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.
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: Consumer and Patient Engagement
Safeguarding Health Information: Ensuring HIPAA Privacy and Security – This webinar will review the current healthcare cybersecurity threat environment and offer tips and techniques on how to implement the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules to ensure maximum protection of electronic Protected Healthcare Information (ePHI). We will also show that while traditional methods such as fax were once assumed to be a safe way to communicate, old-fashioned fax is actually the cause of frequent breaches of privacy involving patient records. And sending ePHI over unsecured email is to risk triggering HIPAA data breach notification requirements.
Quality Payment Program Year 2 Final Rule Call – The Quality Payment Program allows clinicians to choose the best way to deliver quality care and participate based on their practice size, specialty, location, or patient population. During this call, learn about the Quality Payment Program Year 2 provisions in the final rule with comment and interim final rule with comment; participants should review the final rules prior to the call. 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.
Clinical Process Improvement – Better Process, Better Quality, Better Results – In this session, Dr. Brita Hansen will discuss strategies to better evaluate and manage your clinical content library. She will also discuss the importance of sustained and monitoring to allow health systems to get out of the ‘project of the hour’ mindset most find themselves in.
The Latest Healthcare Financial Trends: What You Need to Know – While much of the healthcare industry focuses on the promise of delivering better care at a lower cost, healthcare leaders struggle to overcome the barriers to reach these goals. Without a clear understanding of the changing trends within healthcare, organizations are ill prepared to adjust their strategy. As 2017 comes to an end, two of their most experienced and capable people are assessing this year’s most prominent healthcare financial trends and using those clues to better read the tea leaves to predict which trends will impact 2018.
Holistic Solutions for Behavioral Health Groups – Your clients require a specialized experience. Shouldn’t your technology partner offer solutions tailored to Behavioral Health? Learn how to streamline your workflow, engage clients more and help improve overall care.
2018 CPT Coding Changes – Organizations need to be aware of the 2018 CPT code set changes to accurately report services—and get paid. Without preparation, you are at risk for delayed reimbursement or denied claims due to incorrect coding. Register now for this high-level overview webinar to learn what’s new, what’s changed and what’s deleted with the 2018 CPT code set.
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
Meaningful Use for Beginners – Join CHITREC for an informative webinar with Janet Baxter, Manager of Health Policy Implementation at AllianceChicago, on demystifying Meaningful Use (MU) for those who are just starting out. Janet will provide tips on meeting the measures and receiving incentive payments. With a special emphasis on what you need to know to attest for 2018, this updated 30-minute webinar will provide a quick-start guide to the Medicaid EHR Incentive Payment Program for those who have completed Adopt, Implement, Update (AIU) but have not yet delved into MU. Q&A follows the presentation.