Leading Change in Clinical Coding Online Conference
This dedicated online networking day will get you up-to-date with all the latest developments in clinical coding. Discover national developments with presentations dedicated to SNOMED-CT and OPCS-4.9 plus learn how to promote clinical engagement and improve coding depth in your trust. You will also have the opportunity to delve into what the future will look like for clinical coding through sessions focussing on AI within coding, aligning the NHS with digital data and how to secure the future of your workforce.
- Online conference is the equivalent to 5 hours Continuing Professional Development
Now in its 11th year, this exciting annual clinical coding online conference will feature cutting-edge presentations, that tackle the future direction of clinical coding as well as drilling into best practice detail. This unique one day conference is a great networking day where you can meet new contacts, ask questions and share experiences.
- Take one day out to value yourself, focus on your learning and invest in your role
- Split into bite sized chunks, you will have the opportunity to gain 5 hours CPD
- Live conference that features presentations, panel sessions, discussion and Q&A time
- Plus the opportunity to network with colleagues from across the country in virtual meeting rooms
- • You can also download the learning materials and benefit from the shared best practice at any point after the LIVE course
By bringing in different perspectives, this conference will challenge your current reality with unique and dynamic engagement with coding services from across the country:
- Take the next step for implementing SNOMED-CT, preparing for OPCS 4.9 to overcome anticipated new challenges
- Dynamic solutions for raising standards to improve accurate billing, explore the summary of changes and how to work under new clinical guidelines
- Tactics to promote the visibility of your department, enthuse external staff and appeal the directors of finance to promote cost-saving benefits of coding
- Improve coding depth for comorbidities, overcome the challenges of coding for mental health and promote key practices to enrich granularity
- Explore the future during the move towards paperless working, drive forward succession planning and incorporate collaborative working with artificial intelligence
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 and 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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‘Clinical Coding National Networking Forum 2019’ was previously held in Birmingham in September 2019 and attendees reported that the day was an ‘. Really valuable information for taking back to trust and move forward with’ and ‘excellent transference of knowledge’.
Delve into national updates, advance clinical engagement and explore the future of clinical coding
|9.10||Join, tech support and opportunity to network in your meeting room|
|9.40||Introduction, instructions and chair’s opening remarks|
Sue Eve-Jones, ACC Director, PACC-UK
Session 1: National updates
|9.50||Implementing SNOMED-CT: what are the benefits from a coding perspective? |
Compatibility challenges: what aspects of SNOMED-CT can be problematic to translate?
Overcoming implementation barriers: which are inherent and which are temporary issues?
Preparing SNOMED-CT for OPCS 4.9: how to overcome anticipated new challenges
Charles Gutteridge, Chief Clinical Information Officer, Barts Health NHS Trust
|Update from Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) clinical coding project|
Trust coding survey data packs
Coding Deep Dive pilots
Case studies and shared good practice
Laura Standen, Clinical Coding Project Manager, GIRFT
Sue Eve-Jones, Clinical Coding Lead, GIRFT
|Panel session, question and answers with Laura Standen, Clinical Coding Project Manager and Sue Eve-Jones, Clinical Coding Lead, GIRFT and Charles Gutteridge, Chief Clinical Information Officer, Barts Health NHS Trust|
|10.50||Break and opportunity to network in your meeting room|
Session 2: Promoting clinical engagement
|11.10||Promoting visibility of and communication in your clinical coding service|
Implementing coding awareness sessions and overcoming communication barriers
Educating and encouraging the involvement of clinical leads into coding
Capitalising on the performance related pay scheme to build business cases
Gareth Jones, Clinical Coding Improvement Programme Manager, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
|Case study: Engaging clinicians to understand clinical coding |
How to educate doctors and nurses to write accurate case notes for coders
Working with directors of finance to show cost-saving benefits of coding accuracy
Case study: overcoming the challenges of merging departments and maintaining accuracy
Jane Ennis, Coding Manager, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
|Panel session, question and answers with Gareth Jones, Clinical Coding Improvement Programme Manager, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and Jane Ennis, Coding Manager, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust|
|12.10||Lunch break and opportunity to network in meeting rooms|
Session 3: Improving coding depth
|1.10||Case study: Overcoming the challenges of coding for mental health |
Translating mental health for clinical coding: managing data quality and improving accuracy
Key coding practices for co-morbidities and complexities
Developing the right skill set to code complex mental health conditions
Jo Dent, Corporate Information and Coding Manager, Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
|Case Study: Exploring shared space with coding and artificial intelligence |
Tackling repetitive coding and implementing automated simple coding through AI
Exploring the benefits: utilising and streamlining your workforce capability
Meeting your two targets on time and demonstrating the financial benefits
Sue Stephenson, Deputy Coding Manager, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
|Panel session, question and answers with Jo Dent, Corporate Information and Coding Manager, Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust and Sue Stephenson, Deputy Coding Manager, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust|
|2.10||Break and opportunity to network in meeting rooms|
Session 4: A look to the future
|2.30||Discussion session: What is available to encourage the continued professional development of coders?|
Discussion lead: Sue Eve-Jones, ACC Director, PACC-UK
|Securing your future workforce: Implementing and managing apprenticeships |
The pilot cohort: what is the apprenticeship scheme and how does it work?
Tackling the challenges of implementation: what funding is available and how to implement it?
How to ensure appropriate recognition for your trust and cohort
Adam Theobald, Head of PbR Performance, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
|Question and answers with Adam Theobald, Head of PbR Performance, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust|
|3.30||Chair’s closing remarks|
|3.40||Close of online conference and opportunity to say goodbye in your meeting room|
Equip your coding team with the right knowledge to progress clearly and efficiently. Speakers confirmed to-date include:
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