Events

This list includes upcoming and past Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program (DRCHSD) events. Generally, the intended audience for live DRCHSD events is selected DRCHSD hospital and clinic teams and state partners. Recordings posted in the past events list are available for anyone's use.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Webinar

Post-COVID Patient Transitions

March 11, 2021

View the fourth session in the DRCHSD Program Telehealth Webinar Series which will focus on patient transition post-COVID and how telehealth can support these transitions.

Upcoming Webinar

Industry-based Telehealth Programs

March 18, 2021

View the fifth session in the DRCHSD Program Telehealth Webinar Series which will focus on examples of hospitals and clinics working with local industries to provide care through telehealth.

Upcoming Webinar

Analytics to Measure Your Telehealth Outcomes

March 25, 2021

View the sixth session in the DRCHSD Program Telehealth Webinar Series which will focus on data that can be used to help healthcare providers make better decisions about telehealth services.

Upcoming Webinar

Value-Based Care (VBC) Options for Rural

May 6, 2021

View the first session in this five-part Value-Based Care (VBC) Webinar Series to hear best practices for transitioning to VBC models and being successful with payment system transformation and population health.

Upcoming Webinar

Financial Risk in Value-Based Care (VBC) Models

May 13, 2021

View the second session in this five-part Value-Based Care (VBC) Webinar Series to hear best practices for dealing with financial risk attributed to VBC models.

Past Events

Past Webinar

Introducing the DRCHSD Customizable Communications Toolkit

February 4, 2021

This webinar is for currently participating DRCHSD hospitals. Explore the Customizable Communications Toolkit, which supports rural hospitals and clinics in developing internal and external communication materials. Preview the campaigns and customizable templates and learn how to access, download, and customize the files.

Past Webinar

Front-end Revenue Cycle Improvement: Patient Registration

January 21, 2021

The last session of the Revenue Cycle Improvement webinar series, Front-end Revenue Cycle Improvement: Patient Registration, will review best practice patient registration and pre-arrival strategies, and discuss KPIs used to measure and benchmark registration performance.

Past Webinar

Charge Capture Improvement and Best Practices

January 19, 2021

The third session of the Revenue Cycle Improvement webinar series, Charge Capture Improvement and Best Practices, will provide an overview of charge capture opportunities.

Past Webinar

Telehealth Coding and Billing to Maximize Reimbursement

January 14, 2021

The second session of the Revenue Cycle Improvement webinar series, Telehealth Coding and Billing to Maximize Reimbursement, provides an overview of coding, billing and reimbursement updates for telehealth and virtual communication services in CY2021.

Past Webinar

2021 CMS Coding Updates

January 12, 2021

The first session of the Revenue Cycle Improvement webinar series, CMS 2021 Coding Updates, provided updates to the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule regarding telehealth, E&M documentation and code changes, fee-for-service reimbursement impact, and RHC service expansion.

Past Webinar

What’s Your 2021 Story? The Art of Storytelling

December 17, 2020

In this eighth and final webinar of the 8-part series, Communication Strategies for Community Outreach and Education, you’ll leave inspired and energized to go out and tell the story of your rural health organization.

Past Webinar

How to Communicate Who You Truly Are as an Organization

December 3, 2020

In this sixth webinar of the 8-part series, Communication Strategies for Community Outreach and Education, learn to develop an image that aligns with your organization’s vision and future growth strategy.

Past Webinar

DRCHSD CARES Act Reporting Guidance and FAQ Webinar

November 13, 2020

The purpose of this webinar with BKD experts is to share critical information hospitals need to be aware of as we are rapidly approaching the COVID-19 reporting deadline. This is a brief presentation on CARES Act Reporting and Q&A on the newly released guidance.

Past Workshop

DRCHSD 2020 Virtual Summit

September 15, 2020 to September 16, 2020

The focus of the Delta Region Community Health System's Development (DRCHSD) 2020 Summit is to address current issues, learn from peer best practices and adapt in a rapidly changing health care environment. The purpose of this event is to provide DRCHSD participating hospitals and clinics with a collaborative learning environment to make connections, share best practices, and gather lessons learned to empower and support participating organizations. Through presentations and interactive discussions, participants will be able to improve and strengthen their organizations. We look forward to your participation at this educational and informative virtual event.

Past Webinar

DRCHSD COVID Financial Recovery Webinar Series Part V: Physicians - Strategic Planning

August 14, 2020

Proper alignment with employed and affiliated physicians continues to present challenges, especially to rural providers. With growing practice subsidies and recruitment and retention difficulties, leaders must engage at a deeper level with the medical staff to achieve sustainable arrangements. Tune in to hear from BKD experts about how organizations are repositioning to achieve value for the organization, physicians and the patients they mutually care for.

Past Webinar

DRCHSD COVID Financial Recovery Webinar Series Part IV: Revenue Cycle Strategies

August 7, 2020

BKD will review the revenue cycle strategies rural hospital and clinic leaders should be aware of as they determine how to prioritize and address any backlog in revenue cycle. This session will provide leaders with an example of how to prioritize A/R, opportunities for uninsured COVID reimbursement programs, and discuss how to manage remote staff productivity.

Past Webinar

DRCHSD COVID Financial Recovery Webinar Series Part III: Operational Considerations

July 31, 2020

Hospitals are eager to resume operations and reach pre-COVID volumes as quickly as possible. However, with the threat of a possible COVID resurgence, labor disruptions and community uncertainty, the rebound is slower than expected. Tune in to learn strategies that successful rural hospitals are pursuing to recast operations and rebuild lost volumes as quickly as possible.

Past Webinar

DRCHSD COVID Financial Recovery Webinar Series Part I: How to Keep Your Funding

July 17, 2020

This session will provide DRCHSD hospital and clinic leaders with information needed to retain COVID-19 funding and prepare for a single audit. BKD will recommend best practices for procedures, documentation and example methodologies for tracking various funding sources, revenues and expenses related to COVID-19.

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