Webinars & Workshops

CHITREC recognizes the need for continued health IT education and training for providers and their staff. Our knowledgeable speakers present on topics ranging from Meaningful Use to Privacy and Security. See below for upcoming workshops and webinars.

Privacy & Security Workshop 

Our workshop takes a close look at Privacy and Security in the EHR industry and offers best practices that attendees can use to securely maintain patient data. CHITREC’s privacy and security officer, Alex Cohn, CISSP, will provide each attendee with details on performing a security risk assessment as required by Meaningful Use (MU) measures, information on HIPAA and HITECH, and access to the tools needed to help practices achieve the privacy and security.

Who should attend?
Vendors interested in performing risk assessments, practice managers, EHR Coordinators, providers, and anyone responsible for privacy and security issues.

What will you learn?
MU measure on Privacy and Security
Security risk analysis

What tools do I receive?
Risk Assessment Questionnaire
HIPAA – HITECH Privacy and Security Checklist
Sample Information Security Policies and Templates
Best Practices Checklists

Upcoming Workshops

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 @ 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Thursday, December 5, 2013 @ 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Northwestern University
750 N. Lake Shore Drive
Lakeview Conference Room, 11th floor
Chicago, IL 60611


How to register?
Contact CHITREC by phone at (312) 503-1011, or via e-mail at [email protected] to register. If you have a group of 4 or more, we can arrange a special session for you. Please contact us via e-mail at [email protected] if you are interested in this option.

CHITREC Meaningful Use Webinars 

Our Meaningful Use webinar topics provide attendees with the tools needed to secure an EHR, assess readiness for implementation or upgrade of an EHR, and navigate a potential audit. The webinar topics include Meaningful Use Overview, Audit Preparation, Stage 2 Preparation, Next Steps after Attestation, Health Information Exchange, and Privacy & Security Best Practices. 

Who should attend?
Physicians, nurses, medical assistants, physician assistants, practice managers, EHR coordinators, and all others interested in learning more about achieving MU.

Upcoming Webinars

Illinois Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Update Webinar Series 3
Thursday, August 29, 2013 @ 12 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. CST

Note: All events are complimentary and we hope you will join us.

Previously Recorded Webinars 

Our archived webinar topics can be found below. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Illinois Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Update Webinar Series 2 – 32 minutes

Illinois Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Update Webinar Series 1 – 25 minutes

Part III: Stage 2 Clinical Quality Measures Webinar - 36 minutes

Part II: Stage 2 Menu Measures Webinar - 18 minutes

EHR Incentive Program Attestation Webinar - 29 minutes

Part I: Stage 2 Core Measures Webinar - 27 minutes

Privacy & Security Risk Assessment Webinar - 38 minutes

Health Information Exchange Webinar - 39 minutes

Audit Preparation Webinar - 43 minutes

Illinois Health Information Exchange Webinar - 23 minutes

Partner Webinars & Events 

Illinois Health Information Exchange Webinars and Tutorials