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.
Cash Acceleration and Payment Posting – Accuracy and timeliness in cash management and payment posting may be the most overlooked metrics in the business office today—and they remain two of the most underrated opportunities for improvement. Despite the significant risks created by an imperfect process—misallocated resources, problematic internal controls, delayed cash flow and lost revenue—these critical “final steps” of the revenue cycle are all too often an afterthought. Join nationally recognized RCM expert Elizabeth Woodcock for a clear-eyed look at the process of cash management and payment posting—and learn how to optimize this process within your own organization.
HIPAA Chat – Join our monthly Q&A with HIPAA Security Expert Steve Spearman. For our February event we’ll take your questions on HIPAA Audits. HHS OCR are expected to begin phase II of HIPAA Audits of both CEs and BAs. Our guest this month is healthcare attorney Matt Fisher from Mirick O’Connell. Pose a question for Steve and Matt on the registration page. Not sure what to ask? Attend the live event and we may take your question then.
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.
How to Conduct a NIST-based Risk Assessment to Comply with HIPAA and Other Regulations – This webinar is designed to help Covered Entities, Business Associates and any organizations that create, receive, maintain or transmit sensitive information understand and act on the specific Risk Assessment requirements included in the HIPAA Security Final Rule and other industry regulations.
Top 7 Financial Healthcare Trends and Challenges for 2016 – Healthcare financial leaders will encounter a myriad of challenges and improvement opportunities in 2016. This year will force health system financial leadership to focus and prioritize, with challenges including increased healthcare spending, continued momentum toward value-based care, and the need to reexamine the revenue cycle after years of focusing so intently on ICD-10. But 2016’s financial healthcare trends include more than just challenges; exciting opportunities abound, from using technology to engage patients to a national focus on population health. For the past several years, Bobbi Brown, their VP of Financial Engagement, has shared her predictions on trends and challenges that face the industry. They are happy to give the opportunity once again this year with a new webinar highlighting her top seven financial healthcare trends of 2016. Bobbi will also share the attributes necessary for healthcare leaders—particularly the characteristics of effective change leaders (resilient, collaborative, and inspirational)—to overcome challenges and make improvements to stay ahead of the curve in 2016.
Roll With the Changes. Give Meaningful Use the Old 1-2-webinar – When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) make changes to the meaningful use (MU) program, you face difficult contenders to your practice’s profitability. To stay on your toes despite evolving reporting requirements, deadlines and payment adjustments, you’ll need to tag in a partner who’s always vigilant. Join them to learn: The deadline to attest for the 2015 program year for all Medicare eligible professionals, MU requirements for 2015 – 2017, how to prepare for the new hardship exception and avoid payment adjustments, how to avoid penalties and put money back into your pocket, and much more.
How to Protect Your Business from the Latest Hacking Innovations Using Email Encryption – Compliancy Group CEO Marc Haskelson and RPost Vice President of Products & Global Service Delivery, Alex Khan will outline the latest technologies in email hacking including ransomware, “man-in-the-middle” interception and the risk of cloud servers. They will explain how to evaluate secure messaging systems and outline the five critical requirements for sending HIPAA compliant email.
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.
ICD-10 What’s Next!
Overview on Healthy Hearts in the Heartland – Join them to learn about Healthy Hearts in the Heartland (H3), a federally-funded research program working with small practice clinics in the Midwest to implement and evaluate quality improvement strategies for cardiovascular care.
The Network Services, Fees & Live Demo – Arizona Health-e Connection invites you to see the features of The Network, Arizona’s statewide Health Information Exchange (HIE), and watch a live demo of its capabilities.