The Health IT Unit is committed to providing up-to-date information and education resource tools to healthcare providers participating in the Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program. Health IT hosts a series of engaging live webinars to further assist providers attesting to Meaningful Use. Click the links below to register for any of these exciting webinars. After completing your registration, you will receive an email confirmation with instructions of how to join the event.

Making Meaningful Use Count in 2020

Get the latest updates and information about the Medicaid PI Program from Health IT staff and partners (DXC, GaHIN, HI-BRIDGE and Myers and Stauffer). This live webinar covers new changes occurring within the program, including an overview of MU objectives and measures, audit preparedness, HIE resources and more.

Post Payment Audit "Do's and Don'ts" 

Hear directly from incentive post-payment auditors, Myers and Stauffer, as they discuss the audit process, documentation requirements and "do's and don'ts" for post-payment audits for the Medicaid PI Program.

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Risky Business: Security Risk Analysis with Sandeep Kapoor

The consequences and costs of a patient data breach can be staggering. Don't let it happen to you. Learn about the necessary documentation to satisfy Meaningful Use requirements, and the safeguards and security assessment tools to protect yourself in the event of an audit.

Leveraging GaHIN to Improve Care

Georgia Information Network (GaHIN), the state's nonprofit health information exchange (HIE), delivers eight exciting new webinars to help improve the quality of patient care through the secure exchange of patient health information. Each webinar is unique and features topics that promote interoperability and the roles healthcare providers play in the "continuum of care."

It’s Time to Opt-In – GaHIN’s Lab Reports Service

The more we share, the better the care – that’s the goal behind GaHIN’s new Lab Reports service. Providers can opt-in to have a copy of their patients’ lab data placed into a secure repository that can be accessed by other authorized clinicians. While it only takes a few minutes to sign up, the impact on patient health – and economics – can be substantial. Learn about the new service and how you can participate during this 30-minute webinar.

How Grady Is Using GaHIN to Improve Care

Grady Memorial Hospital is the largest hospital in the state of Georgia and the public hospital for the city of Atlanta. It is the fifth-largest public hospital in the United States, as well as one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in the country. Find out how this hospital – one of the first to sign-on to participate in GaHIN – benefits from participation and get tips on how you can add their best practices to your operations.

Balancing Privacy and Access in Digital Health

Health information privacy is strictly protected through HIPAA, but interoperability has shown to improve care quality and reduce costs. How can organizations balance privacy and access, and what steps does GaHIN take to ensure health information security? Learn about this critical balance on a local, state and national level during this 30-minute webinar.

Accessing GaHIN through GAMMIS

Don’t have an EHR? Don’t worry! Medicaid providers throughout Georgia have ready access to electronic patient records through the Clinical Viewer available through the GAMMIS portal. This webinar will offer an introduction to the Clinical Viewer and include a demo of features and capabilities. Providers will learn how this tool can help them with accessing the most current available patient information that will facilitate clinical decision making and ultimately may improve the patient encounter experience. Note – we are repeating this popular webinar and extending the length to an hour to get all of your questions answered.

Digital Health Trends – Insights from HIMSS20 with Dr. Denise Hines

Each year, the HIMSS Annual Meeting brings together approximately 40,000 health data experts from around the globe. Sessions include inspiring keynote speakers, exciting technology advances and innovative best practices. Dr. Denise Hines, Executive Director of GaHIN and Chief Americas Officer of HIMSS, will summarize the highlights of the 2020 HIMSS annual meeting during this webinar.

Five Ways to Maximize Your Use of GeorgiaDirect

GeorgiaDirect, GaHIN’s secure messaging service, offers a wealth of benefits to providers. Did you know that GeorgiaDirect can be used to submit information to certain health registries? During this webinar we’ll look at five ways you can use GeorgiaDirect to save time, improve patient care and streamline information exchange with other care providers.

Achieving Interoperability across the Care Continuum

There are a wide range of care organizations and individuals involved when a patient travels along the care continuum – from the family physician to specialists to the hospital to long-term care to rehab, for example. Learn how care across each stop in the continuum can be improved with shared information, and what you can do to strengthen secure sharing.

How to Customize Your Clinical Viewer

GaHIN’s Clinical Viewer offers access to a wide array of patient information. During this webinar, we’ll review the clinical information that is available and explain how you can re-arrange the tabs and windows to streamline access to the specific information you need. If you use the Clinical Viewer to access GaHIN, this webinar is for you!

Deep Dive: Understanding Promoting Interoperability

This webinar series helps demystify the confusion of Meaningful Use by offering a clear and in-depth look into the objectives, measures and documentation required for Stage 3.