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.
ABCs of the QPP – Join us as we continue our series of webinars on the details of the MACRA final rule. Topic: Why Performance Improvement and QPP Strategy Go Hand-in-Hand. The Quality Payment Program is about more than just submitting data to CMS. It’s competitive by design, rewarding organizations that demonstrate ongoing improvement in quality, cost and operational efficiency. Even though Performance Improvement (PI) in healthcare is not new, it is now becoming a more critical component of QPP strategies. Building PI into your QPP strategy provides a new opportunity to tie performance to revenue by achieving a higher MIPS score and payment adjustment.
Journey to HIMSS18 – a new series of complimentary webinars – offers you the opportunity to get a heads-up on what’s new, what to expect, hot topics to explore, and how to plan your agenda for HIMSS18. From October through February, this series of webinars will provide a weekly exploration focused on hot topics ─ including cybersecurity, data analytics, HIE, innovation and more ─ as well as all the logistical information you need to be able to maneuver around the conference. Topic: A Case for Non-IT Senior Executives
Your Patient Collections Playbook: Gearing up for 2018 – The time is now: patients’ deductibles have been re-set for 2018. Here’s your opportunity to ramp up your patient collection strategy for the coming year to prevent these balances from overwhelming your organization. Collecting from patients is paramount for your healthcare organization’s healthy bottom line; join speaker Elizabeth Woodcock, MBA, FACMPE, CPC, to learn the X’s and O’s of launching your own collections playbook. Come away from this fast-paced, informative webinar with a framework for your patient collection strategy, scripts for your staff, tips for attention-getting collection notices and – most important of all – proven, best practice methods to start collecting more effectively… and more efficiently.
Cybersecurity in Healthcare: Outlook for 2018 – 2017 was an unprecedented year for breaches and ransomware attacks on healthcare organizations. Yet, according to a new report from Black Book, more than eight in ten provider organizations lack a reliable leader for cybersecurity, while only 11% plan to get a cybersecurity officer in 2018. The survey revealed that the healthcare industry continues to underestimate security threats as attackers continue to seek data and monetary gain. Register for this new webinar and join David Finn, Executive Vice President, Strategic Innovation at CynergisTek as he takes a look at the emerging risks in 2018, and provides strategies and insights to help providers bolster cybersecurity efforts.
MIPS Annual Call for Measures and Activities Webinar – The Annual Call for Measures and Activities process allows clinicians and organizations to identify and submit for consideration: Quality measures for the quality performance category; Electronic Health Record measures for the advancing care information performance category; Activities for the improvement activities performance category.
Operationalizing NLP to Support Value-based Care – Healthcare providers are facing an urgent need to streamline operations while improving quality of care and patient satisfaction. With a wealth of technology hype around AI, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and big data, how are providers to know what investments to make and how to bring these technologies into production use? In this webinar we will bring together leading healthcare organization, Atrius Health, and NLP experts, Linguamatics, to explore the practical uses of NLP in healthcare and give real-life examples of how Atrius Health has implemented processes to improve clinical documentation, identify at-risk patients and streamline their ACO reporting.
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.
Get Ready for MIPS in 2018 – Join them for a session to discuss MIPS in 2018. They will be focusing on the following topics during the webinar. MIPS Overview: MIPS Terminology; Payment Adjustments For 2018 Performance Year. Connecting ACI and EHR Certification: ACI Scoring Overview; 2014 vs 2015 EHR Edition for MIPS in 2018. Quality Scoring in 2018 Performance Year: Quality Scoring Overview; Submission Methods and Benchmarks; Bonus Points. Individual vs Group Submissions. Tips For Maximizing MIPS Score In 2018.
2018 Guide to Building Your Security Strategy – Ransomware continues to plague healthcare and the situation is becoming more dangerous as cybercriminals move towards increasingly sophisticated forms of cryptographic malware to carry out targeted attacks. The 2016 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey showed healthcare still lags behind other industries in deploying commonly accepted security technology. Join them to hear a CISO’s practical guide to prioritizing security investments and building a proven cyber awareness training plan and learn how to work with governing committees and boards to implement a holistic security architecture.
Create & Sustain an Improvement Culture to Drive Clinical, Financial & Operational Outcomes – Former CEO of Intermountain Healthcare’s flagship hospital, David Grauer has spent over 20 years in the trenches of healthcare improvement. He knows through deep experience that every team member matters when trying to drive massive change. He has lived the pitfalls, learned the keys to success, and has shared this know-how throughout his career, both within his previous organization as well as across a breadth of hospitals while with Health Catalyst – helping others to facilitate big changes and better outcomes. In this webinar, David will share a model outlining the cultural transformation necessary for sustained clinical, financial, and operational outcomes improvement.
Aligning 2015 EHR Certification with MIPS, CPC+ and FHIR – Join them for a session to discuss MIPS in 2018. They will be focusing on the following topics during the webinar. Aligning EHR Certification with ACI Category of MIPS: Base EHR to base ACI score mapping for 2014 and 2015 EHR; Beyond base EHR requirements for CPC+ and other programs. Aligning EHR Certification with Quality Category of MIPS: Supporting Quality Reporting in 2018 through 2014 and 2015 EHR; EHR vs Registry Submission. HL7® FHIR® Overview: Why should you care? 2015 EHR Certification: Technical deep dive into requirements; Plug and Play components from MyMipsScore to jump start your certification.
Using Emotional Intelligence to Accelerate Patient Payments – No one knows your patients better than you and your staff—and by leveraging this knowledge, you can use a powerful tool, Emotional Intelligence, to improve your revenue cycle. EI is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. The combination of EI with patient-friendly technologies enables you to provide patients with individualized attention to improve their experience, reduce staff workload and improve the bottom line. Get all the details by attending this complimentary webinar.
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.
Mass HIway Connection Requirement Webinar – As described in the state regulations 101 CMR 20.00 (which are also known as the Mass HIway Regulations), all Acute Care Hospitals, Large and Medium Medical Ambulatory Practices, and Large Community Health Centers in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts must provide an attestation by July 1, 2018 regarding the regulatory requirement to connect to the Mass HIway. This webinar will review the regulatory requirements and the attestation process.