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 & 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.
HIPAA Chat! – Join our Q&A where we answer your questions on HIPAA. Topics for August event: Controlling role-based access as a strategy to mitigate risk; OCR decision in MD Anderson sends the message that encryption cannot be avoided; The recent LabCorp breach; Cases of criminal liability for HIPAA breaches. With host David Harlow and his guest John Lynn.
Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule: Understanding 3 Key Topics Listening Session – Proposed changes to the CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule would increase the amount of time doctors and other clinicians spend with their patients by reducing the burden of Medicare paperwork. During this listening session, CMS experts will briefly cover three provisions from the proposed rule and address your clarifying questions to help you formulate your written comments for formal submission: Streamlining Evaluation and Management (E/M) payment and reducing clinician burden; Advancing virtual care; Continuing to improve the Quality Payment Program to reduce clinician burden, focus on outcomes, and promote interoperability.
Webinar for CEU Credit: The Front Office: From Basic to Business Critical – In the past, the front office served merely as a touch point – a desk at which patients stopped to sign in. Treat it simply as a desk – and your financial position will surely suffer as today’s front office functions are central to positive business outcomes in your practice. Register now for this complimentary webinar sponsored by Waystar, the combination of Navicure and ZirMed, to discover why – and how – the front office is core to the success of your revenue cycle.
Value-Based Care: A Virtual Panel Discussion with Industry Thought Leaders – In 2018 the healthcare industry continues to work towards transformation to value-based care. While healthcare organizations, providers and the payer community deal with the myriad of issues in moving past volume-based models, government regulations, the speed of transformation, and implications to the administrative processes, are creating both challenges and opportunities. Join us on this upcoming webinar event as we bring thought leaders together for a virtual roundtable discussion on how the industry is doing in its transition to value-based care, and what lies ahead.
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.
A Patient, Provider, and Technologist Walk Into a Hospital: Perspectives on the Impact of Data-Driven Remote Care Programs – In this webinar, three stakeholders – including a patient with type 2 diabetes, a provider who designed and managed remote care programs, and a health technologist specializing in data workflows and analytics – will share their perspectives on the value that patient-generated health data (PGHD) and digital health devices offer remote care programs.
Using Interoperability to Maintain Physician Independence – As interoperability becomes more universal, providers will have greater access to information, and healthcare will improve as a result. Practices that exchange information with other healthcare entities can improve care without sacrificing autonomy. For many, it will be a game-changer. Join them as they discuss how data exchange through workflow enhancements can help practices maintain their independence.
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 Centered Medical Home (PCMH)-Redesigning Primary Care – Join them for a free webinar on PCMH Recognition and its role in improving patient safety and redefining quality outcomes. The presentation by one of their NCQA certified PCMH content experts will provide an overview of NCQA’s 2017 requirements to become a PCMH recognized practice.
Improving Care for Inpatients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis – Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) is an acute, life-threatening complication of uncontrolled diabetes. In the last decade, DKA hospitalizations have increased by 40% in the US, and it is common for patients with recurrent DKA to have extremely high rates of hospitalization. In this webinar, Dr. Amisha Wallia, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine, will focus on methods to improve the quality of care provided to DKA patients to improve their outcomes and reduce likelihood of recurrence. A brief Q&A session will follow Dr. Wallia’s presentation.