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  • National Walking Day
    All day
    2016.04.06
    AHA_NationalWalkingDay_2016National Walking Day, pushed forth by the American Heart Association, encourages all Americans to tackle stroke, hypertension and other heart-health problems in the form of exercise. Walking, for at least 30 minutes a day, is the motive behind this day-long movement. A free toolkit featuring educational and promotional materials for workplaces, schools, individuals and communities on the importance of walking/exercising is available on the American Heart Association website. Get registered and download a free toolkit today.
  • Georgia DPH/ Hartsfield Airport Zika Prevention Press Conference
    10:00-16:00
    2016.04.06
    6000 North Terminal Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30320, United States
    GADPH-HJATLAirportGeorgia DPH, in conjunction with Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport will hold a press conference, scheduled for Wednesday, April 6th at 10:30a.m. in the Domestic Terminal Atrium of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This conference will educate international travelers on Zika Virus mitigation efforts and prevention in Georgia. Commissioner of Georgia DPH, Brenda Fitzgerald, MD. will be joined by General Manager of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Miguel Southwell will both lead the conference and address public Zika virus issues/concerns.
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  • National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day
    All day
    2016.04.10
    NYHAAD-2014-infocard-color-1000x550-1391460950National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day kicks into gear all-day long Saturday, April 10th. This observance recognizes the impact of HIV/AIDS on younger generations and illustrates helpful methods to reduce transmission and increase awareness. According to the CDC, as little as 1-in-5 sexually active/experienced teenagers ever get tested for HIV/AIDS. Support the movement and take plans for action by visiting the Advocates for Youth website.
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  • ACOG's Monthly Coding Webcast
    13:00-14:00
    2016.04.12
    acog-logoACOG's Monthly Coding Webcast for April kick-starts Tuesday, April 12th at 1p.m. CME/CEU credits are available. There is a $25 fee to register/attend this webinar. Today's CPT Modifiers and The Global Surgical Package webinar discusses:
    • The differences between the CPT and Medicare global surgical packages;
    • How to effectively use global package modifiers to obtain appropriate reimbursement, and;
    • The application of the CMS National Correct Coding Initiative to clinical practice.
    Approximately 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™  are available for this live webcast. Click here to register for this webinar.
  • GA Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Bootcamp
    18:00-20:00
    2016.04.12
    502 S 7th St, Cordele, GA, United States
    dch_logo_pms299_ALT2012The GA Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Bootcamp will run Tuesday, April 12th from 6:30 - 8p.m. at the Georgia State Office of Rural Health in Cordele, GA. This bootcamp is free, and features sessions for those interested in participating in the GA Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. Moreover, it supplies assistance for eligible Medicaid providers with the following services:
    • Selecting a certified EHR system
    • Patient Volume Calculator
    • Meaning Use Stages 1 & 2
    • Audit prevention and preparation, and
    • Connecting to a health information exchange
    Participants with a Medicaid volume of 30% can receive up to $63,750 over six years of participating in the program. Click here to register for today's bootcamp session. To learn more about the GA EHR Program, visit The GA DCH Medicaid EHR Incentive Program homepage.
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  • GA Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Bootcamp
    09:00-12:00
    2016.04.13
    502 S 7th St, Cordele, GA, United States
    dch_logo_pms299_ALT2012The GA Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Bootcamp will run Wednesday, April 12th from 9:30 - noon, and again today from 2 4:30p.m. at the Georgia State Office of Rural Health in Cordele, GA. This bootcamp is free, and features sessions for those interested in participating in the GA Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. Moreover, it supplies assistance for eligible Medicaid providers with the following services:
    • Selecting a certified EHR system
    • Patient Volume Calculator
    • Meaning Use Stages 1 & 2
    • Audit prevention and preparation, and
    • Connecting to a health information exchange
    Participants with a Medicaid volume of 30% can receive up to $63,750 over six years of participating in the program. Click here to register for today's bootcamp session. To learn more about the GA EHR Program, visit The GA DCH Medicaid EHR Incentive Program homepage.
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  • NCPC Webinar: Treating Patients with Mental Health Conditions Who Use Tobacco
    14:00-15:00
    2016.04.27
    NCPC_morehouseThis webinar is 2nd of the series 'Treating Patients with Mental Health Conditions Who Use Tobacco', taking place Wednesday, April 27th from 2 - 3:15p.m.. This webinar is held in conjunction with the National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, the CDC and the American Psychological Association, among others. Featured presenters are David Satcher, MD, MPH - Founding Director and Senior Adviser, The Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine and Timothy P. Carmody, PhD - Director, Health Psychology, Mental Health Service, who has attended in the Health Psychology Program and provided clinical supervision for psychology interns and postdoctoral fellows.1.25 CE credits are offered for this live event. Click here to register
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  • 2016 March for Babies Atlanta
    All day
    2016.04.30
    Georgia World Congress Center, Andrew Young International Boulevard Northwest, Atlanta, GA, United States
    marchforbabies2016The highly-anticipated March of Dimes’ March for Babies Atlanta 2016 event will begin on Saturday, April 30th 9:00a.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center, located at 285 Andrew Young International Boulevard in downtown Atlanta. This fun-filled day invites clinicians, coalitions and advocates alike to walk for infant health while raising funds for Atlanta’s babies. Registration begins at 7:30a.m. Click here to get registered. Call (404) 350-9800 or visit site for more information about March for Babies Atlanta.