Events

WEBINAR TODAY: How a Top ACO Drives Better Outcomes with Communication

Accountable care organizations (ACOs) have to overcome many communication challenges to improve collaboration, efficiency, reduce costs, and deliver better quality care. Those challenges have been made even more difficult during the COVID-19 crisis.

One of the ways communication and collaboration can be improved is through the adoption of a healthcare communication and collaboration (CC&C) solution, as was discovered by Scottsdale, AZ-based Innovation Care Partners (ICP).

ICP is a physician-led clinical integration network and ACO that provides value-based patient care through more than 800 practices and 5 local hospitals.  ICP works with almost 2,000 distributed physicians and serves over 150,000 patients and strives to provide clinical quality, greater efficiency, improved collaboration, better access to care, and long-term cost-control.

On June 24, 2020, ICP and TigerConnect will be hosting a webinar in which ICP will explain how it has been possible to streamline workflows and establish best practices for care coordination, clinical team engagement, patient satisfaction, and COVID-19 provider and patient communications using the TigerConnect clinical communication and collaboration platform.

Join the webinar to discover how ICP has maximized value and improved patient care through effective communication across its entire network.

How a Top-Performing ACO Drives Better Outcomes with TigerConnect

Wednesday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m. PT / 1:30 p.m. ET

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Telehealth Set to Stay so it’s Time to Get the Right Technology

This year, in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the HHS’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) expanded coverage of telehealth service to include all Medicare beneficiaries, regardless of location.

Telehealth services eliminate the barriers to in-person care that have been created by the COVID-19 pandemic and allow practitioners to provide treatment to patients in their own homes and, by doing so, improve patient safety and control the spread of COVID-19. The expansion of coverage only applies during the coronavirus public health emergency, although calls have been increasing for the expanded CMS telehealth policies to continue after the public health emergency is declared over.

On June 9, 2020, in a virtual event on STAT News, CMS Administrator Seema Verma said she supported the permanent expansion of access to telehealth services. The FTC has also weighed, with executives expressing their support for the permanent removal of the geographical restrictions and continued expansion of the types of services that can be delivered by telehealth.

On May 21, 32 House members signed a letter urging Congress to give telehealth more time to prove itself and requested the relaxation of telehealth regulations to continue after the COVID-19 emergency period. The extension will ensure that sufficient data is collected to determine which of the new flexibilities should be made permanent.

Many providers and patients across the United States have taken advantage of telehealth services during the public health emergency and telehealth has proven popular with providers and patients alike. It is now looking likely that telehealth is here to stay, and virtual visits will replace in-person care in certain circumstances.

Telehealth was made much easier for providers by the HHS’ Office for Civil Rights, which issued a notice of enforcement discretion stating penalties and sanctions would not be imposed on healthcare providers for the good faith use of non-HIPAA-compliant communication technologies for providing telehealth services. That notice of enforcement discretion only applies during the public health emergency, after which healthcare providers will be required to switch to HIPAA-compliant solutions. Any provider that is not yet using a HIPAA-compliant telehealth application should now consider making the switch.

One HIPAA-compliant solution that has proven extremely popular during the pandemic is TigerTouch from TigerConnect.  TigerTouch combines, video, voice, and text messaging into one convenient mobile and desktop app which allows internal communication with care team members and patient communication through the same app. The solution also supports the sharing of files and medical images, and as a fully HIPAA-compliant solution, it allows ePHI to be securely shared. Healthcare providers that have adopted the solution report significant cost savings, improved workflow efficiency, better patient care, and happier staff and patients.

TigerConnect hosted a webinar to showcase the solution and explain how the integrations and telehealth features of the solution are helping to improve the quality of care, increase patient safety, and improve patient satisfaction levels.

The webinar is available on-demand on this link.

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June 23, 2020: MVP GrowthFest: Join Magic Johnson and Channel All-Stars at this Virtual MSP Event

 

A virtual event is being hosted on June 23, 2020 to help managed service providers (MSPs) meet the challenges of operating during such challenging times.

COVID-19 has forced businesses in all industry sectors to make major changes, and while the pandemic has not been kind to many businesses, there have been opportunities for growth and profit.

The Channel has been particularly resilient thus far and many MSPs have managed to gain considerable growth momentum and, by adjusting their business, have met the challenges and are enjoying considerable successes.

At MVP GrowthFest, MSPs will hear from 15 Channel All-Stars who will share their expertise to help MSPs succeed during these challenging times. The event will include 4 powerhouse panels of experts who will explore the current state of the Channel, will share their insights, and provide attendees with pertinent, actionable advice about the steps that can be taken right now to better meeting the needs of their clients and accelerate growth.

The event will be headlined with an interview with 3-time NBA MVP Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr., who will explain how he had to overcome many challenges throughout his glittering career, and how his success was not just due to talent, but also tenacity and commitment to community.

The four sessions taking place at the 3-hour virtual event are:

Leading with Security through Education

  • Conor Medden – Sales Director, TitanHQ
  • Jon Murchison – CEO, BlackPoint Cyber
  • Kevin Lancaster – CEO, ID Agent & GM Security, Kaseya
  • Jessvin Thomas – President & CTO, SKOUT

Managing Through Change

Featuring:

  • Dan Wensley – CEO, Warranty Master
  • Joe Alapat – CEO & Founder, Liongard
  • Ryan Walsh – Chief Channel Officer, Pax8

Establishing Trust in the New Normal

Featuring:

  • Dave Goldie – Vice President of Channel, Cytracom
  • Ted Roller – Channel Chief, ConnectBooster
  • Andra Hedden – CMO, Marketopia
  • Frank DeBenedetto – Founder, AudIT

Leading & Accelerating through the Recovery

Featuring:

  • Tim Conkle – Founder, The 20
  • Dennis O’Connell – Vice President, Taylor Business Group
  • Ted Roller – Channel Chief, Zomentum

Advance registration is required

 Click Here to Secure Your Place at MVP GrowthFest

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Webinar 05/21/20: How to Double Protection for Remote Workers

Are you concerned about your remote employees accessing malicious websites, being fooled by phishing scams, or downloading malware?

On Thursday May 21, 2020, the Ireland-based cybersecurity company TitanHQ is hosting a webinar to explain how you can better protect your remote workers and significantly improve your defenses against phishing and malware attacks.

Most cyberattacks that target employees have an email and web-based component. Email security solutions are effective at blocking the majority of malicious emails, but some emails may end up being delivered to inboxes.

Links in the emails direct employees to websites were credentials are harvested or malware is downloaded. Implementing a web filtering solution provides protection from the web-based part of the attack and prevents employees from visiting malicious websites. A web filter adds an important extra layer of security against phishing attacks and malware and ransomware downloads.

During the webinar, TitanHQ will explain how COVID-19 is being exploited by cybercriminals to attack organizations and steps that can be taken to meet the challenge of protecting a largely distributed workforce.

The webinar will focus on TitanHQ’s DNS-based web filtering solution – WebTitan – and will explain the features and security layers of the solution that will help you manage user security at multiple locations.

Webinar Details

Title:     Keeping your Remote Workers TWICE as secure with SpamTitan & WebTitan

Date:     Thursday, May 21, 2020

Time:    11:00-11:30 CDT

Host:     TitanHQ

  • Derek Higgins, Engineering Manger TitanHQ
  • Eddie Monaghan, Channel Manager TitanHQ
  • Marc Ludden, Strategic Alliance Manager TitanHQ
  • Kevin Hall, Senior Systems Engineer at Datapac

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Webinar Today: One Secure Video, Voice & Text Solution for Patients & Providers

The secure, HIPAA-compliant communication and collaboration platform provider TigerConnect is hosting a webinar to explain how healthcare providers can easily engage patients at home and collaborate with staff across an entire health system using the same secure app.

In the webinar you will discover how the advanced integrations and telehealth features of the TigerConnect platform make patients and care teams instantly reachable, leading to fewer readmissions, happier patients, and better care.

Date:   Friday, April 10 at

Time:   10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET
Webinar with demo followed by Q&A

Hosted by:
Dr. Will O’Connor, Chief Medical Information Officer, TigerConnect
Tommy Wright, Director of Product Marketing, TigerConnect

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Webinar Today: One Secure Video, Voice & Text Solution for Patients & Providers

On Tuesday, April 2, 2020, TigerConnect is hosting a webinar to explain how its unified healthcare communication and collaboration platform can be used to accelerate clinical workflows and improve communication in healthcare.

The TigerConnect team will explain how their communication platform helps healthcare providers to engage patients at home and collaborate with staff across the entire health system through a single, secure, HIPAA-compliant app.

In the webinar you will discover how advanced integrations and telehealth features make patients and care teams instantly reachable, which helps healthcare organizations reduce readmissions, improve patient satisfaction, and deliver better patient care.

Webinar Details:

Thursday, April 2 at 10 a.m. PT
Live webinar with demo followed by Q&A

Hosted by:
Dr. Will O’Connor, Chief Medical Information Officer, TigerConnect
Tommy Wright, Solutions Marketing Director, TigerConnect

Click Here to Register for the Webinar

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Webinar Today: Communication Best Practices During a Pandemic

During the 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic, instant, immediate, and enterprise-wide communication is essential for slowing the spread of the virus and ensuring service continuity.

Relatively little is known about the Novel Coronavirus and how it is spread. It is a fast-evolving situation and new information is regularly being released by researchers and public health authorities. That information and updates to policies and procedures need to be rapidly communicated across healthcare organizations. It is also important for healthcare professionals to monitor the condition of patients who are self-isolating at home after displaying symptoms of COVID-19.

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic is placing health systems under a great strain and fast, effective, and efficient internal and external communication is critical.

TigerConnect, the leading secure healthcare communication platform provider, is hosting a webinar where the company’s healthcare communication experts will share communication and collaboration best practices for organizational preparedness, effective response, and service continuity during the 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic, and other times of crisis.

During the webinar, TigerConnect will discuss best practices for workflow readiness, how to accelerate internal and external communication, effective broadcasting of important updates to staff and external partners, how patient diagnosis and isolation workflows can be expediated, the best way to prioritize alerts for critical patients, how to ensure staff safety, and the use of text messaging to monitor patients who are self-isolating at home.

The TigerConnect platform has been adopted by more than 6,000 healthcare organizations to collaborate and communicate effectively. One of those healthcare organizations, Singapore Health, is using the TigerConnect platform to improve enterprise-wide communication and coordinate its response to COVID-19 cases. Singapore Health has been commended for the efficiency and effectiveness of its response to the crisis. TigerConnect will be sharing information on the lessons learned to help U.S. healthcare providers deal with the COVID-19 crisis more effectively.

The webinar is being hosted by Dr. Will O’Connor, Chief Medical Information Officer, TigerConnect and Julie Grenuk, Nurse Executive, TigerConnect.

The webinar will consist of a live presentation followed by a Q&A session.

Webinar Details:

Date:     Thursday, March 19th, 2020
Time:     2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT

Click here to register for the free webinar

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Webinar 03/24/20: HIPAA Tips on Working from Home, Telehealth, and Telecommuting

On March 24, 2020, Compliancy Group will be hosting a webinar to help HIPAA-covered entities and their business associates ensure they are fully compliant with HIPAA Rules when working remotely from home and handling protected health information. Compliancy Group will also be explaining the HIPAA Rules that apply to Telehealth and video conferencing.

Many healthcare professionals and business associates are using portable electronic devices to access systems in the office and are spending at least part of the week working remotely or working from home.

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has seen many companies take the decision to stop employees coming into work and instead are allowing them to use personal or company-owned devices to work from home to reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19.

Most companies handling protected health information (PHI) are working virtually to keep their business up and running and permit telecommuting for some members of the workforce; however, doing so and remaining in HIPAA compliance can be a challenge.

Join Compliancy Group to find out how HIPAA Rules apply when working from home and video conferencing and learn about the HIPAA telehealth rules and to find out how to properly manage your business remotely by implementing an effective compliance program.

Webinar Details:

Date:     March 24th

Time: 2:00 pm ET / 11 am PT

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Coronavirus Preparedness – Managing the Message to Your Community

The entire nation is braced for a potential COVID-19 pandemic. The novel coronavirus was first detected in China and has now spread to more than 90 countries around the world, including the United States. COVID-19 has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO).

It is essential for correct information about the risks associated with the virus to be effectively communicated to the public, the steps that should be taken to prevent infection, and the actions to take if infection is suspected.

Getting the message out to residents in your local community is important to help prevent the spread of the disease, but what is the best approach to take to ensure correct information is provided and how can you prepare for a pandemic disease outbreak?

Rave Mobile Safety is hosting a timely webinar in which important issues will be discussed including strategies for pandemic preparedness, best practices for effective communication during a disease outbreak, and how organizations can leverage technology to inform and protect their community.

Speakers:

  • Steve Mullings, Emergency Planner and Continuity Director, University of Alaska
  • Don Aviv, President, Interfor International
  • Mark Escott, EMS System Medical Director, City of Austin and Travis County, TX.

Date:   Wednesday March 18, 2020. 

Time:   1pm-2pm ET

Click here to register for the webinar

N.B. HIPAA Journal is not participating in this event and has not been paid for promoting this webinar.  If your organization is running a survey or web event that is of interest to healthcare professionals, you can contact us with the details.

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