Virtual Educational Events

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Virtual Educational Events

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Each month, Alliant Quality hosts an array of virtual educational events for Nursing Homes, Community Coalitions, Clinicians, Hospitals, and Medicare Beneficiaries in support of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors (NQIIC) and Quality Payment Program Small, Underserved, and Rural Support (QPP SURS) initiatives and goals.

Registration links and information for events occurring in the next month are listed below. Recordings of previous events and on-demand learning programs are on Alliant Quality’s YouTube channel.

To save the date for all events under these CMS programs on the 2021 calendar, please click here.

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Multi-state

A Deeper Dive into Opioid and Antipsychotic Medication Adverse Drug Events

The is Learning Action Network event will take you through the most common ADEs and their risk factors for opioid and antipsychotic medications. Case studies will be discussed to help hone your skills for identifying ADEs.

April 20, 2021
2 p.m. ET | 1 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Part 1: Morehouse & GRHA

COVID-19 Vaccines, Trials and the Path Forward in Georgia Communities Reducing Vaccine Hesitancy Link include –Zoom 1: Vaccines, Trials and Opportunities to Meet the Needs of the Community April 21, Noon -1:30PM Additional Information– GRHA is proud to partner with Morehouse School of Medicine , Georgia CEAL Should you have any questions, please contact: Charles Owens, 229-322-8290

April 21, 2021
12 p.m. ET
Multi-state

University of Alabama (UAB) Ticket to Ride: COVID Discharge Workflow and Communication Across Care Continuum

Join our conversation as we talk about one community coalition’s journey to create a care continuum structure to support congregate living facilities in developing prevention and mitigation plans in response to COVID-19.

April 22, 2021
12:30 p.m. ET | 11:30 a.m. CT
Multi-state

Digital Health Equity Breast Cancer Screening

Join this exciting presentation as a healthcare system describes a performance improvement project that focuses on reducing disparities in breast cancer screening. Based on race and ethnicity data, a program was designed to increase access, create demand and improve breast cancer screenings in geographic hot spots. Learn how your organization can commit to health equity and reduce health disparities in your patient population.

April 27, 2021
2 p.m. ET | 1 p.m. CT | 11 a.m. PT
Multi-state

Alliant Quality Special Event: QII Increasing Vaccinations Webinar Series Event 2

April 28, 2021
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Part 2: Morehouse & GRHA

Link includes, Zoom 2: Communicating & Connecting with patients and the community to increase vaccination rates May 5, Noon -130PM Additional information– GRHA is proud to partner with Morehouse School of Medicine , Georgia CEAL Should you have any questions, please contact: Charles Owens, 229-322-8290

May 5, 2021
12 p.m. ET
Multi-state

Alliant Quality Special Event: QII Increasing Vaccinations Webinar Series Event 3

May 26, 2021
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Alliant Quality Special Event: QII Increasing Vaccinations Webinar Series Event 4

June 23, 2021
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT

Past

Multi-state

Telehealth Services in our Communities—Implementation and Billing Considerations

CMS recently announced a waiver for telehealth services –
what does this mean for Medicare beneficiaries and our
communities?

Alliant Quality’s Donna Cohen will explore this topic during
this 30-minute Learning & Action Network event on 4/23.
If you would like to submit questions ahead of the event,
email carecoordination@alliantquality.org

Learning Objectives:
→ Understand the 1135 waiver impact on billing for
telehealth services for Medicare-eligible patients
→ Understand multiple methods of providing telehealth
services
→ Implement various of telehealth services in the
community

April 23, 2020
12:30 p.m. ET / 11:30 a.m. CT
Multi-state

Providing Telehealth Services in Nursing Homes: Implementation and Billing Considerations

CMS recently announced a waiver for telehealth services, so
what does this mean for nursing homes?

Alliant Quality’s Donna Cohen will explore this topic during
this 30-minute Learning & Action Network event on 4/21.
If you would like to submit questions ahead of the event,
email nursinghome@alliantquality.org

Learning Objectives:
– Describe the 1135 waiver impact on billing for telehealth
services for Medicare-eligible patients
– List multiple methods of providing telehealth services to
Nursing Home residents
– Implement various types of telehealth services for
residents in Nursing Homes

April 21, 2020
2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Addressing Mental Health Disparities

April 20, 2020
2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Preserving Mental Health during the Global Coronavirus Pandemic

April 14, 2020
12 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. CT
Multi-state

N95, PAPRs, Surgical Masks, and Scarves; Updates from the Front Lines

Certified Safety Professional and Industrial Hygienist, Dr. Joseph A. Cocciardi, will give an overview of standard Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), status and availability, and discuss alternative tools for protection during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tim Wiegand, MD, FACMT will also provide a brief presentation on PPE in Addiction Treatment Settings. The webinar will also include Updates From the Front Lines featuring doctors from Tehran, Iran, New Orleans, and Newark, New Jersey.

April 8, 2020
3 p.m. EST / 2 p.m. CT
Multi-state

COVID-19 with Nursing Homes

Please join the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for a call on COVID-19 with Nursing Homes. CMS leadership will provide updates on the agency’s latest guidance, and leaders in the field interested in will share best practices with their peers. 

April 8, 2020
4:30 p.m. EST / 3:30 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Simulcast of CDC COVID-19 Update for Rural Partners

Dr. Jay Butler (CDC Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases) will share guidance with partners, public health practitioners, healthcare providers, and others working to protect the health of rural communities.  He will describe what CDC knows at this point and what CDC is doing in response to this outbreak. We will also have time for questions and answers.

This event was recorded. Questions not answered during it may be sent to ruralhealth@cdc.gov.

March 23, 2020
1 p.m. ET / Noon CT
Multi-state

IMPORTANT UPDATE: CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update and Information for Long-term Care Facilities

March 17, 2020
2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Introduction to the Million Hearts Initiative

February 20, 2020
12:30 p.m. ET / 11:30 a.m. CT
Multi-state

Understanding the Quality Measures and Quality Measure STAR Rating

February 18, 2020
2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT