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.
Upcoming webinars about the MACRA proposed rule from CMS – CMS is hosting webinars on the MACRA NPRM throughout the comment period which ends June 27th. MIPS: Resource Use Performance Category Overview – MIPS: Clinical Practice Improvement Activities (CPIA) Overview – MIPS Scoring Overview. Space may be limited for these webinars, so register soon.
Protecting ePHI Transmissions in Healthcare – Are You Secure? – Bring your ePHI related questions and join our webinar for another popular discussion and live Q&A event this month on the transmission of sensitive, electronic protected healthcare information (PHI and ePHI), related HIPAA regulations, and the ever-present threat of cyber-attacks. We will also discuss the multiple methods of PHI/ePHI transmission – from BYOD and Fax, to email and messaging.
Speed Up Patient Revenue – High-deductible health plans place a significant burden on medical practices that now must work to simultaneously optimize revenue from both payers and patients. Join ZirMed Product Education Specialist Sam Lombardo to learn how fast and easy it can be to increase patient revenue, streamline workflow, increase staff productivity, and improve results.
Healthcare De Jure – Tune in as we serve up the hottest healthcare issues of the day, all from a legal point of view on Healthcare De Jure. From public policies and Federal initiatives to privacy and security, join host Matt Fisher as he and his guests discuss a smorgasbord of topics, giving hospitals, physicians, vendors and patients a seat at the table. Reserve your spot now. On this webcast Matt chats with Matt chats with Regina Holliday, the voice of patient advocacy.
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.
Ready, Set, MACRA! Series: “MACRA Part 2: The APM Path” – MACRA makes three important changes to how Medicare pays hospitals and clinicians. These changes create a Quality Payment Program (QPP) that will end the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula, make a new framework for rewarding health care providers for providing better care, and combining several existing quality reporting programs into one new regulatory system. Two paths will be created under the Quality Payment Program: the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and the Alternative Payment Models (APMs). Join them for Part 2 of 2 that will take a look at the proposed requirements for the APM path of the QPP.
Want an Ironclad HIPAA Defense? Attend this must see webinar! – Reasonable action: Breaches happen… Avoid fines by being able to prove that you have an effective HIPAA compliance plan. HIPAA knows accidents happen. The regulations require you to have the 7 elements of an effective compliance program, and prove you have taken reasonable steps to protect private health information against accidental breaches. Join them on this webinar to learn the measures that prove you did everything considered reasonable to protect patient confidentiality.
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.
MACRA: Incentives to Outcomes – The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 has changed the future of Medicare Payments. With a new emphasis on quality and clinical improvement, MACRA has created two new reimbursement programs: the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), and Alternative Payment Models (APMs). In this 30 minute webinar, their experts will explain the features of both programs, and how they will affect you and your practice.
MeHI MU Webinar Series: Protect Electronic Health Information – Join them for an in-depth review of Meaningful Use (MU) Objective #1: Protect Electronic Health Information, which requires the completion of a Security Risk Analysis or Review as part of your organization’s comprehensive risk management process. With plenty of time for questions and answers, attendees will gain a better understanding of this MU objective, as well as what is required to successfully meet and attest to the measure. This is one webinar in a 12-part series. Each session focuses on a single MU objective. Register for a single session, several sessions, or the entire series. All webinar sessions include plenty of time for Q&A.
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, including: Information about The Network’s technology platform: Mirth Corporation, Provider Portal, Payer Portal, Alerts and Notifications, Direct Secure Email, eHealth Exchange, Public Health Reporting Gateway.