials through Billing Reports

    Billing All Specialties Nextech PM

    Utilize specific billing reports to gain visibility into the financial health of your practice and discover ways to improve your practice's bottom line.

  • EMR Permissions & Preferences

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Reduce clicks, chart faster and optimize the user interface with the proper setup and management of EMR permissions and preferences.

  • Clinical Workflow Optimization

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Recommendations on how to improve clinical efficiency with room manager, automated charting and quick note closes.

  • Creating a New Procedure Template

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Create an EMR procedure template streamlined with fewer clicks that suggests CPT codes while still reading and printing in a narrative format.

  • Review the Latest Dermatology EMR Note

    Clinical Dermatology Nextech EMR

    Walk through a streamlined, easy-to-customize EMR note in the latest chart setup. Only applicable for clients who went live prior to 2017.

  • Review the Latest Plastic Surgery EMR Note

    Clinical Plastic Surgery Nextech EMR

    Walk through a streamlined, easy-to-customize EMR note in the latest chart setup. Only applicable for clients who went live prior to 2017.

  • EMR Editing & Shortcuts

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Take your user knowledge to the next level. Review shortcuts and quick edits that make documentation faster with reduced clicks.

  • Sentence Formatting for Note Preview & Letters

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Learn the intricacies of creating a narrative style EMR note using sentence formatting tools applied to EMR items.

  • Provider EMR Note Review

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Take your end of day process to the next level with the patients seen feature. See how providers can review, edit and sign notes faster saving time and improving workflows.

  • How to Create EMR Consents

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Ready to move to a more paperless environment? Learn how to create a paperless consent.

  • Customizing EMR Referral Letters

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Letters to referring physicians or insurance companies have never been easier to custom create, print and send.

  • Suggestive & Auto-Coding in Your EMR Note

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Understand how your EMR can automate charge entry with suggestive and auto-coding tools. Review proper setup and usage.

  • Effective Use of Smart Stamping

    Clinical Plastic Surgery Dermatology Nextech EMR

    Automatically generate CPT and diagnosis codes based on laterality with one click to improve charting speed and accuracy.

  • Managing Prescription Refills & Associated Messages

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Understand the full functionality of NewCrop including importing patient current medication, managing drug sets most commonly used and correct use of the electronic narcotic prescribing section.

  • eRx Enhancements

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Join the Product Team for a review of what's to come with eRx. Provide feedback on how we can better integrate e-prescribing into your workflow to improve provider efficiency and patient safety.

  • Optimizing the Labs Management Process

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Utilize the lab module with or without lab company integration. Learn best practices for viewing lab results by implementing defaults, filters and labs needing attention.

  • What's to Come in EMR & Labs

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Meet with the Product Team to review the EMR roadmap with a focus on Labs. Provide helpful feedback on areas for improvement as well as how we can improve charting and operation efficiency.

  • Utilizing the iPad in Your Practice

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Next level documentation is at its best when using the iPad application. Review basics, understand integration and improve your clinical workflow.

  • iPad Application Improvements

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    See the planned enhancements for Nextech's iPad application. Join the Product Team for a roadmap discussion on ways to improve the product and increase provider efficiency.

  • Use of Smart Phones to Enhance Productivity

    Clinical All Specialties Nextech EMR

    Help the Product Team explore the use of smart phones to enhance intra-office and patient communication in a safe and secure way.

  • 2018 Product Roadmap Preview

    All Roles All Specialties Nextech EMR Nextech PM

    Hear from Tommy Richardson, Nextech's Chief Technology Officer, as he takes you on a tour of what's to come in 2018. Review new features, improved functionality and how you can practice confidently knowing Nextech has you covered as a partner.

  • Useful Features for Providers

    All Roles All Specialties Nextech EMR Nextech PM

    Learn about add on features that improve process and workflow like NexSync which allows you to view your schedule on your smart phone or NexSpeak which allows you to dictate EMR notes directly on your iPad.

  • New User Interface

    All Roles All Specialties Nextech EMR Nextech PM

    Get a sneak peak at the new look and feel of Nextech. Give the Product Team feedback on the new design, usability enhancements and what you'd like to see in the future.

  • Personalizing Your Practice

    Administrative Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Improve charting efficiency and accuracy with customized preferences, communications and file types tailored to your practices needs.

  • Configuring User Permissions

    Administrative Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Ensure practice and data security with proper user permission set up, configuration and understanding of roles.

  • Requesting Additional User Permissions

    Administrative Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Provide feedback to the Product Team on what type of user permissions you'd like to see built into the product to meet your practice's needs.

  • Optimize Practice Workflow with Reporting

    Administrative Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Improve practice workflow with the correct set up and use of reports that will allow insight into waiting room management, reducing bottlenecks and improving operational efficiencies.

  • Enhanced Reporting Packages

    Administrative Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Review current reporting packages and provide feedback to the Product Team on which KPIs and reports you'd like to see to improve practice performance.

  • Diversifying Your Referral Base

    Administrative Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Learn how to utilize patient reporting to identify top referring physicians while understanding the importance of options available within the letter.

  • Leveraging Data Logs

    Administrative Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Ensure practice security and improve patient care by monitoring activities utilizing logs within your practice at user and patient levels.

  • Understanding HL7 Interfaces

    Administrative Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Gain an in-depth technical understanding of how to leverage HL7 logs for integrations and billing with Nextech and other PMs.

  • Increase Billing Efficiency

    Billing Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Walk through various billing workflow setups available in IntelleChartPRO designed to reduce user error, increase efficiency and maximize revenue.

  • Customizing Physician Preferences

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Review customizations available at the user level including chart views, encounter permissions and letter content which improves clinical workflow.

  • Review of Hidden Features

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Increase accuracy and charting efficiency with a review of shortcuts and hidden features.

  • What's Behind the Knowledge Base

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Gain a better understanding of how the Knowledge Base works, our philosophy and features available to improve charting efficiency.

  • Knowledge Base Editing within Your Chart

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Join the Product Team for a review of the new Knowledge Base Editing tool that offers the ability to add new discussions items while charting.

  • Predictive Charting Advancements

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Explore predictive charting capacities with the Product Team and understand the power it has to ensure your practice meets regulatory compliance needs.

  • Charting Efficiencies for Glaucoma

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Review the best approach for documenting clinical findings including time saving sub-specialty tricks and customizations designed to assist in the long term management of your patient. Topics include charting open-angle glaucoma and IOP testing and procedures.

  • Charting Efficiencies for Cornea, External & Plastics

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Review the best approach for documenting clinical findings including time saving sub-specialty tricks and customizations designed to assist in the long term management of your patient. Topics include managing Lasik consults and charting common diagnosis such as Lid Neoplasms.

  • Charting Efficiencies for Retina

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Review the best approach for documenting clinical findings including time saving sub-specialty tricks and customizations designed to assist in the long term management of your patient. Topics include charting Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy and Retinal Vein Occlusions.

  • Charting Efficiencies for Comprehensive Ophthalmology

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Review the best approach for documenting clinical findings including time saving sub-specialty tricks and customizations designed to assist in the long term management of your patient. Topics include cataract surgeries, refractions and common procedures.

  • Improving IntelleDraw

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Help the Product Team explore the use of IntelleDraw in your practice and discuss ways to improve functionality.

  • The Art of CC/HPI

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Understand the importance of documenting patient history and the impact it has on the entire exam. Review chief complaints and techniques for eliciting more accurate patient history.

  • Lab Ordering Best Practices

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Ensure timely review and interpretation of labs with a look at best practices for managing the order process outside your facility.

  • User Feedback on IntelleChartPRO

    Clinical Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Join the Product Team for a review of IntelleChartPRO. Provide feedback on ways to improve charting workflows, reduce clicks and streamline editing.

  • Unleashing Shared Care's Potential

    All Roles Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Explore the capabilities of Shared Care with the Product Team. Discuss features, functionality and ways to improve your referral base.

  • Nextech Practice Management Integration

    All Roles Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Join a Nextech Product Specialist for a demonstration of the Nextech Practice Management system and how it integrates with IntelleChartPRO.

  • Top Support Questions Answered

    All Roles Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Cover the most common issues and learn how to best leverage support for the quickest resolution.

  • 2018 Product Roadmap Preview

    All Roles Ophthalmology IntelleChartPRO

    Hear from Tommy Richardson, Nextech's Chief Technology Officer, as he takes you on a tour of what's to come in 2018. Review new features, improved functionality and how you can practice confidently knowing Nextech has you covered as a partner.

  • Nextech's Approach to Securing the Cloud

    IT All Specialties All Products

    Walk through the measures Nextech takes to secure our systems that run in the cloud and the data stored within them.

  • Cloud vs On-Premise Comparison

    IT All Specialties Nextech EMR Nextech PM

    Review the pros and cons of running your applications on-premise vs in the cloud and gain a better understanding of what's involved with switching.

  • Advanced Reporting with SSRS

    IT All Specialties Nextech EMR Nextech PM

    Join a technical deep dive on how to code with SSRS and write SQL for advanced reporting.

  • Applying Cloud Theory to On-Premise Solutions

    IT All Specialties Nextech EMR Nextech PM

    Gain a better understanding of how NexCloud is designed, how it works, and how you can apply these understandings to running a more successful on-premise solution.

  • Calling Nextech APIs

    IT All Specialties All Products

    Discuss new Application Programming Interface (API) offerings for third party and internal integrations and walk through a live demonstration of invoking one of the new methods.

  • Technical Trends in Health Care

    IT All Specialties All Products

    Determine what new changes in technology will have an impact on your practice and how they can help drive business value.

  • 2017 Attestation Review & Completion

    All Roles All Specialties All Products

    Navigate any last minute concerns, discuss penalties, incentives and the process for reporting your data.

  • MIPS Requirements & How to Meet Them

    All Roles All Specialties All Products

    Full explanation of what needs to be done to meet MIPS category requirements, how to collect data, tips for measuring and how to report.

  • MIPS Quality Reporting Measures

    All Roles All Specialties All Products

    Detailed review of the Quality Performance Category portion of MIPS for 2018. Understand the requirements, documentation and reporting capabilities as well as third party integrations.

  • MIPS ACI Measures

    All Roles All Specialties All Products

    In depth review of the Advancing Care Information Performance Category for 2018. Understand each of the measures, what is required vs optional, how to document within your software and report it to CMS.

  • MIPS Improvement Activities

    All Roles All Specialties All Products

    Overview the Improvement Activities Performance Category for 2018 and how it affects your practice. Discuss requirements, options available and what you need to retain for proof.

  • Future Regulatory Environment

    All Roles All Specialties All Products

    Predictions on what the future holds for regulatory and compliance. Review impacts of the new proposal released at the end of 2017 as well as remaining deadlines and what you can expect for 2019 reporting as currently defined.

  • Surviving a Meaningful Use Audit

    All Roles All Specialties All Products

    Discover proactive steps you can take to prepare your practice in the event you're selected for an meaningful use audit.

  • Reporting Cancer Cases Electronically

    Clinical Dermatology Nextech EMR Nextech PM

    Full explanation of the requirements for reporting, a look at who has to participate and how to remain compliant under MACRA.

  • HIPAA Compliance Basics

    All Roles All Specialties All Products

    Overview of HIPAA compliance which includes current regulations, what they mean for your practice and how to implement and monitor.