CalendarOur distance learning opportunities bring the knowledge, experience, and advice of industry experts and the Corazon team to you in a convenient web forum. These interactive sessions on hot topics in the industry provide an excellent opportunity to understand how to achieve success with your HEART, VASCULAR, NEUROSCIENCE, SPINE, and ORTHOPEDIC service lines at minimal cost to you.

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Distribution of Services / Regional Networks: Maximizing “System-ness” to Achieve Your Fullest Potential

Thursday, August 20, 2020
12 PM ET

Did you know that more than half of the nation’s stand-alone hospitals (53.2%) have lost money on an operating basis for each of the past five years, which is more than twice the share of system-owned hospitals (25.9%)?[i] This advantage tips to larger health systems or networks primarily due to the availability and careful allocation of resources that is better able to be balanced as those providers that demonstrate “system-ness”.  Having the ability to directly influence distribution of services or direct resources within a regional network should result in maximum gains for healthcare providers. Especially in these unparalleled times when all hospital margins have become razor thin, it is even more necessary to urgently look at resources across systems and/or networks within distinct clinical services.

Join Corazon on August 20 at 12 PM ET for a complimentary webinar that will:

  • Define the broad concepts of Distribution of Services and Regional Networks of Care
  • Leverage the resources associated with these concepts for both health systems and independent providers to include positioning for growth in key service lines
  • Predict the innovative, future models of care delivery that are associated with distribution of services and/or regional networks of care!

Ensure that you are leveraging all resources, especially in this “new normal,” to achieve maximum success of your key clinical services lines!

This is a can’t-miss session…reserve your seat today! As a special opportunity, this webinar is being provided free of charge.

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[i] Analysis of Modern Healthcare Metrics data.

Expanding Service Offerings Beyond PCI: Opportunities for Vascular & EP Growth

Thursday, September 3, 2020
12 PM ET

Hospitals already offering Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) services have various opportunities to generate additional revenue in the Cath Lab by offering new and complementary services in this area. It’s important to capitalize on PCI as a foundation for optimizing space and staff, and from there, through expansion, enhancing Vascular and growing Electrophysiology (EP) services is a recommended next strategic step for continued program growth and viability. This effort can bring greater focus on additional patient care delivered across the full cardiac continuum, which will thereby increase access to care, cardiac volumes, and positive bottom line impact. Nationally, EP and Vascular services are ripe for growth since patients within these two subspecialties typically are untapped and the therapies under-utilized in most markets.

Don’t miss out on crucial opportunities in EP and Vascular that can provide value-added services to your hospital. Register today to learn more!

Join Corazon for a complimentary webinar that will:

  • Discuss historical and future trends in EP and Vascular procedures;
  • Review steps that must be taken to be sure these programs adhere and remain compliant with all applicable regulations and guidelines;
  • Examine how data analytics can be used to determine volume opportunity;
  • Present examples of typical investments and returns from client experiences;
  • Warn of common errors, mistakes, and pitfalls many make in the process of planning and implementing these programs.

Position your hospital for future growth and success! Organizations that have already completed the foundational work associated with adding PCI services are much better positioned for the future as EP and Vascular growth trends continue.

Join us to learn the strategies and tactics needed to demonstrate the viability of expanding services in the Cath Lab to include EP and Vascular through this can’t-miss session! Reserve your seat today!

As a special opportunity, this webinar is being provided free of charge.

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Cardiac Surgery: Assessing Your Situation & The Five Keys to Success

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
12 PM ET

Cardiac Surgery programs are facing tremendous pressure to ensure quality, profitability, and overall viability, particularly as the county recovers from the COVID-19 crisis. Corazon’s experts have first-hand experience with many industry trends that challenge today’s existing CT surgery programs, including those that are working to establish new programs and expand advanced surgical offerings.  Many OHS programs have worked to stabilize their surgical volume, focus on outcomes, and implement strategies to grow their patient base. It’s important to have a coordinated Cardiac Surgical program, which can ensure prosperity for this vital service – so, your program will not only survive, but thrive!

Join Corazon on September 15 at 12 PM ET for a complimentary webinar that will provide:

  • An update on the state of the OHS industry and conditions that affect market entrance, program stability, and growth;
  • How to access the impact of COVID-19 on OHS delivery now and into the future;
  • How to perform an adequate assessment of your OHS program with “The Five Keys”;
  • Ways to achieve excellence in your OHS program; and,
  • An approach for driving OHS program quality and excellence through accreditation.

Learn how to position your Cardiac Surgery Program for success by maximizing internal operational efficiencies, producing consistent and meaningful financial reports, and exceeding national standards in cardiac surgical clinical outcomes. This is a can’t-miss session…reserve your seat today!

As a special opportunity, this webinar is being provided free of charge.

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Productivity Gains: Orthopedic & Spine Efficiencies in the OR

Thursday, October 1, 2020
12 PM ET

Hospitals everywhere are searching for new ways to create a provider-friendly perioperative experience.  Surgeons have many choices on where to perform orthopedic and spine surgery, ranging from competing regional hospitals, to outpatient surgery departments, to freestanding ASCs.  Like water, Surgeons tend to follow the path of least resistance and gravitate to facilities that establish efficiencies to make the best use of a surgeon’s time, while allowing for growth, exploration of technology and clinical advances, and work/life balance.

Join Corazon on October 1 at 12 PM ET for a complimentary webinar that will:

  • Review common challenges faced by Orthopedics and Spine Surgeons
  • Provide strategies and recommendations for improving process efficiencies and productivity
  • Share lessons learned on what surgeons are looking for in a perioperative experience
  • Highlight tactics and opportunities to improve surgeon (and patient!) experience in perioperative services

During this webinar, Corazon experts will explore tactics and strategies that improve the experience of Orthopedics and Spine surgeons as a means to maintain a competitive advantage as an attractive place to perform surgery.  Participants will learn how creating and maintaining clinical and operational efficiencies can make your hospital, outpatient center, or ASC a destination for surgeons and patients alike. This is a can’t-miss session…reserve your seat today!

As a special opportunity, this webinar is being provided free of charge.

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Chest Pain Center Accreditation: Valuable Strategy / Varied Benefits

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
12 PM ET

Raising the bar in managing the chest pain patient population is increasingly difficult in these trying times.  But, Corazon believes that accreditation of a Chest Pain Center is becoming a valuable strategy for market differentiation and raising awareness of this condition through educating and engaging the community, first responders, clinicians, patients, and physicians. This session will share the positive impact that CPC Accreditation has on the entire CV care continuum, while showcasing the importance of data collection for achieving and then promoting the stellar outcomes that will follow.

Join Corazon’s experts on October 14 at 12 PM ET for a complimentary webinar that will discuss how and why to:

  • Expand collaboration with first responders (EMS and/or fire rescue)
  • Engage and integrate physicians across the emergency department, non-invasive areas, and invasive cardiology
  • Standardize protocols as “best practice” for care consistency while becoming a destination CP receiving center

Attendees will learn how Corazon’s unique, collaborative approach to Chest Pain Center Accreditation translates into market differentiation through optimized quality and improved patient satisfaction through this designation. In addition, participants will understand how the in-depth reviews of clinical and operational measures through the accreditation effort lend to opportunities for growth and viability for the future of chest pain care.

This is a can’t-miss eventReserve your seat today! As a special opportunity, this webinar is being provided free of charge.

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Innovative Healthcare Design in the Post-COVID World

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
12 PM ET

As people begin to seek care post-COVID, hospitals and healthcare systems must safely meet their clinical needs and gain their community’s trust. Simply delaying care indefinitely until the danger passes is not an option for many patients, especially since those requiring invasive procedures and the staff who care for them are at highest risk. Families are an integral part of the recovery process and must be included in creative ways. Operational changes need to incorporate emergent scenarios, as well as planned, elective flows. Process workflow changes alone will not be successful. A facility that supports safe and innovative care must be thoughtfully crafted, now more than ever.

During this webinar, Corazon and guest presenter Hord Coplan Macht will explore reimagining the future of healthcare design and construction to best accommodate these new operational realities of our industry today.

Join our experts on November 10 at 12 PM ET for a complimentary webinar that will:

  • Define key operational changes that support both elective and emergent procedures, protecting staff, without losing a sense of immediacy
  • Present facility design options to support safe patient, family, staff, information, and supply flows through the pre, intra, and post-procedure phases of care
  • Address multi-departmental concerns of meeting COVID and non-COVID patient needs while providing an outstanding customer experience
  • Elevate awareness of infection prevention solutions, both facility and operationally focused

Position your cardiovascular, neuroscience, and orthopedic programs for future growth and success through the parallel focus of facility design and operations!

This is a can’t-miss eventReserve your seat today! As a special opportunity, this webinar is being provided free of charge.

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FastCheck: Open Heart Surgery - Effectively & Swiftly Assessing your Cardiac Surgical Program to Ensure Top Performance

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
12 PM ET

Year over year, Cardiac Surgical Services have become more complex to manage. The reasons for this are multifactorial, though top influencers include:

  • The cohort of patients requiring surgery continue to present with increasing comorbidities
  • Changing regulations for catheter-based minimally-invasive valve surgeries
  • Increasing amounts of publicly-available performance indicators
  • And more…

Oftentimes, program administrators and physician leaders are forced to rely on assumptions related to clinical, operational, and financial performance to make decisions for their cardiac surgery programs.

The Corazon experts will share proven methods for ensuring that your Cardiac Surgery Program is on track, which includes Corazon’s FastCheck: Open Heart Surgery assessment approach. CV service lines have historically been a growth engine for hospitals, and the performance of the program has profound implications across the entire hospital and/or health-system, especially as effects from the costs of COVID-19 are felt. As many executive teams look to the CV service line to help support revenue lost during the pandemic, outstanding performance in this specialty is a must.

Join Corazon on November 17 at 12 PM ET for a complimentary webinar that will:

  • Discuss the latest industry trends with Cardiac Surgery program structures and monitoring of performance
  • Identify where Cardiac Surgery programs are finding success in outcomes, even with industry disrupters, and where other programs are not performing to best expectations
  • Explain the elements of the Corazon FastCheck Open Heart Surgery assessment that includes on-site observation, operational analysis, and a timeline of recommendations

Take advantage of the best resources to fully optimize outcomes in your Cardiac Surgery Program!

This is a can’t-miss eventReserve your seat today! As a special opportunity, this webinar is being provided free of charge.

Be sure to follow us on LinkedIn & Facebook for additional industry updates, webinar announcements, and more!

Physician Recruitment Challenges & Solutions in Orthopedic & Spine Specialties

Thursday, December 3, 2020
12 PM ET

The orthopedic and spine specialties are core service lines for many hospitals, and will continue to offer the potential to be a high-revenue/high-demand service. But, as the competition for patients and physician talent increases due to industry changes, physicians and hospitals should actively pursue clinic and business alignment through vehicles such as co-management, gainsharing, and shared governance models. And strategic recruitment of these physicians should also be top of mind…

Join Corazon on December 3 at 12 PM ET for a complimentary webinar that will discuss:

  • Trends in orthopedic and spine surgeons’ availability
  • Strategies for increasing surgeon productivity
  • Challenges in orthopedic and spine physician recruitment
  • Alignment and other incentive models to attract physicians

This is a can’t-miss eventReserve your seat today! As a special opportunity, this webinar is being provided free of charge.

Be sure to follow us on LinkedIn & Facebook for additional industry updates, webinar announcements, and more!

Coming Soon in 2020...

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Mark your calendars for these future Corazon webinars! Stay tuned for more details…you don’t want to miss them!

The Future of ASCs: Game-changing Outpatient Strategies

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
12-1:00 PM ET

And More Topics with Dates TBD…

  • Hot Topics in Spine Services
  • Client Case Study Features
  • And more!

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