Upcoming Virtual Health IT Events for Providers

April 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 National Provider Webinar
When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 12-1:30 pm ET
Register for this event.

Health Information Exchange Requirements in Stage 2 – Are you interested in learning more about Stage 2 Health Information Exchange requirements? Join CMS for this eHealth provider webinar. It will include Meaningful use and interoperability, 2014 Stage 1 changes, Stage 2 ovjectives requiring exchange, and more.

HIT Standards Committee Meeting
When: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 9-3 pm ET
How to Participate

The Health IT Standards Committee will make recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health IT on standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria for the electronic exchange and use of health information. The Committee Meets once a month, this is their April meeting.

Clearwater Compliance HIPAA-HITECH
When: Friday, April 25, 2014, 11 am – 12 pm CT
Register for this event.

How To Conduct a Bona Fide HIPAA Security Risk Analysis - CMS is conducting both pre-payment and post-payment audits related to Meaningful Use Attestation.  Does your organization know how to complete a bona fide risk analysis? Learn the fundamentals of completing a bona fide risk analysis in this complimentary webinar.

When: Friday, April 25, 2014, 2 pm – 3 pm ET
Register for this event.

Conformance Testing: Interoperability without Tears – Conformance testing makes implementation easier! As part of their ongoing efforts to streamline implementation of interoperability standards, HL7 International recently launched the new Conformance Testing Program. Find out how the HL7 Conformance Testing Program can help save money, prevent errors and accelerate your time to market.

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, April 22, 2014, 11:00-12:00 pm CT
Register for this event.

Social Media and Patient Education – Tips and Tools – Social media can be a powerful tool for communicating, influencing, and educating and it is finding a home among doctors for creating better awareness and engagement among patients. In this Learning Lunch, presented by subject matter expert, Joy Rios, we’ll explore tools that allow physicians to connect to patients outside the exam room and review best practices for motivating them online.  See more Upcoming Learning Lunch Events.

ID Experts
When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 11 am PT/2 pm ET
Register for this event.

Erasing the Chaos When Dealing with Data Security Incidents: A Practical Guide to Security Incident Response Planning – Will you be ready? When it comes to information security, your organization may be facing a wide array of risks and requirements around incident response and management. Many organizations are compelled by regulations to implement formal incident response plans. Join Heather Pixton, Director of Sales Operations at ID Experts and Chris Currie, Managing Consultant at Allied InfoSecurity for this webinar.

Compliancy Group
When: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 2 pm – 3:30 pm ET
Register for this event.

Is Your EHR Safe? New Technologies for Auditing - This webinar covers how explanations for accesses (1) capture these clinical and operational reasons, (2) can be mined directly from the EMR database, (3) can be enhanced by filling-in frequently missing types of data, and (4) can drastically reduce the auditing burden.

Hayes Management Consulting
When: Thursday, May 1, 2014, 2 pm – 3 pm ET
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ICD-10 Delay: Finding the Silver Lining – If you are like most healthcare organizations, the latest ICD-10 delay has caused disappointment, concern or uncertainty of what to do next. Depending on where your organization is in the transition, the delay will affect you differently. Hayes’ consultant, Lisa Winther, CPC, will share what she considers to be the silver lining of the delay.

Clearwater HIPAA-HITECH Blue Ribbon Panel™
This HIPAA-HITECH Blue Ribbon Panel™ of qualified authorities will discuss relevant news updates and evolving ramifications to this audience via live web events once a month. Get more information and register for these events.

  • Thursday, May 1, 3:30 – 5:00 pm CT: How to Prepare for OCR Enforcement Actions
  • Thursday, May 29, 2014  3:30 pm – 5:00 pm CDT

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, April 23, 2014 12 pm CT
Register for this event.

Stage 2 Webinar Series: #4 Introduction to 2014 Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) – Whether you are working to meet Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures in 2014 or are gearing up for future years, CHITREC’s Stage 2 webinar series gives eligible professionals a solid understanding of what it takes. The webinar describes why CQMs are important and what you can do to meet these measures. Kathy explains changes between 2013 and 2014 and discusses reporting periods.

Tags: CMS, EHR, health it adoption, Health IT Events, Learning Lunch

Category: EHR Incentive Program, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Health Information Technology

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