Concurrent Documentation: The Time Is Now

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013 1:00 PM ET, 12:00 PM CT

The continued adoption of electronic health records, meaningful use requirements, and recent CPT code changes all present new opportunities to implement Concurrent Documentation.  Many organizations have experienced challenges implementing this new service delivery and documentation paradigm. 

In this live webinar you will learn about the strategies and tools used by Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois to adopt concurrent documentation and improve services, regulatory compliance, and staff job satisfaction.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand strategies to implement Concurrent Documentation
  • Understand how Concurrent Documentation can save staff time and increase satisfaction
  • See how agency funds can be saved via Concurrent Documentation
  • Understand how this can help support Person Centered Care by involving the client in the documentation



About the Speaker(s):

Jim Wilkerson
Director of Quality Management and Outcomes Evaluation
Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois

Jim Wilkerson is the Director of Quality Management and Outcome Evaluation at Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois, a private, not-for-profit provider of Behavioral Health services, serving some 10,000 individuals from multiple locations in six counties that includes the cities of Springfield, Lincoln, and Jacksonville, IL.

Joe Viger
VP of Business Development
The Echo Group

Joe is currently the Vice President of Business Development at The Echo Group. He joined the company in 1999 and has held a variety of positions including consulting, leading the professional services team and managing operations. He has a diverse behavioral health background including case management, managing residential systems and community-based treatment teams.

Joe has worked in a variety of settings including inpatient psychiatric facilities, community mental health centers, and public housing. Mr. Viger currently serves on the Board of the Software and Technology Vendors Association.