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.
How to Write a Cloud Fax RFI for Healthcare – This webinar on writing a Request For Information (RFI) for healthcare organizations provides practical advice combined with insight into how to ask the right questions upfront, because it is the one question that wasn’t asked that can come back to bite you later, after the contacts are signed and the service is not living up to expectations, or worse.
IMPACT Act: Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary Measures Call – During this call, CMS and measure developers present information on the adopted Medicare Spending per Beneficiary Post-Acute Care (PAC) resource use measures, focusing on the components of each measure, as well as public reporting. A question and answer session follows the presentation.
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.
Denial Management – Your Questions Answered – Did you know only 66% of denials are recoverable, 90% are preventable and all are costly to rework (on average $25 per denied claim)? Without a strong, preventative denial management program, organizations risk decreasing cash flow and team productivity. In this complimentary webinar sponsored by Navicure®, they will ask industry expert Tammy Tipton YOUR denial management questions.
Provider-to-Provider Telehealth: Reducing Readmissions and Transports – In 2011, hospitals spent $41.3 billion to treat patients readmitted within 30 days of discharge. Reducing readmissions can have a large financial effect on a health system, and reducing patient transports can have an equally beneficial result. Provider-to-provider telehealth can help reduce costs associated with readmissions and transports. Katie Ruigh, senior vice president of product management at American Well, will discuss how provider-to-provider telehealth can help health systems maximize their reach while saving on costs associated with readmissions, transports and staffing.
Understanding Patients: The Secret to a Thriving 21st Century Medical Practice – Understanding the patient and creating a personalized experience is going to be key to a successful 21st Century medical practice. In this webinar, they will look at the various types of patients you see in your practice and how they impact your success. They will discuss each different patient profile and then dive into how you can better serve these patient. How important are customer service, digital tools, and the quality of care to each of these types of patients? Plus, how can technology help and hurt your reputation with patients? They will also look at how MACRA and changing reimbursement models are impacting how your practice needs to approach each of these patients.
Understanding How Mobile & Cloud Computing is Changing the Way We Manage the Security and Privacy of Our Data – The 2017 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey recently highlighted the challenges of nascent technology, such as cloud computing. In this webinar, we will hear from the Health Care Cloud Coalition (HC3) on its perspective in regard to mobile and cloud computing technologies and how these technologies are changing the way we manage the security and privacy of our data.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Records: What Can You Release? – Do you know that medical record custodians may be violating a patient’s privacy protections without even knowing it in responding to requests for a patient’s health information that contains substance abuse and mental health information? Learn how to maintain compliance when handling mental health and substance abuse records that will protect your organization and patients’ rights.
Learn from the Pros: How to Improve Coding Compliance and Gain Physician Buy-In – Speaker Sam Champagnie has 23 years of healthcare business management experience focusing on large national health systems. Her areas of expertise include revenue cycle management, optimization and consolidation of business office operations, and developing healthcare reimbursement strategies.
Healthcare Privacy And Security: What’s On The Horizon – As part of this webinar, MRO’s in-house expert will: Review lessons learned and best practices based on recent enforcement activities from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR), including patient access guidance, resolution agreements, and the HIPAA Audit Program; Discuss what’s on the horizon for healthcare privacy and security, with a special focus on privacy under the current administration. This presentation has been pre-approved by AHIMA for one (1) continuing education credit in the Privacy and Security domain.
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.
PCMH Redesigning Primary Care
Patient Engagement: Types, Trends, and Opportunities – Healthy Hearts in the Heartland (H3) welcomes Kathy Kunath, RN, Training and Partner Relations, Iowa Chronic Care Consortium (ICCCC), for this webinar. Kathy will be joined by ICCC executive director Bill Appelgate for the discussion. They’ll start by explaining why patient engagement offers important benefits to patients and practices alike. Then Kathy and Bill will describe the value of practice-level and patient-level engagement and share reasons why it’s a good idea for clinicians to focus on both types. Strategies that have been proven to increase patient engagement will be shared, with examples drawn from ICCC projects that supported patients with heart failure. Q&A follows the presentation.