Kansas City, MO, May 2, 2018 – Pulse Systems, Inc. a Revenue Cycle Management (“RCM”) company with advanced medical billing services and technologies, today announced its 16th annual Pulse User Group (PUG) meeting that will kick off in San Antonio, TX. Taking place May 2-5, the event will bring together Pulse users from across the United States to deliver key industry insights and information to clients about prevalent topics in healthcare IT including compliance, collecting payments and reporting.
PUG will offer attendees more than 30 sessions focused on current healthcare industry topics and regulations, including in-depth courses on value-based care, year two of MACRA, as well as a variety of programs about RCM, patient engagement, compliance and more. In addition, users can participate in focus groups and attend sessions to learn how to use Pulse’s solutions at an expert level, including its EHR and PM platforms. Courses will showcase tips and tricks to get the most out of each solution and will offer up to 7 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 credits for interested attendees to earn CMEs as well.
“As the healthcare community continues to understand and execute the recent industry changes, employees are now in-between figuring out their role and tasks and optimizing the tools they have to become an expert,” said Chris Walls, President and CEO of Pulse. “At Pulse, we strive to provide our clients with the resources, information and tools needed for operational, clinical and financial success no matter the skill level. At every user group conference for the past 16 years, Pulse has provided valuable guidance to help clients gain overall success regardless of challenges.”
Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn from two keynote speakers. Tim Durkin, one of America’s leading experts in healthcare leadership and management, will present a keynote titled “Exceptional Practices That Will Create Exceptional Practices… Leadership Skills for Today’s Healthcare Challenges,” which will cover a variety of ways practices can ensure satisfaction from both patients and employees.
Elizabeth Woodcock, a national MGMA speaker and author, will be presenting “Mastering Patient Flow: From Volume to Value” and focusing on how attendees can apply innovative management principles to improve RCM, give the proper attention to revenue opportunities, and manage patient volume to improve employee’s workflow.
As part of the event, attendees will be able to participate in wellness activities such as morning yoga classes for all experience levels, walking tours on the San Antonio Riverwalk and chair massage stations during lunch breaks.
“PUG is great opportunity to not only learn expert-level skills from Pulse employees, trainers and software support managers, but to also network with like size/specialty groups who have similar goals, accomplishments and challenges. By attending this conference, it allows us to continue our understanding of the industry and the impacts to our organization,” said Becky Meriwether, Office Manager of Meriwether & Williams. “As a continuous attendee, I can confidently count on Pulse’s ongoing support and commitment to ensuring the success of its clients, and that’s what makes their partnerships successful.”
PUG 2018 will take place May 2-5 at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk. For more information, please visit https://www.pulseinc.com/resource/pug-heads-to-san-antonio/.
Pulse is a Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) company that believes in simplifying workflows, in order to deliver better care to patients, and help physicians get paid. Pulse is recognized as a leading provider of SaaS and mobile solutions including integrated Electronic Health Records (EHR), Practice Management (PM), population health, electronic prescription, medical billing clearinghouse, patient engagement, and payment technologies to physicians, medical service providers and patients. Thousands of providers across over 40 specialties use Pulse to ensure they achieve the best possible financial and clinical outcomes.
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