Presentations from the Power of Rural

Naloxone Training 101 & Opioid Use in Wyoming

Learn the legal and clinical steps in prescribing and dispensing naloxone. This session covers the barriers, identifying potential patients, the different forms of naloxone and the billing and insurance component.

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Buffet Lunch Hosted by Wyoming Health Resources Network

Medicity will speak about the current status of Wyoming’s Health Information Exchange while attendees enjoy the lunch provided by Wyoming Health Resources Network.

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Operational- Adverse Drug Events

Discover the estimated rates and trends of anticoagulant, diabetic, and opioid adverse drug events currently happening in Wyoming, and the tools, processes and policies that can address them.

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Quality- Behavioral Health Integration into Primary Care

Learn where behavioral health and primary care intersect and the opportunities it presents to tackle major problems like the opioid epidemic. This session assesses techniques for treating chronic pain and opioid overuse, and provides a review of the utility of behavioral health practitioners providing physician support through modeling critical conversations and shared care planning will also be covered.

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Partnership- Story Telling in Prevention

Storytelling in Health Care has both internal and external applications and has been leveraged to inspire employees, lend a voice and perspective to health policy toward achieving health equity as well as play a role in marketing. This session will cover different approaches to storytelling, best practices and how to protect your organization and employees from making avoidable mistakes.

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Operational- 340B Regulation

This is the first of a two-part conference session that does a deep dive into 340 B Manual updates, environmental factors affecting the program and maintaining compliance.

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Quality- Social Determinants of Health

Social determinants are social & environmental circumstances shaped by history, policies, money, power, and resources. This session zeroes in on how to apply a Multicultural Social Justice Approach when addressing the Social Determinants of Health.

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Partnership- Telehealth

This session provides understanding of what is referred to as the three component (prongs) of telehealth; clinical, educational and administrative. Several case examples will be reviewed to illustrate the ways in which providers within Cheyenne Regional have made telehealth part of their practice.

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Operational- 340B Regulation (Part 2)

This is the second part of a two-part conference session that does a deep dive into 340 B Manual updates, environmental factors affecting the program and maintaining compliance.

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Quality- Implicit Bias

Implicit bias are the attitudes that unconsciously impact our understanding, the way we think and make decisions as well as the actions we take. The presence of implicit bias has been linked to lower quality of care in a healthcare setting. This session raises awareness about the origins and affects of white racial implicit bias regarding people of color and provides suggestions on what can be done to minimize implicit bias within your organization.

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Partnership- Health Provider Shortage Areas (HPSA) Scores

An organization’s HPSA score can determine their eligibility for several federal and state programs. This session covers the status of processing federal shortage designations in the state, and the recent changes to the federal process for submitting and scoring designations. Attendees will also be exposed to the underlying provider and Medicaid claims data can be used to inform analysis of access to primary care services and identification of areas of need more broadly.

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Operational- Medicare Beneficiary QI Program Data

Get an overview of the Medicare Rural Hospital Flex Program and better understand how the Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project works.

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Quality- Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards

This is the first of a two-part conference session. The CLAS Standards were established in 2000 by the Office of Minority Health within HHS. In 2013, enhanced standards were released to establish a blueprint for health and health care organizations to advance health equity, improve quality, and help eliminate health disparities. This session will provide a review of each CLAS Standard with special emphasis on those that are mandated, and specific strategies to implement a culturally competent organization to enhance on-going staff training efforts.

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Partnerships in Prevention

This session features a panel of speaker who will discuss the role and value of partnerships in preventing disease. They will also cover ways to identify opportunities to forge partnerships in Wyoming. Attendees will be able to pose questions to the panel which will be incorporated into the discussion to facilitate shared experiences and ideas.

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Operational- Medicare Beneficiary QI Program Data (Part 2)

Part 2 of the overview of the Medicare Rural Hospital Flex Program that will help you better understand how the Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project works.

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Quality- Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards (Part 2)

This is the second half of a two-part conference session. The CLAS Standards were established in 2000 by the Office of Minority Health within HHS. In 2013, enhanced standards were released to establish a blueprint for health and health care organizations to advance health equity, improve quality, and help eliminate health disparities. This session will provide a review of each CLAS Standard with special emphasis on those that are mandated, and specific strategies to implement a culturally competent organization to enhance on-going staff training efforts.

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CLAS Implementation Plan Template

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Partnership- New Diabetes Guidelines

This session zeroes in on how to get the best health outcomes possible for patients with gestational diabetes.

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