Leadership Development for Health Care
Fast. Dynamic. Competency-based. Health care costs and demand for care are on a collision course, with impossible insurance payment caps, shrinking funds and patients demanding the best health care practices.
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Lean-Flow Program for Health Care
Based on the key concepts of multiple Process Management Systems, Lean-Flow health care shows how to fundamentally restructure organizations and effectively balance costs, quality, and patient access to excellent care. Lean-Flow focuses on eliminating wasteful activities that contribute to cost but provide no real value to the patient, and also simplifies complex processes. Instead of traditional cost-cutting strategies which target reductions in value-added areas (people, equipment, hospital beds, services, etc.) Because non-value added activities comprise 99% of health care costs, opportunities are everywhere.
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Pharmacy Technician Certification
The Pharmacy Technician Certification course is a comprehensive 56-hour program designed to help students prepare for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board PTCB Exam and enter the pharmacy field of practice. Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in dispensing medications and are accountable to the supervising pharmacist who is legally responsible through state licensure for the care and safety of patients served by the pharmacy. Pharmacy technician job duties include providing medication and other health care products to patients and working with third party and doctors' offices in resolving adjudication of patients' insurance or state program. Pharmacy technicians often do the routine tasks associated with preparing prescribed medication and providing drugs to patients, but may also do compounding of medications, refill calls, expense and medication orders, returns and expired credits, and many other non-licensed pharmacy management tasks. A great way to begin a new career!
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The Phlebotomy-EKG Technician course will prepare students by focusing on the development of basic knowledge and skills related to blood collection, processing specimens and performing EKG's. Classroom lecture includes a basic description of the healthcare system and the role of a phlebotomist within it. We will cover many topics including history, anatomy, medical terminology, quality control, legal issues, and blood collection, special procedures related to blood and non-blood specimens, lab computer systems and EKG's .Lab skills in the hands-on training will include working on a training arm and graduating to performing venipuncture’s and capillary punctures on each other. The emphasis will be to educate students with proper technique to insure healthcare workers and patient's safety. A great way to begin a new career!
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Medical Billing and Coding
This combined 70 hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-9 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course covers the following areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-9 (introduction and guidelines) and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements. Students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-9 and HCPCS). After obtaining the suggested practical work experience (6 months to 2 years), students who complete this course could be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) - Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC - H Apprentice); the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Certification Exams. A great way to begin a new career!
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