Health Education and Learning Program (HELP) Webinars

HELP webinars provide rural hospital leaders and staff a better understanding of:

  • Best practices that improve financial performance and quality of care
  • Value-based care and delivery models, as well as alternative payment models (APM)
  • Strategies that assist rural hospitals in transitioning to population health

Continue below to find details about upcoming webinars or playbacks of previously recorded webinars. Eligibility requirements apply and ACHE credits are available.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming HELP Webinar

Chasing Zero – The Journey to High Reliability

January 4, 2018

Discuss the patient safety landscape, how patient harm and death occurs, the High-Reliability Organization, and the rural hospital journey to zero harm.

Upcoming HELP Webinar

The Role of Rural Hospitals in Addressing Substance Use Problems

January 10, 2018

Explore the issues driving substance use in rural communities and discuss the role of rural hospitals in supporting and participating in community-based strategies and programs to address this ongoing population health problem.

Upcoming HELP Webinar

Year 2 of the QPP: What Rural Clinicians and CAHs Need to Know

January 24, 2018

Learn how to assess your current performance and choose reporting strategies that make the most sense to your practice and your patients. See how to test various reporting methods and plan improvement goals.

Past Events

Past HELP Webinar

Improving Transition of Care and HCAHPS Scores, Part 1

December 1, 2015

Learn best practices to increase and improve seamless care delivery from admission through discharge, and the importance of continuous coordinated care delivery which includes numerous community stakeholders.

Past HELP Webinar

Care Coordination and Its Role in Transforming Local Health Care (Part 1)

November 17, 2015

Hear an introduction to care coordination and how it fits with Triple Aim. Learn how to define the target population and how an assessment can help focus coordination efforts. A review of how information technology is used to support these efforts is included.

Past HELP Webinar

Understanding the S-10 Worksheet: Determining Charity Care and Bad Debt (Part 2)

September 24, 2015

Get detailed instructions on how to complete the S-10 form, suggestions for best practice implementation, understand current and potential uses of the S-10 form, compare recently filed uncompensated care data and analyze the data's impact on potential uncompensated care pool allocations.

Past HELP Webinar

Understanding the S-10 Worksheet: Determining Charity Care and Bad Debt (Part 1)

September 23, 2015

Get detailed instructions on how to complete the S-10 form, suggestions for best practice implementation, understand current and potential uses of the S-10 form, compare recently filed uncompensated care data and analyze the data's impact on potential uncompensated care pool allocations.

Past HELP Webinar

Physician Engagement – An Imperative for Success

August 28, 2015

Learn how an understanding of physician and leadership differences can increase the likelihood of trusting relationships and shared visions with specific administrative strategies for meaningful physician engagement.

Past HELP Webinar

Developing Rural Telehealth to Leverage Service Gaps

July 29, 2015

Learn to operationalize and integrate telemedicine to improve the quality of care, reduce cost and increase opportunities for collaboration with other providers to prepare for population health.

Past HELP Webinar

Partnerships: Positioning Hospitals for the Future (Part 2)

June 12, 2015

Hear case studies that assist rural providers as they create interdependence with other providers and organizations to create a system of care. This webinar includes practice tools, case studies and advice to meet partnership goals.

Past HELP Webinar

Partnerships: Positioning Hospitals for the Future (Part 1)

June 5, 2015

Rural providers are in a position to build more favorable partnerships due to market shifts including the move toward population health. This webinar includes practice tools, case studies and advice to meet partnership goals.

Past HELP Webinar

Road to Value: What’s Most Important to Know and Do to Financially Position the Hospital for the Future

May 6, 2015

Financial preparation for this transformation will be key to short-term survival and long-term success. Learn to be prepared for the financial journey, efficiency and effectiveness of revenue and expense management, service line analysis and development, alternative payment models and relationships with other health care providers in the provision of health care services.

Past HELP Webinar

Payer Contract Negotiations: Getting Paid for Delivering Value

April 24, 2015

Position your organization to take advantage of new opportunities that arise from value-based payment models, including direct contracting with employers, single-signature clinically integrated network contracts and upstream shared savings arrangements.

Past HELP Webinar

Using Analytics to Manage Population Health

April 10, 2015

Reviews required population health claims data; a population health management dashboard; understanding that 20% of beneficiaries represent 80% of the cost and a drill down on the most expensive beneficiaries; hot spotting and targeting specific populations; determining what diseases to target and improve and strategies to monitor population health chronic disease data.

Past HELP Webinar

A Strategic Framework for Assisting Rural Hospitals to Move to Population Health

April 8, 2015

The current environment is driven by health care reform and market realities now offers a new set of challenges. Learn how to develop a robust strategy for full population health management and hear practical steps rural providers need to consider as the payment system moves from FFS to value and population health.

Past HELP Webinar

Lean Sigma Health Care

August 26, 2014

This webinar details the thinking and tools within the Lean Sigma Health Care methodology that underlie its highly effective approach to driving meaningful and lasting organizational change.

Past HELP Webinar

CAH Financial Management

January 29, 2014

Explore the top strategies employed by CAHs to improve their financial performance.

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