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AABC News Brief - OCT 11 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019   (0 Comments)

3 things you need to know

1. Register for October IRC Office Hours

2. Listen to Podcast "Midwifery Practice: Celebrating Life Together"

3. PDR Webinar Series Offers Something for Everyone

 

1. Register for October IRC Office Hours

Wednesday, October 16th at 1:00PM ET
New date and time!

Are you having difficulty getting in network with payers? Has contracting got you down? Are you looking for tips to get the attention of insurance companies? Join Industry Relations Committee (IRC) members Elizabeth Simmons and Cynthia Flynn for the October IRC Office Hours. Tell us your problems with insurers, employers and other payers! We will brainstorm solutions together.

A free benefit of AABC membership. Registration is required.

Learn more and register>>

 

2. Listen to Podcast "Midwifery Practice: Celebrating Life Together"

AABC Midwifery-Led Unit member, The Midwifery Center at TMC for Women is featured in the podcast "Down to Earth: Tucson"  where Greta Gill, CNM  and Dr. Sigrid "Siri" Williams are interviewed.

Highlights of the podcast include:

  • Insights into the history of midwifery and childbirth in the United States
  • Information on the midwifery-led unit model, now accredited by the CABC
  • Description of physiologic birth
  • Testimony from an OB/GYN on choosing midwifery care

Listen to the podcast>>

 

3. PDR Webinar Series Offers Something for Everyone

Whether you are just getting started with the AABC Perinatal Data Registry (PDR) or are an experienced user, you will want to make time for Webinar Wednesday next month.  In November, AABC will offer two webinars on the PDR:

1) PDR Basics: Getting Started with the AABC Perinatal Data Registry
Wednesday, November 6th at 3:00PM ET
Are you planning to sign up for the PDR or are you new to the PDR and want to become more familiar with the data collection system? AABC PDR Manager, Jennifer Wright, MA will guide you through getting started with the PDR. We will discuss the value of the PDR, designing your PDR system sustainably, prospective data entry, the comprehensive vs. minimum dataset, navigation of the platform, data entry, and saving and accessing saved records. Use the PDR with comfort, ease, and efficiency.

2) PDR Advanced: Getting the Most from Your Data
Wednesday, November 20th at 3:00PM ET
Have you been entering data into the PDR but haven’t accessed your own data for data quality assurance and statistics? Join Jennifer Wright, MA, AABC PDR Manager, to explore PDR features, data quality assurance, exporting data, and getting statistics. We will discuss how to perform routine data quality audits, ask specific questions of your data, calculate your statistics from your data export, and use the PDR statistics function. Take full advantage of what the PDR has to offer.

Webinar Wednesday is a FREE benefit of AABC Membership. Guests may attend for a fee ($45). Registration is required.

Learn more and register>>


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