Winning the War on Complexity in Healthcare Cybersecurity

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 1:00 p.m. EST, 12:00 p.m. CST

Scientists and philosophers have long argued that many natural systems, and perhaps even the universe as a whole, possess an inherent tendency for complexity to increase with time. This complexity has taken its toll on the security posture of healthcare organizations: by 2014, the number of people impacted by breaches had increased 600 percent, and the cost of a breach averaged $5.4 million.

Physician Strategies in Patient Engagement

Thursday, February 26, 2015, 11:00 a.m. EST, 10:00 a.m. CST

One of the hottest topics in policymaking today, patient engagement will have a significant impact on provider outcomes and reimbursement.  Clinicians voice frustration with lack of protocol adherence and following advice.  Patients complain of access barriers and a lack of understanding as well as one-sided decision-making that fails to consider their needs and circumstances.

Meeting the Needs of Deaf Patients: The Provider's Responsibility and How Technology Can Help

Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 1:00 p.m. EST, 12:00 p.m. CST

With the roll out of The American Disabilities Act of 1990, no individual shall be discriminated against on the basis of disability in the “office of a healthcare professional.” A healthcare professional must provide a qualified interpreter if an interpreter is necessary to ensure effective communication between the Deaf and the healthcare professional, and the Deaf patient has requested an interpreter. There are only a few exceptions to the rule.

Clinical Innovation Committees: Helping to Implement and Optimize Clinical Information Systems

Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 1:00 p.m. EST, 12:00 p.m. CST

Health care organizations, large and small, are increasingly recognizing the important role of the Clinical Informatics team and the use of information to improve health and healthcare. The Clinical Informatics team serves as the bridge between clinical end users and technology experts, providing the expertise to manage these strategic innovations.  

Population Health Management: A Path From Volume to Value

Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 4:00 p.m. EST, 3:00 p.m. CST

Healthcare is evolving from a volume- to a value-based system with the goal to achieve better health outcomes, improve care quality and reduce costs. Ambulatory organizations need innovative solutions to help them transition to the new Fee-For-Value models such as shared savings, ACOs, bundled and capitated payment models that reward outcomes.

New Mandates, New Solutions: The Evolving Roles of the CMIO and Clinical Informatics Team

Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 1:00 p.m. EST, 12:00 p.m. CST

Health and healthcare are transitioning to the digital space and the stage is set for fundamental and unprecedented transformation.  With such a technological and cultural shift comes an evolution of the roles and responsibilities of the Chief Medical Informatics Officers (CMIO) and Clinical Informatics team.

Telehealth and Population Health: Reducing Costs and Improving Outcomes

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 3:00 p.m. EST, 2:00 p.m. CST

Healthcare is going through major transformations, and providers, entities, and payers who are making these changes happen are being asked to find new ways to make these transitions easier. Children’s Hospital Colorado has engaged in a range of strategies involving telehealth, ehealth, and other related methods that focus on the triple aim: reducing costs, increasing access, and improving outcomes.

Image-Enabling Your EHR: Advancing Clinician Workflow in the New Healthcare Environment

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 1:00 p.m. EST, 12:00 p.m. CST

One of the main struggles in today’s healthcare environment is image–enabling the EHR. Providing access to all of a patient’s medical images on a wide range of personal computers and mobile devices is essential to providing the highest possible level of care.

Join this webinar and hear how access to all medical images can improve clinician workflow in the new healthcare environment. Learn several technology solutions and associated workflows that will image-enable the EHR.  Finally, learn about strategies for deploying these cutting edge technologies.

ICD-10 Transition: A Year to Go

Thursday, November 13, 2014, 1:00 p.m. EST, 12:00 p.m. CST

The ICD-10 transition affects numerous areas throughout the healthcare delivery system.  Many organizations have ICD-10 transition programs in place, while others struggle to find the right approach.

This presentation will provide an overview of what one leading provider found to be an effective approach to meeting the ICD-10 challenge.

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Rolling Out an EMR? Is Your Network Ready and is it Secure Enough for Compliance?

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 1:00 p.m. EST, 12:00 p.m. CST

More providers than ever before are able to capture and exchange patient data electronically through the broader implementation of EMRs. A large concern when implementing an EMR is staying compliant with HIPAA regulations. 

This webinar will address strategies for securing patient data and remaining compliant when rolling out an EMR at your organization.

Language Services as a Risk Reduction Strategy – What IT Needs to Know

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 11:00 a.m. EDT, 10:00 a.m. CDT

As the Limited English Proficient (LEP) population grows, so does the importance of providing accessible healthcare interpreting. One out of every 10 working-age U.S. adults is limited English proficient according to a recent Brookings Institution study. It is a population that continues to grow. As a result, Healthcare IT professionals need to understand how to meet this growing need with today’s new technologies.

Leveraging Clinical Intelligence from Unstructured Data to Address Care Delivery Needs

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 1:00 p.m. EDT, 12:00 p.m. CDT

In the constantly changing landscape of the healthcare industry, facilities are faced with many challenges. Changing demographics, new policies and regulations, and increasing competition are hurdles that all facilites have to take into consideration.

Improve Outcomes with Cutting-Edge, Clinical-Grade Solutions

Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m. EDT, 12:00 p.m. CDT

Clinical grade mobility is critical to ensuring the performance, reliability, and security needed to maximize caregiver productivity and ensure the highest quality of patient care. Today’s people-first solutions, such as tablets and other mobile devices, empower health organizations, patients, and care providers to improve overall health.

Consolidate & Future-Proof Your Medical Imaging Systems with VNA

Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 3 p.m. EDT, 2 p.m. CDT

PACS systems don't last forever, and with every upgrade or change in vendor, healthcare organizations face steep and sometimes unexpected costs. TriRivers decided to get in front of this challenge by unlocking their images and making them available anytime through implementing a vendor neutral archive. In doing so, they have realized rapid recovery of costs and were able to disaster-proof their medical images.

Transforming Healthcare Data into Actionable Intelligence

Thursday, May 29, 2014, 1:00 p.m. EDT, 12:00 p.m. CDT

Having invested heavily in EHRs and being on-the-hook for more efficient and proactive patient care, healthcare organizations are looking to their data for answers and actions. 

While many vendors would have you believe that actionable analytics are just a click away, truly transforming your organization requires addressing three key areas:

Leveraging Managed Infrastructure to Implement New Technology and Care Delivery Models

Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 1:00 p.m. EDT, 12:00 p.m. CDT

Implementing new technologies and patient care delivery models that result in better outcomes and reduce cost requires a more flexible and transparent technology environment than most healthcare organizations have in place today.

In this webinar, attendees will be presented with a roadmap for transforming their HIT infrastructure to leverage cloud-based application architectures and benchmarks that will achieve the level of performance required to meet their organizational goals.

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Paving a Path Forward for Healthcare Interoperability

Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 2 p.m. EDT, 1 p.m. CDT

Healthcare organizations today must support and drive Meaningful Use while managing risk in the shift to accountable care, and it’s imperative that interoperability play a key role in this process. As organizations shift to value-based care, they need to connect every single member, system, and even patient in the hospital, in meaningful ways. Clinical and business data now need to work together for better patient care.

Thriving as a Population Health Manager

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 1 p.m. EST, 12 p.m. CST

To achieve market share growth in 2014, hospitals and health systems must look beyond the flagging sustainability of inpatient-centric business models. The market is prepared to reward providers that integrate a suite of ambulatory resources to create a high-quality, seamless experience that patients and purchasers demand.

The Path to Collaborative Care: Creating an IT Foundation for a Successful ACO

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 1:00 PM ET, 12:00 PM CT

In today’s environment of value-based care, it is becoming ever more important to identify and share best practices across the healthcare industry. During this webinar, health industry leaders will share their experiences on implementing the foundational elements and technology necessary for a successful ACO.

Implementing a “Bring Your Own Device” Strategy Without Sacrificing Security

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 1:00 PM ET, 12:00 PM CT

Healthcare organizations are consistently looking for effective ways to enhance productivity and reduce costs.  One trend that is meeting both of these demands is the implementation of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) strategies and policies.  Healthcare organizations are now permitting staff to use their own mobile devices for work related purposes and as both clinical and administrative teams are relying more on mobile based communications, this approach helps reduce the costs associated with provisioning dedicated mobile devices for employees. 

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