Provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) encouraged tax-exempt hospitals to invest broadly in community health benefits. What were the effects of these incentives? This Webinar with Dr. Gary Young reviews his research on this topic. Our speaker, Gary Young, is Director of the Northeastern University Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research as well
This webinar covers HIPAA breaches with a focus on corporate exposure associated with various theories of liability. In this session, you will learn about how contracted employees are viewed under the law, the context in which a personal right of action exists, breach investigation practices in the industry and OCR investigation management. Our speakers, Lynn
Thousands of mobile health (mHealth) apps have been developed to support patients’ management of their health, but the effectiveness of many of the apps remains unclear. Effective use of mHealth tools requires a good fit between the app, the users’ electronic health (eHealth) literacy, the treatment approach, staff time, and reimbursement for services. Our speaker,
When risk adjustment is inadequate and incentives are weak, pay-for-performance programs, such as the Value-Based Payment Modifier (Value Modifier [VM]) implemented by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, may contribute to health care disparities without improving performance on average. Are there performance differences between practices serving higher- and those serving lower-risk patients? In this presentation,
The Chief Primary Care Medical Officer (CPCMO) is an emerging physician leadership position focused on improving continuity for the patients of hospital based health care systems. Continuity, the essence of primary care, drives value. However, this continuity is inadvertently undermined by the hospitalist movement which may lead to primary care connection disruption at the hospital
Hiring top performers is a time-consuming process that can often feel like a game of chance. Resumes are screened, interviews are scheduled, but unless you can truly understand what drives and motivates each candidate, and how they will approach their job and work with others, you are most likely gambling on whether the candidate you
“Social determinants of health” (SDHs) are nonclinical factors that profoundly affect health. Helping community health centers (CHCs) document patients’ SDH data in electronic health records (EHRs) could yield substantial health benefits. Our speaker, Dr. Rachel Gold, leads a team that developed a set of EHR-based SDH data collection, summary, and referral tools for CHCs; her
What is Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)? For over 35 years, the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society has led innovative programs transforming the practices of medicine and psychology through the integration of mindfulness in the education and training of health care professionals. Using the tools of science, their research is focused on
Leveraging LinkedIn By Ellen Mahoney, Fernando Limbo, Lida Junghans, Priya Heatherly LinkedIn is a valuable tool for building and sustaining your network and for being contacted about possible new career opportunities. As a health care executive search firm, we are retained by clients to find leaders for their organizations. We use LinkedIn extensively to find
You’ve heard lectures and read books about improving employee engagement and accountability. Great ideas, but what happens when you try to implement them? Join us for this Webinar and learn how one organization applied Reality-Based Leadership: what they did, how they did it and what has happened.
Our speakers are Cassandra Tembo and Gwenevere Josey, Chief Administrative Officer and Director of HR Strategic Support from Cedar Lake, in Louisville KY, a non-profit organization that supports adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.