KENTUCKY REGIONAL EXTENSION CENTER

E-Health Summit

Join us to celebrate a decade of HIT leadership as we provide a collaborative eHealth Summit virtual event. Your advisors are bringing you two days filled with helpful information to aid your healthcare practice!

On Dec 8 Kentucky REC expert advisors will share information on Telehealth, Quality Improvement, Medicaid Promoting Interoperability, Hospital Promoting Interoperability, Patient Centered Medical Home/Patient Centered Specialty Practice, HIPAA and More!

On Dec 9 KHIE will present on today’s hot topics for both state and national health information technology initiatives. These include the Cabinet for Health and Family Services’ (CHFS) projects highlighting responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, ongoing initiatives for promoting interoperability and care coordination across the state, and other related subjects.

>> See the eHealth Summit Agenda below

All Sessions in Eastern Time (ET)

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

The Power of Proven Success Celebrating 10 years

9:00-9:05: Welcome to Day One!

Welcome to Kentucky REC: The Power of Proven Success, Celebrating 10 Years

9:05-9:30: Improve Outcomes for Patients with Diabetes

Diabetes is a complex, multifaceted disease that can be very challenging not only for clinical practitioners, but also for diabetes educators and individuals with the disease. Although evidence based guidelines, care, and self-management have been shown to improve outcomes, a gap continues to exist between current and recommended diabetes management practices. This session will present one Kentucky approach for building a learning collaborative with a framework of evidence-based models. In it participants have the opportunity to address this gap with a network of experts and fellow learners, with the common goal to improve outcomes for individuals with diabetes.

9:30-10:00: Data Validation/Quality Measures

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10:00-10:30: QPP 2021: Top Ten Tips For Success

Join us for a brief discussion of tips to implement both now and in January for success in the Quality Payment Program for 2021 program year.

10:30-11:00: Leverage PCMH/PCSP for Practice Transformation

Kentucky REC PCMH and PCSP Certified Content Experts (CCEs) will share with you an overview of the latest program basics and benefits of NCQA recognition. Not only will you will learn how to achieve recognition, but this session will show how the Kentucky REC can help prepare your organization for value-based models of care, along with attaining other clinical, financial and organizational benefits. Our experts have guided many organizations, large and small to recognition. Come learn about our proven track record for assisting organizations in attaining this nationally recognized achievement. Not sure your organization is ready to pursue full recognition? We’ll also cover alternative approaches for transformation.

11:00-11:15: Break & Activity
11:15-11:45: Kentucky Medicaid Promoting Interoperability for EPs

Kentucky Medicaid Promoting Interoperability for EPs: Preparing for PY2020 Attestations and Looking Ahead to PY2021

Kentucky REC PI advisors will share important steps in preparing to submit PY2020 attestations, along with documents that are crucial to keep in your binder for future audits. Program Year 2021 is the last year to participate in the Kentucky Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. We will discuss upcoming deadlines and suggested steps to make 2021 a successful year.

11:45-12:15: MEDICARE PROMOTING INTEROPERABILITY FOR HOSPITALS
Kentucky REC hospital PI advisors will review the Stage 3 Medicare Promoting Interoperability (Meaningful Use) requirements for Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals in Program Year 2020. The Kentucky REC has been providing advice and guidance for over 10 years, helping hospitals small and large, across the Commonwealth. We look forward to sharing how our team of experts can help your organization achieve its goals, comply with regulations, and avoid penalties.
12:15-12:30: Break & Activity
12:30-1:00: Telehealth: Bridging the Gap to Access
Join us as we discuss the latest federal and state legislative updates related to telehealth. We will also review how telehealth is impacting the Quality Payment Program for the 2020 Program year and how you can incorporate Telehealth into improving category scores.
1:00 -2:00: HIPAA: Security Risk Analysis
The Kentucky REC is here to assist you with completing your Security Risk Analysis and ensure organizations stay compliant under the HIPAA Security Rule. Since the COVID 19 crisis demands a new level of caution, Kentucky REC experts have developed an innovative SRA via a virtual platform. Learn the best options for staying compliant in 2020 and beyond. We’ll discuss the current state of healthcare security and important steps to take to remain HIPAA compliant in this rapidly changing environment.
2:00: eHealth Summit 2020 - Looking Forward to Tomorrow

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Past, Present and Future 

Connected Healthcare is Better Healthcare

8:00 - 3:30 PM: Vendor Huddles

Throughout the day, meet with other Kentucky providers who share your same EHR platform. Schedule times: TBA

8:00 - 3:30 PM: Exhibits/ Networking Lounge
8:30: Opening Remarks and Welcome
9:00: Keynote Address
9:45-10:00: Exhibitor Breaks/Networking Lounge
10:00: COVID-19 Panel Featuring Kentucky C-Suite Leadership
11:00: BREAKTHROUGH Solutions for Kentucky Healthcare Challenges
12:00-1:00: Exhibits/Networking Lounge
1:00-3:30: KHIE Deep Dive: Explanation of KHIE Services