Take advantage of these upcoming online educational events. The webinars are all intended for eligible hospitals or eligible professionals & 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. Also follow our Hashtag Events.
Interoperability & 21st Century Cures: Who Can You Trust? – As part of 21st Century Cures; Interoperability of healthcare data exchange and the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), their clinical data will be moving through the new digital highway at hyper-speed. The ONC’s FHIR At Scale Task Force (FAST) continues to push the industry towards implementation and achieving their industry interoperability goals as an ecosystem. As a result, providers and vendors will see related Privacy and Security implications. Listen in as their panel of data exchange experts discuss these sweeping healthcare industry changes, the implementation challenges for the industry, and the impact on stakeholder organizations as patients/consumers begin to experience secure, efficient, and authorized access to data in an interoperable manner.
Applying The Science Of High Reliability To Improve Operations And Increase Organizational Resilience – Especially In Times of Disruption – Join Fran Griffin, an independent consultant with over 25 years of experience in healthcare—specializing in the areas of patient safety, quality improvement, and high reliability—as she discusses the characteristics of HROs and how to apply these principles in both expected and unexpected situations. Fran will discuss approaches to process design and analysis, movement from “Safety 1 to Safety 2,” and the impact on organizational culture. She will also share strategies for self-assessing an organization’s progress on the high-reliability journey.
How Mobile Technology Can Help Healthcare Organizations and Health Systems Ease Pandemic Challenges and Restore Consumer Confidence – No healthcare organization or health system has been immune to the financial crunch of canceled procedures in addition to the higher labor and equipment costs needed to treat patients during the pandemic. Besides the direct effects of COVID-19, these stakeholders face many challenges including the availability of testing supplies, delays in test results, a weary workforce, and a frightened populace reluctant to receive care – even if they desperately need it. We bring MobileSmith Health’s Bruce Kennedy and South Shore Health System’s Luke Poppish to the table to explore how mobile technology can play a crucial role in encouraging patients to return to their providers to reduce cancellation rates and in return, keep critical revenue flowing.
Medicare Part A Cost Report: New Bulk e-Filing Feature Webcast – Medicare Part A providers: Learn how to e-file multiple cost reports in the Medicare Cost Report e-Filing (MCReF) system at the same time. While all provider organizations can benefit from this optional feature, organizations that need to file cost reports for multiple facilities may find it most helpful. Topics: Overview of new bulk e-filing, including functionality and layout; Review of accessing the system and transmitting and tracking your cost report; Frequently asked questions.
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.
HIMSS Complimentary Digital Learning
Leveraging Vendor Neutral Archive Systems to Improve Clinical, Operational, and Financial Outcomes – The use of digital imaging and the number of archived images have grown exponentially in recent years. With the ongoing digital transformation of European health systems, this rapid growth is set to continue. While storing, retrieving and translating proprietary archived images requires a lot of precious time from clinicians and hospital staff, Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) systems allow them to communicate more efficiently with other caregivers, departments and hospital systems. Having a full view of the patient record, accessible anywhere, anytime, also eliminates silos and allows faster and better-informed clinical decisions.
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.
The Future of RCM – What do you need to know to make sure your practice’s RCM stays up to speed? To find out, join their webinar on the future of RCM with Alex Lennox-Miller, senior research analyst at Chilmark Research and Andrew Whitelock, director of RCM client management for NextGen Healthcare. During this webinar, Alex and Andrew will discuss the volatile healthcare economy and the effects of COVID-19 on provider reimbursement. Find out what emerging solutions and technologies are essential to optimize collections. What RCM practices will you need to have in place to achieve the greatest possible success moving forward?
Helping Employers Avoid Waste in Pharmacy Benefits Spend: The Role of Comprehensive Medication Management – Cheryl Larson, president and CEO of Midwest Business Group on Health and GTMRx Employer Toolkit Taskforce member, discusses how comprehensive medication management (CMM) can strengthen employer health plans. Learn about how the current model of paying for low value medications no longer works and how employers, as health plan fiduciaries, can utilize innovative strategies such as CMM to provide high value care for plan participants while protecting plan assets. Understand how CCM helps employers to saves lives, improve employee productivity and enhance clinical outcomes.
Vendor Management In Healthcare: The High Cost of Failing to Triage Your Vendors – Rebecca L. Rakoski, co-founder and managing partner at XPAN Law Group, a boutique law firm focusing exclusively on all aspects of the law that involve the transfer and sharing of data including, cybersecurity, data privacy, and electronic discovery, presents this webinar. There will be a discussion on the importance of vendor management in the healthcare industry, recent vendor- related data breaches, unique issues presented by COVID-19, along with an overview of the regulatory framework healthcare-related businesses need to understand. They will also provide a three-step process to address vendor management.
What’s Holding your Lung Cancer Screening Program Back? Best Practices for Overcoming Barriers – Join Lung Cancer Screening (LCS) Experts to learn best practices to overcome administrative and clinical barriers currently holding your program back. Understand key success factors and drivers to scale effective, high quality lung cancer screening programs. Leverage data and proven approaches to accelerate value for your organization.
Improving Access to Healthcare Data via the FHIR Payer Endpoints Directory – eHI in partnership with CAQH is hosting a webinar to demonstrate and educate healthcare stakeholders on CAQH’s FHIR Payer Endpoints Directory, a centralized directory that securely publishes validated FHIR endpoints, simplifying how healthcare organizations and third-party apps find and share endpoint information. Join them for an exciting presentation to help healthcare stakeholders understand the new interoperability requirements in compliance with the ONC and CMS final ruling.
Survey Results: Readiness for the ONC and CMS Interoperability Rules – They asked and you answered! They sent out a survey to assess industry readiness to meet the CMS Interoperability and Patient Access to APIs Final Rule by the deadline. Many of you shared concerns about the regulations and how COVID might affect their implementation. The results from the survey have been analyzed and they’d like to share the results with you! Please join them for a presentation on the current state of readiness and see how various stakeholders have been impacted in similar or different ways to you and your organization.
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.