Take advantage of these upcoming webinars for healthcare providers focused on adopting health information technology and participation in federal initiatives and quality reporting programs for transition to value based care. The webinars listed are free of charge so register today. For other Health IT events, conferences, or summits visit our Event Calendar. For our upcoming webinars see Our Webinars in the HIT Event Calendar. Also follow our Hashtag Events.
TEFCA RCE Monthly Informational Call – The Recognized Coordinating Entity (RCE) will host a public informational call as an opportunity to share information about the progress to-date. An anticipated agenda will be shared in advance each month. This meeting will also provide stakeholders an opportunity to share their support, questions, and ideas.
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.
Addressing Workforce Challenges in a Post-COVID World – The Covid-19 pandemic forever changed many aspects of daily life, including the way we work. Healthcare has arguably been the most disrupted industry during this time. Driven largely by increased consumer demand, workforce burnout, and staff shortages, hospitals and health systems are now facing a challenging task of rebuilding a new workforce. This unprecedented effort requires a reimagining of the way we hire, train, and retain workers. During this timely and important event, you’ll hear from a group of diverse leaders who can speak from firsthand experience about the current workforce issues and the innovative solutions that are being used address these challenges.
Case Study – Optimizing Whole Person Care: A Successful Integrated Care Model – Join them as they take a closer look at a successful Integrated Care/Whole Person care program launched by Jewish Family & Children’s Services in Arizona. The move to Integrated or Whole Person Care has been a focus for the health and human services delivery market before the pandemic, while COVID served to highlight the importance of fully integrated care, especially for people living with complex health issues. Jewish Family & Children’s Service, Vice President of Integrated Health, will share with the audience her organization’s journey to integration. The webinar will be introduced by Graham Brown, MPH, a Senior Vice President at NextGen who will provide attendees with an overview of the state of integrated care nationally.
Privacy and Security Updates: OCR and ONC Rules – Recently, there have been many proposed or implemented and enforced rules from various government agencies overseeing the healthcare industry. During this session, hear from experts on these healthcare updates regarding privacy and security. Attendees will learn about the status of the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights Notice of Proposed Rule Making to HIPAA and its current Request for Information on recognized security practices and sharing civil money penalties and monetary settlements under the HITECH Act. Additionally, the experts will take a deep dive into the Office of the National Coordinator Health Information Technology’s 21st Century Cures Act on interoperability and information blocking, where enforcement stands today, and what organizations should be focusing on in the upcoming months.
54 seconds to care: Unpack 6 insights into consumer preferences & more – Find out what kind of impact you can make in just 54 seconds by getting patients to the right care. Learn why twice as many people are choosing asynchronous telehealth over video visits to get care for an ear infection when given the choice, while nearly 10x more people choose asynchronous care to get help for anxiety or depression. Join Bright.md for a live webinar to hear six of our latest data insights that help you better understand consumer behavior and patient preferences, telehealth user demographics, the value of patient navigation, and more.
Surgical Services Effectiveness: 5 Measures to Drive Results – Due to the elective surgical volume reductions in the past two years, hospitals and surgery centers experienced a significant revenue decline which resulted in unwelcomed financial net margins. Today, organizations are aiming to restore these margins to healthier levels. Assessing surgical operations to identify improvements may yield desirable results. Five performance drivers that consider workforce, patient throughput, and financial challenges will be presented with the goal of improving efficiency, productivity and overall financial success.
How Payers Can Gain a Competitive Edge With Employers – Employers are a key part of the healthcare payer business. This segment has weathered the perfect storm of problems during the pandemic, including the lightning-fast transition to remote work, high costs of absenteeism and now the Great Resignation. This is all while continuing to balance the high healthcare costs for employees. Self-funded health plans from payers may offer much-needed flexibility. Join their upcoming webinar to learn about a new product offering that helps payers win Administrative Services Only (ASO) business with less work. In the webinar, you will learn how to: Retain and attract employer groups with a competitive offering that exceeds business needs; Drive efficiency and trade manual, in-house processes for self-service tools and automated processes; Prevent commingling of funds through better funding and disbursement account structures.
Workplace Civility: What Non-Unionized Employers Need to Know to Navigate the NLRA – Lauren E.M. Russell, Counsel at Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP leads this hot-topic webinar. The National Labor Relations Board under the Biden Administration has expressed a renewed interest in expanding its influence into non-unionized work forces. This includes reviewing and–in the right circumstances challenging–employers’ use of workplace civility, confidentiality, and anti-harassment policies. Learn what you need to know to safely navigate the National Labor Relations Act while ensuring that your employees enjoy a safe and respectful work environment.
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.
Healthcare Provider Cybersecurity Monthly Call – Join the Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI) and the MassCyberCenter for their monthly health care provider cybersecurity call. As always, they will be joined by representatives of CISA New England and the Massachusetts State Police and Commonwealth Fusion Center who will provide updates on recent cyber threats and trends. The monthly topic for this call will be the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC).
These calls will continue to occur on the second Thursday of every month and will feature a discussion leader from MeHI and the MassCyberCenter, CISA, the Commonwealth Fusion Center, and additional guest speakers to provide updates on emerging threats and cover a monthly topic of interest from the group.