Events

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Webinar

COVID-19 and Rural EMS

July 7, 2020

This webinar will share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting rural emergency medical services (EMS).

Upcoming 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.

Upcoming TASC 90 Webinar

Flex Program Updates and MBQIP Quarterly Reports

July 20, 2020

By attending this webinar, participants will be able to hear feedback on the new MBQIP quality report template, receive updates on a temporary timeline for MBQIP quarterly data reports, and understand virtual logistics of the upcoming 2020 Flex Program Reverse Site Visit (RSV).

Upcoming Flex Virtual Knowledge Group

Health Equity

July 27, 2020

Flex VKG webinars provide a forum for state Flex Programs to share successes, discuss challenges, and brainstorm strategies for improvement and Flex Program excellence.

Upcoming 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.

Upcoming Reverse Site Visit

2020 Flex Program Reverse Site Visit (RSV)

August 4, 2020 to August 6, 2020

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's (FORHP) Flex Program Virtual Reverse Site Visit (RSV) is an opportunity for state Flex Programs to make connections, share best practices and gather lessons learned to better engage and empower CAHs in activities to support healthy rural communities.

Upcoming 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.

Upcoming 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.

Upcoming HELP Webinar

Leading Through Change

August 18, 2020

Recognize individual differences in reactions to change. Use strategies for leading groups and individuals through change. Manage your own emotions during the change process.

Upcoming MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

August MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

August 20, 2020

MBQIP VKGs provide a networking opportunity for state Flex Programs and subcontractors. Topics for discussion are determined based on MBQIP Data Reports, technical assistance trends and requests.

Past Events

Past Reverse Site Visit

RHITND All-Grantee Meeting 2013

March 20, 2013 to March 22, 2013

The 2013 RHITND All-Grantee Meeting provided network grantees with helpful tools and resources to be successful within the dynamic health care landscape. Participants were afforded opportunities for collaboration to learn from each other and health care experts, particularly in the areas of leadership skills, HIT knowledge, and quality improvement in patient care.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

Developing a Good State Flex Program Work Plan

February 13, 2013

Hear information on how to develop a good state Flex Program work plan. Learn about the value of a framework, how to document measurable outcomes and how to think beyond a one-year budget.

Past HELP Webinar

Best Practice Business Office Policies and Procedures

November 14, 2012

It's imperitive for your facility to have clear, specific policies and procedures to govern the compliant adjudication of accounts within the business office. Learn protocols to have in place to ensure that they are consistently followed.

Past HELP Webinar

Chargemaster Fundamentals for a Solid Revenue Cycle Foundation

November 7, 2012

A solid chargemaster foundation is critical for a best practice revenue cycle to lower reimbursement and increase denials and compliance issues. Overview of best practice CDM components, methodologies and processes are provided.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

HCAHPS 101

June 12, 2012

Hear an overview of research conducted about CAH use of HCAHPS and how HCAHPS relates to MBQIP. Learn about one Flex Program's approach to HCAHPS using their CAH quality network.

Past Reverse Site Visit

RHITND All-Grantee Meeting 2012

May 22, 2012 to May 24, 2012

Network grantees of the RHITND program gathered in May 2012 in Bethesda, MD, for the annual program conference.

Past HELP Webinar

Competing on Analytics

May 16, 2012

Learn about data metrics and ways in which hospitals can operate successfully and compete on analytics.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

Outputs Versus Outcomes

February 8, 2012

Learn about outputs and outcomes. Discover why it is important to show how Flex-funded initiatives move from identification of a problem to completion of interventions and measurement of improvement and impact.

Past HELP Webinar

Achieving Your Highest Priorities

October 19, 2011

Learn tips for health care managers to model professional behavior at all times and minimize behaviors that put themselves and the organization at risk.

Past HELP Webinar

Dual Relationships

October 12, 2011

Learn to maximize the effectiveness of both the leader and the team, especially when the leader was previously a peer to staff and has been promoted.

Past HELP Webinar

Four Guiding Principles for Health Care Managers

October 5, 2011

Learn tips for health care managers to model professional behavior at all times and minimize behaviors that put themselves, and the organization, at risk. Operating fairly and legally is essential.

Past HELP Webinar

Leadership Achieving Revenue Cycle Excellence

June 29, 2011

This presentation discusses the attributes of effective leadership in revenue cycle operations, including the importance of consistency, alignment and accountability among leaders and employees.

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