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Thursday, May 11, 2023

On the campus of University of Southern Indiana

The Midwest Care Coordination Conference is pleased to welcome back Ronald Hirsch, MD, FACP, CHCQM, CHRI, as the conference keynote. Dr. Hirsch is Vice President of the Regulations and Education Group at R1 Physician Advisory Services at R1 RCM, Inc. He graduated medical school from Chicago Medical School in North Chicago, IL, and completed his internal medicine residency at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Hollywood, CA. Dr. Hirsch was Medical Director of Case Management at Sherman Hospital. He was also a general internist and HIV specialist at Signature Medical Associates, a multispecialty practice located in Elgin, Ill., where he previously served as president. Dr. Hirsch’s career in medicine includes many clinical leadership roles at healthcare organizations ranging from acute care hospitals and home health agencies to long-term care facilities and group medical practices. In addition to serving as a medical director of case management and medical necessity reviewer throughout his career, Dr. Hirsch has delivered numerous peer lectures on case management best practices and is a published author on the topic.

Dr. Hirsch is on the advisory board of the American College of Physician Advisors, the advisory board of the National Association of Healthcare Revenue Integrity, a member of the American Case Management Association and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is the co-author of the Hospital Guide to Contemporary Utilization Review, with the second edition published in 2018.

Join other health care professionals who work as a team to coordinate care to provide high-quality, cost effective, patient-centered care with the goal of improving patient outcomes. This conference will focus on the role of health care providers, care coordinators, case managers and navigators through all phases of care delivery including after hospitalization.

The learning outcome of the program is to prepare health professionals to implement effective care coordination and case management strategies in their professional practice and their organization.

A Sampling of the Topics:

  • Case Management Regulation Updates
  • Guardianship Services
  • Behavioral Health and Social Determinants of Health
  • Medicare Updates
  • Beliefs, Attitudes, and Behavioral Intentions Toward People with Disabilities
  • Ethics within Care Coordination


Contact Hours: The University of Southern Indiana designates this activity for 6.25 contact hours. CE hours will be available for Nurses, Physicians, Pharmacists, Social Workers, CHES, MCHES, and Health Facility Administrators. CE hours will also be available for Indiana licensed Marriage & Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants and Dental professions.

This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to Certified Case Managers (CCMs).

This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide Ethics continuing education credit to Certified Case Managers (CCMs).

Conflict of Interest Statement

No individual in a position to control content has any relevant financial relationships.

Accreditation Statements

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

 In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Southern Indiana Center for Health Professions Lifelong Learning (CHPLL). The CHPLL is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

State of Indiana

The University of Southern Indiana is an approved provider of continuing education for several professionals licensed in the state of Indiana, including social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and dental professionals.

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Enrollment Cost

$130 for professionals
$60 for current graduate students
$20 for undergraduate students

Refund Policy

A $25 administrative fee will be charged for cancelled registrations prior to May 5, 2023. No refunds will be given after that date.

Conference Location

University of Southern Indiana, University Center West
8600 University Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47712

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For questions, call toll-free 1-877-USI-HLTH (874-4584) or 812-461-5217 or email


2023 Conference Sponsors

Williams Bros. Health Care Pharmacy

Pewter Sponsor

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