Progressing Clinical Coding
Attend this informative, peer-led conference and boost your knowledge of how clinical coding is progressing and how your team can grow along with it. This focussed study day will share insight and detailed updates on the clinical coding apprenticeship scheme, Electronic Patient Records, clinical engagement, ICD-11, SNOMED, remote coding, automated coding and coding for finance.
Whether you are looking to gain ideas on getting your staffing right, tips on how you can tailor your coding to meet your trust’s financial needs, practical updates on SNOMED and ICD-11 or perhaps you’d like to start building your professional contacts through networking sessions, ‘Progressing Clinical Coding’ will offer a useful range of insightful sessions and focussed learning for Clinical Coders.
Secure your place today to ensure that you have a comprehensive understanding of all the current challenges facing coders, and the right tools to overcome them. Build consistency in your trust despite your uncertainties, and gain knowledge on how to:
- Transition to EPR: what is needed from a coding perspective
- Recruit apprentices with a case-study on how it works in practice
- Develop clinical interaction and share your data quality responsibilities
- Prepare your team for SNOMED with an update on when to expect it
- Prepare your team for ICD-11: updates from the field trials
- Enable remote coding to build a more flexible and productive service
- Use automated coding: an insight in to how it fits in NHS clinical coding
- Extend your professional reach by making useful new contacts
This educational seminar will identify stumbling blocks and suggest solutions for the current and future challenges facing clinical coders. The conference is a unique professional development opportunity for:
- Clinical Coding Managers & Deputy Managers
- Coding Business Managers
- Classifications Managers
- Heads of Clinical Coding
- Coding Auditors
- Coding Trainers
- Clinical Coders and Senior Clinical Coders
- Directors of Information
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‘Progressing Clinical Coding’ was previously held in Leeds in March 2017 and attendees reported that the day was an ‘Excellent day to update knowledge and future innovations’ and ‘useful, informative, relevant’.
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Navigating updates for ICD-11, SNOMED, clinician engagement, finance and workforce development
|8.20||Registration and refreshments|
|8.50||Chair’s opening remarks|
Alison Unsworth, Divisional Clinical Coding Lead for Medicine, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
Effective Service Delivery
|9.00||Managing the process of merging clinical coding departments: lessons learnt from large-scale changes|
What were the main challenges? How staff, processes and outcomes were impacted
How can you overcome these challenges? Maintaining best practice on a larger scale
Overall experiences of the change: exploring benefits, drawbacks and identifying priorities for success
|9.30||Developing clinical interaction: engaging clinicians in the shared responsibility of data quality|
Where is the buy-in? Emphasising how the quality of clinician-input data impacts clinicians
Establishing a clear process for queries: how can you get timely, helpful answers from clinicians?
Supporting mutual education: making the effort to understand challenges and explore shared solutions
|10.00||Making the transition to Electronic Patient Records: the role of Clinical Coders |
Starting the process: what departments and individuals need to come together to decide?
What is the output like for coders? Understanding the commitment before you make it
Lessons learnt so far: what has been challenging and how have you overcome it?
Training and Development
|11.00||Experiences of the apprenticeship scheme for clinical coding: how does it work in practice? |
Outlining the scheme: what do apprentices learn, how long does it last and how can they help your team?
What is the output like for the trust? Considering time and resources needed to fully support junior staff
Outcomes so far: how apprenticeships compare to other recruitment methods and longer term retention
Linda Gibbs, Clinical Coding Manager, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
|11.30||Interactive development session: how to take your personal interests forward|
Join together to network and form valuable new professional contacts that want to develop in the same area of interest as you. Share ideas with likeminded attendees on how you can develop your interests, incorporate them in to your coding role and grow their importance in your trust.
Chaired by Alison Unsworth, Divisional Clinical Coding Lead for Medicine, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
ICD-11 and SNOMED-CT
|1.40||ICD- 11 progress update: feedback from the trials and next steps toward implementation |
What have we learnt from the 2017 field trials? Exploring feedback and how it will be used for improvements
The wider revision process: what is being done to make ICD-11 as effective and user-friendly as possible?
Upcoming opportunities to be involved: are any more trials in the pipeline and what will they involve?
|2.10||Preparing your team for SNOMED-CT: an update on timings, necessary skills and available support|
When does SNOMED-CT need to be adopted by and how likely is it that this date will change?
Support being offered to services implementing SNOMED: learn what is available
What are the key skills needed by coders to successfully implement? Preparing your team
|2.40||Q&A with NHS Digital|
Priorities for Clinical Coding
|3.20||Income vs accuracy: should your trust’s financial arrangements impact on your coding priorities? |
What PbR/ Block contracts mean for coders: how the data you generate is used in both of these methods
Drivers for data accuracy: is accuracy less important if your trust uses block contracts?
Improving accuracy whilst increasing throughput: maintaining quality whilst coding large volumes
Sue Eve-Jones, Director, PACC-UK
|3.50||Developing your future service: remote clinical coding and automated coding in practice |
The Bournemouth remote coding experience: clinical coding now and then
What benefits and challenges has it presented? Impact of the experience
AI Automated Coding project update: how the process works and outcomes so far
Jane Ennis, Clinical Coding Manager, The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
|4.20||Close of day|
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