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.
Why Healthcare Costing Matters to Enable Strategy and Financial Performance – In this webinar Steve Vance, SVP, Professional Services, Health Catalyst will explore different costing methodologies and discuss why activity-based costing is the preferable method to manage margins because it directly ties services to their costs. Many healthcare organizations base their costs on generalized drivers such as relative value units (RVUs) through their chargemaster rather than on specific activities associated with their services, leading to inaccurate assumptions and poor decisions.
MIPS Improvement Activities Performance Category in 2019 Webinar – During the webinar, CMS experts provide a brief overview of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and discuss the following Improvement Activities Performance Category topics: Basics; Reporting requirements; Data submission; Scoring; Flexibilities for small and rural practices; Resources.
ABCs of the QPP – Join Answers Media Network and SA Ignite as we continue our series of webinars on the details of the MACRA final rule. Title: Learnings and Trends in Value-Based Care: A Retrospective. Over the last 10 years, we have seen the value-based care landscape evolve dramatically. Take a walk with us down memory lane as we review key learnings and trends from the passage of the Meaningful Use program over a decade ago all of the way to MIPS today. We’ll also examine which best practices have stood the test of time, and share some predictions for what the future holds.
Post-Acute Care QRPs: Reporting Requirements and Resources Call – During this call, learn about reporting requirements and resources for the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF), Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH), and Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Programs (QRPs). Topics: Data submission requirements and deadlines; Annual Payment Update requirements; Reconsideration process; Reports.
Podcasting: How Conversational Technologies are Impacting Thought Leadership and Content Marketing – Siri, Alexa, and the rise of other conversational technologies are impacting podcasting in a big, big way. No longer confined to music or B2C marketing, or even the 14-25 year old demographic, the age of voice, and podcasting, has truly arrived – even in our own healthcare and health IT space. Join Carol Flagg, Managing Partner of Answers Media Network and HealthcareNOW Radio, as she discusses how companies are using podcasting to drive thought leadership and audience engagement. Carol and her guests will share specific use cases, and how these companies and organizations are using podcasting to drive content marketing goals.
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.
Recognizing & Defusing Aggressive Behavior Before Violence Erupts – Steven S. Wilder, BA, CHSP, STS, Senior Consultant & COO of Sorensen, Wilder & Associates presents this timely webinar. As acts of violence against healthcare workers continues to increase at epidemic rates, every healthcare worker must be trained to recognize and defuse aggression before they become a victim of violence.
Strategies for Improving Physician Communication and Patient Experience – Effective communication and trust between physicians and patients enhances the patient experience, increases medication compliance, reduces readmission rates and improves clinical outcomes. Learn how Upstate University Hospital is using patient-centered, mobile technology to help residents and attending physicians improve communication and have meaningful conversations with patients and their families. Experience leaders from the hospital will also share their enterprise strategy for elevating patient, family and care team engagement, understanding and satisfaction.
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.
HIE for Meaningful Use – This session will cover the Health Information Exchange (HIE) objective of the Meaningful Use Program, including requirements for meeting the HIE objective, exclusion criteria, and supporting documentation required for successful attestation.
MACRA – Are You Ready for Year 3? – As the second year of the new Medicare Quality Payment Program (QPP) comes to a close, it’s time to look ahead to Year 3. In this 30-minute webinar, our experts will review the program requirements-including the changes for 2018, and explain how the updated final rule will affect you and your practice.