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.
SNF PPS: New Patient Driven Payment Model Call – On October 1, 2019, the new Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is replacing Resource Utilization Group, Version IV (RUG-IV) for the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Prospective Payment System (PPS). Topics: Overview of PDPM, a new case-mix classification system for SNF Part A beneficiaries; Changeover from RUG-IV to PDPM. A question and answer session follows the presentation; however, attendees may email questions in advance to PDPM@cms.hhs.gov with “December 11 Call” in the subject line. These questions may be addressed during the call or used for other materials following the call.
When It Just Is Not Working: Progressive Discipline & Termination – Stephen Dickens, attorney and Vice President of Medical Practice Services at SVMIC leads this webinar. He is also the Past President of the MGMA Financial Management Society, Tennessee MGMA and Tennessee Association for Home Care healthcare. This presentation outlines the importance of providing effective employee feedback including performance improvement plans. Outlining best practices for documentation the simplest method for termination are addresses.
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.
Information Sharing During the Opioid Crisis: Challenges and Solutions – A new webinar from Manatt Health and the eHealth Initiative (eHI) examines health information technology’s role in sharing and protecting behavioral health data as all the healthcare players—from traditional plans and providers to emerging telehealth companies—join forces in response to the crisis. The session explores privacy and security issues in the context of the epidemic, explains the policies and regulations that hinder the sharing of sensitive patient data, and discusses how technology is affecting the use of behavioral health information.
The Future of Health Care After the Midterm Elections – Kent Bottles, MD, Lecturer at The Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health and noted keynote speaker, will provide analysis and commentary about the future of the government programs such as ACA, Medicaid and Medicare, as well as topics like Work Requirements, the opioid crisis, Medicare for All, and efforts to control drug prices. Join Dr. Bottles for a lively and informative update on our industry.
Why Clinical Quality Should Be Your Core Business Strategy – Join them for a webinar discussion with Brent James, MD, MStat. As the vice president and chief quality officer at Intermountain Healthcare, Dr. James led much of the change that produced Intermountain’s recognized operational and clinical excellence. Dr. James will educate and inspire all of us to do great work by sharing practical stories of how data has become the critical tool to help healthcare shift from revenue enhancement to clinical quality, which produces the most affordable care.
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.
Compliance Programs in Healthcare are Mandatory! Are You Prepared? – This free 30 minute webinar covers the fundamentals of the Compliance Program required of all Medicare providers including: The reasons for the Compliance Program; The objectives of the Compliance Program; The core elements of the Compliance Program; The three key components of the Compliance Program.
Lessons Learned from Implementing the UChicago Comprehensive Care Physician (CCP) Model – Join them for a discussion on implementing the CCP model, overcoming challenges, and reflecting on study findings. The presenters will share their experiences with 2018 Comprehensive Care Learning Collaborative (CCLC), a forum for discussing the treatment of patients at increased risk of hospitalization. The program focused on improving care while meeting TCPI milestones and MIPS program Improvement activity requirements. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.