Integration of Urgent Care and Primary Care
1 hour Audio and Power Point Presentation
Recorded April 28, 2015
At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:
- Review the historical "love-hate" relationship between primary and urgent care
- Discuss the impact of the changing healthcare and reimbursement environment on the relationship of primary and urgent care services
- Utilize the EHR to promote continuity between urgent and primary care
- Create efficient workflows which promote cohesiveness of primary and urgent care
- Use above concepts to promote and grow your urgent care through local primary care providers
Teri Lash-Ritter, MD
Teri Lash-Ritter, M.D. is a board certified Family Medicine physician specializing in Urgent Care. As the Medical Director for Urgent and Express Care Clinics at Cleveland Clinic, she has developed a high quality network for acute care access for patients as well as provision of telemedicine services via HealthSpot. She attended the University of Akron as an undergraduate earning her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics. After practicing as a Registered Dietitian for 5 years, she returned to school receiving her Medical Degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University in 2002. She is a representative to the Cleveland Clinic Women’s Professional Staff Association, Certified in Travel Health through the International Society of Travel Medicine, and a member of the American Academy of Family Practice and the Urgent Care Association of America. Teri has completed mission work in Haiti and the Dominican Republic and is working on her goal of running a marathon in every state.
Disclosures: The above faculty had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The Urgent Care Association of America designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Credit for this course is good for 1 year after purchase.
Urgent Care Management Certificate (UCMC) Credit
This course is designated for 1 credit of Operations towards the Urgent Care Management Certificate.
Submitting for Credit:
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