Archived Webinars

HI-BRIDGE Solutions webinars focus on educating the health care community by providing key Health IT resources required for successful practice transformation.

  • 2021

    Data at your Fingertips; Improving Interoperability, HIE and Direct Messaging

    Health Information Exchange (HIE) is essential to improving interoperability, especially in the final year of Meaningful Use in the Promoting Interoperability effort. Join us to view a demonstration on how to optimize your use of the HIE, and the benefits of utilizing Direct Messaging to simplify the exchange of health information data.

    Webinar objectives:
    • Review the use of Health Information Exchange
    • Understand the benefits of utilizing both HIE and Direct Messaging to better exchange health data
    • View Direct Messaging demonstration

     Medicaid Promoting Interoperability - Are we done yet?

    The final chapter of the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Incentive Program is quickly approaching.  With early submission dates, date range changes and greater clarity on newer measures, there are several areas of discussion for the 2021 participation year.  But first, let's make sure you are ready to put 2020 in the books.  Please join our webinar for a 2020 wrap up and a 2021 kickoff. 

  • 2020

    Digital Health Tools and Health Policy: An Update on What We’ve Learned and Where We’re Going

    Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and all the challenges it has presented, it is vital to stay current on health policy changes and how they can impact you. In collaboration with Morehouse School of Medicine’s National Center for Primary Care, join us for important updates on the Digital Health Tools Study, state and federal health polices, and a look at the future and how clinicians can get engaged.

    Objectives:

    • Discuss the Digital Health Tools Study and ways that primary care clinicians in Georgia can engage
    • Provide updates on recent and upcoming state and federal health policy changes

    Improving Interoperability: Things you should know about HIE and Public Health Registries

    The MAPIR portal is now open to start your PY2020 Medicaid Promoting Interoperability PI attestations. 2020 has presented a great deal of challenges and changes in promoting interoperability efforts, but HI-BRIDGE is here to help you get it right! Join us to learn how Health Information Exchange (HIE) applies to the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program, and the Do’s and Don’ts of Public Health reporting to effectively meet the requirements.

     Objectives:

    • Define Health Information Exchange (HIE) and how it applies to Promoting Interoperability (PI)
    • Review methods to succeed in Health Information Exchange
    • Define Public Health reporting requirements and exclusions
    • Understand the actions required to meet the PI public health measure

    Let’s Talk Patient Engagement

     

    There are only two years left in the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program. Let HI-BRIDGE help you get it right! Let us talk about the many challenges around Patient Engagement and Coordination of Care. Join us for a detailed overview on how to Promote Patient Electronic Access, Maintain a Standards-Based Patient Access API and Review Coordination of Care.

    Objectives:

    • Promote Patient Electronic Access
    • Implement and maintain a standards-based Patient Access API
    • Review Patient education requirements
    • Review Coordination of Care through Patient Engagement

     

    Security Risk Analysis 2020 - COVID Adds a Twist

    As we continue to face unprecedented times and adjusting to the new norm during this COVID-19 crisis, HI-BRIDGE Solutions continues to work to ensure you have all of the tools, resources, and updated information needed to complete your 2020 Security Risk Analysis/Assessment ( SRA). This webinar will focus on how your SRA drives success in your Promoting Interoperability efforts. This discussion will be an interactive Q&A around tips on how to successfully complete an SRA, as well as the impact of COVID-19 has on completing your 2020 SRA.

    Objectives:

    • Reexamine the requirements and preparedness
    • Facilitate a collaborative session on tips to successfully documenting your SRA
    • Discuss the impact of COVID-19 has on completing your SRA in 2020

    Resources for Coordinating Care for Patients with Chronic Diseases


    COVID-19 has presented numerous challenges for providers managing patients with chronic diseases. Electronic Health Record (EHR) optimization and finding ways to generate revenue can be especially difficult during this critical time. Join us to learn more about resources to assist your practice with managing chronic conditions through EHR utilization, data exchange and connectivity, and ways to bring revenue back into your practice. 

    Objectives:

    Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    • Review ways to better optimize your EHR
    • Establish opportunities to manage chronic diseases through data exchange, telehealth, and remote monitoring
    • Identify Incentive Programs to increase revenue in your organization


    Hypertension Management: Optimizing Your Electronic Health Record to Improve Quality of Care

    Did you know that about half of the adults in the United States have hypertension? Having hypertension puts a patient at risk for heart disease and stroke and costs the United States over half a billion dollars each year. Optimizing the use of the Electronic Health Record can improve care and demonstrate the improvement in care. Learn how to address this epidemic by using your Electronic Health Record.

    Back by Popular Demand-Addressing Quality Measures Through the Annual Wellness Visit 

    The Power of Information! Did you know that you can do the Annual Wellness visit and address 11 MIPS Quality measures? Attend Hi-BRIDGE Solution’s February Webinar, and learn how to make the most of this scenario as our guest speaker, Jacquelyn Burton of Alliant Quality shares workflow tips!

    Stress Reduction Strategies for Practice Staff

    Overview:

    People from all walks of life and professions have been impacted by the pandemic. Medical professionals are on the frontlines and are especially affected. HI-BRIDGE Solutions has brought together a practice manager and a behavioral health clinician to share Stress Reduction Strategies for Practice Staff. During these unprecedented times our healthcare workers are priceless resources in the battle against COVID-19. How can we support each other by recognizing the challenges and knowing what to do to manage them?

    Objectives

    • Define challenges introduced to practices by COVID-10
    • Review strategies to maintain staff morale and build coping skills
    • Identify available resources
  • 2019

    Ready, Set, Go! Attest to your Best MPI PY-2018 (January 2019)

    The Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program attestation/reporting deadline is quickly approaching. Register for this webinar and review what is needed to meet the expectations of attesting to PI for PY-2018. We will also examine the updates on documentation requirements, Clinical Quality Measures Reporting (CQM’s), and other challenges.


    Dot Your I's Cross Your T's - Do Your SRA, Please (February 2019)

    Don’t leave it to chance! It’s the law! Conducting an annual Security Risk Assessment (SRA) helps assess threats to electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) that can be reasonably anticipated. Completing an adequate SRA is essential if you participate in either the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program or Quality Payment Program PI category. Join our experts, Selena Williams and Phoebe Nelms of GA-HITEC as they shed light on the SRA requirements.


    What is the Status of Your SRA? Join Our Q&A

    Answers for Small Practices: A deeper dive into the Security Risk Assessment (SRA) requirements. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Incentive programs and HIPAA rules require every health care organization to complete an adequate Security Risk Analysis. Join GA-HITEC’s special guest, Kelly M. Jolley, Esq., a health law attorney focused on helping providers, in tandem with Liz Hansen, as they address frequently asked SRA questions


    Seize This Revenue Opportunity! Connect to Chronic Care Management

    The Chronic Care Management (CCM) payment program makes it financially feasible for clinicians to deliver care between office visits. When clinicians meet specific criteria, they can be reimbursed for care coordination activities such as phone calls outside of regular office visits to manage Medicare patients with multiple chronic conditions. In this webinar, you will learn about CCM coding, program requirements, benefits to patients and how CCM can help you meet the Quality Payment Program care coordination requirements.


    Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Stage 3 - Target What Is Important!

    The Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Incentive Program is gearing up for PY-2019! HI-BRIDGE Solutions and DXC Technology will review what is needed to meet the requirements for attesting to Promoting Interoperability PY-2019, updates on required documentations, Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) and new software updates. Join this 30 minutes round table discussion and target what is important for Stage 3.

    Health Information Exchange - The Advanced Human Network

    Electronic exchange of clinical information is vital to health care interoperability for improving health care quality, safety, and patient outcomes. During this webinar, the panelist will share how HI-BRIDGE HIE has partnered with GaHIN, the state-designated Health Information Network as a connected partner to expand your understanding of health care interoperability and how to leverage tools and resources needed to achieve successful interoperability within the provider and patient environment! Also, hear directly from one of our high-performing practices on how they have tackled the HIE conundrum by using technology in the exchange of patient health information at the point of care.

     

  • 2018

    Attesting for the Medicaid MU Incentive Program (January 2018)

    The Medicaid Incentive Program portal is open and the Application Deadline is April 30, 2018. GA-HITEC is ready, willing and able to help you attest successfully for your incentive payment. Join us as we review Meaningful Use Measures and documentation requirements. Let us help you get it done!


    2018 MIPS Cost Measure - Where Do I Begin? (Febraury 2018)

    In this webinar, our expert presenter explains:

    • How to submit MIPS attestation data directly to CMS
    • How to create an EIDM account so you can review your MIPS submissions
    • Practical tips for addressing data submission challenges encountered by solo practitioners and small group practices
    • How to access free technical assistance resources available right now from CMS or a local Direct Support Organization funded by CMS

    Time is of the Essence! QPP Deadline Checklist (March 2018)

    Your MIPS data submission deadline for the 2017 Quality Payment Program is March 31, 2018! This webinar helps you tie up those loose ends. Our expert presenters, Liz and Phoebe, use the MIPS checklist to focus on the final preparations to submit data for all MIPS eligible clinicians.


    Medicaid Attestation Checklist Deadline (April 2018)

    The Meaningful Use Attestation Deadline for Program Year 2017 is April 30, 2018. Our expert presenters provide step by step instructions on how to upload all your required documents by diving deep into the expectations of the SRA (Security Risk Analysis) and CDSR (Clinical Decision Support Rules) submission requirements.


    MIPS Straight Talk - Practice to Practice (August 2018)

    Effectively managing a healthcare practice is a fine art. When talented managers collaborate, the whole is more beautiful than the sum of its parts. GA-HITEC has gathered a panel of practice management “artists” together for an educational collaboration; practice management tips and meeting the MIPS challenge!


    Keeping It Real: Success Tips for Promoting Interoperability PY 2018 (October 2018)

    In this webinar, our expert panelists:

    • Discuss strategies for challenging objectives and measures
    • Review tips for completing a successful attestation in the MAPIR system
    • Examine Security Risk Analysis (SRA) requirements
    • Share Audit Preparedness tips
    • Discuss the benefits of participating in PY 2018