Education & Events

  • Zika Conference Call/Webinar
    Webinar and Conf Call 5 3 16Georgia DPH in conjunction with the Georgia Hospital Association are to hold a Zika Conference Call and Webinar on Tuesday, May 3rd, from 2:30PM - 3:30PM. This hour-long call will feature experts from the CDC and other health organizations, and elaborate on the fight against Zika and advocacy for Zika prevention. Clinicians and coalitions statewide are encouraged to attend.
  • Georgia Medicaid Fair
    6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA, United States
    GAmedicaidfairThe Georgia Medicaid Fair will be held from 7a.m. - 4p.m. at the Infinite Energy Forum (formerly known as the Gwinnett Center), located at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097. Sign in takes place at 7a.m., with a 'Meet and Greet' with the Insurance Providers team at 7:45a.m. Opening session will begin promptly at 8:15a.m.Opening session is lined with discussions covering Georgia DCH news, and an overview of current initiatives as well as program and policy updates. Areas to be covered include but are not limited to:
    • The Georgia Medicaid Appeal Process
    • Centralized PA Portal Overview (GMCF)
    • CMOs
    • Hospital Service
    • Physicians and Physician Extender Programs
    • Rural Health, FQHC and RHC Programs
    • Clinical Viewer and Achieving Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records (EHR)
    • Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waiver Programs
    • Member Eligibility and 1095-B form
    • Provider Enrollment, Re-validation and the Credentialing Verification Organization (CVO); and
    • Common denials
    To register online and/or to access the agenda for the fair, visit Georgia DCH's CEvent website. Directions to the Infinite Energy Forum can be found on the Infinite Energy Forum website. Additional inquiries can be directed to Hewlett Packard Enterprise at
  • Georgia AAP Webinar - "Pediatrician's Role in Reporting Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome"
    GeorgiaAAPLogoGeorgia AAP introduces its upcoming webinar, "Pediatrician's Role in Reporting Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome", taking place Wednesday, May 4th from 12:30PM - 1:30PM. This webinar defines the adequate reporting measures for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome to the DPH and other health entities.Core objectives for this presentation will be to:
    • Define Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and its prevalence in Georgia
    • List the process for identifying NAS
    • Describe the process for how to report NAS via the Georgia’ State Electronic Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (SendSS); and
    • Illustrate the process for referring newborns with NAS to Children 1st for linkage to early intervention
    Featuring a live Q & A session with Seema Csukas, MD, PhD: Medical Director; Maternal and Child Programs and Patricia McAfee, DNPc, MSN, RN Program Director of Perinatal Health Maternal and Child Health; Health Promotions at the Georgia Department of Public Health. Register/sign on for this live session by clicking this link.
  • Care Coordination Improvement Series
    Care Coordination SeriesA 30-minute conference call/session for the 'Care Coordination Improvement Series' takes place May 4th at 1p.m. EDT. Featuring target speaker, Katrina Parker RN, MSN, this web conference is focused on patient-centered medication management, and introduces innovative methods to helping patients negotiate the prescriptions/ medications they require. Free and open to all practitioners; call in at (800) 707-8454. Click here to register.The 'Care Coordination Improvement Series' is held the first Wednesday of every month, and is sponsored by the Georgia Hospital Association, Do Your Part (Preventing Avoidable Re-admissions Together) and Magnolia Coastlands AHEC
  • Doctors Without Borders Information Session
    1197 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA, United States
    Doctors Without Borders will hold a free recruitment/informational session Thursday, May 12th from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Alliance FranÇaise d'Atlanta, 1197 Peachtree St., Atlanta. In this information session, aid workers will discuss the process and developmental steps for being a part of Doctors Without Borders, and outline application requirements. The discussion will feature medical professionals who have previously worked with Doctors Without Borders. This presentation is expected to last 90 minutes, with a Q&A to follow. All medical practitioners (i.e. OBGyn physicians, surgeons, nurse-midwives, pharmacists and laboratory technicians) are invited to attend. To register for this session, visit the Doctors Without Borders Eventbrite page.
  • CPT Coding Seminar
    All day
    Macon Marriott City Center, Coliseum Drive, Macon, GA, United States
    Georgia OBGyn's 1st CPT Coding Seminar of 2016 will be held at the Macon Marriott City Center, located at 240 Coliseum Dr. Full program for this event will be made available closer to the date. For inquiries, and registration requests, contact Beth Yoder at or Nicole Reaves at To register, complete CPT Coding Seminar, Macon registration flyer here.
  • ACOG 2016 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting
    All day
    Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Mount Vernon Place Northwest, Washington, DC, United States
    ACOG_2016MtgACOG's 2016 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting will kick off Saturday, May 14th 2016 through Tuesday, May 17th at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. This year's 'Take Charge of Healthcare' program encompasses cutting-edge scientific practices and research methods, setting the cornerstone for women's health. The conference is four days long, and ends Wednesday, May 18th. Registration now open.
  • 2016 Golf Tournament / Board Meeting
    St Ives Country Club Dr, Johns Creek, GA, United States
    2016 Golf Tournament FlyerGOGS' 2016 Annual Golf Tournament will be held Wednesday, May 18th at the St. Ives Country Club in Johns Creek, GA, located at One St. Ives Country Club Drive. For the first time,  the site will also feature alternative events for non-golfers, with the 'Fashion & Fitness Fanfare' display. Cost for the golf tournament is: $85 for GOGS members / $110 for non-GOGS members. Cost for the 'Fashion & Fitness Fanfare' is $25. Registration for both events begin at 10:30 a.m. The tournament will be hosted by Jeffrey Korotkin, MD.(Board meeting will be held during registration time.) To pre-register, download and fax the registration form on the attached 2016 Golf Brochure. Questions and concerns can be directed to Nicole Reaves at (770)-904-5298 and/or Golf Brochure FINAL to PRINT - NRR- Page_12016 Golf Brochure FINAL to PRINT - NRR- Page_2
  • ARHPC 2016 Rural Health Coding Bootcamp
    502 S 7th St, Cordele, GA 31015, United States
    ARHPC-logoThe 2016 Rural Health Coding Boot Camp, hosted by the Association for Rural Health Professional Coding, will take place Wednesday, May 18th - Thursday, May 19th at the State Office of Rural Health in Cordele, GA; with a live class on Rural Health Clinical Documentation/Coding from 9a.m. - 3p.m. on both days. This class is intended for clinical personnel (MD, DO, NP, PA, RN), coders, billers, EHR professionals, facility and financial managers that work in Rural Hospitals and/or Rural Health Clinics. The cost to attend the conference is $399 a person. 1 Hrs AAPC CEUs provided for both courses. Click here for more information, and/or to register.
  • Physiological Breech Birth Study Day
    2701 North Decatur Road, Decatur, GA, United States
    Physiological Breech Birth Study Day will take place Monday, May 23rd, 2016 from 9a.m. - 1p.m. at Dr. Bobbie Bailey Women's & Surgery Centre at Dekalb Medical, located at 2701 North Decatur Rd in Decatur. Obstetricians, midwives and paramedics are encouraged to attend and receive hands-on and theoretical simulations of complicated breech births, as well as illustrations that help to identify normal progress and dystocia. The cost to attend this event is $30. This event is sponsored by the Breech Birth Network. For more information about this event, contact Julia Modest, Office Manager of See Baby Women’s Health Gynecological Care at or visit the Eventbrite page.
  • #AHealthierNation: Blood Pressure Education Month Twitter Chat
    Blood Pressure Education Month Chat - TwitterHere's you chance to talk out all things blood pressure, health and heart related. The Blood Pressure Education Month Chat for May 2016 begins Thursday, May 26th at 3p.m. EDT. Hosted by the American Medical Association, this live Twitter discussion entertains, focuses and engages with answers for commonly-asked blood-pressure questions, including when to check your blood pressure and how often. All you need to participate is a Twitter handle (Twitter account), and use of the the hashtag #AHealthierNation. Visit event link for more details.