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Cracking the Code: Reducing CVD Risk with Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes
Recorded on November 30, 2016
This webinar will show you how CardioSmart OnCall can help you "crack the code" on lifestyle management and CVD risk reduction during daily clinical practice.
Career Focus Series Part 1: Finding the Ideal Academic Job
Recorded on November 2, 2016
This webinar will feature a discussion focusing on finding an ideal academic cardiovascular job.
The Business Side of Cardiology: Coding and Documentation
Recorded on October 18, 2016
This webcast will focus on the ins and outs of coding and documentation and why it is so important, not only in ensuring you are paid for what you do, but also in determining the risk scores of the patients you care for.
Episodes of Care
Recorded on October 13, 2016
Episodes of care or bundled payments are part of the changing reimbursement landscape. Join us as we define exactly what an episode is and how they are included in MACRA as well as the recently announced mandatory cardiac bundles in select areas of the country
Reduce Costs and Demonstrate Quality - One System's Journey
Recorded on September 21, 2016
Mary Osborne, Director, National Cardiovascular Service Line for Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) demonstrates how they have utilized eReports Corporate to answer some of their data challenges. As a large health care system, CHI had a need to demonstrate the quality of cardiovascular activities across all of their hospitals, as well as measure the improvement in new initiatives. Mary will walk you through a case study of the correlation between bivalirudin use and bleeding rates in their hospitals and show the resulting reduction of costs and increased quality of care for these and other PCI procedures.
Medicare AUC Mandate: Is Your Lab Ready?
Recorded on September 8, 2016
We will outline the new Medicare AUC mandate for advanced imaging and discuss mechanisms to help cardiovascular practices and cardiovascular imaging labs prepare for the upcoming changes.
What to Expect at the 2016 ACC Legislative Conference
Recorded on September 7, 2016
Please join the ACC Advocacy Ambassadors for a briefing on what to expect at the 2016 ACC Legislative Conference.
Surviving MI Webinar- Building a Meds to Beds Program
Recorded on August 30, 2016
The webinar will highlight organizations who have established a “Meds to Beds” program. The experts will share how they implemented the program at their respective institutions, discussing both successes and difficulties they faced. The webinar will feature presentations from Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport Connecticut, and Fairview Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio. Craig Beavers, PharmD, will moderate the webinar. There will also be a Q&A session where participants can ask the presenters questions
Financial Planning: Demystifying Disability and Life Insurance
Recorded on August 3, 2016
Term life insurance or Whole life insurance? What options should I add to my disability insurance?
CardioSmart's Heart Forum on Congenital Heart Disease (CHD): Living with CHD as an Adult
Recorded on July 27, 2016
CardioSmart's Heart Forum on CHD: Living with CHD as an adult with provide participants with basic information on CHD, as well as possible causes, treatments, tools to manage CHD as an adult and tips on adopting a healthy lifestyle.
How to Transition from Fellowship to Your First Job
Recorded on July 20, 2016
This webinar will highlight considerations for finding the “right” job, obtaining time for research, combining clinical and research interests, forming successful mentoring relationships.
Advocacy Update on Medical Research Funding & Graduate Medical Education Funding
Recorded on June 22, 2016
Please join the ACC Academic Ambassadors for an update on the Academic Medical Mission. 
Palliative Care Symptom Management for the Cardiovascular Clinician
Recorded on June 15, 2016
Complimentary webinar, sponsored by the ACC's Geriatric Cardiology Section.
Advocacy Update for the CVT Section
Recorded on June 15, 2016
Advocacy Update for the CVT Section Webinar on June 15th at 8pm ET
Clinical Pharmacists Contributions to Cardiovascular Care in Older Adults
Recorded on June 8, 2016
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Navigating the S-QRUR (supplemental QRUR)
Recorded on June 8, 2016
No outcome no income. Our evolving environment of linking quality and finance is moving quickly. The distribution last fall of the Supplemental QRUR (Supplemental Quality resource utilization reports) is a tool that begins to help our billing entities (TIN's) begin to understand YOUR episodes of care. These reports contain both condition and procedural episodes for those patients attributed to your TIN. As the data year - 2017 - for MIPS (the quality element in MACRA) draws closer, it is imperative that physician and our CVT members realize these are the tools that are available to guide them in this process.
Navigating the QRUR (your basis for MIPS)
Recorded on May 18, 2016
No outcome no income. Our evolving environment of linking quality and finance is moving quickly. The distribution in April of our mid-year QRUR (Quality resource utilization reports) and the upcoming 2015 data QRUR is a sign that that land between - is becoming clearer in our practice of cardiovascular care. As the data year - 2017 - for MIPS (the quality element in MACRA) draws closer, it is imperative that physician and our CVT members realize these are the tools that are available to guide them in this process.
CardioSmart Heart Forum on Hypertension
Recorded on May 17, 2016
CardioSmart's Heart Forum on Hypertension will provide a general overview of hypertension, including:

*Why knowing your blood pressure matters
*How high blood pressure affects the body
*How to measure your blood pressure
*Available treatments and lifestyle modifications to lower your blood pressure
MIPS and Physician Value Programs
Recorded on May 12, 2016
The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) will affect clinician payments starting in 2019, but reporting requirements will begin as early as 2017. Learn about the MIPS program and current proposals from CMS, as well as what you should know about the current Medicare programs -- PQRS, Value Modifier, and Meaningful Use -- in order to prepare your practice for the MIPS.
Surviving MI Webinar- Building the Case for Pharmacy
Recorded on April 26, 2016
The panelists will discuss how they built the case for a greater involvement of pharmacy on the cardiovascular care team at their respective institutions.
Improving Hypertension: Protocols & Patient Engagement
Recorded on March 23, 2016
CardioSmart’s "Improving Hypertension: Protocols & Patient Engagement"
Three Essential Lessons for Career (Investment) Success
Recorded on March 16, 2016
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Launching Programs in Academic Geriatric Cardiology: experiences, insights and new career opportunities
Recorded on February 23, 2016
Complimentary webinar, sponsored by the ACC's Geriatric Cardiology Member Section
CardioSmart- "Find Your Heart A Home" Webinar
Recorded on February 16, 2016
The CardioSmart "Find Your Heart a Home" Webinar will present the 6 "Ws" of the ACC's Public Reporting program available on findyourheartahome.org.
Late Breaking Topics: the latest on MACRA, Physician Fee Schedule and other trends from the Hill
Recorded on February 11, 2016
It is now a year since Health and Human Services announced their aggressive goals for the value agenda, following on the heels was the passage of MACRA. Needless to say it was been a fast paced 2015 and 2016 is shaping up to be equally challenging. This webcast will bring you the latest in regulatory and advocacy that will be critical to your practice and Service Line
CardioSmart's Heart Forum on Managing Cholesterol
Recorded on December 15, 2015
CardioSmart's Heart Forum on Managing Cholesterol can help patients and caregivers understand the importance of managing cholesterol, including treatment options and medications; connect personally with healthcare providers; and get questions answered by the experts.
Contract Negotiation 101
Recorded on December 14, 2015
This webinar covers the basics of contract negotiation and the questions you need to be sure to ask. We’ll outline the homework you need to do and the data you need to bring to the table to ensure a successful negotiation.
Payment Models, are they working?
Recorded on December 3, 2015
As the healthcare industry moves to a different payment model based on new definitions of service value, all aspects of healthcare economics  are transitioning.  This session will review the implications of value reimbursement models and how they are – or are not working- in practices
Surviving MI Webinar- "Cardiology Presence Around the Clock"
Recorded on December 3, 2015
The webinar will include a panel discussion with perspectives from rural, suburban and academic settings. The session will be moderated by Richard Kovacs, MD, FACC, and will feature presentations by Eric Bates, MD, FACC, John Brush, MD, FACC, and Susan Farkas, MD, FACC. There will also be a Q&A session where participants can ask the presenters questions through the chat box.
Transitioning to Value-Based Care: Challenges and Opportunities
Recorded on November 24, 2015
This webcast will support the premise that cost and outcomes of care matters and that the market is moving to competition based on value.
CardioSmart Heart Forum on Heart Failure
Recorded on October 28, 2015
Connect and engage in conversations with peers; Get questions answered by experts.
Compensation 101
Recorded on October 27, 2015
What to Expect at Legislative Conference for First-Time Attendees
Recorded on October 14, 2015
Coming to ACC’s Legislative Conference for the first time? Join us for this webinar that will have your primed for your trip to Washington.
The Evolving ACC NCDR Programs: What you need to know for your practice.
Recorded on September 22, 2015
Attend this webinar to learn all about the ACC NCDR Programs and how to use them in your practice. Learn how to take advantage of all the NCDR registries have to offer.
Team Based Care and Transformation of Care
Recorded on September 17, 2015
Team based care is an evolving care delivery model that is being found to improve both quality outcomes and healthcare costs.  This webinar will outline the importance of a team based model and walk through the key components and structure including clinical, financial and governance. 
How to Get Involved with Advocacy
Recorded on August 12, 2015
Attend this webinar and learn about how to get involved in ACC Adovcacy. You will hear from a panel of Early Career members, FIT members, and advocacy staff about how and why it is important to get involved.
Medical Liability: What You Need to Know
Recorded on July 28, 2015
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Financial Strategies for Physicians
Recorded on June 23, 2015
This webinar will focus on prioritizing your financial needs in Fellowship and the three methods of diversifying a financial plan.
Late Breaking Topics
Recorded on May 14, 2015
Volume to Value or V2V continues it’s march, bringing with it challenges and opportunities.  With the New HHS announcement, this session will explore the critical elements of the physician value program (MU, value modifier, and PQRS) that are needed in 2015 to prevent penalities in 2017.
Opportunities at ACC for FIT's and Early Career Members
Recorded on May 13, 2015
Looking to get more involved with the ACC? Attend this webinar and learn of the opportunities available to Fellows in Training and Early Career members.
ICD-10 Implementation information and contingency plans for your office
Recorded on April 16, 2015
This webinar is geared to the small physician practices and all supporting staff. With just about six months until October 1, 2015 this may be your last chance to prepare your office for transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10. This webinar will give you resources to help reduce the burden of implementing the ICD-10 codes. We will also touch on your clinical documentation and cover your practice and business contingency plans.