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Infection Control in the Podiatric Office

Intended Audience: Podiatric Physicians

Michael L. Brody, DPM Founder and CEO of CME Online, Registry Clearinghouse, and TLD Systems.
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Allen Mark Jacobs DPM is a 1973 Summa Cum Laude graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine.
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Michael G. Warshaw, DPM, CSFAC, CPC, CPODCS, COCS, CMSCS is a practicing podiatrist and a Certified Professional Coder with over 25 years of successful coding, management, and training experience for podiatric practices.
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Infection Control in the Podiatric Office

Sunday Afternoon August 30

Topics:

  1. Understanding the Blood Borne Pathogen Rule
  2. Proper Office Disenfection
  3. COVID 19 Update
  4. MIPS and 2020: what you must do and claim
  5. The cures act and information blocking: What does this mean for your practice ?
  6. Telemedicine in podiatry practice: What qualifies for payment, what is required for documentation.

Objectives:

At the end of the educational program, the learner should attain a greater understanding of:

  1. The OSHA Blood Borne Pathogen Rule
  2. Infection Control in the Podiatric Practice
  3. The impact of COVID on both the Blood Borne Pathogen Rule and Office Infection Control
  4. Telemedicine in podiatry practice: What qualifies for payment and what is required for documentation.

    a. How telehealth can enable continued care of your patients
    b. Understanding the proper documentation for telehealth services
    c. The importance of capturing “screen shots” during the telehealth session

Cost: $249.00

Register for: The Three Day Meeting


About Dr Brody

With more than 30 years of experience in the field of medicine and the application of technology to the practice of medicine, Dr. Brody currently operates a private practice in Southold, New York

He served as a staff podiatrist and clinical instructor at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, where he founded the podiatry residency program.

He currently serves on the Physicians Committee at HIMSS and as a Co-Chair of the EHR Workgroup at HL7 where he is spearheading an effort to develop functional models and FHIR implementation guides on clinical topics related to treatment of the foot.

An expert in his field, Dr. Brody has traveled across the nation educating many businesses and healthcare organizations in the field of Health Information Technology (HIT) and Meaningful Use.

Michael L. Brody, DPM has been board certified with the ABPM since 1996


About Dr Jacobs

He completed his residency in surgery at Monsignor Clement Kern Hospital for special surgery in Warren, Michigan in 1975.

Dr. Jacobs is in private practice in St. Louis, Missouri.

He is board certified in reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

For 25 years, Dr. Jacobs served as a Director of Podiatric Surgical Residency Training; and has also served as a contributing editor to the Journal of Foot Surgery, Podiatry Today, Foot and Ankle Quarterly and Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.

Additionally, Dr. Jacobs has served as the Scientific Chairman of the American Podiatric Medical Association, The Missouri Podiatry Society, and on the Journal Management Committee of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

He was the first podiatrist to receive the rank of Fellow by Temple University. He was voted a Lifetime Achievement Award and to The Podiatry Hall of Fame.

He has received numerous awards from the APMA and ACFAS for his dedication to podiatry and podiatric education, as well as recognition from the governors of Missouri, Arkansas and Massachusetts.

He has published over 80 scientific articles in various publications and 17 chapter contributions in various textbooks, and has presented over 1000 papers at podiatric and medical society meetings.

In addition to his practice, Dr. Jacobs maintains a free educational website, www.centerforpodiatriceducation.com, with open access to students, residents and practitioners of podiatric medicine and surgery.

He is a nationally recognized author, researcher and a noted authority of surgery of the foot.


About the speaker

Michael G. Warshaw, DPM, CSFAC, CPC, CPODCS, COCS, CMSCS is a practicing podiatrist and a Certified Professional Coder with over 25 years of successful coding, management, and training experience for podiatric practices.

His local and national views come from active participation as a practicing podiatrist, having the distinction of being a Certified Professional Coder, and years of serving as a national lecturer concerning coding issues.

Dr. Warshaw's experience is unique and comprehensive. He has had the additional advantage of participating in all facets of the Medicare Appeals Process, including Redeterminations, Reconsiderations, and Administrative Law Judge Hearings, as well as the appeals processes of most commercial insurance companies and state Medicaid programs. Dr. Warshaw has also served as an expert witness in the actual court system, at both the federal and state levels.

Dr. Warshaw is also the author of THE Podiatry Coding Manual, a comprehensive coding manual specific for podiatry that is updated on an annual basis.

This unique prospective provides Dr. Warshaw with the ability to provide solutions to insurance and coding problems from 'real world' experience.

Dr. Warshaw is committed to assist practices in learning to code appropriately, obtain the proper reimbursement, and to avoid the wrath of the carriers by coding and billing in an appropriate fashion.


CME Online is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. CME Online is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. CME Online has approved this educational activity for a maximum of twenty four (24) continuing education contact hours.


Refund and Cancellation Policy:

All live webinars will be recorded and available for two years. Therefore, there will be no refunds or cancellations.

Disclosure Statement:


In accordance with the Council on Podiatric Medical Education's Standards and Requirements for Approval of Providers of Continuing Education in Podiatric Medicine, any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests of faculty, planning committee, or any others who have influence over the content of this educational activity must be disclosed to program participants.

Neither the planning committee members nor the speaker have any financial relationships to disclose.

Commercial Interests:
No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

Contact Information:
For more information you can contact the CME Online Medical Director, Dr. Michael Brody at:
6 Edscho Lane
Commack, NY 11725
http://www.cmeonline.com
mbrody@cmeonline.com
631-445-3147