Posts In Category "News"

AltusLearn Network

  Dec 4th, 2018   -     All Access Pass, F.A.Q., News   -  

Did you know when you create an AltusLearn account you also have an account with our Network Partners? Network Partners include: – The Allergy Asthma Network Learning Center – Association for Asthma Educators – SolutionsX2 Learning Center All Network Partners offer accredited and non-accredited continuing education options. Each of the network sites offer slightly different […]

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Cultural Competency

  Feb 12th, 2016   -     News, Promoted Courses   -  

The One Skill All Medical Professionals Need to Work On. As the United States becomes more diverse, healthcare providers will increasingly see patients with a broad range of cultural backgrounds.

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4 Reasons Why Doctors Should Get Familiar with Medical Marijuana

  Feb 4th, 2016   -     News, Promoted Courses   -  

Medical marijuana is mentioned in the news now on almost a daily basis. Here is why doctors and other healthcare workers should get educated on the topic

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Shared Decision Making

  Nov 10th, 2015   -     News   -  

Shared Decision Making (SDM) has become a hallmark of patient-centered care. Caregivers at all levels are realizing the importance of their patients view and role in their own treatment “nothing for me, without me.”

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Are you getting all you can get from AltusLearn?

  Nov 2nd, 2015   -     News   -  

To make sure you get the most from AltusLearn, we’ve put together a quick overview of AltusLearn’ most popular features.

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AltusCampus’ RFP for educational content is now open

  Oct 23rd, 2015   -     News   -  

AltusLearn is issuing a request for proposals for new online educational offerings for the upcoming year. We’re looking to work with thought leaders in the continuing medical education field to develop content that can be accredited for physician CME credits and/or physician assistant, nursing, and medical assistant CEU or CE credits.

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New MR Safety and CT Dose Reduction Courses

  Sep 25th, 2015   -     MRI Safety, News   -  

Available on October 1st AltusLearn will release all new and updated MR and CT education. We’re excited to partner with long time experts and industry leaders Wm. Faulkner and Kristan Harrington.

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Navigating ICD-10

  Sep 21st, 2015   -     News   -  

Whether or not you perform your own diagnosis and procedure coding, you are likely to have been exposed to the controversy surrounding ICD – 10. Physicians characterize it by the five times more diagnosis codes, nineteen times more procedure codes, the high level of specificity, and the unusual “new” codes.

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What is the Best PQRS Reporting Method?

  Sep 19th, 2015   -     News   -  

Over half of eligible providers didn’t file PQRS data in 2013, most saying it was too difficult to do and not worth their time. However, Medicare has significantly increased penalties in 2015, meaning that most eligible providers will lose an estimated $18,000 in reimbursements on average in 2017. Few practices can afford not to file this year.

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Who is an Eligible Provider? An Easy Penalty to Avoid

  Sep 14th, 2015   -     News   -  

Do you know without a doubt exactly who all of your PQRS Eligible Providers (EPs) are? Would you be willing to bet $18,000 per provider on it? For a practice of five physician and five non-physician EPs (Pas, NPs, PTs, RDs, etc.) an innocent misunderstanding could mean a $180,000 stroke against the entire practice.

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