Upcoming Virtual Health IT Events for Providers

July 18, 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.

CMS eHealth Webinar Series
When: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12 noon ET
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Administrative Simplification Overview - CMS is holding a series of eHealth webinars to educate the health care community about the eHealth programs and resources available. Representatives from each of the eHealth initiatives will present on their program and then offer a Q&A session to participants. In this webinar you will learn about Administrative Simplification Initiatives.

Clearwater Compliance
When: Thursday, July, 31, 2014  11:00 am – 12:00 pm CT
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The Critical Difference: HIPAA Security Evaluation v HIPAA Security Risk Analysis – Compliance assessment? Security Evaluation? Risk Assessment? Risk Analysis? Compliance Analysis? Huh? Just what does the HIPAA Security Final Rule and/or The HITECH Act and/or Meaningful Use Final Rule require? We end the confusion in this enlightening webinar…

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.

4Medapproved Learning Lunches
When: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CT
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How to Maintain HIPAA Compliance on Cloud Services and Mobile Devices – Cloud storage services offer unparalleled productivity gains to healthcare professionals. It is easier than ever to share patient information and access medical records on mobile devices. However, these productivity gains come at a price, as sensitive files are uploaded to the cloud and downloaded en-masse to multiple unprotected mobile devices.This webinar by industry experts at Sookasa explores the different advantages to using cloud services to store PHI, and suggests ways to mitigate the risks of a HIPAA breach by encrypting files and employing endpoint security mechanisms.  See more Upcoming Learning Lunch Events.

Wide River Healthcare IT Consulting
When: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CT
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Preparing Your RCM (Revenue Cycle Management) Team Presented by Array Services Group – As we approach the changes in healthcare, organizations must become much more attune to their self-pay accounts. Today, many facilities have self-pay as high as 30-35 % of total revenue. This concern is not limited to just a CAH, FQHC, Independent Practice, Specialty Groups or larger Healthcare System. As an organization you must balance the need for collecting self-pay dollars and the mission of assisting all patients and treating them with compassion, dignity and respect. This presentation, by Chuck Seviour, Array Services Group Vice President, Revenue Cycle, will focus on the specific reasons for the increased need to collect self-pay at all levels of the revenue cycle.

When: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 2:00 pm ET
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Secure Enterprise Search – Varonis recently surveyed security professionals at Infosec and RSA tradeshows regarding enterprise search. These industry experts expressed skepticism for ‘getting the right results’ when crawling their servers. An even greater concern lied in employees receiving results that they should not have access to. How can one overcome these challenges? Join Varonis for a webinar that discusses our research results and highlights the path to secure enterprise search.

When: Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:00 pm ET
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Trends in Patient Payments: Best Practices for Collecting – The cost of healthcare is being shifted to patients – and it is business critical for your practice to be in a position to react to the changing tide. Attend this first free webinar in a two-part series sponsored by Navicure to learn more about patient pay trends and strategies to ensure your practice is prepared to collect from patients.

NextGen Healthcare
When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm ET
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Dangerous Trends in Healthcare and How to Prosper – Hear valuable updates on the healthcare reform landscape and learn about the top dangerous trends everyone should be aware of. Our experts will provide some proven business strategies for navigating these trends and getting paid every dollar you deserve. Health Reform Market Dynamics The New Economics of Moving from Volume to Value How to be compliant and avoid penalties Action Strategies to Combat Rising Costs and Declining Reimbursement.

Hayes Management Consulting
When: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET
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The Importance of Outpatient ICD-10 Clinical Documentation, Lessons Learned from the Frontlines – If you are like most healthcare organizations, the latest ICD-10 delay has caused disappointment, concern or uncertainty of what to do next. One significant impact of ICD-10 is the implementation of clinical documentation improvement (CDI) in the outpatient setting. Join us as we discuss how to assess, plan and implement CDI and hear from Carol Dore of MD Anderson as she shares lessons learned from her organization’s outpatient CDI implementation.

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.

U of Central Florida REC
When: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
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Meaningful Use in 2014-What You Can Expect for Stage 1 and Stage 2

Vermont – VITL
When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:00 pm – 1:00pm ET
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Introduction to VITLDirect – This webinar will cover the VITLDirect secure messaging system for providers, and how to set it up. VITL’s eHealth Specialists will recommend when VITLDirect is a good option, and answer questions about how to use it to exchange information with other providers.

When:  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CT
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Improving Your Practice Through EHR Optimization – Already meeting Meaningful Use? Join us to learn additional ways to maximize your EHR beyond Meaningful Use and the EHR incentive programs. We 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.

Mass Institute and Mass HIWay
When: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 12:00 pm – 1:00pm ET
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Improve Population Health Outcomes by Leveraging EHR Data and Reporting – The Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI) will be hosting Anita Christie, Director, Office of Clinical Preventive Services at the Massachusetts Department of Health for an educational webinar on improving population health outcomes by leveraging electronic health record (EHR) data and reporting. Ms. Christie will discuss how using a robust EHR system and its reporting capabilities can help you better identify, manage and improve care delivery for patients with chronic conditions. She will also provide insights and information on quality improvement techniques and future learning opportunities. This session has been created for Primary Care clinicians and staff who have responsibility for EHR systems, Meaningful Use and population health reporting, and quality improvement initiatives.


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