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NC HIE Roadshows, held by the North Carolina Health Information Exchange (NC HIE), will provide numerous sessions across North Carolina during the month of May to teach health care professionals about how NC HIE strives to implement the access, exchange and analysis of health information to improve the quality of care to patients. Click here to view the schedule and to register.

Upcoming ICD-10 Training Sessions for Practice Administrators: Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) across the state will be holding ICD-10 training and implementation sessions for medical practices. The sessions will assist practice administrators, managers, coders, billers and clinical staff understand ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and identify documentation and implementation issues that may impact a practice. The program costs $135 for early registration and $150 up to ten days before the event. Click here for training session schedules, session agendas and to learn more about awarded continuing education credits.

NC Hospice Free Pain Assessment Workshop, hosted by the Association for Home and Hospice of North Carolina and the Hospice and Home Care Foundation of North Carolina, will be on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm at the Hospice of Wake County, Raleigh, NC. The workshop will focus on pain management and assessment in patients with dementia. Click here to register.

“What’s Up, Doc, with the Future of Healthcare Law?,” a CME program hosted by the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA), the North Carolina Society of Healthcare Attorneys, and Duke University, will be held on Friday, June 15, 2012, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, at the Duke University – North Pavilion. The program allows physicians and lawyers to discuss healthcare reform, malpractice reform and other current healthcare issues. Participants can receive up to 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Click here to register.

NCDA 2012 Summer Meeting, which is also sponsored by the Wake Area Health Education Center (Wake AHEC), will be held Friday-Sunday, July 13-14, 2012 at the Homestead Resort, Hot Springs, Virginia. Attendees can receive up to 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Click here for discussion topics; meeting schedule and fees; accommodations information and to register. Contact Nancy Lowe, NCMS Associate Director Specialty Society and Meeting Services, at 800-722-1350 or [email protected] for more information.

‘Alcohol Misuse and Abuse Affects Us All’ Patient Resources: ACTnowNC has launched an initiative to build awareness and communication about alcohol issues. Visit http://www.actnownc.org/ or contact Tayna Roberts, MSW, ICPS, NC ABC Commission Contractor, at 252-665-3424 or [email protected] for these alcohol education resources.


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