2019 Missouri Rural Health Conference – Register Now

August 20 – 22, 2019 The Lodge at Old Kinderhook Camdenton, MO

The Department of Health & Senior Services (State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care) in collaboration with Missouri Rural Health Association, Missouri Hospital Association and the Missouri Primary Care Association, invite you to attend the "2019 Missouri Rural Health Conference – Get Link’d".

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2020 Missouri Preceptor Academy

March 11, 2020 – Kansas City, MO

This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and MHA Health Institute.

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The Missouri Preceptor Academy is a training program for hospital or health care employees serving as preceptors to guide new employees, new graduates and students through the onboarding and competence validation process of unique clinical environments. This interactive program provides information and practical tools to improve preceptor abilities. As a preceptor, you can make the difference in how a new employee adjusts to your hospital.

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CMS Hospital CoPs and State Licensure Regulation Update for Acute and Critical Access Hospitals

March 17-19, 2020 - Lake Ozark, MO

Camden on the Lake

Every hospital that accepts payment for Medicare and Medicaid patients must comply with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ CoPs and the Missouri hospital licensure statutes and regulations. CMS’ CoPs and interpretive guidelines for hospitals provide surveyors with a tool to assess a hospital’s compliance with applicable federal regulations. Understanding the CoPs will allow a hospital to maintain a constant level of survey readiness.

Participants will gain an understanding of the survey process. Faculty will discuss case examples of the top CoPs and how to write an acceptable plan of correction, as well as how to handle problems with surveyors and disagreements about survey findings. Learn more.

Pre-Conference: Understanding Federal and State Hospital Regulations 101

Also new this year is a preconference for staff who are new to their role or who want a refresher on regulations. This session will take place on Tuesday evening from 4 to 7 p.m.

The preconference session provides the audience with an overview of the regulatory and survey environment for state hospital licensure and CMS certification. The session will provide an overview of the survey process, considerations in writing a plan of correction, as well as regulatory and survey resources available to hospitals. Learn more.

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11th Annual Behavioral Health Summit: A New Decade of Behavioral Health Awareness

April 23-24, 2020 - Lake Ozark, MO

Regalia Hotel and Conference Center

Join health care professionals and executives from around the state and nation for the 11th annual convening for behavioral health. To recognize a decade of focus on and support of behavioral health initiatives, this year’s summit will bring together a lineup of national and local practitioners and experts who are leading a change revolution. Learn more.

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