Upcoming Virtual Health IT Events for Providers

September 12, 2014 | By More

Health IT eventsRegister for these Health IT Events Online

Take advantage of these upcoming online educational events. The webinars are all intended for 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.

Dodge Communications
When: Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET
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Healthcare technology trends and how they’ll impact you: four perspectives – Join our Carol Flagg and three other media representatives as they share their opinions on the future of the industry, the latest trends and technologies to watch and how collaboration in each of these areas will ultimately drive better outcomes.

CMS – eHealth
When: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm ET
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CMS and ONC Recent Regulatory Updates – CMS invites you to join a joint webinar with ONC about recent regulatory updates, including the CMS 2014 CEHRT Flexibility final rule, and the ONC 2014 Edition Release 2 final rule. The presentation will be held during National Health IT Week.  A portion of the webinar will be dedicated to Q&A.

CMS National Provider Call
When: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm ET
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PQRS: How to Avoid 2016 Negative Payment Adjustments for CMS Medicare Quality Reporting Programs – This MLN Connects™ National Provider Call provides an overview of the 2016 negative payment adjustment for several Medicare Quality Reporting Programs. This presentation will cover guidance and instructions on how eligible professionals (EPs) and group practices (GPs) can avoid the 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) negative payment adjustment, satisfy the clinical quality measure (CQM) component of the Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program, and avoid the automatic CY 2016 Value-Based Modifier (VM) downward payment adjustment.

KeepItSafe a Division of J2 Global
When: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm ET
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Six Steps for Securing HIPAA on Mobile Devices: BYOD and the Impact on Electronic Exchange of PHI – When electronic protected health information (ePHI) is exchanged using any mobile device – a nurse’s personal smart phone, a doctor’s home laptop – it could trigger a HIPAA Security event. How can you secure all of the laptops, tablets and smart phones that employees use for work – at your facilities and remotely – in a way that is non-intrusive to your staff? Join HITECH Answers and KeepItSafe for this complimentary and informative Webinar and Whitepaper event.

HITECH Answers
When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CT
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Encore Event: Best Practices for Meaningful Use Mock Audits for Hospitals – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have made it clear that at a minimum 5% of EHs and CAHs will have their EHR incentives audited for each stage of meaningful use. A portion of these audits will be random, the rest, however, triggered by red flags. Join national meaningful use expert Jim Tate, and leading HIPAA security expert Steve Spearman as they review best practices for conducting a mock audit.

Clearwater Compliance
When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 11:00 am – 12:15 pm CT
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Bona Fide HIPAA Security Risk Analysis and Risk Management – This webinar is designed to help CEs and BAs understand and act on the specific Risk Analysis and Risk Management requirements included in the HIPAA Security Final Rule.  Bob Chaput, MA, CISSP, HCISPP, CIPP/US is nationally recognized information risk analysis and risk management expert. Join him for this complimentary, informative webinar.

When: Thursday, October 9, 2014 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET
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How Practice Management System Vendors can Demonstrate a Higher Standard of Quality – EHNAC Executive Director Lee Barrett will serve as host during the panel discussion on how PMS vendors can better support the efforts of medical practices to achieve administrative and financial success, improve quality of care and the patient experience, and meet healthcare reform mandates. In addition, top healthcare influencers will explore the impending requirements of the ICD-10 code set, and the responsibility of PMS vendors to provide a higher level of compliance assurance and demonstrate their readiness to support the needs of the provider community.

Tweet Chats

When: Every Friday, 11 am CT/12 pm ET.
Topics are announced @HealthStandards -  #HITsm TweetChats, #HITsm is an acronym for “healthcare IT social media” and we focus on current topics that are influencing healthcare technology, health IT, and the use of social media in healthcare.

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.

NextGen Healthcare
When: Monday, September 15, 2014 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET
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Trending Now…“Adventures” in Patient Engagement through Population Health – Motivating patients, especially those considered high-risk, to follow treatment and preventative care recommendations is a universal challenge for providers. NextGen Healthcare Population Health automates proactive patient outreach; but how can patients be motivated to actively participate in their health care journey? In this webinar, you will learn new ways to connect, motivate, activate and sustain meaningful patient engagement resulting in better outcomes.

When: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CT
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Tech Savvy Doc Talk: How do docs really feel about HIT in 2014? – Gain some insight into how the medical community is feeling regarding technology in healthcare. Brian Johnson from 4medapproved will have a frank talk and in-depth interview with a tech savvy practitioner. Hear about her experiences relating to Her EMR migration, HITECH reimbursements, Meaningful Use Attestation, the ICD-10 delay and more.

RECs and State HIEs 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.

When: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CT
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Improving Your Practice Through EHR Optimization – Already meeting Meaningful Use? Learn additional ways to maximize your EHR beyond Meaningful Use and the EHR incentive programs. Matt Sakumoto, MD will share tips on enhancing patient experience and discuss supplemental options available to you using your EHR. There’s more to be done, and CHITREC can help.

U of Central Florida REC
When: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
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ICD-10: It’s Still Coming…Are you Prepared?

MeHI Massachusetts
When: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
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Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Updates Information Session – MeHI will present two webinars to provide important updates on the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, including specific updates on 2014 supporting documentation requirements, as well as reconsideration, denial and appeals procedures. Register to learn more about the 2014 Medicaid EHR Incentive Program.

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