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.
5 Ways to Accelerate Reimbursement – According to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, only 70% of claims are paid the first time they are submitted. While the goal of claims management is to get claims accurately processed and reimbursed the first time they are submitted, the reality is that complex and changing payer reimbursement policies and procedures make it a challenge. Join ZirMed to learn 5 ways you can accelerate reimbursement using intelligent claims processing that goes beyond what you might be used to.
The Top 10 Healthcare Cybersecurity Questions for 2017 – What do healthcare IT professionals really want to know about healthcare cybersecurity? To find out, we compiled the most frequently asked questions from the eFax Corporate Cybersecurity & HIPAA Compliance Webinar series. The questions and answers were selected due to their popularity and frequency, as well as relevance to current issues such as HIPAA data breach reporting, ransomware, encryption standards, Cloud Services and more. The answers to these critical questions can mean the difference between a data breach that does not need to be reported and a civil action or fine for non-compliance — plus, some of the answers might surprise you! We will also be on hand to answer any other questions you may have during a live Q&A at the end of the discussion.
Emergency Preparedness Requirements Final Rule Training Call – Is your facility prepared to meet the new emergency preparedness requirements by the November 15, 2017, compliance date? During this call, learn about implementation of the final rule, including an overview of the regulation and training and testing requirements. A question and answer session follows the presentation. Target Audience: Facilities, providers, and suppliers affected by the final rule; state survey agencies; health care coalitions; and state emergency preparedness officials.
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.
Understanding Chronic Care Management – Patients with chronic conditions account for a significant amount of yearly healthcare spending, and patients with two or more chronic conditions are at even higher risk. CMS has created the Chronic Care Management (CCM) Fee, which reimburses practices $42 per patient per month for providing additional care to patients with multiple chronic conditions. Join Greenway for a webinar discussing chronic care management and how you can use CMS’ program to improve patient outcomes while also keeping your practice financially healthy.
SSM Integrated Health Technologies Clinical Data Migration: Functional & Technical Considerations – Join them for a complimentary webinar as they present the decisions that are important to consider when performing a clinical data migration from the point-of-view of: the healthcare organization program manager, the clinical analyst, and the technical implementation team. Their expert panel will survey data migration considerations, best practices and lessons learned from the project. The webcast will present a unique client perspective, offering insight into considerations surrounding staffing, clinical mapping, legacy application support and validation & testing.
HIPAA Security Compliance Challenges after the HITECH Act – Everyone who handles any electronic patient information should learn this information about compliance with the HIPAA security regulation. Learn what kinds of entities are covered under the HIPAA Security Rule, and find out how the rules have changed and will continue to change. You will hear the questions you are likely to be asked in a HIPAA security compliance audit, and learn how to go about developing and implementing your compliance plan. Discover how information flow analysis and risk analysis can make sense of your compliance objectives and meet the privacy and security meaningful use required objective for funding qualification.
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.
Using EHR Data and Other Methods to Improve Care: Lessons Learned – Healthy Hearts in the Heartland (H3) welcomes Dr.Christopher Tashjian, MD, FAAFP, Vibrant Health Family Clinics, for a webinar on “Using Electronic Health Record (EHR) Data and Other Methods to Improve Care: Lessons Learned”. Dr. Tashjian will discuss how a team-based approach to care can benefit both practice and patients alike. Working together, clinicians can make the most of technology to best support strategies for improving health outcomes. The difference between care coordination and chronic disease management as they relate to blood pressure management also will be discussed. Q&A follows the presentation.
Patient Volume Threshold Information Webinar – Are you new to the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program? Perhaps you’ve attested for incentives before, but encountered issues with your Patient Volume Threshold (PVT). Do you have questions about PVT calculations, options, strategies, or supporting documentation? Join MeHI for this comprehensive educational session on Patient Volume Threshold. Topics will include: reporting period, group/individual, and paid claims/enrollee options; extraction, organization, and manipulation of PVT data; common errors and how to avoid them; and supporting documentation requirements.
Did It Happen? Principles of Documentation