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Midwest Osteopathic Annual Convention 2020 - All Days


Total Credits: 20.5 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s), 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™


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 Thursday, April 30th

 


 

Challenging Treatment Options: Medical Marijuana, CBD, and MAT

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CST)

 

 

 Friday, May 1st

 


 

Patient Video Education

7:45 AM - 8:45 AM (CST)

 

MAOPS President's Welcome

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM (CST)

 

Business of Medicine: Coding

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

 

Movement Medicine & Exercise Rx for Everyone 

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (CST)

 

Preventive Lifestyle Medicine 

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM (CST)

 

Update from the AOA

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

 

Update from the Department of Mental Health

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM (CST)

 

Update from BNDD

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM (CST)

 

Update from MO HealthNet

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM (CST)

 

 

 

 

Saturday, May 2nd

 


 

Meaningful Mindfulness

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (CST)

 

When to Refer! Practical Pearls for Primary Care

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

  

Blurred Lines of Breast Health

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CST)

 

Sunday, May 3rd

 


 

Diversity and Bias in the Medical Setting

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM (CST)

 

Direct Primary Care

8:45 AM - 9:45 AM (CST)

 

Suspecting Pulmonary Hypertension in the Dyspneic Patient: Who, When, and How 

9:45 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAOPS is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 20.5 AOA Category 1-A CME credits, and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation. Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

 

MAOPS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

MAOPS designates this live conference for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Faculty

Lyndall Fraker's Profile

Lyndall Fraker Related seminars and products:


Lyndall completed his 4th and final term as a member of the Missouri House of Representatives in early January 2019. He was first elected in 2010 and served as Chairman of the Financial Institutions, Local Government and Utility Infrastructure committees. Prior to his election to the House, he was elected Northern Commissioner of Webster County after completing a 17-year career in Wal-Mart management. The last seven of those years as store manager of his hometown store in Marshfield. Lyndall is a home builder and real estate developer in the Marshfield area. He discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.


Emily Henningsen, Pharm D.'s Profile

Emily Henningsen, Pharm D. Related seminars and products:


Dr. Henningsen is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy and is currently in her second year of pharmacy residency with SSM Health St. Mary’s in St. Louis, MO. She is a member of the American Pharmacist Association, Gateway College of Clinical Pharmacy, Missouri Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacy and Co-Chief Resident at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. She has a passion for educating fellow pharmacist and physicians on medical marijuana as a treatment. She has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of her presentation.


Michael Brown, DO's Profile

Michael Brown, DO Related seminars and products: 6


Dr. Michael Brown is a graduate of the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his medical residency in Family and Community Medicine at Truman Medical Centers. Currently, he works for Meritas Health in North Kansas City, where he practices family medicine. Dr. Brown has held many positions within the American Osteopathic Association and the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, and currently serves on the MAOPS board where he holds the office of President-Elect. He lives in Smithville, MO with his wife and six children.

 

Dr. Brown discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation..


Jeff Davis, DO's Profile

Jeff Davis, DO Related seminars and products: 2


Dr. Jeff Davis practices in Memphis, Missouri.  He is the Chief Medical Officer and staff family medicine physician for Scotland County Hospital.  In addition, he keeps busy as Coroner for Scotland County and as a staff physician for Scotland County Care Center and Residential Care Facility and Memphis Medical Services, a federally qualified hospital-based rural health clinic.  Throughout his career he has been providing well woman, obstetrics and adolescent care and continues to deliver babies.  Dr. Davis serves the profession passionately.  He is a past president of MAOPS and has served on every committee in the organization.  He continues to serve as Education Co-Chair, and as a member of the Finance & Audit Committee, Leadership Development Committee, and Legislative and Regulatory Committee. He is an AOA Delegate for Missouri and continues to stay active in the Northeast District.  Dr. Davis is a graduate of ATSU-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed his residency at Southern Illinois University Quincy Family Practice in Quincy, Illinois. Dr. Davis is board certified in Family Medicine.  

Dr. Davis discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Steven Brushwood, DO, FAACP's Profile

Steven Brushwood, DO, FAACP Related seminars and products:


Steven Brushwood, DO, is currently the President of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, and is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Brushwood is the Chief Medical Officer for Northwest Health Services, where he also serves as a family physician, and the Medical Director at Freudenthal Hospice in St. Joseph, MO. He is the owner of Gower Family Care Center in Gower, MO. A 1996 graduate of William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri and a 2000 graduate of the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Brushwood is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine with specialized certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentations.


Victoria Damba, DO's Profile

Victoria Damba, DO Related seminars and products:


Victoria Damba, DO, is an Independent Family Medicine Physician in Farmington, MO. She initially began her career in medicine as a nurse working in a hospital setting and outpatient physician clinic for several years before attending medical school. She graduated from Truman State University with a BS in Biology and in 1997 graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her Internship at Des Peres Hospital and her Family Medicine Residency in Farmington, MO where she still lives and practices. Dr. Damba has served on most of the MAOPS committees and is a Past President of the organization. She discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of her presentations.


Jared Nichols, DO's Profile

Jared Nichols, DO Related seminars and products:

Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Kansas City University


Jared W. Nichols, DO has been an active member of Kansas City University faculty for the last three years.  He serves as the year two course director for the osteopathic skills classes.  He is on the Board of Trustees for the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons.  His interests include osteopathic advocacy and promotion, which he demonstrates through advising the Joplin-KCU student MAOPS chapter. 

Dr. Nichols earned his BA in Music, Percussion from Truman State University, Kirksville, MO.  While attending A.T. Still University in Kirksville, MO he completed a teaching fellowship in anatomy and later earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Nichols completed his Family Medicine Residency at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, MO.  While in residency he completed his certificate in Integrative Medicine through the University of Arizona.  Dr. Nichols began moonlighting in rural critical access Emergency Rooms during residency and continues to serve as an ER physician through Docs Who Care.  He completed his Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Fellowship at UNT-HSC TCOM/ Medical City Fort Worth in June 2018 and is board certified in FM & OMT as well as Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal medicine.  He is active in research at KCU with multiple projects ranging from ultrasound education to regenerative medicine.

He discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.

Contact: jnichols@kcumb.edu; (417) 208-0733


Christopher Paynter, DO's Profile

Christopher Paynter, DO Related seminars and products:


Dr. Chris Paynter earned his medical degree from Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at University of Missouri-Kansas City. He is board-certified in osteopathic and allopathic family medicine. He has served on the board and several committees for the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons and currently holds the position of President for the MAOPS Osage Valley District.  Dr. Paynter also serves as President for the Missouri Society of American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and American College of Osteopathic Physicians and is an adjunct faculty member for Lincoln University and Tipton High School. He discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.


Kenneth Stewart, D.O., FACEP, FAAEM's Profile

Kenneth Stewart, D.O., FACEP, FAAEM Related seminars and products:

KCU-COM/Joplin Campus


Dr. Kenneth Stewart is an emergency medicine physician in Joplin, MO and northern Arkansas. He is also the Assistant Professor for the Department of Primary Care for Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences – Joplin. He received his medical degree from College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and has been in practice for more than 20 years. Dr. Stewart has specialized training in emergency medicine FAST Ultra-sound, advanced cardiac life support, pediatric advanced life support and advanced trauma life support just to name a few. He is a member of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians, Michigan College of Emergency Physicians, Emergency Medicine Resident’s Association, American College of Emergency Physicians, and the American Osteopathic Association. Dr. Stewart discloses no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.


Ronald Burns, DO, FACOFP, AOA President's Profile

Ronald Burns, DO, FACOFP, AOA President Related seminars and products: 1


Dr. Burns is an American Osteopathic Board board-certified osteopathic family medicine physician in private practice in Orlando, Florida. He has served on the AOA Board of Trustees since 2007 and was inaugurated as the 2019-20 President of the AOA in July of 2019.

 

Active in organized medicine his entire career, Dr. Burns served as president of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) from 2004–2005 and provided leadership at the local level as a trustee of FOMA and FOMA District Society 3. He has been honored with the FOMA Physician of the Year award and the Distinguished Service award. In addition, he served for nine years on the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, which assesses competencies for osteopathic medicine and related health care professions. Dr. Burns built an impressive career of service in the state of Florida by serving on the Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine, the Florida Health Information Infrastructure Board, the Florida Medicaid Formulary Study Panel and the Florida Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics Committee.

 

Dr. Burns graduated from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio. He completed an internship at Doctors Hospital of Stark County in Massillon, Ohio, and completed residency at Florida Hospital East Orlando. In 2018, the Ohio Alumni Association Board of Directors presented Dr. Burns with the Medal of Merit for achieving distinction in his field.

 

Dr. Burns and his wife Janet have five children and reside in Winter Park, Florida. He has a long history of service in healthcare legislation, regulation, education and leadership at the national, state and local levels. He brings forth a strong directive for his year of service as AOA president: “Physician directed, physician led.” He discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentations.


Mark Stringer's Profile

Mark Stringer Related seminars and products:


Mark Stringer serves as Director of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH), where he is responsible for the overall operations of the department and its three divisions: Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Administrative Services. He is a nationally certified counselor with over 35 years of experience in the substance use disorder and mental health fields. Mark serves as Immediate Past President of the board of directors of the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD). He discloses no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.


Mike Boeger's Profile

Mike Boeger Related seminars and products:


Michael Boeger is the Administrator and Bureau Chief of the Missouri Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs.  He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration.  He was formerly the lieutenant of investigations for a law enforcement agency and was an investigator for the Missouri Department of Labor’s Fraud Unit for three years. He is currently in his 22nd year with BNDD and has been the administrator for the bureau for the past 11 years.

Michael has published the educational handouts on the bureau’s website, and he has served on 5 separate Governor’s Task Forces.  He has promulgated regulations for the bureau and assisted in drafting legislation that has been enacted by five governors.  He is also assigned to the department’s emergency response center during declared states of emergency.

Michael served as the Chairman for the Task Force on Misuse, Abuse and Diversion of Prescription Drugs.  He is a member of the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators and the National Association of State Controlled Substance Authorities. He has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.


Jessica Dresner, COO's Profile

Jessica Dresner, COO Related seminars and products:


Jessica has worked in public service for over 26 years. She began her career as a patrol officer before moving into Social Services. Since 2017 she has served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Missouri Department of Social Services, MO Healthnet Division. She is responsible for promoting the departments mission as well as transformational goals and projects. Ms. Dresner holds a Master of Education in Counseling from Stephens College and a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Columbia College. She discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of her presentation.


Rhonda Myers, LPC's Profile

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Rhonda Myers is a licensed professional counselor who works at Capital Region Medical Center, Center of Mental Wellness. She sees clients in many capacities including individuals, couples and families for a variety of mental wellness concerns. These include anxiety, depression, relational struggles, etc. and she specializes in eating disorders.

 

Her Master's is from Webster University with some current hours from the University of Pennsylvania. Rhonda is also an adjunct professor at Columbia College in the Humanities/Psychology Department and loves to see her students grow. She discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of her presentation.


Phillip Wilson III, DO's Profile

Phillip Wilson III, DO Related seminars and products:


Dr. Wilson is a graduate of A.T. Still University, Kirkville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his intern year in internal medicine as well as his ophthalmology residency at the University of Missouri Columbia. He currently practices comprehensive ophthalmology at Jefferson City Medical Group with special emphasis in the fields of macular degeneration, glaucoma and cataracts. Dr. Wilson is board certified in ophthalmology. He discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.


Tom Berkbigler, DO's Profile

Tom Berkbigler, DO Related seminars and products:


Dr. Berkbigler discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.


Katie Murray, DO, MS, FACS's Profile

Katie Murray, DO, MS, FACS Related seminars and products: 2


Dr. Katie Murray is a graduate of A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Following graduation, she completed her residency in urology at the University of Kansas and a fellowship in urological oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Dr. Murray is the Assistant Professor of Surgery for the University of Missouri, Department of Surgery and the Medical Director of Urologic Oncology at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center both in Columbia, MO. She is also the Assistant Professor of Surgery, Research Clinician Tenure Track for the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Dr. Murray is a member of several associations and a very active member of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons where she currently serves on the Education and Convention Committee. 

 

Dr. Murray discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

 


David Cleaver, DO's Profile

David Cleaver, DO Related seminars and products: 1


Dr. David Cleaver is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology in Dermatology and Mohs Surgery. He practices general dermatology with an interest in rural dermatology and psoriasis.  He performs many different types of dermatological surgery and has a special interest in cosmetic dermatology including botulinum toxins, dermal fillers and multiple types of lasers.

 

Dr. Cleaver completed his training at the St. Joseph Mercy Health System in Michigan before returning to his hometown of Kirksville to join his father’s practice in 2010. Dr. Cleaver is currently an assistant professor of dermatology at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine/A.T. Still University. He is the Third Vice-President for the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology and is currently the Program Director for the dermatology residency training program Northeast Regional Medical Center/ Still OPTI.

 

Dr. Cleaver discloses that he has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with AbbVie through speaking engagements and with AbbVie, Castle and Regeneron related to research support.


Matthew Bechtold, MD, FACP's Profile

Matthew Bechtold, MD, FACP Related seminars and products: 1


Matthew Bechtold, MD, is a Professor of Clinical Medicine – Division of Gastroenterology – for the University of Missouri and the Harry S. Truman Veterans’ Hospital located in Columbia, Missouri. He holds a master’s in molecular biology from Southeast Missouri State University and his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Missouri - Columbia. He then completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Missouri and a fellowship in clinical nutrition at the University of Louisville and Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Bechtold is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.  He is recognized as a founding member of the Missouri Gastroenterology Society Governing Board and is active on many local and national health committees.

Dr. Bechtold discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Tiffany Lewis, DO, MBA's Profile

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Dr. Tiffany Lewis is a Board and MQSA Certified Radiologist with broad experience in clinical research on breast imaging. She completed her undergraduate work at Washington University in St. Louis and then went onto medical school at Kansas City University where she graduated as Student Doctor of the Year in 2014. Dr. Lewis is also a member of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons and a prior Wetzel Scholar. She subsequently did her internal medicine intern year and diagnostic radiology residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City.  She completed her Breast Imaging Fellowship at The Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale Arizona. Dr. Lewis went on to practice at Truman Medical center in Kansas City where she served as Assistant Program Director for the UMKC radiology residency program and started a high-risk breast clinic at Truman Medical Center during her time there. Dr. Lewis is now practicing in private practice radiology in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of her presentation.


Katie Davenport-Kabonic, DO's Profile

Katie Davenport-Kabonic, DO Related seminars and products: 2


Dr. Katie Davenport-Kabonic is a graduate of the AT Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCOM), where she graduated with honors, and in 2012 was selected as a MAOPS Wetzel Scholar. She completed her residency at Cox Family Medicine in Springfield, Missouri. She completed her Obstetrics fellowship at Cox Family Medicine in Springfield, Missouri. She currently serves Cox Health Family Medicine with Obstetrics as a Faculty Physician and is the SWMO AHEC – Springfield Director of Student Medical Education in Springfield, Missouri. Dr. Davenport-Kabonic is also an active member of the MAOPS Education and Convention Committee, the KCOM Curriculum Committee, the Lead Physician for the Walk With A Doc program, and recently obtained her Ozark Mountain Yoga, RYS 200 certification. 

Dr. Davenport-Kabonic discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Luke Van Kirk, DO's Profile

Luke Van Kirk, DO Related seminars and products:


Dr. Luke Van Kirk was raised in St. Paul, MN, New Orleans, LA and Olathe, KS. He attended undergraduate school at Evangel University in Springfield, MO before attending Western University, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, CA. He is board certified in family medicine. He only applied to osteopathic schools because he wanted to learn how to manipulate spine and body in order to help his patients as much as possible. That making family medicine the most obvious choice for him. He started his residency at Cox Family Medicine in July of 2012. Soon after he found out that his cousin had started a direct primary care practice (DPC) called Atlas MD (atlas.md) in Wichita, KS. This completely changed his focus in residency and made him realize he wanted to do nothing but DPC. He has been patient and has waited until now to start his DPC practice, Command Family Medicine, in Springfield, MO. He believes that it will change the world and (most importantly) the health of his patients. Dr. Van Kirk discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.


Fernando Torres, MD's Profile

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Fernando Torres, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Director of the Lung Transplant and Pulmonary Hypertension Programs at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital. His clinical interests include pulmonary hypertension, lung transplantation, lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema, viral infections in immunosuppressed patients, and clinical outcomes research in lung transplantation and pulmonary hypertension. 

Dr. Torres has served as principal investigator or coinvestigator in many clinical trials, including multicenter clinical trials to improve the survival of lung transplant patients. In addition, he is working on testing new equipment to improve the donor organ supply. 

Dr. Torres earned his medical degree at Cornell University Medical College in New York. He completed his internship and residency at UT Southwestern and a fellowship in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, lung transplantation, and lung volume reduction at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver.

Since joining UT Southwestern in 2000, Dr. Torres developed the Pulmonary Hypertension Program, now the largest such program in the United States. In 2009 he assumed directorship of UT Southwestern's Lung Transplant Program, which is the eighth largest in the country. Dr. Torres is board certified in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. Among other honors, Texas Monthly named him a Super Doctor in 2018 and he was included in D Magazine's Best Doctors list for 2018. Dr. Torres discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.


Christine Geiger, MA,RHIA, CCS, CRC's Profile

Christine Geiger, MA,RHIA, CCS, CRC Related seminars and products:


Chris’ career in health information management started in 1986. She has worked at large and mid-sized health care facilities in many roles where she gained a thorough understanding of health information management.  Her coding career, which began in 1986, includes working in hospitals as both an employee and a consultant. 

 

Chris has worked for First Class Solutions for since 2007.  She has served large and small clients. A teacher at heart, she coaches other coders on proper coding rules and how to find the information they need. Chris also serves as the coding instructor for Saint Louis University’s Health Information Management program.

Ms. Geiger has the certification in risk adjustment coding and understands the intricacies of hierarchical condition categories (HCCs). Chris has been intimately involved in assessing documentation and coding in Skilled Nursing Facilities for regulatory reviews and Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) coding.  Additionally, she is an AHIMA approved ICD-10 trainer and often responds to questions from clients’ staff regarding the proper application of certain codes. She discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of her presentation.


S/D Christopher Lane's Profile

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S/D Christopher Lane is currently pursuing his Doctor of Osteopathy at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences – Joplin. He obtained his bachelor’s in athletic training at Salem State University in 2016. Prior to receiving his degree, he worked as a nuclear power operator for the US Navy and as an emergency medical technician. He discloses no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.


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