Upcoming Webinars

CHITREC makes it a priority to remain at the cutting edge of the industry as your partners in health IT. Join our webinars on hot topics ranging from Meaningful Use to quality improvement initiatives, including Patient-Centered Medical Home and population health, and beyond.

Browse recordings of past webinars.

 


How to Select Quality Measures in MIPS

July 19, 2017

12:30-1:00pm CST

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Please join Sam Ross, Project Manager, Health Informatics Facilitator with the Chicago Health IT Regional Extension Center (CHITREC) for the second webinar in a two-part summer series on the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).  Sam will focus on how to gain points needed and how to optimize success in the Quality category of  MIPS.

The Webinar Agenda Will Include:

 

 

-  A brief overview of the MIPS
-  What the points mean
-  Choosing appropriate measures to meet benchmarks
-  Brief Q & A following the presentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Increasing Engagement Using Your Patient Portal

July 26, 2017

12:30-1:00pm CST

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CHITREC is pleased to welcome Mita Sanghavi Goel, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, for a webinar on “Increasing Engagement Using Your Patient Portal.” Patient engagement has remained a focus for national incentive programs such as Meaningful Use and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).  To help you make the most of participation, Dr. Goel will share need-to-know strategies you can implement right away. She’ll highlight ways to entice patients to access a patient portal, and will identify techniques for conveying the usefulness of key portal features. Dr. Goel will also address common challenges that arise when using a patient portal.

 

The Webinar Agenda Will Include:

 

 

-  Identify challenges to engaging patients through the patient portal
-  Describe how to leverage the benefits of the patient portal in your practice
-  Apply strategies for increasing patient engagement
-  Brief Q & A following the presentation

 

 

 

 


Deep Dive Into MU Measures

August 8, 2017

12:00-1:00pm CST

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Join Janet Baxter, Meaningful Use (MU) Program Manager at the Alliance of Chicago for a deep dive into each MU measure, what they mean for your practice, and suggestions on how to meet these measures.

The Webinar Agenda Will Include:

 

 

-  Brief overview of MU proposed changes
-  Stage 2 measures and what you’ll need for Stage 3
-  An in-depth look at each measure and how it affects your practice
-  Brief Q & A following the presentation