Tuesday, September 11, 2012 – 8:00 AM (MDT)
ONC- HRSA Webinar: “Demo of the New ONC Privacy and Security Training Game and Program Update for Safety Net Providers”
This webinar will feature a new training tool from the Office of National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) Privacy and Security Group. ONC will demo an interactive training game for providers and staff on the “do’s and don’ts” of privacy and security issues regarding health IT. This training tool can be used to help fulfill a safety net provider’s HIPAA privacy training requirements. In addition, ONC will provide a privacy and security update on recent program changes and how they affect safety net providers.
· Laura Rosas, JD, MPH, Policy Analyst, ONC
· William Phelps Policy Analyst, ONC
Friday, September 14, 2012 – 12:00 PM (MDT)
“Leadership Tips During a Health IT Implementation”
This webinar focuses on the importance of leadership in successfully steering an organization through a health IT implementation. It features established leaders who have conducted more than 70 health IT implementations in health centers, rural health clinics, and critical access hospitals. The presenters will also focus on how leadership is important in helping staff, clinicians, patients, a safety net providers’ board, and partners adjust to and overcome the barriers that typically accompany a health IT implementation and impede success. Lastly, the presenters will provide leadership examples of unique health IT implementation situations such as meeting meaningful use objectives, changing vendors, and implementing health IT in multiple provider sites.
· Terry Hill, MPA, Executive Director and Joe Wivoda, Chief Information Officer, National Rural Health Resource Center
· Greg Wolverton, Chief Information Officer, White River Rural Health Center, Arkansas
· Doug Smith, Executive Director, Greene County Healthcare, North Carolina
Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 11:00 AM (MDT)
“Overview of Meaningful Use Stage 2 Final Rule for Safety Net Providers”
With the recent release of the proposed final rule for Stage 2 of the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has taken the next step toward supporting more coordinated patient-centered care.
This exclusive webinar will feature lead staff from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, who will provide an overview of the Meaningful Use Stage II Final Rule and how it affects safety net providers like health centers, rural providers, critical access hospitals, and Ryan White clinics. CMS staff will be available to address specific questions from safety net providers. This webinar will also present staff from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, who will provide a brief overview of the Standards and Certification Criteria Final Rule. HRSA encourages all safety net providers to participate in this call to learn more about these proposed final rules.Register here:http://webcast.streamlogics.com/audience/index.asp?eventid=15142458