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New HPSA System/ Discussion on Medical Assistants
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The Bowen Center for Workforce Development will discuss and answer your questions on the new HPSA scoring system. IPHCA will hold facilitated discussion on Medical Assistants to discover how MAs can be more effective in care. See the questions in the long description below.

When: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
10:00 AM
Where: Indiana CPA Society
8250 Woodfield Crossing Blvd
Indianapolis 46240
United States
Contact: Jason Bundy

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Please come prepared to engage in a conversation!!! See the questions below!


10:00 AM
New HPSA Scoring System
The Bowen Center will discuss shortage designations and how they affect FQHCs specifically. The differences between geographic HPSA and auto HPSA score will be examined, including upcoming changes in the auto HPSA scoring. They will also talk about what the sites can do when the auto HPSA changes occur.

Lacey Foy, Data Technician, The Bowen Center for Workforce Development

11:00 AM
Training and Resources for Medical Assistants
The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement will briefly present their program to prepare MAs to work to the top of their level in a CHC.

David Alyward, Executive Director, NIMAA

11:30 AM
Medical Assistant Ladder 2.0
HealthLINC Community Health Center will present on their career ladder for Medical Assistants

Katie Johnston, Director of Nursing, HealthLINC

12:00 PM
Facilitated Discussion on Medical Assistants

What is the role of the Medical Assistant in CHCs? (Ideally and Actually)
What skills are required of Medical Assistants to carry out the identified roles?
How do the health centers support the development of Medical Assistant skills and knowledge?
What ideas might be considered to improve retention of Medical Assistants?

Jessica Ellis, Recruitment and Retention, Indiana Primary Health Care Association

12:30 PM
Lunch* Please register to get an accurate lunch count.