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.
Fire & Life Safety Compliance in Health Care Facilities – Stan Szpytek, President of Fire and Life Safety, Inc, will offer a vital webinar on Fire & Life Safety Compliance in health care facilities with focus on NFPA 101, The Life Safety Code (2012) and NFPA 99, The Health Care Facilities code (2012). New requirements, trends and best practices will be reviewed to help providers understand the critical importance of a safe and compliant environment of care.
Data Interoperability across the Continuum: CMS Data Element Library Call – During this call, learn about the recently released CMS Data Element Library (DEL), a database of post-acute care patient assessment content mapped to nationally accepted health IT standards to support interoperable health information exchange between providers and with patients. A question and answer session follows the presentation, including an opportunity to provide feedback on the DEL.
A Reference Architecture For Digital Health: The Health Catalyst Data Operating System – There are essentially four strategic options to address the enterprise data platform requirements of today’s healthcare systems: (1) build your own, (2) buy from EHR vendors, (3) look to a Silicon Valley high-tech startup, and (4) partner with Health Catalyst or a handful of similar companies. In this webinar, Health Catalyst’s CTO, Dale Sanders, will comment on all four approaches, hoping to help you to assess your organization’s strategy against the options and vendors in each category.
SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program: Phase One Review and Corrections Call – During this call, participants learn about the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program Review and Corrections process and get answers to frequently asked questions about Phase One of the process. During the Review and Corrections period, SNFs have an opportunity to review and submit correction requests to quality measure information. Deadline for correction submission is April 1, 2019.
The ABCs of the QPP – Join us as we continue our series of webinars on the details of the MACRA final rule. Title: Wisdom and War Stories from the MIPS Trenches. Abstract: Two MIPS performance years down, and now we embark on the most competitive MIPS performance year yet in 2019. What have we learned over two years? Where are the pitfalls in 2019 that will erode our scores? How can we continue forward progress when the rules of engagement have intensified and financial impact has increased? In this webinar the fabulous customer success team from SA Ignite will share wisdom and war stories from their experience with over 14,000 clinicians participating in MIPS.
CMS QRDA Category I Implementation Guide Changes for CY 2019 Hospital Quality Reporting – This presentation will provide an overview of the changes to the 2019 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture Category I Implementation Guide for Hospital Quality Reporting, including changes made from Calendar Year 2018 to CY 2019. This event will also provide a high-level overview of updates to the Health Level Seven International base standard QRDA Category I IG and a review of available resources.
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.
Four Proven Ways to Increase Patient Volume Without Adding Staff – They have four proven ways to increase patient volume without the need to add more staff, and they are sharing them with you. Join them for this brief webinar to learn how to: Reduce your no-shows and increase patient loyalty; Target at-risk patients who need to see you more often; Increase your social media presence; Process more claims without overburdening your staff.
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.
E/M Training: Medical Decision Making – Medical Decision Making is seemingly the hardest component. The three elements, Number of Diagnosis’s or manement options, amount & complexity of data, and the overall level of risk, are discussed to instill a higher level of knowledge.
Webinar: HIway Adoption and Utilization Support (HAUS) Services – HIway Adoption and Utilization Support (HAUS) Services are provided by EOHHS through the Mass HIway. The goal of HAUS is to help organizations implement HIE and leverage secure Direct Messaging to share healthcare information, such as discharge summaries, summaries of care, and referrals.
Promoting Interoperability: Office Hours with Sam Ross – Are you in the midst of submitting your 2018 attestation before the March 31 deadline? Come up for air and join their open forum with CHITREC’s Promoting Interoperability expert, Sam Ross. Submit your questions – big or small – as they reflect on some of the most common challenges surrounding successful attestation. Their goal is to have a collaborative conversation during which you can learn from the experiences of other attesters (including the roadblocks they’ve encountered and how they overcame them). The success of the webinar is dependent on active participation, and all questions will be anonymous.