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.
Security Risk Assessment Tool Overview and User Feedback Session – ONC and the HHS Office for Civil Rights are holding a training session and overview of the Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool. The tool is designed to assist small to medium providers in conducting an internal security risk assessment. This assessment will aid providers with their security risk analysis as required by the HIPAA Security Rule and the CMS EHR Incentive program. Following the webinar, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback.
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.
Healthcare Analytics: Right Brain Advice in A Left Brain World – U.S. healthcare is badly missing the soft, human side of healthcare analytics, especially as it impacts clinicians. How do we fix that? This webinar will explore those ideas.
Managing Drug Use in the Workplace – Lauren E.M. Russell, attorney for Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP leads this webinar. A summary of relevant considerations when managing employee drug use in the workplace, whether legal or illegal.
To Err is Human—What’s Behind Medical Errors – The stakes are high in medical clinics, so an error can have serious consequences. How can we prevent errors? Fully understanding the circumstances that lead to errors—like environmental factors and cognitive biases—is the first step to prevention. But technology also plays a key role. Featuring Dr. Betty Rabinowitz, NextGen Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer, this 1-hour webinar—the first of two parts—will examine how the human psyche affects the practice of medicine and explores the ways technology can help medical clinics reduce costly errors.
Meeting Patient Needs Across the Continuum of Care – Recent research from IDC has shown a need for continuous care driven by intelligence and insight that lessens the friction between payers and providers and delivers the value that consumers and physicians are looking for. Traditional efforts are fragmented and driven by what healthcare organizations have established as appropriate, and not based on what patients need and when they need it. To learn how and why the healthcare industry must evolve to meet patients where they are, join Philips Population Health’s Chief Nursing Officer, Cindy Gaines, and IDC Health Insights’ Research Director, Cynthia Burghard for an interactive webinar.
Cybersecurity in Health IT: Trends and Tips for Safeguarding PHI – In this session, MRO’s privacy and security experts Anthony Murray, CISSP, Vice President of Information Technology and ISSO, and Rita Bowen, MA, RHIA, CHPS, CHPC, SSGB, Vice President of Privacy, Compliance and HIM Policy, will cover the following objectives: Review the latest trends in safeguarding PHI, the concept of “defense in depth,” outsourcing cybersecurity programs, and updates from the 2019 HIPAA Summit. Discuss security risks Business Associates may bring to your organization and tips for properly vetting your partners to minimize risk. Do you to know if your PHI disclosure management partner and other vendors are secure? Explore lessons learned from real life cybersecurity success and failures, and best practices for protecting your organization.
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.
Security – SRA – Join them for a free webinar to learn up-to-date information about the Security Risk Assessments and how to be HIPAA Compliant. The HIPAA Security Rule requires that covered entities conduct a risk assessment of their healthcare organization. A risk assessment helps healthcare organizations ensure they are compliant with HIPAA’s administrative, physical, and technical safeguards. A risk assessment also helps reveal areas where PHI could be at risk.
2019 Mass HIway Connection Requirement and Online Attestation Forms – For 2019, the Mass HIway Regulations (101 CMR 20.00) require all Acute Care Hospitals, all Community Health Centers, and Large and Medium Medical Ambulatory Practices to connect to the Mass HIway. These organizations must meet the requirements by January 1, 2019, and submit their Attestation Forms between June 1- July 31, 2019. During this webinar, participants will have the opportunity to learn about the HIway connection requirements and how to submit their attestation forms online. Presenters will also review questions included within the Attestation Form to address commonly asked questions.
Considerations for Clinic APM Participation – Great Lakes Practice Transformation Networks (GLPTN) welcomes Ryan Brown, Project Manager at Comagine Health, for a webinar. It’s a big decision to join an alternative payment model (APM) or accountable care organization (ACO). To help practices decide what’s best for themselves, Ryan will provide tools and examples that can be used to consider the pros and cons of participation. He’ll share stories of practices that made the switch, and will offer lessons learned during the process of practice transformation. Ryan will also cover cost-benefit analysis techniques to take into account during the decision-making process. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.