New Cybersecurity Threats and Navigating the Future of Healthcare

HTA_Events-200x200HITECH Answers and Answers Media Network will be hosting two upcoming web events; one on cybersecurity and the other on navigating the reimbursement roadmap in a time of industry fluctuation and change.  As always, our events are complimentary. We hope you can join us. Details below.

Topic: Second Annual Cybersecurity and Healthcare: A Panel Discussion with Industry Thought Leaders
Date: March 1, 2 – 3:15 pm Eastern
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Description: Join us for our 2nd annual Cybersecurity Panel discussion. On this webcast event, industry leaders will update the audience on the impact of cybersecurity and look at new threats since last year’s event, of which there are many including increases in ransomware incidents and hacking. The group will also address best practices for organizations to follow. Q&A from the audience will follow the discussion. The Moderator for this panel discussion is David Harlow, JD MPH. David is a health care lawyer and consultant with over 25 years of public and private sector experience. His focus is on digital health law and policy, starting with HIPAA and state law health care data privacy and security planning and compliance for covered entities and business associates. Read his award-winning blog:

Panelists include Mac McMillan is co-founder and CEO of CynergisTek, Inc.,Lee Barrett is executive director of EHNAC, Brian Edds is Vice President of Product Strategy for Spok, Inc. and Iliana Peters, J.D., LLM, the senior advisor for HIPAA Compliance/Enforcement at the HHS Office for Civil Rights.

Topic: Best Practices & Strategies for Navigating Landmark Changes in Healthcare
Date: March 2, 2 – 3 pm Eastern
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Description: Landmark changes have occurred with MACRA, MIPS and with quality payment programs in general with regards to tying physician and other care provider payments to high-quality and high-value healthcare. Now more than ever, matching the goals of your organization with the right incentive, payment and care delivery models available calls for a strategic roadmap.

Optimizing best practices for revenue cycle performance, interoperability, analytics, quality reporting and other key strategies are proving to be valuable foundations for all value-based and alternative payment models today as well as on the horizon.

Join industry leader Justin Barnes, HITECH Answers and HealthcareNOWradio to learn how to minimize risk, increase revenue as well as profitability and truly control your own destiny in a fluctuating period of healthcare.

This webinar event is presented by Justin T. Barnes. As a healthcare innovation strategist, Justin is Partner and Chief Growth Officer with iHealth. In addition, he serves on several corporate and industry boards where he assists these organizations with strategy and leadership. Mr. Barnes is also the host of the weekly syndicated radio show “This Just In” on HealthcareNOW Radio and Business Radio X. Justin has formally addressed and/or testified before Congress as well as the last two Presidential Administrations on more than twenty occasions since 2005 with statements relating to value-based medicine, accountable care, interoperability, EHR meaningful use, consumerism, health IT innovation, health information exchange, patient engagement, quality, HIPAA and the globalization of healthcare. Barnes is a regular public speaker on these issues and has appeared in more than 1,200 journals, magazines and broadcast media outlets relating to national leadership of healthcare and health IT.