Miscellaneous Tools and Resources

COPE-REMS – Collaborative Opioid Prescribing Education for REMS training allows you to experience patient-prescriber video vignettes on how to handle tough situations and refresh your knowledge of clinical pharmacology. The CME course responds to the FDA REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy) for extended-release and long-acting opioids by being fully REMS-compliant. Participants can view interactive, audiovisual content and review guidelines for safe prescribing, thereby increasing their knowledge and confidence when treating patients with chronic pain.
COPE-REMS http://www.coperems.org

Document Reading Level – Instructions for determining the reading level of documents http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/help/test-your-document-s-readability-HP010148506.aspx

EncoderPro.com Expert – A web-based code look-up tool for all CPT®, HCPCS, ICD-9-CM, and ICD-10-CM code sets and Ingenix and Medicare coding guidelines. Developed to ensure coding accuracy, improve billing performance and reduce rejected claims.
EncoderPro.com https://www.encoderpro.com

Epocrates Rx – Free access to drug prescribing and safety information in the moment of care for thousands of brand, generic, OTC, and alternative drugs. Paid subscriptions available to access information concerning guidelines, ICD-9, CPT, alternative medicines, disease information, and diagnostic/lab tests.
Epocrates Online https://online.epocrates.com/noFrame/?ICID=eolepocratesheaderbutton

FamilyDoctor.org from AAFP – Free access intended for individuals who are seeking reliable health information. Health content is written at a 6th to 8th grade reading level to make information understandable and accessible to all users. Content written specifically to children and teens is also available on the site.
FamilyDoctor http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en.html

Fee Analyzer – An online subscription service that provides access to relative and actual physician charge data for a specific geographic area and specialty. The pricing represents what other providers/organizations within the specific area are charging by service code.
FeeAnalyzer.com https://www.feeanalyzer.com/fa/

HIPAA One – An online HIPAA Security Risk Analysis tool that rigorously follows a 4-step process based on NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 to conduct a Security Risk Analysis.
HIPAAOne.com http://www.hipaaone.com/hipaa-security-risk-analysis/

HRSA Health Center Program PoliciesPolicy Information Notices (PINs) define and clarify policies and procedures that grantees funded under Section 330 must follow. Program Assistance Letters (PALs) summarize and explain items of significance for health centers, including, for example, HRSA program implementation activities, recently enacted laws, final regulations, and/or new HHS initiatives.
PINs and PALs http://bphc.hrsa.gov/policiesregulations/policies/

Kansas Health Matters – Community health-related statistical data, local resources and a wealth of information. The intent of the site is to give our communities the tools they need to read and understand the public health indicators that affect the quality of their residents’ lives. http://www.kansashealthmatters.org/

RegLantern – A suite of web-based tools specifically aimed at helping health centers maintain HRSA compliance. No need to spend tens of thousands of dollars on consultants. https://reglantern.com/

Smartsheet – A web-based work management tool to help accelerate business execution and address the volume and velocity of today’s collaborative work. https://www.smartsheet.com/customers-home

UpToDate® – An evidence-based clinical decision support resource, to help practitioners make the right decisions at the point of care.
Online http://www.uptodate.com/home#
User Manual http://www.uptodate.com/home/help-manual
Webinars http://www.uptodate.com/home/webinars