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.
Medicare Quality Programs: Transitioning from PQRS to MIPS Call – During this call, find out how to complete the final reporting period for the legacy Medicare quality reporting programs and transition to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). A question and answer session follows the presentation.
Business Critical in 2017: Your Patient Collections Strategy – January initiates the new round of deductibles. Are you ready? Patient deductibles—and the aging accounts receivables in your organization that are resulting from them—are zooming sky high as employers and payers try to hold the line on health insurance costs by dramatically raising deductibles in 2017. Listen in as revenue cycle management expert Elizabeth Woodcock illustrates what your organization needs to know to maximize its collection of high deductibles: from restructuring business office protocols to reengineering your in-office collections, it’s all here in this informative webinar.
HIMSS17 Conference Orientation: Prepare for Your Visit Before You Arrive – Whether you’re a first time attendee or a seasoned veteran to HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, you know how important it is to invest in the future of health IT. Join their experts from HIMSS as they offer personalized insights into the upcoming conference experience, hear about late-breaking sessions added to address status and impact of healthcare reform through new HIMSS17 programs and educational offerings, and provide tips and techniques for getting the most out of your conference experience.
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.
Value-based Reimbursement and Patient Engagement – In this webinar, they will be discussing patient engagement and how it’s measured in different value-based programs. Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH): many others base their patient engagement objectives on this program; Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA): measures patient engagement through Advancing Care Information (ACI) and Clinical Practice Improvement Activities (CPIA); Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+): builds on the success of medical homes and the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative, and features additional requirements over other programs.
How to Evaluate Patient Engagement Solutions for Post-Acute Care Success – Satisfy CMS Requirements for Bundled Payments – Patients are the most underleveraged resource in the achievement of better outcomes. Engaged and empowered patients care about their results, and they want to have successful recoveries. We just need to provide them tools to help them achieve that goal. If you are like many hospital systems, you know you need to manage patients post-acute so that they don’t have complications and aren’t readmitted, yet you are flooded with patient engagement solution options. This webinar, with featured signature hospital executives, promises to help you gain a clear insight on how to best choose and implement a successful patient engagement solution at scale.
FIHR and the Future of Interoperability – Keeping the complexity of healthcare data in mind, FHIR was created with a modern, internet-based approach to connecting different elements. FHIR builds a base set of resources that satisfy the majority of use cases. In this webinar, you will learn how FHIR resources aim to define the information contents and structure for the core information set that is shared by most implementations in an effort to achieve interoperability.
2017 Frost & Sullivan Predictions in Digital Health – Over the past decade, the adoption of digital solutions has increased significantly throughout the healthcare industry. This exceptionally strong growth trajectory is expected to continue into the foreseeable future as U.S. healthcare organizations transform to meet the demand for more efficient, clinically integrated and decentralized care systems that serve empowered, technologically-savvy consumers who strongly value convenience and personalization.
Application Management & Support Best Practices: Reducing Costs and Gaining Operational Efficiencies and Flexibility – In today’s healthcare IT environment, it takes a lot of support and coordination – of highly skilled and experienced technical staff – to keep a modern healthcare organization running smoothly. When a HCO considers outsourcing any portion of their IT operation, there are many unknowns and considerations to assess. This webcast will present best practices and processes in both exploring an application management support solution or partner and rollout, transition and implementation.
Integrating PHM Into a CIN’s Employed and Independent Model – To connect care from hospital to home and everywhere in between, EvergreenHealth Partners, a clinically integrated network, set its sights high. They utilized an advanced population health management solution that would provide value by many measures, including positive care management outcomes, physician engagement, quality improvements, and cost savings from payer contracts shared with providers. Strategic partnerships and collaborative, co-creation processes were core tenets of this ambitious project’s timely and successful implementation. Join Monique Ruyle to learn more about how EvergreenHealth Partners achieved this success and the lessons they learned along the way.
Complying With Telemedicine Requirements – Technological advancements, the expansion of access to health care under the Affordable Care Act, the emphasis on cost-effective quality care, and the proliferation of mobile medical applications have pushed telemedicine to the new frontier of health care delivery. Unfortunately, the telemedicine legal landscape has not kept up with the rapid growth in integrated telemedicine platforms and practices. This topic serves as a solid foundation in understanding the legal and regulatory issues, as well as how to provide sound advice to health care practitioners seeking counsel.
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.
Patient Engagement and Education Outside of the Office – Join Healthy Hearts and the Heartland for a webinar with Dr. Shanicka Williams on Patient Engagement and Education Outside of the Office. Time is limited in the exam room and physicians may not be able to address everything they’d like with patients. Dr. Williams will share tips on how to engage with patients outside regular patient visits in venues such as community events. She will also share ideas on using social media and blogs to help patients improve their health. Q&A follows the presentation.
PCMH Redesigning Primary Care-A Look at NCQA’s 2014 PCMH Standards