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Three Considerations for Enterprise Multifactor Authentication in Healthcare
THREE CONSIDERATIONS FOR ENTERPRISE MULTIFACTOR AUTHENTICATION IN HEALTHCARE
Attend this webinar to learn how multi-factor authentication in healthcare can enable providers to improve efficiency and patient satisfaction by striking the right balance between the security that regulations and patients demand and the convenience providers need to deliver quality care.

Engaging in the Journey of Value-Based Healthcare
ENGAGING IN THE JOURNEY OF VALUE-BASED HEALTHCARE
This session will build off the February session on the drivers of the total cost of care by highlighting the economics that influences healthcare today and how the transition to more value-based focus is necessary to bend the curve of healthcare costs and deliver more affordable and sustainable hea...

Emerging Impacts of Artificial Intelligence on Healthcare IT
EMERGING IMPACTS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ON HEALTHCARE IT
Advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are having a profound impact on how insights are generated from healthcare data. Commercial efforts like IBM Watson and Google’s TensorFlow application have enabled new possibilities for generating value from clinical big data....

Overcome the IT Security Challenges Facing Healthcare
OVERCOME THE IT SECURITY CHALLENGES FACING HEALTHCARE
Attacks on medical devices and medical infrastructure are increasing much faster than cyber-attacks overall because the market value of medical information is 10 to 20 times that of other personal or financial information. The attack surface is huge and growing. Join our webinar and learn from two e...

Advancing Nursing Informatics: From Learner to Leader
ADVANCING NURSING INFORMATICS: FROM LEARNER TO LEADER
Nursing informatics (NI) is the gateway between IT, patient care and the interprofessional clinical team. As a broad specialty ranging from NI specialists to chief nursing informatics officers (CNIOs), it is important that careers in this field are recognized and valued in all healthcare settings. T...

Stress Reduction Strategies for Teens
STRESS REDUCTION STRATEGIES FOR TEENS
This rapid-fire, Edu-training and practical content will focus on the most central issues in understanding, preventing and mitigating stress reactions in teens. The focus will be on providing evidence-based and cost-effective strategies for (1) promoting resilience and (2) limiting the toxic impact ...

Store, Protect and Optimize Your Healthcare Data
STORE, PROTECT AND OPTIMIZE YOUR HEALTHCARE DATA
US healthcare reform, increasing patient expectations, exponential data growth, and the threat of cyber-attacks are forcing healthcare providers to re-evaluate their data management strategies. Healthcare providers are responding to these demands by leveraging Amazon’s AWS Cloud to enforce lif...

Patient-Centered Communication in the Digital Hospital
PATIENT-CENTERED COMMUNICATION IN THE DIGITAL HOSPITAL
Join this webinar and hear from Humber River Hospital and Avaya on the importance of patient-centered communication in the digital hospital to deliver the high-quality care, outcomes and experiences patients expect and deserve. During this webinar, you’ll learn about: The communication challen...

Electronic Medical Records Audit Trails
ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS AUDIT TRAILS
Gain an understanding of the audit trails that are involved within electronic medical records for liability reasons. All who are involved in medical malpractice litigation (lawyers, health care risk managers, claims professionals, medical licensing agents) know how important the record is in evaluat...

Consumerism in Healthcare Revolutionizing Provider Models
CONSUMERISM IN HEALTHCARE REVOLUTIONIZING PROVIDER MODELS
Consumerism in healthcare, driven by trends toward high deductible insurance plans, is rapidly changing the IT, revenue cycle and operating requirements of healthcare Providers. Focusing on new IT solutions addressing consumer engagement, private payments, consumer data access and marketing/advertis...

Connected Health: How Avera Is Redefining High-Quality Care with Telehealth
CONNECTED HEALTH: HOW AVERA IS REDEFINING HIGH-QUALITY CARE WITH TELEHEALTH
Today’s model of care delivery extends beyond hospital walls, bringing personalized, effective and less expensive care to convenient locations—the home, school, retail store and more. During this webinar, you’ll hear from one innovator who uses telehealth to put the interests of th...

Healthcare Technology Immersion: Enabling Self‐Service Analytics and Insights on Any Device with Power BI
HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY IMMERSION: ENABLING SELF‐SERVICE ANALYTICS AND INSIGHTS ON ANY DEVICE WITH POWER BI
To successfully compete in the digital world, healthcare organizations need to make informed decisions backed by data - whether it is to improve service delivery or care team effectiveness. Today’s workforce is more mobile than ever, and mobile solutions for data analytics are becoming increas...

How VCU Health is Employing Healthcare IT Tools to Increase Patient Engagement
HOW VCU HEALTH IS EMPLOYING HEALTHCARE IT TOOLS TO INCREASE PATIENT ENGAGEMENT
Patient engagement is key to the success of value-based care models. The ability to leverage health IT to promote wellness, patient engagement and satisfaction provides a means to lowering cost and improving patient outcomes. Learn the strategic approach to patient engagement and satisfaction throug...

Healthcare Insolvencies: Navigating the Intersection of Medicare, ERISA, HIPAA, AKS, Stark and the Bankruptcy Code
HEALTHCARE INSOLVENCIES: NAVIGATING THE INTERSECTION OF MEDICARE, ERISA, HIPAA, AKS, STARK AND THE BANKRUPTCY CODE
This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with guidance on the unique legal issues for hospitals and other healthcare providers facing insolvency. The panel will explain the factors that make healthcare provider bankruptcies particularly complicated, discuss the implications and potential ram...

Modern Digital Healthcare Reporting, Planning, and Healthcare Costing Optimizes Transformation and Accelerated Decision Making
MODERN DIGITAL HEALTHCARE REPORTING, PLANNING, AND HEALTHCARE COSTING OPTIMIZES TRANSFORMATION AND ACCELERATED DECISION MAKING
Please join us for a session exploring the industry drivers leading providers to embrace new digital tools to more effectively assess true care costs, plan for growth, and establish real time single source of truth analytics for more effective decision making. Accurately allocate costs with a modern...

Healthcare, Blockchain and Smart Contracts: Emerging Issues for Healthcare Counsel
HEALTHCARE, BLOCKCHAIN AND SMART CONTRACTS: EMERGING ISSUES FOR HEALTHCARE COUNSEL
This CLE webinar will familiarize healthcare counsel with the technology and current and potential uses of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the healthcare industry. The panel will also discuss potential legal and regulatory hurdles for companies moving transactions and informati...

Healthcare Industry and Tax Reform
HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY AND TAX REFORM
This CLE/CPE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on the impact of tax reform on the healthcare industry. The first major tax reform legislation since the 1980s dramatically changes the U.S. tax system. The changes in the tax law will have significant implications for the healthcare i...

Digital Transformation in Healthcare
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN HEALTHCARE
We are entering an era of digital transformation in healthcare that is fueled by the convergence and unprecedented adoption of technologies that focus on Mobile, Cloud, Big Data, and the Internet of Things.  This translates to more cloud and hybrid deployments of IT infrastructure.  The ne...

Best Practices for Healthcare Business Spend Management
BEST PRACTICES FOR HEALTHCARE BUSINESS SPEND MANAGEMENT
The healthcare business structure presents very limited avenues for cost control. With two of the largest areas of spend (labor and pharmaceuticals) being essential components of quality patient care, it can be very challenging to maximize the value of every dollar spent. In addressing this issue, m...

Enabling Innovation in Healthcare Through Technology: Oracle Infrastructure and Platform Cloud Services
ENABLING INNOVATION IN HEALTHCARE THROUGH TECHNOLOGY: ORACLE INFRASTRUCTURE AND PLATFORM CLOUD SERVICES
Care and reimbursement models are changing.  Patient expectations are increasing.  New technologies are emerging…Healthcare is transforming.  This webcast will discuss how successful Healthcare organizations are reducing care cost while improving care quality and transitioning ...

Multiplex Immunofluorescence Profiling of Tumor Biopsies Using UltraPlex mxIF Technology
MULTIPLEX IMMUNOFLUORESCENCE PROFILING OF TUMOR BIOPSIES USING ULTRAPLEX MXIF TECHNOLOGY
An unmet need in tissue diagnostics is the ability to simultaneously detect three or more markers on a single tissue specimen, i.e. multiplexing.   Unlike other immunoassays, i.e. flow cytometry, ELISA and bead assays, which solely quantify the biomarker in a sample, a multiplex immunoassa...

Emerging Diagnostic Strategies to Support C. difficile Infection Control
EMERGING DIAGNOSTIC STRATEGIES TO SUPPORT C. DIFFICILE INFECTION CONTROL
Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is a highly problematic healthcare-associated infection that is easily spread and often results in poor outcomes and high costs. Furthermore, the epidemiology of C. diff is changing, with increases in both incidence and severity in recent years. According to CDC, C. d...

Integrating Genome Sequencing in Health Care Systems: Evaluation, Implementation and Impact
INTEGRATING GENOME SEQUENCING IN HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS: EVALUATION, IMPLEMENTATION AND IMPACT
his webinar reviews the current experiences, as well as evidentiary, economic, data sharing and infrastructure, and outcome data requirements needed to implement and measure success of genome sequencing in improving health. Co-sponsored by The Precision Medicine and Population Health Interest Group ...

Proper Documentation to Accurately Reflect Patient Progress and Enhance Patient Care
PROPER DOCUMENTATION TO ACCURATELY REFLECT PATIENT PROGRESS AND ENHANCE PATIENT CARE
The proliferation of specialized practice settings in conjunction with proliferation of reimbursement requirements, the great expansion of best practices, guidelines for a multiplicity of required algorithms for governmental regulations, the expansion of ICD codes in the ICD-10, CMS requirements, to...

Nurses Responsibility to Self-Protection: Reporting High Risk Situations
NURSES RESPONSIBILITY TO SELF-PROTECTION: REPORTING HIGH RISK SITUATIONS
Although all nurses attend orientation programs and continuing nursing education in their practice setting, learning is not enough. Nurses are often exposed to wide variations in practice and unstandardized care in real life, and sometimes are asked to perform tasks that may seem reasonable given th...

Update to Healthcare Background Screening and How to Reduce Hiring Risk
UPDATE TO HEALTHCARE BACKGROUND SCREENING AND HOW TO REDUCE HIRING RISK
Employer liability begins long before an employee's first day on the job. One of the most precarious, litigious and misunderstood components of the employee life-cycle is the proper and ever-changing background screening process, especially in healthcare screening. Here is your opportunity to ge...

Systems Engineering of Healthcare: How IT Strategy Supports Better Patient Care
SYSTEMS ENGINEERING OF HEALTHCARE: HOW IT STRATEGY SUPPORTS BETTER PATIENT CARE
The ability to tie together the “islands” of patient visits/interaction and related physiological monitoring information for a comprehensive and integrated view of patient information across the continuum of care is dependent on IT. Learn how Northwell Health is approaching the applicati...

Post-Anesthesia Patient Care
POST-ANESTHESIA PATIENT CARE
Most people think that morbid and lethal events associated with anesthesia only occur in the operating room. In fact, nearly 25% of those events happen in the recovery room, and many of them go on to become lawsuits. The crucial factors associated with bad outcomes can be separated into anesthetic a...

Finding a Solution to Healthcare’s Patient Matching Problem
FINDING A SOLUTION TO HEALTHCARE’S PATIENT MATCHING PROBLEM
Patient matching errors can cause unnecessary harm to individuals trying to access care by hindering effective care coordination and utilization of care services. A multitude of common problems ranging from incorrect and missing information to variation in data standardization and formatting makes t...

Best Practices in Preventing Credential Phishing in Healthcare
BEST PRACTICES IN PREVENTING CREDENTIAL PHISHING IN HEALTHCARE
Email attacks and phishing attacks are not going away any time soon. According to the 2017 HIMSS Healthcare IT Cybersecurity Study, almost 90% of all U.S. respondents report that phishing, and education about phishing, represent their top vulnerabilities and opportunities for improvement. Join us fo...

Real-Time Process Control for Healthy, High-Purity Water Systems
REAL-TIME PROCESS CONTROL FOR HEALTHY, HIGH-PURITY WATER SYSTEMS
Current water testing methods pose a risk to products because, oftentimes, the results are not available at the time the water is used. This webcast will discuss current regulations and the implementation of a new class of instrumentation, online water bioburden analyzers (OWBAs), on high-purity wat...

Heart failure: A Global Challenge From Prognosis to Management
HEART FAILURE: A GLOBAL CHALLENGE FROM PROGNOSIS TO MANAGEMENT
We are in the midst of a heart failure pandemic. There have been advances in medical and device therapy for patients with heart failure and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction.  In vitro diagnostic testing has been important in establishing prognosis as well as a guide to management.&nbs...

Professional Education Webinar: Acupressure, PTSD and Emotional Freedom Technique - An Innovative Approach to Healing
PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION WEBINAR: ACUPRESSURE, PTSD AND EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE - AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO HEALING
This webinar will start by touching upon the history and basis of acupressure. In 1972 Chinese acupuncture and acupressure were brought to the US following Richard Nixon’s visit to China. Today acupuncture and acupressure are accepted as methods of healing various medical conditions such as fo...

Software Testing and Compliance Challenges For Healthcare Providers
SOFTWARE TESTING AND COMPLIANCE CHALLENGES FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS
This is a recording of a webinar: Addressing the Software Testing & Compliance Challenges For Healthcare Providers with the Move to Cloud Computing. The webinar covers:
- The Needs of the Healthcare Industry
- Why does the Cloud Change Everything?
- Overview of the Inflectra...

Advanced Management Programme on Health Innovation
ADVANCED MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME ON HEALTH INNOVATION
The Advanced Management Programme in Health Innovation Management (AMP-HIM) will be delivered by Imperial College Business School, IESE Business School and Copenhagen Business Schools. The programme allows seasoned professionals to engage in intense debate with top-tier colleagues and faculty member...

Healthcare Simulation Webinar
HEALTHCARE SIMULATION WEBINAR
The Healthcare Simulation Webinar Series are free, live webinar series focused on advancement in Healthcare Simulation and on the challenges and trends associated with Simulation in the clinical setting. Each webinar was facilitated by Director of California Simulation Alliance (CSA) at the Californ...

Recent Trends in Children
RECENT TRENDS IN CHILDREN'S HEALTHCARE - COVERAGE AND ORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES
Webinar details recent finding from the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center on access to oral healthcare for rural children. Discusses Medicaid coverage, barriers to care, and demographic factors that correlate with an unmet need for oral healthcare.

Understanding Health Disparities in Rural America
UNDERSTANDING HEALTH DISPARITIES IN RURAL AMERICA
Did you know rural racial and ethnic minorities are less likely to have a usual source of care? These and other unique health challenges experienced by rural racial and ethnic populations are often overlooked in conversations on rural health. The recent MMWR report, Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities ...

TAKING A MULTI-CHANNEL APPROACH TO PATIENT ACCESS
TAKING A MULTI-CHANNEL APPROACH TO PATIENT ACCESS
Patients typically interact with a health system through more than one entry point, so developing an integrated patient access strategy is essential for delivering a consistent experience across channels and matching patients with providers in an optimal way. In this webinar, patient access leaders ...

Limitations and Benefits of Immunofixation
LIMITATIONS AND BENEFITS OF IMMUNOFIXATION
Monoclonal Gammopathies (MG) are characterized by chromosomal aberration of B-cells or plasma cells resulting in benign or malignant proliferation of the affected clone. The product of such clone, a monoclonal protein, is an essential laboratory marker for the detection, identification and classific...

Telehealth-On-Demand-Webinars
TELEHEALTH-ON-DEMAND-WEBINARS
Although telehealth has been around for years, patients aren't always aware of the array of virtual services available to them. In short: It's up to health systems to make telehealth capabilities known. A number of health systems are no longer looking to merely implement telehealth solutions...

Multiparameter Cell Cycle Analysis
MULTIPARAMETER CELL CYCLE ANALYSIS
Most cell cycle assays amount to counting cells and/or measuring DNA content and deconvolving the resulting histogram into G1, S, G2+M, or G1, S, G2, and M.  Considerable effort has been put to correlating DNA content with RNA, protein, or specific epitopes to determine or discover additional c...

Multiparameter Cell Cycle Analysis
MULTIPARAMETER CELL CYCLE ANALYSIS
Most cell cycle assays amount to counting cells and/or measuring DNA content and deconvolving the resulting histogram into G1, S, G2+M, or G1, S, G2, and M.  Considerable effort has been put to correlating DNA content with RNA, protein, or specific epitopes to determine or discover additional c...

Flow Cytometric Approach to Probiotic Cell Counting and Analysis
FLOW CYTOMETRIC APPROACH TO PROBIOTIC CELL COUNTING AND ANALYSIS
The complexity of the manufacturing process of probiotic supplements, along with increased demand and strict criteria for quality, potency and safety, in accordance to FDA regulations, necessitates that manufacturers continue to improve production processes that increase productivity and efficiency....

MOSAIC COMMUNITY MICROBIOME CHALLENGE: STRAINS
MOSAIC COMMUNITY MICROBIOME CHALLENGE: STRAINS
Join the Mosaic Community Challenge: Strains, which is open through Feb. 28, 2018. Take part in a community effort to advance computational data analyses capabilities while also testing and refining your tools and applications. DNAnexus together with the Janssen Human Microbiome Institute is hosting...

ER and Urgent Care Mistakes to Avoid
ER AND URGENT CARE MISTAKES TO AVOID
During the holiday season, approximately 15,000 people will visit the Emergency Room or an urgent care clinic after being injured while putting up holiday decorations. Still others will become ill while visiting relatives and need to see a doctor. In this November 2016 webinar, Dr. Eric Bricker will...

Accurate Antibody Molecular Modeling Enables Epitope Determination
ACCURATE ANTIBODY MOLECULAR MODELING ENABLES EPITOPE DETERMINATION
The importance of antibody discovery and engineering for pharmaceutical development has grown significantly over the past two decades. During the past few years, modeling tools for antibody discovery and engineering have been developed, taking advantage of the structural knowledge existing in the pr...

The Mysteries of Healthcare Pricing Revealed
THE MYSTERIES OF HEALTHCARE PRICING REVEALED
In this webinar, Dr. Bricker will explain the complex origins of 1) physician professional fees; 2) insulin price inflation and 3) the 5+ different types of cardiac stress tests and how they impact employer health plan costs.

The Reinvention of Healthcare Talent Management Approaches
THE REINVENTION OF HEALTHCARE TALENT MANAGEMENT APPROACHES
In this webinar replay, David Wilkins, chief marketing officer for HealthcareSource, shares insights on modern approaches to help you reinvent your healthcare organization’s HR approach to improve quality of hire. He will also highlight examples of forward-thinking hospitals who are succeeding...

Prescription Cost Roundup - Success & Failures Addressing Drug Inflation
PRESCRIPTION COST ROUNDUP - SUCCESS & FAILURES ADDRESSING DRUG INFLATION
Can Make Specialty Pharmacy Drugs More Affordable Why Healthcare Doesn't Deliver in a Click & Ship World Best Practices for Creating Health Plan Moments of Magic How Essilor Doubled Healthcare Plan Utilization in 12 Months Prescription Cost Roundup - Success & Failures Addressing Drug In...

MATERNITY COSTS ARE ON THE RISE: WHAT EMPLOYERS NEED TO KNOW AND WHAT THEY CAN DO
MATERNITY COSTS ARE ON THE RISE: WHAT EMPLOYERS NEED TO KNOW AND WHAT THEY CAN DO
Maternity costs are on the rise: what employers need to know and what they can do in this month’s webinar, compass chief medical officer, dr. Eric bricker will moderate a discussion exploring the following topics.

Healthcare Talent Management Trends for 2018
HEALTHCARE TALENT MANAGEMENT TRENDS FOR 2018
There’s no doubt that 2018 is a challenging time to be in healthcare talent management. The talent gaps have made it extremely difficult to recruit and retain talent for leadership and individual contributor roles alike. As we head into the new year, some key trends are taking shape to address...

Identifying and Managing Competencies in the Modern Health Care Workforce
IDENTIFYING AND MANAGING COMPETENCIES IN THE MODERN HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE
The modern health care environment is dynamic and patient-centric. In order to provide the kind of high-quality care needed in today’s health care environment, your workforce not only needs to possess a distinctive set of competencies, but also must continually improve and develop their compet...

How Essilor Doubled Healthcare Plan Utilization in 12 Months
HOW ESSILOR DOUBLED HEALTHCARE PLAN UTILIZATION IN 12 MONTHS
Learn how Essilor, the world's leading provider of eyeglass lenses, doubled Compass utilization in a year's time. Compass Chief Medical Officer Eric Bricker interviews Ryan Murry, Director of Benefits for Essilor. From June, 2017.

Why Healthcare Doesn
WHY HEALTHCARE DOESN'T DELIVER IN A CLICK & SHIP WORLD
Employees are used to being able to purchase items on the Internet with a few clicks of a mouse and have them arrive on their doorstep the next day. Unfortunately, shopping for healthcare is more complicated and the tools and services that many companies offer don't give employees the “Ama...

Precision medicine moved closer to mainstream
PRECISION MEDICINE MOVED CLOSER TO MAINSTREAM
The past year highlighted the many aspects of precision medicine, showed that there are more emerging, and recognized oft-mentioned obstacles, such as high costs as well as clinical, financial, technological and cultural concerns. Major health systems like Geisinger and the Cleveland Clinic broadene...

How Companies Can Make Specialty Pharmacy Drugs More Affordable
HOW COMPANIES CAN MAKE SPECIALTY PHARMACY DRUGS MORE AFFORDABLE
Most employers spend nearly 20 percent of their overall healthcare budget on prescriptions -- and for the second straight year, employers ranked specialty pharmacy as the main cause of health plan cost increases, according to a recent survey by the National Business Group on Health. In this webinar,...

Why Healthcare Navigation is Essential to Lowering Healthcare Costs
WHY HEALTHCARE NAVIGATION IS ESSENTIAL TO LOWERING HEALTHCARE COSTS
Healthcare is complicated and employers need a solution that not only removes the healthcare hassle for their employees but also lowers healthcare costs. In this month’s webinar, Dr. Eric Bricker, Compass’ Chief Medical Officer, will discuss factors employers should consider when selecti...

The Mysteries of Healthcare Pricing Revealed
THE MYSTERIES OF HEALTHCARE PRICING REVEALED
In this webinar, Dr. Bricker will explain the complex origins of 1) physician professional fees; 2) insulin price inflation and 3) the 5+ different types of cardiac stress tests and how they impact employer health plan costs.

How Essilor Doubled Healthcare Plan Utilization in 12 Months
HOW ESSILOR DOUBLED HEALTHCARE PLAN UTILIZATION IN 12 MONTHS
Learn how Essilor, the world's leading provider of eyeglass lenses, doubled Compass utilization in a year's time. Compass Chief Medical Officer Eric Bricker interviews Ryan Murry, Director of Benefits for Essilor. From June 2017.

Best Practices for Creating Health Plan Moments of Magic
BEST PRACTICES FOR CREATING HEALTH PLAN MOMENTS OF MAGIC
A Health Plan Moment of Truth occurs any time an employee interacts with an employer’s health plan. To create amazing health plan experiences, Human Resources staff need to turn Health Plan Moments of Truth into Moments of Magic.

Why Healthcare Doesn
WHY HEALTHCARE DOESN'T DELIVER IN A CLICK & SHIP WORLD
Employees are used to being able to purchase items on the Internet with a few clicks of a mouse and have them arrive on their doorstep the next day. Unfortunately, shopping for healthcare is more complicated - and the tools and services that many companies offer don't give employees the “A...

How Companies Can Make Specialty Pharmacy Drugs More Affordable
HOW COMPANIES CAN MAKE SPECIALTY PHARMACY DRUGS MORE AFFORDABLE
Most employers spend nearly 20 percent of their overall healthcare budget on prescriptions - and for the second straight year, employers ranked specialty pharmacy as the main cause of health plan cost increases, according to a recent survey by the National Business Group on Health.

Top Points of Confusion in Employee Health Plans
TOP POINTS OF CONFUSION IN EMPLOYEE HEALTH PLANS
Our Compass Health Pro team has looked at thousands of benefit plans in our system and has identified the top areas that lead to employee confusion with health benefits. In this webinar, Dr. Eric Bricker, Compass Chief Medical Officer, discusses Common health benefits confusion points, Steps employe...

Why Healthcare Navigation is Essential to Lowering Healthcare Costs
WHY HEALTHCARE NAVIGATION IS ESSENTIAL TO LOWERING HEALTHCARE COSTS
Healthcare is complicated - and employers need a solution that not only removes the health care hassle for their employees but also lowers healthcare costs. In this month’s webinar, Dr. Eric Bricker, Compass’ Chief Medical Officer, will discuss factors employers should consider when sele...

Population Health Management from the Home Health Perspective
POPULATION HEALTH MANAGEMENT FROM THE HOME HEALTH PERSPECTIVE
During this webinar, you will learn from a Home Health collaboration with an insurer to improve the health of the underserved and non-homebound population (ideal for Medicaid patient populations) and explore strategies and interventions to successfully reduce hospital admissions and Emergency Depart...

Reducing Health Disparities through Organizational Cultural Competence
REDUCING HEALTH DISPARITIES THROUGH ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURAL COMPETENCE
Explore cultural competency and what it means to be a culturally competent organization – both legal (e.g., Joint Commission, CLAS Standards, Title IV) and social implications (e.g., improving patient experience).  Discover which organizational areas are key to improving patient outcomes ...

The Universal Language of Caregiving: What We Need to Know Now
THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE OF CAREGIVING: WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW NOW
The goal of this presentation is to take your current caregiver role to a more positive, enriched and life-changing experience. We will explore the challenges we face as professional and family caregivers and help you put them in a perspective that is comfortable and enlightening.

Underserved Populations: A Managed Care Perspective
UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS: A MANAGED CARE PERSPECTIVE
One method of defining underserved populations is the seven-point definition used in the current "Index for Primary Care Shortage," which categorizes underserved populations based on characteristics including race, ethnicity, geography, and health outcomes.

Hospital Discharge & Rural Transitions Planning
HOSPITAL DISCHARGE & RURAL TRANSITIONS PLANNING
During this webinar, you’ll learn how an enhanced discharge and rural transitions model incorporate the patient’s perspective and build on community strengths to support a patient’s transition back home and back into the natural systems of support.

Long-Term Negative Effects of Trauma
LONG-TERM NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF TRAUMA
This educational webinar will provide information and data on how a traumatic event(s) in a person’s life, even as a child, can have chronic lasting effects with development and functioning. Participants will learn the sources of potential trauma and complex trauma for individuals served in he...

Exercise Prescription for the Home Health Patient with Heart Failure
EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION FOR THE HOME HEALTH PATIENT WITH HEART FAILURE
This webinar will provide detailed interdisciplinary information and resources to facilitate accurate exercise prescription and dosing in the home health setting for the patient with heart failure. A clinical decision-making guide will assist in the determination of course of care – restorativ...

The Million Hearts Toolbox for Hypertension Control & Beyond
THE MILLION HEARTS TOOLBOX FOR HYPERTENSION CONTROL & BEYOND
During this webinar, evidence-based tools and resources for hypertension control including a comprehensive quality improvement change package, standardized treatment protocols, and self-measured blood pressure monitoring will be highlighted. Related cardiovascular disease prevention tools will be in...

Partnering with Patients to Make Non-Compliance a Thing of the Past 5 Conversational Skills Can Make
PARTNERING WITH PATIENTS TO MAKE NON-COMPLIANCE A THING OF THE PAST 5 CONVERSATIONAL SKILLS CAN MAKE
During this webinar presented by the Home Health Quality Improvement National Campaign (HHQI), Ms. Melinda Huffman from The National Society of Health Coaches will describe engaging skills to improve adherence strategies which will lead to improved outcomes & patient satisfaction. Opportunities ...

Maintenance Therapy for Home Health Patients with Heart Failure
MAINTENANCE THERAPY FOR HOME HEALTH PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE
During this free webinar, guest experts Dee Kornetti & Cindy Krafft of Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions will share clear and concise information about the do’s & don’ts of the home health maintenance therapy provision specifically regarding the heart failure population...

Treating the Whole Patient, Not Just the Disease
TREATING THE WHOLE PATIENT, NOT JUST THE DISEASE
All About You! Primarily serves a high-risk, underserved patient population and has developed an innovative model that addresses patient non-adherence in order to improve outcomes. During this free, 1-hour webinar appropriate for agency leadership and clinicians, you’ll learn more about the fo...

Meals on Wheels: Delivering Health, Independence, and Food
MEALS ON WHEELS: DELIVERING HEALTH, INDEPENDENCE, AND FOOD
This educational webinar presented by the Home Health Quality Improvement National Campaign (HHQI) will discuss emerging research on the homebound older adult population, healthcare usage trends, as well as ways in which Meals on Wheels America and member programs are working innovatively to support...

Creating Dementia Capable Systems of Healthcare
CREATING DEMENTIA CAPABLE SYSTEMS OF HEALTHCARE
This educational webinar will discuss ways your organization and clinicians can improve the care of dementia patients in the community setting. Debra Cherry, BA, MA, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles, will share how to use components from a Dementia Cal MediCon...

Transform Your Practice with Speech-Enabled EHR
TRANSFORM YOUR PRACTICE WITH SPEECH-ENABLED EHR
Dr. Ravi will demonstrate how he uses Medics FlowText from ADS with Dragon Medical for the seamless, automated inputting of text into the patient’s record as part of dictating the report, and how this capability has greatly increased productivity at his practice.

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Implementing an EHR
COMMON MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN IMPLEMENTING AN EHR
Implementing an electronic health record (EHR) system in any practice can be daunting, but pitfalls can be avoided by knowing the mistakes made by others before you! Michael A. Zegar, the Central Jersey Director at New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC), has personally ...

The Biggest Threat to Your Medical Practice
THE BIGGEST THREAT TO YOUR MEDICAL PRACTICE
Hacking for ransom is a growing cyber threat to local healthcare providers. Ransomware is a type of software that hackers use to hold data hostage by blocking access to files unless business owners agree to pay the ransom.

Cloud Services in Healthcare
CLOUD SERVICES IN HEALTHCARE
A recent HIMSS Analytics survey of cloud adoption in healthcare automation found that 83% of IT executives report they are using cloud services today with another 9.3% planning to do so in the future.

Best Practices for Collecting Patient Payments
BEST PRACTICES FOR COLLECTING PATIENT PAYMENTS
Watch this free on-demand webinar, "Best Practices for Collecting Patient Payments." The webinar is hosted by Ben Buchanan, TSYS Director, Health Relationship Management. Ben has led Healthcare Relationship and Product Management for more than 8 years, helping practices increase patient re...

9 Ways To Prevent A Ransomware Attack To Your Medical Practice
9 WAYS TO PREVENT A RANSOMWARE ATTACK TO YOUR MEDICAL PRACTICE
More and more, ransomware has emerged as a major threat to healthcare. Watch this brief 30-minute educational webinar, presented by Fernando Sosa, Managing Partner & HIPAA-certified technology consultant at HaonTech.com, LLC / WorryFreeMD, to learn everything you need to know to keep your practi...

The Physician Billing Process: Avoiding Potholes in the Road to Getting Paid
THE PHYSICIAN BILLING PROCESS: AVOIDING POTHOLES IN THE ROAD TO GETTING PAID
In this session, you will learn to diagnose and treat key components of your revenue cycle, including patient financial clearance, charge capture and entry, payment posting, account follow-up, denial management, and patient collections.

Physician Transition Plans
PHYSICIAN TRANSITION PLANS
One of your physicians wants to go part-time or take less call. What should you do? Best-selling author and national healthcare consultant Deborah Walker Keegan, Ph.D., FACMPE shares strategies to help you develop a transition plan now.

Innovative Staffing for the Medical Practice
INNOVATIVE STAFFING FOR THE MEDICAL PRACTICE
Create the right care team for your medical practice – one that is current with today’s delivery system and optimizes provider productivity, efficiency, practice profitability, staff recruitment and patient value.

Twenty Tips for Medical Practice Compliance
TWENTY TIPS FOR MEDICAL PRACTICE COMPLIANCE
With compliance plans made mandatory in the coming years under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, practice administrators know that having a compliance plan is essential but most wonder what to include.

The Impact of Alcohol on Patient Health
THE IMPACT OF ALCOHOL ON PATIENT HEALTH
This webinar will assist practices in understanding the impact of alcohol on the health of the populations they serve and will provide practical, currently utilized steps to offering alcohol screening and brief intervention as a routine preventive health service.

Dealing with the Disruptive Physician
DEALING WITH THE DISRUPTIVE PHYSICIAN
Have you ever dealt with a disruptive physician in a medical practice? We understand it can be a delicate topic, so we asked the experts for their professional and legal perspective and they have spoken. Attend this webinar to develop a comprehensive prevention plan and to establish a culture of coo...

The Perils and Pitfalls of Value-Based Contracting
THE PERILS AND PITFALLS OF VALUE-BASED CONTRACTING
Whether it’s bundled payments, shared savings agreements or capitation plans, value-based contracts are becoming more and more the norm. This session will include practical tips to help evaluate and negotiate these newer reimbursement models.

Tools and Tactics to Implement Team-Based Care
TOOLS AND TACTICS TO IMPLEMENT TEAM-BASED CARE
You might feel like you’re on a hamster wheel every day and can’t seem to get off of it. Everyone on your team is exhausted, overworked and burned out. What if everyone broke out of their personal silos and worked together to more cohesively and collaboratively support patient care toget...

The Physician vs. Administrator Dynamic: Leveraging Differences into Innovation
THE PHYSICIAN VS. ADMINISTRATOR DYNAMIC: LEVERAGING DIFFERENCES INTO INNOVATION
The physician–administrator dynamic, sometimes described as a dyadic relationship, is fast becoming central to successful management in a changing healthcare environment. We often hear about collaborative teams and engaging physician leaders in decision making, but how does that really happen?...

Protect Yourself Against Cyberattack: An Action Plan for Medical Groups
PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST CYBERATTACK: AN ACTION PLAN FOR MEDICAL GROUPS
The global cyber attacks that occurred recently, impacting more than 100 nations and some healthcare institutions here in the United States, emphasize the necessity for physician practice leaders to ensure that their organization is practicing good cyber hygiene.

Four Ways to Use Technology to Improve Patient Retention
FOUR WAYS TO USE TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE PATIENT RETENTION
Attracting and retaining patients is an ongoing challenge for all medical practices, especially large practices. A recent Solutionreach industry study shows that organizations with more than 10 locations struggle meet acceptable patient satisfaction and retention levels.

Patient misidentification: Statistics, causes and consequences and their impact on patient safety and hospital revenue
PATIENT MISIDENTIFICATION: STATISTICS, CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES AND THEIR IMPACT ON PATIENT SAFETY AND HOSPITAL REVENUE
Patient misidentification is increasing at alarming rates, risking patient safety, satisfaction, and hospital revenue. Many patients present without ID and with inaccurate or stolen ID cards. To compound this issue, in 2018 the MACRA Act will demand that social security numbers and critical identifi...

How to eliminate patient misidentification and improve patient safety, satisfaction, and medical record efficiency
HOW TO ELIMINATE PATIENT MISIDENTIFICATION AND IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY, SATISFACTION, AND MEDICAL RECORD EFFICIENCY
Since hospital funding is based on the patients served, it is important to capture accurate information about them right up front on admission, before it floats through a system of clinical documentation and into the medical record.

Strategies for accurate patient identification and maintaining patient record integrity
STRATEGIES FOR ACCURATE PATIENT IDENTIFICATION AND MAINTAINING PATIENT RECORD INTEGRITY
Studies show that 7-10% of patients are misidentified during medical record searches. That’s why The Joint Commission proclaimed improving patient identification to be the #1 National Patient Safety Goal for hospitals.

Eliminating patient misidentification and preparing for Medicare ID card changes with positive patient identification
ELIMINATING PATIENT MISIDENTIFICATION AND PREPARING FOR MEDICARE ID CARD CHANGES WITH POSITIVE PATIENT IDENTIFICATION
This webinar explores the causes, risks, and consequences of patient misidentification, as well as strategies for ensuring positive patient identification. View this webinar and learn: Industry statistics around patient misidentification, new changes coming to Medicare ID cards with the MACRA act, c...

The economic & productivity impact of IT security on healthcare
THE ECONOMIC & PRODUCTIVITY IMPACT OF IT SECURITY ON HEALTHCARE
Dr. Ponemon discusses the impact that the use of pagers and other outdated communication technologies has on doctor productivity and a hospital’s bottom line-according to the study, outdated communication systems waste clinicians time and lengthen patient discharge times, cumulatively costing ...

The CIO
THE CIO'S GUIDE TO SECURE TEXTING IN HEALTHCARE
Clinicians are increasingly communicating sensitive patient information via mobile devices, including text messages and photos. As an IT leader, you know that the risks associated with unencrypted texting are significant given the climate of rising enforcement of HIPAA and HITECH mandates.

5 steps to improving patient safety and clinical communications with collaborative based care
5 STEPS TO IMPROVING PATIENT SAFETY AND CLINICAL COMMUNICATIONS WITH COLLABORATIVE BASED CARE
Efficient communication and collaboration among physicians, nurses and other providers is critical to the coordination and delivery of patient care, especially given the increasingly mobile nature of today’s clinicians and the evolution of the Accountable Care Organization ACO model.

Secure communications and care coordination in healthcare
SECURE COMMUNICATIONS AND CARE COORDINATION IN HEALTHCARE
The fast-paced, communication-intensive environment of healthcare, combined with a highly mobile clinical workforce, lends itself to the use of text messaging to facilitate communication among care team members. Communication and collaboration solutions enable clinicians to exchange PHI securely and...

Lock the windows, not just the door: why most healthcare breaches involve phishing attacks
LOCK THE WINDOWS, NOT JUST THE DOOR: WHY MOST HEALTHCARE BREACHES INVOLVE PHISHING ATTACKS
The healthcare sector experienced the highest percentage of breaches in 2014, according to Identity Theft Resource - 42.3 percent of all reported data breaches came from the healthcare industry. And the target still remains on healthcare’s back. In 2015, 50% of global healthcare organizations ...

Secure PHI and ensure clinician productivity using Lean
SECURE PHI AND ENSURE CLINICIAN PRODUCTIVITY USING LEAN
Watch this webinar to hear Kristi Roose,Information Technology Director, Mahaska Health Partnership and Dan Nikkel, Continuous Improvement Director, Mahaska Health Partnership discuss how to: Apply Lean practices to measure waste, ensure clinician productivity and secure PHI, Calculate the ROI of se...

How the internet of healthcare things will revolutionize patient care
HOW THE INTERNET OF HEALTHCARE THINGS WILL REVOLUTIONIZE PATIENT CARE
As healthcare transitions from a fee for service to a pay for performance model to improve patient engagement and outcomes, the future of care delivery for organizations centers on a network of IP connected computers, sensors, and devices in which doctors, nurses, and patients can securely share inf...

University Hospitals improves provider and patient satisfaction with fast access to virtual desktops
UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS IMPROVES PROVIDER AND PATIENT SATISFACTION WITH FAST ACCESS TO VIRTUAL DESKTOPS
University Hospitals is an integrated network of 15 hospitals, 29 outpatient health centers and primary care physician offices. In this webinar, VMware and Imprivata discuss the findings from the new HIMSS research that explores the benefits of desktop virtualization, strong authentication, and sing...

Introduction to Imprivata Cortext secure communications for healthcare
INTRODUCTION TO IMPRIVATA CORTEXT SECURE COMMUNICATIONS FOR HEALTHCARE
Learn how healthcare organizations are avoiding HIPAA violations from insecure texting and improving care team communication across smartphones, tablets and workstations with Imprivata Cortext, the secure communication platform for healthcare.

Improving clinical workflows and increasing quality of care through secure communications
IMPROVING CLINICAL WORKFLOWS AND INCREASING QUALITY OF CARE THROUGH SECURE COMMUNICATIONS
When providing patient care, every minute counts. As clinical mobility continues to increase, the efficient communication and collaboration among physicians, nurses, and other providers is critical to the delivery of quality patient care. In this environment, healthcare organizations must find a way...

Protecting health information: thinking beyond cybersecurity
PROTECTING HEALTH INFORMATION: THINKING BEYOND CYBERSECURITY
Within each health care organization lies a treasure trove of sensitive data: protected health information PHI, personally identifiable information PII, social security numbers, financial account information and much more. Without the proper security measures in place, cybercriminals gain access to ...

NAHAM Patient Identity Integrity Toolkit webinar
NAHAM PATIENT IDENTITY INTEGRITY TOOLKIT WEBINAR
The National Association of Healthcare Access Management NAHAM Patient Identity Integrity PII Toolkit offers patient access professionals ideas and best practices around managing and maintaining integrity of patient identity and patient information.

Electronic prescribing of opioids now mandated in Maine
ELECTRONIC PRESCRIBING OF OPIOIDS NOW MANDATED IN MAINE
View this webinar recording to hear from Dr. Sean Kelly, emergency physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and Chief Medical Officer at Imprivata, as he outlines what healthcare organizations need to know in order to effectively move to ePrescribing of opioids by the July 2017 de...

Improving patient safety and reducing duplicate medical records with biometric patient identification
IMPROVING PATIENT SAFETY AND REDUCING DUPLICATE MEDICAL RECORDS WITH BIOMETRIC PATIENT IDENTIFICATION
Legacy patient identification processes that rely on photo IDs, oral demographic data, or social security numbers can create patient identification errors that jeopardize patient safety, impede patient engagement, and result in serious financial inefficiencies for hospitals.

Baton Rouge General Medical Center improves patient experience and safety with positive patient ID
BATON ROUGE GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER IMPROVES PATIENT EXPERIENCE AND SAFETY WITH POSITIVE PATIENT ID
Like many hospitals, Baton Rouge General Medical Center relied on a manual registration process during check-in, causing patient concern about having to provide sensitive personal information that could be overheard and used to commit medical identity theft. In addition, the risk of identification a...

Introduction to Imprivata PatientSecure
INTRODUCTION TO IMPRIVATA PATIENTSECURE
Introduction to Imprivata PatientSecure: Biometric patient identification for improved patient safety and revenue cycle throughout. Many hospitals today rely on manual and unreliable patient identification at registration and check-in, causing the risk of adverse events from patient misidentificatio...

Improving patient identification and safety through palm vein biometrics
IMPROVING PATIENT IDENTIFICATION AND SAFETY THROUGH PALM VEIN BIOMETRICS
Many hospitals today are still unable to positively identify patients, as they rely on manual processes and tools, such as photo IDs, oral demographic data, or social security numbers. This can create patient identification errors that jeopardize patient safety, impede patient engagement, and result...

Clinical and financial consequences of patient misidentification & how to avoid them
CLINICAL AND FINANCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF PATIENT MISIDENTIFICATION & HOW TO AVOID THEM
92% of patient identification errors are caused by inpatient registration mistakes, with consequences ranging from medical errors to adverse effects on the hospital’s bottom line. In this podcast, Imprivata’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sean Kelly, and VP, Market Development for Imprivata...

3 considerations for strong two-factor authentication in healthcare
3 CONSIDERATIONS FOR STRONG TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION IN HEALTHCARE
Watch this 15 minute webcast to learn the top 3 factors that healthcare organizations should consider before implementing a strong two-factor authentication solution within their environment.

Reducing medical errors and improving patient safety with positive patient identification
REDUCING MEDICAL ERRORS AND IMPROVING PATIENT SAFETY WITH POSITIVE PATIENT IDENTIFICATION
Medical errors in the US claim over 250,000 patient lives annually. On average, 30% of medical errors such as medication errors, blood transfusion errors, radiation overdoses and wrong patient surgeries are directly caused by patient misidentification. As a result, the Joint Commission has declared ...

Improving patient identity management & reducing fraud
IMPROVING PATIENT IDENTITY MANAGEMENT & REDUCING FRAUD
The journey to improved patient identity management begins with secure and accurate positive patient identification, which impacts integrity of patient health records, risk for identity theft and fraud, and revenue cycle performance.

Biometric patient identification for improved revenue cycle performance
BIOMETRIC PATIENT IDENTIFICATION FOR IMPROVED REVENUE CYCLE PERFORMANCE
Revenue cycle professionals are challenged with improving the patient experience and reducing operating costs while complying with strict industry regulations. The beginning point for achieving these goals is positive patient identification. Join your revenue cycle and patient access peers for an ex...

Better care through better communication
BETTER CARE THROUGH BETTER COMMUNICATION
As clinical mobility continues to increase, the efficient communication and collaboration among physicians, nurses, and other providers is critical to the delivery of quality patient care. In this environment, healthcare organizations must find a way to balance the clinical need for better, faster c...

Wooster Community Hospital improves patient safety and physician satisfaction with Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances
WOOSTER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL IMPROVES PATIENT SAFETY AND PHYSICIAN SATISFACTION WITH ELECTRONIC PRESCRIBING OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
View this webinar with Wooster Community Hospital and learn how they successfully implemented a DEA compliant EPCS solution to help. Remove inefficiencies created by dual workflows. Reduce DEA number threat, fraud, and drug diversion. Meet meaningful use e-prescribing requirements. Manage the increa...

CHA balances IT and clinical considerations for a successful EPCS implementation
CHA BALANCES IT AND CLINICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR A SUCCESSFUL EPCS IMPLEMENTATION
Watch this webinar to learn how Dr. Brian Herrick, Chief Medical Information Officer at Cambridge Health Alliance has improved provider efficiency and patient satisfaction by implementing Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances.

Best practices for real-world clinical communication
BEST PRACTICES FOR REAL-WORLD CLINICAL COMMUNICATION
Effective and secure internal communication is critical in caring for patients. As health care organizations move to pay for performance models, they need to enable providers to communicate efficiently and securely across the entire continuum of care.

4 steps to combat phishing attacks in healthcare
4 STEPS TO COMBAT PHISHING ATTACKS IN HEALTHCARE
Phishing has emerged as the top security threat facing healthcare organizations, yet many organizations are not prepared to defend against these attacks. This webinar outlines four steps that you can take to help safeguard your environment against phishing attacks.

How to reduce denied claims and improve revenue cycle performance with positive patient identification
HOW TO REDUCE DENIED CLAIMS AND IMPROVE REVENUE CYCLE PERFORMANCE WITH POSITIVE PATIENT IDENTIFICATION
Patient identification errors during the patient registration process pose a direct threat, not only to patient safety but also to the provider’s bottom line. According to the Advisory Board, demographic and technical errors are by far the leading source of claim denials and write-offs, causin...

Improving clinical communications with secure messaging & EMR Interoperability
IMPROVING CLINICAL COMMUNICATIONS WITH SECURE MESSAGING & EMR INTEROPERABILITY
Watch this on-demand webinar to hear from Ed Ricks, Vice President and CIO of Beaufort Memorial Hospital on how his organization is streamlining communications enterprise-wide with secure desktop and mobile messaging that is integrated with the EMR.

2016 National Patient Misidentification Report
2016 NATIONAL PATIENT MISIDENTIFICATION REPORT
In their just released 2016 National Patient Misidentification Report, the Ponemon Institute finds that patient misidentification can result in severe medical errors, denied medical claims, and costly clean-up of duplicate and overlaid medical records.

Leveraging Electronic Clinical Event Notifications to Improve Transitions of Care
LEVERAGING ELECTRONIC CLINICAL EVENT NOTIFICATIONS TO IMPROVE TRANSITIONS OF CARE
Proactive, efficient data communication between hospital systems and the provider community supports early engagement, enables safe transitions and improves patient outcomes. Effective communication to support care transitions can be impacted by what information is provided, how organizations are sh...

Balancing security & convenience: How to optimize an Epic/VDI environment to satisfy clinicians and security requirements
BALANCING SECURITY & CONVENIENCE: HOW TO OPTIMIZE AN EPIC/VDI ENVIRONMENT TO SATISFY CLINICIANS AND SECURITY REQUIREMENTS
In a recent webinar, Imprivata customer Joe Cruise from Group Health Centre in Ontario, Canada, and Sean Kelly from Imprivata, explain how to optimize an Epic environment with desktop virtualization, to satisfy clinicians and security requirements, and save valuable time for direct patient care.

Reducing patient misidentification errors through the use of biometrics
REDUCING PATIENT MISIDENTIFICATION ERRORS THROUGH THE USE OF BIOMETRICS
Patient misidentification can lead to medical errors, patient harm, and costly inefficiencies for provider organizations. According to a recent survey of over 100 patient safety, quality, and nursing professionals conducted by Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare, medical errors, such as a medica...

Beyond the EHR: CHRISTUS Health shares published studies on optimizing and improving clinical workflows
BEYOND THE EHR: CHRISTUS HEALTH SHARES PUBLISHED STUDIES ON OPTIMIZING AND IMPROVING CLINICAL WORKFLOWS
In two separate, published research studies, the CHRISTUS Health team has illustrated the benefits seen across their enterprise with the implementation of secure texting, and the combination of single sign on SSO and virtual desktop infrastructure VDI.  In review of their SSO initiative, result...

How to achieve success with EPCS: Brining IT and clinical leadership together
HOW TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS WITH EPCS: BRINING IT AND CLINICAL LEADERSHIP TOGETHER
Electronic prescribing of controlled substances EPCS can improve prescribing workflows, help organizations meet Meaningful Use e-prescribing targets, increase patient safety and satisfaction, and combat prescription fraud, drug diversion, and doctor shopping for pills.

Improving Patient Safety and Physician Satisfaction with EPCS
IMPROVING PATIENT SAFETY AND PHYSICIAN SATISFACTION WITH EPCS
Attend this webinar, to hear Cambridge Health Alliance’s Arthur Ream III, Director of IT Applications and CISO, discuss the strategies CHA used to successfully integrate Imprivata Confirm ID with Epic, to meet DEA requirements for electronic prescribing of controlled substances while driving p...

How to achieve positive patient identification, true EMPI integrity, and patient matching across disparate systems
HOW TO ACHIEVE POSITIVE PATIENT IDENTIFICATION, TRUE EMPI INTEGRITY, AND PATIENT MATCHING ACROSS DISPARATE SYSTEMS
Manual patient identification often relies on demographic data, photo identification and manual entry. As a result, 10% of patients are misidentified during medical record searches, and 9% will suffer an adverse event.

Strategies for achieving positive patient identification and true EMPI integrity
STRATEGIES FOR ACHIEVING POSITIVE PATIENT IDENTIFICATION AND TRUE EMPI INTEGRITY
You will learn: What challenges are associated with duplicate and overlay medical records, Best practices for undergoing an MPI or EMPI clean up. Strategies for improved patient matching across disparate EHR and ADT systems.

Combat Trauma and Addiction
COMBAT TRAUMA AND ADDICTION
Thousands of veterans who have been exposed to hostile war zones are returning. The exposure impacts them emotionally, physically and behaviorally, therefore making it tough for them to adjust to civilian life and to cope effectively.

Schizophrenia vs PTSD? Why It Matters in Trauma-Informed Systems of Care
SCHIZOPHRENIA VS PTSD? WHY IT MATTERS IN TRAUMA-INFORMED SYSTEMS OF CARE
This free webinar is designed to raise awareness of the importance of accurate diagnosis and ethical treatment of patients that experience severe post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD symptoms but may have been treated traditionally across multiple systems for psychotic disorders.

A Primer on Attachment, Trauma, and Substance Use Disorders
A PRIMER ON ATTACHMENT, TRAUMA, AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS
This free webinar will explore the inter-relationship of childhood attachment deficits and adult substance abuse and behavioral health disorders. Attachment disorders can profoundly affect the undeveloped limbic system of the brain, thus altering normal development and paving the way for later addic...

Connecting the Continuum: How Prevention Fits with Treatment
CONNECTING THE CONTINUUM: HOW PREVENTION FITS WITH TREATMENT
Everyone in the addiction field does prevention - whether they've realized it or not! This webinar provides a bridge of understanding for the field of substance use disorder prevention in relation to recovery, treatment, and intervention.

7 Ways to Legally and Ethically Expand Your Services with Evidence-Based Telehealth
7 WAYS TO LEGALLY AND ETHICALLY EXPAND YOUR SERVICES WITH EVIDENCE-BASED TELEHEALTH
Telehealth has arrived! An evidence based of over 4,000 journals articles support models of success; millions of people have already been served, and all states and professional associations approve under specific circumstances.

Healing the Addicted Brain - Cutting Edge Science and Brain Neurochemistry
HEALING THE ADDICTED BRAIN - CUTTING EDGE SCIENCE AND BRAIN NEUROCHEMISTRY
Findings from decades of NIH research on alcoholism and addiction rarely find their way into clinical addiction treatment programs. Consequently, this sessions purpose is to provide accurate, scientifically excellent information about alcohol and drug addiction treatment which can allow addicts to c...

The Use of EMDR Therapy in the Treatment of Addiction
THE USE OF EMDR THERAPY IN THE TREATMENT OF ADDICTION
Unfortunately, many individuals with substance use disorders also have experienced one or more traumas. Treatment for these co-occurring disorders should be integrated and the use of EMDR can be helpful for some people. This free webinar will give an overview of the 8 phases of the Eye Movement Dese...

Diathesis Stress Model of Addiction: Etiology of Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
DIATHESIS STRESS MODEL OF ADDICTION: ETIOLOGY OF SUBSTANCE-RELATED AND ADDICTIVE DISORDERS
There have been several research-validated reasons why some develop substance related and addictive disorders during their lifetimes. Many biologic anomalies have been identified in those vulnerable to these conditions. These differences help explain the 30 – 40% lifetime prevalence of addicti...

Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness Practice as Recovery Maintenance
TRAUMA SENSITIVE MINDFULNESS PRACTICE AS RECOVERY MAINTENANCE
The field of western psychology and addiction treatment is moving towards a more holistic approach to illness, intervention, and recovery. The merging of this process with eastern culture influenced therapies is changing the way the field views clinician, client, evidenced-based practice, current an...

Understanding Cannabis Use and Related Disorders
UNDERSTANDING CANNABIS USE AND RELATED DISORDERS
Cannabis, also referred to as marijuana, weed, or pot, reefer, or grass, has a long history of use around the world, today in the United States being no exception. With the exception of alcohol, it is currently the nations most widely used psychoactive drug among adults and juveniles alike. This web...

Addiction & HIV and Other Blood Borne Pathogens
ADDICTION & HIV AND OTHER BLOOD BORNE PATHOGENS
There are inherent risks specific to illicit drug use. Drug and alcohol abuse can increase an individual’s susceptibility to contract an infectious disease, including STDs and blood borne illnesses. Bloodborne infectious diseases of concern include HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B and C which can be p...

Clinical Skills for Group Evidence-Based Practice
CLINICAL SKILLS FOR GROUP EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE
This free webinar will teach participants how to utilize fundamental group techniques to enhance the group experience of clients. This webinar explores current evidence-based practices and their fidelity measures, Process Group Therapy vs. Psychoeducational EBPs, and instructs participants on skills...

Gambling Disorder: Assessment and Treatment Strategies
GAMBLING DISORDER: ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT STRATEGIES
Most people with a gambling disorder don't seek professional treatment but a majority are in treatment for co-occurring addictive and psychological disorders. It is, therefore, vital for all mental health and addiction professionals to know how to screen and assess for a gambling disorder. This ...

Cultural Considerations for the Ethically Aware Clinician
CULTURAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE ETHICALLY AWARE CLINICIAN
The danger of any professional code of ethics is that it might recognize and enforce only the moral values and standards of conduct of the group in power. A truly fair and culturally inclusive code of ethics does more than reflect the cultural perspective of those who wrote the code. This workshop w...

Interventions with Eating Disorders
INTERVENTIONS WITH EATING DISORDERS
This webinar will review clinical features of Binge Eating Disorder, Bulimia, and Anorexia. Family dynamics will be discussed as they relate to the relating of the family types. Since Eating Disorders have a strong clinical component, some issues around this will be discussed, such as attachment dis...

Integrating Co-occurring Disorders - An Introduction to What Every Addiction Counselor Needs to Know
INTEGRATING CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS - AN INTRODUCTION TO WHAT EVERY ADDICTION COUNSELOR NEEDS TO KNOW
Integrating Treatment for Co-occurring Disorders: An Introduction to What Every Addiction Counselor Needs to Know is a skill-based training program that will help addiction counselors improve their ability to assist clients who have co-occurring disorders, within their scope of practice. This educat...

Counseling Clients with Co-Occurring Disorders
COUNSELING CLIENTS WITH CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS
This free webinar will introduce the learner to the ideas and concepts behind both diagnosing and treating people with co-occurring disorders. Through understanding both the assessment and diagnosis of substance use dependency as well as mental health disorders, the learner will be better able to pr...

Clinical Supervision 201 - Ethical Dilemmas and Other Challenges
CLINICAL SUPERVISION 201 - ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND OTHER CHALLENGES
Let's take it to the next level and stretch your clinical supervision muscle. Join us to learn about various challenges encountered when providing clinical supervision, such as ethical, legal and organizational issues and time management.  This webinar will also outline the process of monit...

Heroin is my Father, Booze is My Mother: Addiction as an Attachment Disorder
HEROIN IS MY FATHER, BOOZE IS MY MOTHER: ADDICTION AS AN ATTACHMENT DISORDER
This webinar will explore the inter-relationship of childhood attachment deficits and adult behavioral health disorders. Attachment disorders can profoundly affect the undeveloped limbic system of the brain, thus altering normal development and paving the way for later addictive disorders. The negle...

Effective Treatment of Substance Use Disorders and Trauma for Older Adults
EFFECTIVE TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS AND TRAUMA FOR OLDER ADULTS
The growth rate for Americans over the age of 60 is expected to grow at a rate of 65% over the next five years. The prevalence of substance use disorders and trauma among adults age 40 and older is also growing at a very fast rate. Older adults who complete 30 days or less in an inpatient/residentia...

Counseling African Americans With Substance Use Disorders
COUNSELING AFRICAN AMERICANS WITH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS
In this free webinar, participants will be introduced to tools that will enable them to work more effectively with chemically dependent African Americans with substance use disorders. A partial list of topics includes: 7 Strategies for Engaging African Americans in Addictions Treatment within the Fi...

ACA and Addiction Treatment and Recovery: What Every Addiction Professional Needs to Know
ACA AND ADDICTION TREATMENT AND RECOVERY: WHAT EVERY ADDICTION PROFESSIONAL NEEDS TO KNOW
The implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has resulted in many changes that affect addiction, mental health, and medical professionals, especially regarding substance use prevention and treatment services like SBIRT. Professionals and organizations must be informed of how the ACA affects a...

Counseling Adolescent and Minority Clients with Substance Use Disorders
COUNSELING ADOLESCENT AND MINORITY CLIENTS WITH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS
It is has been repeatedly proven that a lack of cultural competency can and will lead to poorer outcomes in the provision of services to minority populations. This may be especially true of adolescent and transition aged 16-25 clients who may operate more singularly from the world views and perspect...

Access Granted - Building a Therapeutic Relationship with Adolescents
ACCESS GRANTED - BUILDING A THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIP WITH ADOLESCENTS
Adolescents with substance use disorders are a special population with special needs.  Building a therapeutic alliance with them can be difficult and challenging.  This webinar provides a skill- and metaphor-based method for conceptualizing the therapeutic alliance with adolescents.  ...

Attention Deficit-Hyperactive Disorder: Addiction’s Perfect Storm
ATTENTION DEFICIT-HYPERACTIVE DISORDER: ADDICTION’S PERFECT STORM
According to the Centers for Disease Control (2015), 9.5% of all children ages 3-17 are diagnosed with Attention Deficit-Hyperactive Disorder by 2015. These 6 million children will grow into teens and adults, many of whom will have no ongoing professional support. While much of the publicity around ...

How to avoid a data breach in healthcare communications
HOW TO AVOID A DATA BREACH IN HEALTHCARE COMMUNICATIONS
5 ways to secure your voice and messaging apps. The billion-dollar healthcare industry, gives providers a huge opportunity to boost revenue by offering enhanced applications with real-time voice and messaging capabilities. But to take advantage of this opportunity, it’s essential that healthca...

Saving Lives: How New York State is Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates
SAVING LIVES: HOW NEW YORK STATE IS INCREASING COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING RATES
As it is across the U.S., colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer death among men and women in New York State. A national initiative known as 80% by 2018 is focused on eliminating CRC as a major public health problem. Community-based organizations, health care systems and gover...

Preventing Harm: Addressing and Preventing Opioid Addiction and Overdoses
PREVENTING HARM: ADDRESSING AND PREVENTING OPIOID ADDICTION AND OVERDOSES
Opioid and prescription drug addiction and overdose are nationwide public health concerns, particularly for young people. Statistics indicate that 9 out of 10 people with addiction started using substances before they turned 18 years old and that nearly half of young people who inject heroin report ...

The Importance of Maternal Immunization
THE IMPORTANCE OF MATERNAL IMMUNIZATION
Increasing the availability, accessibility and use of evidence-based interventions to increase Influenza and Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap) immunization rates for pregnant women is a key goal of the New York State Prevention Agenda. Implementation of immunization programs as part of routin...

Infectious Disease: Recognize and Report!
INFECTIOUS DISEASE: RECOGNIZE AND REPORT!
Local health departments are tasked with developing response strategies to prevent and control infectious disease outbreaks.  During an outbreak, the support and collective effort of many health care partners, including local providers, is essential for an expedient response that is consistent ...

The Clinical and Cultural Challenges of Dementia in African American and Hispanic Communities
THE CLINICAL AND CULTURAL CHALLENGES OF DEMENTIA IN AFRICAN AMERICAN AND HISPANIC COMMUNITIES
Ethnic and racial differences in risk factors such as socioeconomic status, cardiovascular disease, and genetics may play a role in the increased incidence and prevalence of dementia in African American and Hispanic communities. Social, physical, and cultural barriers, including stigma, reduce the a...

Transitional Care Partnerships: Improved Communication & Care Coordination Across the Healthcare Continuum
TRANSITIONAL CARE PARTNERSHIPS: IMPROVED COMMUNICATION & CARE COORDINATION ACROSS THE HEALTHCARE CONTINUUM
One of the chief goals of health care reform is to improve quality and cost effectiveness by reducing fragmentation across providers and systems. Improving provider communication, coordination and patient care continuity will help to ensure that patients receive high-quality care and prevent unneces...

Clinical and Ethical Indications for Cognitive Impairment Screening in Primary Care
CLINICAL AND ETHICAL INDICATIONS FOR COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT SCREENING IN PRIMARY CARE
Current evidence indicates that the general public is hesitant to share concerns about memory loss with their physician. Likewise, physicians are often unlikely to disclose a diagnosis of cognitive impairment or dementia, citing lack of knowledge, too little time, or difficulty discussing such a sen...

Healthy Communities: An Assessment and Implementation Framework to Achieve Inclusion of Persons with Disability
HEALTHY COMMUNITIES: AN ASSESSMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION FRAMEWORK TO ACHIEVE INCLUSION OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITY
Persons with disability experience higher rates of chronic disease and less participation in healthy behaviors that help prevent or manage such conditions. Healthy community initiatives that focus on improvements to the built, programmatic and social environments to support healthy lifestyles, often...

Tumor-Size-Based Measurements as Endpoints in Cancer Clinical Trials
TUMOR-SIZE-BASED MEASUREMENTS AS ENDPOINTS IN CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS
Given the expected direct cytotoxicity of chemotherapy, tumor shrinkage has been used as a proxy for anticancer activity since the early days of clinical cancer research. Despite the differing modes of action of some targeted and immunotherapeutic agents, tumor responses are still widely used in onc...

Cybersecurity Threats in Healthcare
CYBERSECURITY THREATS IN HEALTHCARE
The webinar addressed the challenges in healthcare cyber security especially after the healthcare industry has moved from paper-based records to more digital information transferred electronically; the fact that increased the risk of unauthorized disclosure of protected health information. During th...

Cybersecurity of Medical Devices
CYBERSECURITY OF MEDICAL DEVICES
On October 21, 2014, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar on “Cybersecurity of Medical Devices.” The webinar discussed the impact that cybersecurity practices have on medical devices, the regulatory pressures and patient safety concerns, the contributions of IT dep...

Cybersecurity: Implications for Nursing Professionals
CYBERSECURITY: IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PROFESSIONALS
The growing impact of cybersecurity in healthcare, which includes focusing within these organizations on protecting patient information, is highly relevant to the practice of nursing. Nursing professionals have always been central to the quality and safe provision of healthcare since the beginnings ...

Information Risk Management in Healthcare: At any cost…really?
INFORMATION RISK MANAGEMENT IN HEALTHCARE: AT ANY COST…REALLY?
On April 8, 2015, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar entitled “Information Risk Management in Healthcare: At any cost… really?” Recent data breaches and the high visibility around the changes in the threat, from internal to external, has generated a g...

Cybersecurity and Healthcare
CYBERSECURITY AND HEALTHCARE
On July 13, 2015, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar entitled “Cybersecurity and Healthcare”. With the numerous data breaches in health care over the last several years, it almost appears that a patient having any expectation of privacy and security of their...

Security of Healthcare Data in the Cloud
SECURITY OF HEALTHCARE DATA IN THE CLOUD
In recent years cloud computing has emerged as a way for healthcare organization to optimize their IT spending.  Cloud computing has far reaching impact on the processing and storage of healthcare data.  This model has a significant impact on data security as well as HIPAA compliance.

With Increased Responsibility Comes Increased Risk of Liability: What Every Nurse Should Know
WITH INCREASED RESPONSIBILITY COMES INCREASED RISK OF LIABILITY: WHAT EVERY NURSE SHOULD KNOW
Malpractice suits against nurses, particularly those in advanced practice roles, are rising. Many nurses do not understand what a suit involves, how what they do or don’t do may lead to or provide evidence in a suit or how to help avoid or protect themselves from possible suits. Not knowing wh...

What You Need to Know About the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ACTIVE LABOR ACT
The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) applies to all hospitals with emergency departments that participate in Medicare. Although the law is deceptively simple at a high level - it requires patients seeking emergency medical treatment to be appropriately screened and stabilize...

What Obama
WHAT OBAMA'S PRECISION MEDICINE INITIATIVE MAY MEAN FOR HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGERS AND PROFESSIONALS
Understand the impact of the Precision Medicine Initiative and steps to take to ensure quality patient care. Precision medicine is no longer on the fringe of the medical community. To the contrary, it is quickly becoming one of fastest growing areas in medicine and is touted by many as the future of...

What All Nurses Should Know About Diabetic Foot Ulcers
WHAT ALL NURSES SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DIABETIC FOOT ULCERS
With increased knowledge about treatment and prevention of diabetic foot ulcers, nurses can have a more positive impact on their patients. Diabetes affects over 25 million Americans (over 8% of the population). Approximately 15% of those people with diabetes will develop a foot ulcer. Of those ...

Virtual Home Care: Remote Monitoring of Patients
VIRTUAL HOME CARE: REMOTE MONITORING OF PATIENTS
Provide post-discharge support in the patient’s home by implementing a remote patient monitoring program. After discharging from the hospital, patients with chronic diseases are landing back in the hospital. Almost 75% of hospitals faced a 30-day readmissions penalty in 2016, with 38 hosp...

Understanding, Documenting and Improving Care for LGBT Patients
UNDERSTANDING, DOCUMENTING AND IMPROVING CARE FOR LGBT PATIENTS
Understanding the unique health care needs of LGBT patients is the first step to improving the quality of their care. Although many medical practices want to better serve LGBT patients, few have the systems in place to meet - or even document - the unique needs of these patients. Even when good poli...

Understanding the Psych Patient and How to Communicate With Them
UNDERSTANDING THE PSYCH PATIENT AND HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH THEM
Gain a better understanding of how to hear, discern, communicate, and ultimately care for psych patients. Sometimes caring just isn't enough to help psych patients--they need skilled conversations in different ways. Instead of using tools such as stethoscopes and information from x-rays, etc., y...

Understanding and Addressing Nonsuicidal Self-Injury in Adolescents and Young Adults
UNDERSTANDING AND ADDRESSING NONSUICIDAL SELF-INJURY IN ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS
Rates of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) are high in community populations of adolescents and young adults. Despite its prevalence, NSSI often goes undetected by parents, school official and medical and mental health professionals. Although most often undertaken without suicidal intent, NSSI is poten...

The What, When, and How of Educating Patients with Diabetes
THE WHAT, WHEN, AND HOW OF EDUCATING PATIENTS WITH DIABETES
Have you ever wondered if you are getting through to your patients with diabetes? Are they learning all they can to stay safe and healthy? Are you teaching the most recent concepts in a way that sticks? This on-demand webinar will arm you with how to stay current in the field of diabetes care a...

The Keys to Successfully Documenting Mental Health Services for Social Workers and Other Practitioners
THE KEYS TO SUCCESSFULLY DOCUMENTING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR SOCIAL WORKERS AND OTHER PRACTITIONERS
Learn to create and update strategies to reinforce documentation accountability, to protect clients’ privacy, and reduce costly litigation. This ondemand webinar will provide you with a comprehensive overview of ethical, malpractice, and risk-management issues pertaining to documentation ...

The Gender Paradigm: Ethical and Therapeutic Considerations in Clinical Practice
THE GENDER PARADIGM: ETHICAL AND THERAPEUTIC CONSIDERATIONS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE
Establish trust while maintaining a safe, relaxed environment, and discover new ways to help clients work through sensitive gender insecurities. This ondemand webinar will discuss the inadequacies of the two-and-only-two sex/gender paradigm currently assumed by Western thought.

The Challenges of the Hybrid Medical Records… Its Impact on Clinical, Coding, and Fiscal Outcomes
THE CHALLENGES OF THE HYBRID MEDICAL RECORDS… ITS IMPACT ON CLINICAL, CODING, AND FISCAL OUTCOMES
Quality health information has become an imperative necessity within health care organizations as information becomes more complex, addressing the needs of a multitude of constituents.

The Affordable Care Act: Challenges and Opportunities for Social Workers
THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR SOCIAL WORKERS
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an extraordinary achievement because of its potential for far-reaching changes to the financing, organization and delivery of health care.

Texas Medical Records Law
TEXAS MEDICAL RECORDS LAW
Understand the laws that govern medical records in Texas to stay compliant and minimize legal risks.Medical providers and health plans, vendors, and others who regularly retain medical or health records are subjected to complex and conflicting requirements regarding the maintenance, retention, confi...

Successfully Engaging the Provider Community to Reduce Readmissions via Patient Coaching
SUCCESSFULLY ENGAGING THE PROVIDER COMMUNITY TO REDUCE READMISSIONS VIA PATIENT COACHING
Teamwork between all health care providers will reduce readmission rates while keeping patients safe and healthy for longer.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Records: What Can You Release?
SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH RECORDS: WHAT CAN YOU RELEASE?
Do you know that medical record custodians may be violating a patient’s privacy protections without even knowing it in responding to requests for a patient’s health information that contain substance abuse and mental health information?

Stress Relieving Techniques for the Health Care Employee
STRESS RELIEVING TECHNIQUES FOR THE HEALTH CARE EMPLOYEE
Learn techniques to manage stress and create a healing environment for not only yourself, but for your patients and surrounding staff as well. Stress is present in everyone’s life.

Show Me the Compliance: New Developments in Medicaid Audits and Disputes
SHOW ME THE COMPLIANCE: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN MEDICAID AUDITS AND DISPUTES
Understand the complexities of federal health care program payments and make sure your organization is getting the reimbursement it deserves.

Safe Patient Handling - Creating a Culture of Safety
SAFE PATIENT HANDLING - CREATING A CULTURE OF SAFETY
Gain new insights into how safe patient handling can be integrated into your organizations patient and staff safety agenda.

Review of Workers
REVIEW OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION MEDICAL FEE DISPUTES
Learn steps to take to when handling workers’ compensation medical fee disputes and how to deal with the insurance companies. Workers’ Compensation Medical Fee Disputes can be complicated and frustrating.

Retail Clinic Considerations: Navigating Through Complex Legal Issues
RETAIL CLINIC CONSIDERATIONS: NAVIGATING THROUGH COMPLEX LEGAL ISSUES
This topic will explore the past and future growth of retail health clinics and their benefits to both patients and the health care system, while providing guidance to healthcare counsel on navigating complex legal issues involved in this developing healthcare model.

Recognizing and Addressing Pregnancy Complications
RECOGNIZING AND ADDRESSING PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS
The United States, with all of its resources, ranks 49th in industrialized countries for a safe birth. Although pregnancy is considered a normal physiological event, complications may develop that effect maternal or fetal health, or both.

Putting the WE in Wellness: 5 Skills Every Case Manager Should Use
PUTTING THE WE IN WELLNESS: 5 SKILLS EVERY CASE MANAGER SHOULD USE
Prevention and wellness are the new buzz words in health care, but most case managers throughout the continuum don’t start with totally healthy patients.

Protecting Against Health Care Fraud: Strategies, Tips and Tricks for Health Care Providers
PROTECTING AGAINST HEALTH CARE FRAUD: STRATEGIES, TIPS AND TRICKS FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
The government has greatly stepped up its war against health care fraud and abuse, and health care professionals are at greater risk of investigation and prosecution now than ever before.

Privacy and Security Issues of Health Related Mobile Applications - Is Yours Secure?
PRIVACY AND SECURITY ISSUES OF HEALTH RELATED MOBILE APPLICATIONS - IS YOURS SECURE?
Learn the risks associated with mobile applications as they relate to health and wellness.The FTC, courts, the media, independent researchers, and plaintiffs’ class action attorneys are all focused intensely on data collection and use by mobile apps.

Privacy and Security Issues in Cloud Computing in Health Care
PRIVACY AND SECURITY ISSUES IN CLOUD COMPUTING IN HEALTH CARE
Drawn by the vast computing power, lower costs, and the ability to rapidly adopt IT infrastructure, the health care industry has been migrating to the cloud for its electronic health record, personal health records, research, and business applications.

Pressure Ulcers: Assessing, Treating and Preventing Infection
PRESSURE ULCERS: ASSESSING, TREATING AND PREVENTING INFECTION
Many care providers struggle with assessment and treatment of pressure ulcers. Infection is the most common complication of the pressure ulcer condition, and the costs associated with both conditions can be astronomical.

Patient Payment Liability Trends and Collection Solutions
PATIENT PAYMENT LIABILITY TRENDS AND COLLECTION SOLUTIONS
Understand the newest trends for patient payment liability and learn new strategies to increase point of service collections. The health care industry has gone through tremendous changes due to the creation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).

OSHA Compliance How-Tos for the Medical Provider
OSHA COMPLIANCE HOW-TOS FOR THE MEDICAL PROVIDER
Learn to prepare for an OSHA inspection and understand state and federal OSHA requirements that health care providers must comply with. 

Nurses Under Scrutiny: Decrease Your Liability and Protect Your License
NURSES UNDER SCRUTINY: DECREASE YOUR LIABILITY AND PROTECT YOUR LICENSE
Get updated on the latest information affecting your clinical practice and be aware of the legal implications of your everyday responsibilities. Nurses are expected to do more with less; are expected to work long hours; and are expected to deliver high standard of care.

New York Medical Records Law
NEW YORK MEDICAL RECORDS LAW
Understand the laws that govern medical records in New York to stay compliant and minimize legal risks.In the digital age, the law governing medical records has readily evolved as electronic medical records and systems have now become the norm in medical practices and establishments.

Mental Health Record Compliance
MENTAL HEALTH RECORD COMPLIANCE
Mental health providers are subject to many restrictions on how they can deal with patient records. As a health care provider, you are generally subject to the HIPAA medical record privacy and security requirements.

Meeting the Challenges of the DOJ
MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF THE DOJ'S ADA BARRIER-FREE HEALTH CARE INITIATIVE
The DOJ and U.S. Attorney’s Offices recently announced an aggressive nationwide enforcement campaign under the Americans With Disabilities Act against health care providers of every kind.

Medication Errors: Best Practices for Prevention
MEDICATION ERRORS: BEST PRACTICES FOR PREVENTION
A recent study conducted by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that adverse drug events account for nearly 100,000 hospital admissions each year for adults 65 years of age or older.

Medicare
MEDICARE'S NEW VALUE-BASED PURCHASING PROGRAM FOR HOSPITALS: PREPARE NOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR INCENTIVE PAYMENTS
PPACA required that CMS implement an inpatient hospital value-based purchasing (VBP) program, which will tie Medicare payment to the quality performance of acute care hospitals paid under the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS).

Medicare Billing and Coding Update
MEDICARE BILLING AND CODING UPDATE
Make sure your organization is ready for any changes that may arise within the realm of Medicare billing and coding. Many practices are unaware of changes to the Medicare billing and coding guidelines until they begin receiving denials or start receiving less reimbursement for services.

Medical Records Law in Workers
MEDICAL RECORDS LAW IN WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS: KNOW WHAT YOU CAN RELEASE
Gain an understanding of HIPAA regulations for releases of medical records in workers’ compensation cases.Workers’ compensation is a completely different subset of law from labor and employment law.

Medical Records 101: Responding to Requests for Patient Information
MEDICAL RECORDS 101: RESPONDING TO REQUESTS FOR PATIENT INFORMATION
Do you know who can have access to protected health information? Gain a confident understanding of PHI requests used for litigation.Receive an overview of medical management issues faced when responding to requests for patient information for litigation purposes.

Medical Record Retention and Destruction
MEDICAL RECORD RETENTION AND DESTRUCTION
Protect your organization from legal hardships concerning patient medical record privacy, security and management requirements.This topic is intended to be an overview of the general legal concepts applicable to medical records and destruction.

Medical Professionals and Social Media: Privacy and Security Issues
MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS AND SOCIAL MEDIA: PRIVACY AND SECURITY ISSUES
If you have any users of social media in your organization, and chances are you do even if you don’t know it, don’t miss this on-demand webinar on the privacy and security issues that surround the use of social media by medical professionals.

Medical Privacy Rights of Minors
MEDICAL PRIVACY RIGHTS OF MINORS
As a health care provider, don’t get caught in the middle. Gain an understanding of the rights of minors to medical privacy.Medical providers, schools, treatment facilities and others who come into contact with medical or health records are often subjected to complex and conflicting requiremen...

Managing Wireless Medical Technologies: Safety, Performance, and Cost Perspective
MANAGING WIRELESS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES: SAFETY, PERFORMANCE, AND COST PERSPECTIVE
Health care organizations are seeing a tremendous growth in the number of wireless applications for medical devices. And this growth is expected to continue at an even faster pace over the next ten years or more.

Managed Care Contracting and Fee Schedule Review
MANAGED CARE CONTRACTING AND FEE SCHEDULE REVIEW
Gain an understanding of how to manage fee scheduling and considerations in managed care contract negotiations.The modern health care reimbursement system is complex, nuanced and constantly changing.

Making Revisions to Closed Medical Records
MAKING REVISIONS TO CLOSED MEDICAL RECORDS
Are the changes you’re making to closed medical records even legal? Stay in compliance to save your organization time, money, and energy.Medical records contain some of the most sensitive and personal information that exists about individuals in modern society, and some closed records may need...

Maintain TCPA Compliance - Understand What HIPAA Constitutes as a Health Care Message
MAINTAIN TCPA COMPLIANCE - UNDERSTAND WHAT HIPAA CONSTITUTES AS A HEALTH CARE MESSAGE
Learn as much as you can about current Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) litigation and compliance best practices, focusing on how the TCPA interacts with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) so that you can avoid making mistakes that result in a lawsuit.

Maintain Patient Safety With Change-of-Shift Reporting at the Bedside
MAINTAIN PATIENT SAFETY WITH CHANGE-OF-SHIFT REPORTING AT THE BEDSIDE
Change-of-shift increases the risk to patient safety. Learn effective patient hand-off to improve safety and accountability. In the clinical arena, the change-of-shift is a vulnerable period. The goal of this topic is to outline the benefits of bedside shift reporting during the change-of-shift peri...

Lyme Disease: A Clinician
LYME DISEASE: A CLINICIAN'S QUANDARY
Lyme disease is the most common vector borne disease in the United States; unfortunately the diagnosis is frequently missed. Many times Lyme patients are misdiagnosed with incurable illnesses such as Lupus, Fibromyalgia or Multiple Sclerosis.

Limiting the Occurrence of Medical Errors: Lessons learned from Litigation
LIMITING THE OCCURRENCE OF MEDICAL ERRORS: LESSONS LEARNED FROM LITIGATION
Learn the most common medical errors seen in litigation and how to reduce your organization’s risk of error.More than 15 years after the IOM (Institute of Medicine) report on medical errors and the start of the patient safety movement in the U.S., there are still more than 200,000 deaths annua...

Legal Risks for Cyber Intrusions of Healthcare Data
LEGAL RISKS FOR CYBER INTRUSIONS OF HEALTHCARE DATA
Learn the legal risks associated with cyber-attacks and how to protect your patients’ private medical information.Covered entities under HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) are under constant attack by cyber criminals who want Electronic Health Records (EHR) sto...

Legal Issues Facing Health Care Workers on a Daily Basis
LEGAL ISSUES FACING HEALTH CARE WORKERS ON A DAILY BASIS
Gain a refresher on common legal issues that you must know about in order to stay out of malpractice claims and litigation.

Keeping PHI In and Hackers Out- Make Your Medical Records Theft Proof
KEEPING PHI IN AND HACKERS OUT- MAKE YOUR MEDICAL RECORDS THEFT PROOF
Understand the risks associated with personal confidential information so your organization can be prepared for multiple kinds of data breaches.

Structuring Physician Practice Acquisitions: Key Legal Considerations
STRUCTURING PHYSICIAN PRACTICE ACQUISITIONS: KEY LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS
The past few years has seen unprecedented consolidation in the healthcare industry. Many healthcare organizations and physician practices are acquiring physician practices, and then employing or contracting for professional physician services post-acquisition

Internet Addiction Treatment Strategies
INTERNET ADDICTION TREATMENT STRATEGIES
The Internet is both a blessing and a curse in modern society. While it offers people instant access to information and networking, it also ushers in the potential for the addiction trap, especially because it is easy to access.

Implementing an Electronic Medical Records System
IMPLEMENTING AN ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS SYSTEM
Nobody has ever said their EHR implementation was easy. In fact, many EHR implementations fail before they even begin. Whether you will be implementing your first EHR or in the process of replacing the one you have, you are sure to find valuable insight in this OnDemand Webinar.

Impact of Health Care Reform on Health Care Providers
IMPACT OF HEALTH CARE REFORM ON HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
Health care providers face multiple challenges and are presented with numerous opportunities brought about by the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care Reconciliation Act, commonly referred to as health care reform or ACA.

How Medical Staff Can Land in Jail When They Seek to Profit From Patient Information
HOW MEDICAL STAFF CAN LAND IN JAIL WHEN THEY SEEK TO PROFIT FROM PATIENT INFORMATION
Keep your organization compliant. Understand potential penalties for different HIPAA violations and how to prevent criminal liability.

Health Care System Expansions: Challenges and Legalities Regarding Mergers and Acquisitions
HEALTH CARE SYSTEM EXPANSIONS: CHALLENGES AND LEGALITIES REGARDING MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
Be prepared. Understand the intricacies of a health care system merger and acquisition before an opportunity arises. Changes in the health care landscape over the past ten years have drastically increased the amount of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity involving health care systems.

Hacking Health: Addressing mHealth Privacy and Security Risks
HACKING HEALTH: ADDRESSING MHEALTH PRIVACY AND SECURITY RISKS
Learn the best practices in mobile health privacy and security to minimize potential legal and reputational risks. According to industry reports, an estimated half billion people across the globe will be using mobile health apps this year.

Getting More from Mental Health Assessment with Children
GETTING MORE FROM MENTAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT WITH CHILDREN
This on-demand webinar will present techniques to help mental health clinicians use interview-based assessment with children more effectively. It assumes prior practice in mental status exams or other forms of mental health interviewing.

General Principles of the Peer Review for Health Care Employees
GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF THE PEER REVIEW FOR HEALTH CARE EMPLOYEES
Understand the peer review process and how it is used to ensure critical information remains protected from discovery. Most medical institutions believe that the confidential review of a negative patient experience or event for purposes of quality improvement will be protected from discovery in a su...

Fraud Enforcement Trends in the Health Care Industry
FRAUD ENFORCEMENT TRENDS IN THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY
New funding, new tools, and a heightened focus on the health care industry by civil and criminal law enforcement authorities means that investigations are not what they used to be. Learn more about what areas enforcement authorities are focusing on, where the big and small cases are being brought, h...

Florida Medical Records and Confidentiality Laws Affecting Health Care Providers
FLORIDA MEDICAL RECORDS AND CONFIDENTIALITY LAWS AFFECTING HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
Understand the laws that govern medical records in Florida to stay compliant and minimize legal risks.This topic on Florida Medical Records and Confidentiality Laws affects all health care providers regardless of the venue where health care is rendered.

Electronic Health Record Litigation Issues: How the EHR Can be Used to Scrutinize and Defend Medical Care
ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD LITIGATION ISSUES: HOW THE EHR CAN BE USED TO SCRUTINIZE AND DEFEND MEDICAL CARE
Understand your legal liability when it comes to computerized medical records, electronic health record systems and EHR implementation.

Don
DON'T POST THAT! SOCIAL MEDIA BEST PRACTICES FOR NURSES
Don’t let social media jeopardize your career - learn how to avoid privacy/confidentiality violations when using social media.The use of social media and other electronic communication is expanding exponentially as the number of social media outlets, platforms and applications available contin...

Discharge Codes: Impact on the Post-Acute Care Transfer Policy - Risks and Rewards
DISCHARGE CODES: IMPACT ON THE POST-ACUTE CARE TRANSFER POLICY - RISKS AND REWARDS
Improper understanding and application of discharge codes may result in reduced hospital reimbursement and represent a compliance risk under the PACT policy. William E. Haik, M.D. has been involved in ICD-9-CM coding and chart documentation for more than 25 years and will explain why the problem exi...

Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression and Anxiety in Older Adults
DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY IN OLDER ADULTS
Discover how to diagnose and treat depression and anxiety in older adults by using clinically sound screening tools.

Diagnosing and Treating Postpartum Mood Disorders
DIAGNOSING AND TREATING POSTPARTUM MOOD DISORDERS
Perinatal depression occurs in up to 20 percent of antenatal and postpartum women with deleterious consequences to the woman, infant and family. Untreated maternal mood disorders can lead to chronic depression, behavioral and learning disturbances for the child.

Developing a Smartphone Policy for Health Care Providers
DEVELOPING A SMARTPHONE POLICY FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
Learn policy recommendations for the use of a personal mobile device and how to comply with HIPAA/HITECH regulations.Healthcare providers are increasingly using their personally owned mobile devices to connect to their information network and conduct work remotely.

Determining Meaningful Use for Electronic Health Records
DETERMINING MEANINGFUL USE FOR ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS
In order to receive incentive payments from the federal government, physicians and hospitals must achieve “meaningful use” of electronic health records through an attestation process. This process is new and complicated.

Dealing with Difficult Patients
DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PATIENTS
Growing health care demands nationally exacerbate the challenges in excellent communication among providers and between providers and patients. The cost of higher patient acuity, fewer resources, and frustrated health care consumers can lead to difficult moments for providers and patients alike.

Contingency Planning for Unavailable Medical Records
CONTINGENCY PLANNING FOR UNAVAILABLE MEDICAL RECORDS
Maintain compliance. Understand what to do in situations when medical records are not available or otherwise cannot be accessed

Clinical Laboratory Reporting: Is Your Organization Ready for the New 2016 Reporting?
CLINICAL LABORATORY REPORTING: IS YOUR ORGANIZATION READY FOR THE NEW 2016 REPORTING?
Understand how your organization must comply with the new clinical laboratory reporting to avoid large daily fees.

Clinical Documentation Improvement: Using Metrics to Evaluate Your Program
CLINICAL DOCUMENTATION IMPROVEMENT: USING METRICS TO EVALUATE YOUR PROGRAM
The conversion from ICD-9 to ICD-10 is said not to affect a health care facility’s case mix and or reimbursement in any appreciable way, not more than .5%. Is this really the case? There are particular diagnosis codes that are coded very differently in ICD-10, which will affect case mix and re...

Caring for the Postanesthesia Patient: What to Watch for and When to Worry
CARING FOR THE POSTANESTHESIA PATIENT: WHAT TO WATCH FOR AND WHEN TO WORRY
Postanesthesia complications can be serious, even fatal, if not recognized and acted upon quickly. These complications can increase costs and length of stays, and result in poor outcomes for patients.

Caring for Nursing Home Residents Approaching the End of Life: A Social Work Perspective
CARING FOR NURSING HOME RESIDENTS APPROACHING THE END OF LIFE: A SOCIAL WORK PERSPECTIVE
Approximately 22% of Americans die in nursing homes. For many, a nursing facility has become their home and for others the length of stay may be short and intense as it revolves around a singular experience of dying.

Caring for Dementia Patients: What Every Health Care Professional Should Know
CARING FOR DEMENTIA PATIENTS: WHAT EVERY HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL SHOULD KNOW
Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients need help. Learn how health care professionals must care for these struggling patients in their time of need.

California Medical Records Law
CALIFORNIA MEDICAL RECORDS LAW
Understand the laws that govern medical records in California to stay compliant and minimize legal risks.The privacy of individually identifiable health information is integral to patient care and the practice of health information management. In addition to the federal Health Insurance Portability ...

Best Practices in Positive Patient ID Programs
BEST PRACTICES IN POSITIVE PATIENT ID PROGRAMS
The major challenges of the present health care system of the United States are to provide quality care, increase patient safety and cut rising health care cost. The use of health information technology has over time proven effective in alleviating these challenges. One of the major issues in the ri...

Best Practices for Online Therapy, Telemental Health and Other Telepractice Arenas
BEST PRACTICES FOR ONLINE THERAPY, TELEMENTAL HEALTH AND OTHER TELEPRACTICE ARENAS
You can expect to obtain introductory information about health care reform and how to develop needed skill sets for viable models for success for technology-based practices online. These topics will be mentioned: models for successful telepractice; types and cost of equipment needed; licensure; HIPA...

Assessing Older Adults for Substance Use Disorders: Special Considerations for Clinicians
ASSESSING OLDER ADULTS FOR SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR CLINICIANS
Clinicians often falsely assume that assessing an older adult for substance use disorders is the same as evaluating a young adult or a middle aged adult when, in reality, there are numerous differences that are essential to consider.

Assessing and Preventing Patient Falls
ASSESSING AND PREVENTING PATIENT FALLS
Falls are a leading cause of extended hospital stays, poor patient outcomes, and high cost of health care. Falls are also highly preventable. This program will cover informative topics related to patient falls that are useful to administrators, educators, doctors, nurses and nursing assistants alike...

Accurate Medication History - We all Contribute!
ACCURATE MEDICATION HISTORY - WE ALL CONTRIBUTE!
Since 1999 with the publication of To Err is Human, health care has wrestled with providing safer patient care in our hospitals. One the most prominent causes of patient harm continues to be medication error. As healthcare providers we have the obligation to do our utmost to prevent any harm related...

A New DSM-5 "Alternative Model" for the Personality Disorders
A NEW DSM-5 "ALTERNATIVE MODEL" FOR THE PERSONALITY DISORDERS
You will learn the most recent findings about the prevalence of personality disorders, their causes, and how to identify and treat patients with these disorders. There will be special emphasis on borderline personality disorder, the personality disorder most frequently encountered in mental health t...

2016 Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals: Update and Practical Advice
2016 JOINT COMMISSION NATIONAL PATIENT SAFETY GOALS: UPDATE AND PRACTICAL ADVICE
Understand the update of the National Patient Safety Goals to be sure your organization is in compliance with the requirements.

"Surgical Interventions" November 2013
"SURGICAL INTERVENTIONS" NOVEMBER 2013
Our November 21, 2013 Webinar focuses on a number of surgical interventions for Parkinson's disease including deep brain stimulation and stem cell therapies.

"Parkinson
"PARKINSON'S DISEASE: WHAT ELSE GOES WRONG?" FEBRUARY 2014
A woman with Parkinson's disease recounts her experience with autonomic symptoms such as orthostatic hypotension and constipation. Our expert panelists provide perspective on why these symptoms may be associated with PD and what researchers are doing to develop better treatments.

"Parkinson
"PARKINSON'S AND OTHER MOVEMENT DISORDERS" MARCH 2014
Alexander, diagnosed with Lewy body dementia (LBD), talks about his symptoms and road to diagnosis. Our expert panelists discuss LBD, Parkinson's disease and other disorders — MSA, PSP, essential tremor, ALS and multiple sclerosis — and how understanding the biology of one can help d...

"Is Parkinson
"IS PARKINSON'S ONE DISEASE OR MANY?" APRIL 2014
Two people with Parkinson's discuss their varied symptoms and roads to diagnosis. MJFF CEO Todd Sherer, PhD, and Zoltan Mari, MD, of Johns Hopkins University talk about how learning more about the different "types" of Parkinson's can help guide research to better treatments.

"Taking Inventory of Parkinson
"TAKING INVENTORY OF PARKINSON'S AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASES" MAY 2014
A man with Alzheimer's shares his perspective on life with the disease. James Leverenz, MD, of Cleveland Clinic, and Mark Frasier, PhD, of The Michael J. Fox Foundation discuss the clinical and biological overlaps of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and how research across diagnostic...

"Sleep Disorders and Parkinson
"SLEEP DISORDERS AND PARKINSON'S DISEASE" JULY 2014
A person with Parkinson's and two clinician-researchers discuss the array of sleep disorders that afflict people with Parkinson's and how they can work with their doctors to get some shut-eye.

“Dystonia in Parkinson’s and Beyond” October 2014
“DYSTONIA IN PARKINSON’S AND BEYOND” OCTOBER 2014
One person with primary dystonia and one with dystonia and Parkinson’s disease discuss their experiences. Our expert talks about what we know about dystonia and how doctors treat this movement disorder. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars.

"How Stopping a Sticky Protein May Cure Parkinson’s" November 2014
"HOW STOPPING A STICKY PROTEIN MAY CURE PARKINSON’S" NOVEMBER 2014
Researchers discuss what we know about the protein alpha-synuclein that clumps in the brain cells of all people with Parkinson’s and how scientists are designing drugs against this therapeutic target. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars.

“Is Exercise As Important As the Pills You Take?” January 2015
“IS EXERCISE AS IMPORTANT AS THE PILLS YOU TAKE?” JANUARY 2015
In this webinar our panelists discuss how exercise can help manage Parkinson’s symptoms and what research tells us about how physical activity may impact the underlying biology of the disease. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars.

“Why Might Constipation Be a Parkinson’s Symptom?” July 2015
“WHY MIGHT CONSTIPATION BE A PARKINSON’S SYMPTOM?” JULY 2015
In this webinar our panelists discuss the cause of gastrointestinal issues with Parkinson’s and treatment options. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars

“Sexual Dysfunction and Parkinson’s Disease” September 2015
“SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION AND PARKINSON’S DISEASE” SEPTEMBER 2015
In this webinar our panelists discuss the biological and social impact of Parkinson’s on male and female sexual function. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars

“What to Know about Complementary Medicine for Parkinson’s” May 2015
“WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE FOR PARKINSON’S” MAY 2015
In this webinar our panelists discuss complementary and alternative methods to managing Parkinson’s disease. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars

“Dementia and Parkinson’s: What We Know and How We’re Trying to Stop It” August 2015
“DEMENTIA AND PARKINSON’S: WHAT WE KNOW AND HOW WE’RE TRYING TO STOP IT” AUGUST 2015
In this webinar our panelists discuss the cause of gastrointestinal issues with Parkinson’s and treatment options. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinarsf

“From iPhone to Genome: How Patient Data Is Changing Parkinson
“FROM IPHONE TO GENOME: HOW PATIENT DATA IS CHANGING PARKINSON'S RESEARCH” APRIL 2015
In this webinar, our panelists discuss technology-enabled studies online and with smartwatches and smartphone applications. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars

Cycle of Lectures: Prevention is the best way
CYCLE OF LECTURES: PREVENTION IS THE BEST WAY
In September 2015, the Cancer Center and Hematology Einstein held the Cycle of Lectures: Cancer - Prevention is the best way, along with the Dayan family - Daycoval.

Cancer: Prevention and Early Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer
CANCER: PREVENTION AND EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF PROSTATE CANCER
In November 2015, the Einstein Oncology and Hematology Center - Dayan - Daycoval Family held the Cycle of Lectures: Cancer, prevention is the best path to the Blue November Campaign - month of prevention and awareness of prostate cancer.

“Studies to Slow or Stop Parkinson
“STUDIES TO SLOW OR STOP PARKINSON'S DISEASE” OCTOBER 2015
In this webinar, our panelists discuss clinical, human trials testing therapies that may stop or slow disease progression. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars

“Would One Parkinson’s Treatment Fit All?” April 2016
“WOULD ONE PARKINSON’S TREATMENT FIT ALL?” APRIL 2016
In this webinar, our panelists discuss the movement toward more personalized treatment based on genetics, symptoms or other measures. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars

“Treating Parkinson
“TREATING PARKINSON'S HALLUCINATIONS AND DELUSIONS” MAY 2016
In this webinar, our panelists discuss Parkinson’s psychosis and a new medication to treat the hallucinations and delusions that come with this symptom. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars

“Depression and Anxiety in Parkinson
“DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE” JUNE 2016
In this webinar, our panelists discuss the symptoms of depression and anxiety with Parkinson’s and how people with PD can manage these aspects of the disease. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars

“Cancer Drug Nilotinib and Parkinson
“CANCER DRUG NILOTINIB AND PARKINSON'S DISEASE” AUGUST 2016
In this webinar, clinicians, researchers and patient discuss the current state of science and safety around the cancer drug nilotinib for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars

"Pain and Fatigue in Parkinson
"PAIN AND FATIGUE IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE" JULY 2016
In this webinar, we discuss pain and fatigue that are often part of life with Parkinson's disease. Our panelists discuss what we know about why these symptoms arise, how we manage them today and research toward new treatments. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars.

“How Doctors Choose Parkinson’s Medications” September 2016
“HOW DOCTORS CHOOSE PARKINSON’S MEDICATIONS” SEPTEMBER 2016
In this webinar, our panelists discuss how doctors and patients work together to choose what medications to start, adjust or discontinue. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars.

“Blood Pressure and Parkinson’s” October 2016
“BLOOD PRESSURE AND PARKINSON’S” OCTOBER 2016
In this webinar, we discuss the blood pressure fluctuations seen with Parkinson's disease and the role medication plays. We'll also talk about lifestyle changes and medication options to manage blood pressure. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars.

Primary Parkinson’s Protein Alpha-synuclein” November 2016
PRIMARY PARKINSON’S PROTEIN ALPHA-SYNUCLEIN” NOVEMBER 2016
In this webinar, we discuss the protein alpha-synuclein that clumps in cells of all people with Parkinson’s disease. Our experts cover how scientists are trying to stop its aggregation to protect brain cells and how measuring alpha-synuclein could help diagnose or track disease. Learn more abo...

“Gut Bacteria and Parkinson’s” January 2017
“GUT BACTERIA AND PARKINSON’S” JANUARY 2017
In this webinar, we discuss what scientists are learning about Parkinson’s-associated differences in levels of gut bacteria. Our panelists cover the role of diet and how these learnings could help us treat or measure Parkinson’s disease. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michael...

Validating Prescriptions for Controlled Substances
VALIDATING PRESCRIPTIONS FOR CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
This webcast was video-taped during the live session at the 2nd Annual Convenient Healthcare and Pharmacy Collaborative conference and is now available for viewing on-demand. Please note that if you attended the live session on July 21, 2016, you cannot request credit for this enduring version.

Update on Screening and Treatment of Colon Cancer
UPDATE ON SCREENING AND TREATMENT OF COLON CANCER
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
Discuss appropriate recommendations for individuals based on their patient specific risk factors. Examine the treatment options for colon cancer based on patient-specific factors, such as stage of disease, patient age, pharm...

Time for a Change? New Treatment Strategies for the Management of Dyslipidemia