Learning Opportunities

Since 2005, thousands of participants from hundreds of healthcare-related organizations have received PHA training, coaching and project facilitation in lean, health IT security, and quality reporting.

Events

WEBINARS & CONFERENCES

Most events are free but require advance registration. To register for an event: 

  1. click on the title link to go to the event's registration page;
  2. click "Register"; and
  3. enter your information on the registration form, then click "Submit."

Once your registration is approved, you will receive a confirmation email message with instructions on how to join the event.

HARP Account (formerly EIDM Account) Setup for MIPS 2018 Data Submission

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at 12:30 p.m. (EST)

WEBINAR: This session is intended to assist users with setting up their HCQIS Access Roles and Profile (HARP) account (formerly, the Enterprise Identity Management (EIDM) system) for MIPS data submission to CMS for Program Year 2018. PHA’s Patty Rose will review the process for setting up the account, selecting the appropriate security role for your organization, and connecting the organization(s) needed in order to submit your 2018 QPP data to CMS by the April 2, 2019, deadline. She'll also address common issues that users run into when trying to create their account, and she'll provide tips from the field on how to troubleshoot and when to call the QPP Help Desk. Ample time will be given to Q&A.

 

Patty Rose

Patty Rose

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Phishing Overview: How to Protect Against Common Attacks

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

WEBINAR: Phishing is a leading cause of data breach in healthcare, and is often a vehicle by which ransomware is delivered. The Health IT Security Team at PHA wants to raise awareness about this persistent problem! Join PHA Security Expert Joe Beckman as he provides an overview of phishing, the common ways healthcare providers are phished, and the steps you can take to reduce your risk.

 

 

Joe Beckman

Joe Beckman

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The Building Blocks of Lean

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. (EST)

WEBINAR: Join PHA's Jack Fenton, Senior Advisor-Lean Healthcare, to learn about our three building blocks of lean. These blocks encompass lean tools and methods to address small to large scoped improvement challenges that healthcare organizations face every day.  

Jack Fenton

Jack Fenton

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kCards: Using Microlearning to Develop New People Skills and Make Behavior Change

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. (EST)

WEBINAR: Microlearning means accessing short lessons and running small experiments to change behavior and master new skills while you work.  One microlearning approach — knowledge cards, or “kCards” — can help you master new soft skills and achieve lasting behavior change.  Authoring and using the 3" x 5" cards allows you to make the small attitude/behavior changes necessary to build the soft skills that are vital for today's competitive, professional environment. Join us as PHA’s Mark Clare discusses his kCard technique, which won a McKinsey/Harvard Business Review management prize. 

Mark Clare

Mark Clare

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2019 Indiana Medicaid PI Program for EPs: Overview of Stage 3 Requirements

Tuesday, March 5, 2019, from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

WEBINAR: Need refresher course on the Program Year 2019 Indiana Medicaid PI Program requirements for EPs? Join PHA’s Leigh Ann Griffin for a review of the Stage 3 objectives and measures, preparing your audit documentation, and what you can do now to prepare for attestation.

Leigh Ann Griffin

Leigh Ann Griffin

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Using Rapid Improvement Events (RIEs) to Engage your Workforce & Increase Value to your Patients

Thursday, March 14, 2019, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. (EST)

WEBINAR: A Rapid Improvement Event (RIE) provides a structured approach to achieve breakthrough improvement in performance in a relatively short span of time. It also engages employees to leverage their creativity and talent to solve problems as a team. Join  Chris Chapman, MML, PHA's Managing Advisor-Lean Facilitator, as he talks about the three stages of an RIE that are essential for effective execution. He'll also touch on actual RIE success stories.

Chris Chapman

Chris Chapman

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2019 Medicare PI Program for Hospitals: Overview of Stage 3 Requirements

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

WEBINAR: Need a refresher course on the Program Year 2019 Medicare PI Program requirements for Hospitals (EHs and CAHs)? Join PHA’s Patty Rose for a review of the Stage 3 objectives and measures, preparing your audit documentation, and what you can do now to prepare for attestation.

Patty Rose

Patty Rose

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2019 MIPS Performance Category Spotlight On… Quality

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, from 12:30-1 p.m.

WEBINAR: We’re shining a spotlight on the MIPS Quality Performance Category during this webinar. Quality is worth 45% of an eligible clinician’s final score for Program Year 2019. PHA’s Jennifer Anglin will provide an overview of all the details of this oh-so-important category, such as: data collection requirements (performance period, data completeness, etc.), scoring, reporting, specialty measure sets, and bonus points.

Jennifer Anglin

Jennifer Anglin

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2019 MIPS Performance Category Spotlight On… Promoting Interoperability (PI) and Improvement Activities (IA)

Wednesday, April 17, 2019, from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

WEBINAR: During this session, PHA's Jennifer Anglin will provide an overview of the 2019 MIPS PI and IA Performance Categories, worth 25% and 15% of an eligible clinician’s final score for Program Year 2019, respectively. She’ll cover reporting requirements, scoring, special statuses, bonus points, data submission, and hardship exemption availability.

Jennifer Anglin

Jennifer Anglin

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2019 MIPS Performance Category Spotlight On… Cost

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

WEBINAR: During this session, we will provide an overview of the Program Year 2019 MIPS Cost Performance Category, which is worth 15% of an eligible clinician’s final score. Join PHA’s Patty Rose for an explanation of the cost measures being assessed, and how the measures are scored.

Patty Rose

Patty Rose

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Reporting ACO Measure #11 (CEHRT) for MIPS APMs and QPs Participating in Advanced APMs

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

WEBINAR: Eligible clinicians practicing in a MIPS APM, as well as Qualifying APM Participants (QPs) are required to report ACO Measure #11 if they are participating in a Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) APM. Join Purdue Healthcare Advisors’  Jennifer Anglin for an overview of how to successfully demonstrate ACO Measure #11 via the QPP Portal.

Jennifer Anglin

Jennifer Anglin

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