Upcoming Virtual Health IT Events for Providers
Take advantage of these upcoming online educational events. The webinars are all intended for eligible hospitals or eligible professional and their practices. They are free of charge so register today.
For other Health IT events, conferences, or summits visit our HIT Event Calendar. For our upcoming webinars see Our Webinars in the HIT Event Calendar. To follow Hashtag Events see our post in HIE Answers.
National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and QAPI Call – During this call, learn about the reform of requirements for long-term care facilities, highlighting the Behavioral Health Services & Pharmacy Services sections. A Tennessee nursing home will also discuss innovative approaches that they implemented to dramatically reduce the use of antipsychotic medications. Additionally, CMS experts share updates on the progress of the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes and Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI). A question and answer session will follow the presentations.
2016 Hospital Appeals Settlement Update Call – On November 3, 2016, CMS provided details on the process to allow eligible providers to settle their inpatient status claims currently under appeal using the Hospital Appeals Settlement process. This national provider call is a follow-up to the November 16 call and gives an overview of this process, which is available beginning December 1. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.
ABCs of MIPS – Join HITECH Answers and SA Ignite as we continue our series of webinars on the details of the MACRA final rule. We are reconvening our experts to address how you can prepare for the quality payment program for 2017 and take your questions. Register today to join us for this highly informative session.
HIPAA Chat! – Join Our Monthly Q&A where we answer your questions on HIPAA. Topics for December: Audit, risk assessment, and the latest installment of the LabMD case and the scope of FTC jurisdiction. This month’s event is hosted by David Harlow, JD MPH. David is a health care lawyer and consultant with over twenty-five years of public and private sector experience, with a unique perspective on legal, policy and business issues facing the health care community.
Vendor and HIT Consultant Events
The following events are hosted by Health IT and EHR vendors and consultants. They are open to the public and we have not been paid to advertise. Presentations could include product marketing.
Advancing Care Information – ACI, formerly part of meaningful use, is one part of the Merit-based Incentive Program that evaluates eligible clinicians on their use of health information technology. During the webinar, they will discuss: The objectives for 2017 and 2018; How ACI in final rule differs from the proposed rule; What to expect in the future for ACI.
Are You Tracking the Right Metrics in 2017? – More than 2 in 4 medical groups are targeting analytics to improve practice performance in 2017, according to the third annual Practice Profitability Index. Is your practice one of them? Analytics will play a powerful role in the transition to value based care and helping you evaluate practice performance, but narrowing down the right metrics to track-and how-can be difficult. Join them for a live webinar that will uncover how just a handful of key performance indicators can provide immense insight into both clinical and operational processes and resulting financial performance.
Medical Record Retention and Destruction – Protect your organization from legal hardships concerning patient medical record privacy, security and management requirements. This topic is intended to be an overview of the general legal concepts applicable to medical records and destruction. Included in the overview is a discussion of what constitutes a medical record, management of hard copy and electronic records, HIPAA/HITECH/Omnibus Rule considerations, storage and management of the medical record, management of the record in special circumstances, applicable time limits, and oversight of record destruction.
The Security Risk Analysis: Preventing Failure and Protecting Your Business – Risk Assessment and Risk Analysis are often used interchangeably, this FREE educational workshop will help clear up any confusion and guide learners in the requirements to fulfill the important Meaningful Use measure. They will dispel myths surrounding risk analysis, answer important questions as well as address how to document efficiently, to protect your business in the event of an audit. Subject matter experts from Netgain Hosting will answer some of the questions around HIPAA Risk Assessment and Analysis as it relates to HIPAA compliance.
Enabling Practice Transformation with an Effective Population Health Solution – Running a successful practice today has become a bigger, more complex endeavor, dramatically consuming your time, as well as clinical and financial resources. Effective population health management lives at the heart of collaborative care. Improving outcomes through enhanced patient engagement is fundamental to your success under the MACRA rule, MIPS guidelines, and merit-based payment initiatives. Attend this webinar to better understand how you can improve patient outcomes with technology-driven patient engagement tools and a care management solution. Watch a live demo and engage with their population health solution experts.
Getting Paid in 2017: What You Need to Know – Are you wondering how the implementation of the Merit-based Incentive Payment Program (MIPS), the end of the ICD10 grace period, and the government’s scrutiny of surgical global periods will affect your practice in 2017? This is no time to go into retreat mode. In this high-energy educational webinar, national speaker and author Elizabeth Woodcock highlights the key changes in payments for practices in 2017.
REC and State HIE Events
These events are hosted by Regional Extension Centers or State Health Information Exchanges. The events could have registration limited to their members. Please check registration requirements on these events.
Meaningful Use — What You Need to Know for 2016-2017 – Join CHITREC for a webinar with Janet Baxter, Meaningful Use Program Manager at the Alliance of Chicago. Janet will explain what you need to do to maximize your incentive payments from Medicaid EHR Incentive Program in 2016 and 2017. Providers who have not joined the program by the end of 2016 will get zero incentive payments, while others can earn up to $63,750 in six payments for using a certified EHR through 2021.
Did It Happen? Principles of Documentation – In this thirty-minute webinar, participants will look at the principles of documentation from an auditor’s perspective: What makes quality documentation? Why is documentation important? How does documentation affect billing? What is a compliance program, and do I need one? What can I do to improve my documentation?