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Presenter: Heather Stang, MA, C-IAYT
Most health care professionals enter the workforce with a deeply held desire to alleviate suffering. Unfortunately, the constant exposure to physical and emotional distress in patients and families can have a negative impact on those who long to help. This session will explore the causes and warning signs of compassion fatigue, creative prevention strategies and recovery resources. The session also will discuss the role of self-care, self-compassion and social support in cultivating physical and mental health for health care professionals.
Recording length = 49 minutes
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The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly altered the health care industry and nearly every other aspect of the economy and life. It has hit physicians particularly hard, affecting them financially, physically and emotionally. This session will explore how physicians have been affected by and are responding to COVID-19. The session will include original data from three national physician surveys conducted by Merritt Hawkins for The Physicians Foundation. Each survey addresses how the coronavirus has affected physicians, their practices and their patients.
This recording is on both the Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program and the Readmissions Reduction Program (RRP). The HAC analysis is intended to provide hospitals with a preview of the potential impact of the federal fiscal year Medicare inpatient HAC Reduction Programs based on publicly available data and program rules established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The RRP Analysis is intended to provide detailed performance information on the readmissions measures that are currently evaluated under the Medicare Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program and to provide hospitals with an in-depth review of actual performance.
DataGen will explain both analyses overviews, methodologies, and state-specific performances. Please contact Allison Martin at IHA if you would like a copy of the handouts or with any questions.
Recording length = 1 hour
The Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Impact Analysis is intended to provide hospitals with a preview of the potential impact of the federal fiscal year Medicare inpatient hospital VBP program based on publicly available data and program rules established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The reports included in this analysis estimate VBP scores, impacts, and scoring trends and provide full detail on how the points and scores for each VBP measure and domain are calculated. DataGen will explain the analysis overview, methodologies, and state-specific performance. Please contact Allison Martin at IHA if you would like a copy of the handouts or with any questions.
Fleet safety in the health care industry is often an over looked risk. Home health care, emergency services and facilities management present fleet hazards that exposure our employees , general public and health care facility.
This presentation will educate you on:
The key elements of an effective fleet program.
How to review and monitor motor vehicle reports.
Using personal vehicles for company business.
Educational opportunities for all drivers.
Recording length = 50 minutes
Recording length = 17 minutes
This webinar focuses on that interaction and offers critical information to help the practitioner and facility obtain the best outcome for the trafficking survivor. The training also promotes systemic change and serves as a foundation for the development of effective human trafficking patient protocols specific to facilities and their resources. This training was developed by professionals in human sex trafficking and seven survivors whose interactions and experiences with Iowa medical-services providers are shared.
Recording length = 1 hour and 40 minutes
The IHA DATABANK Program is a web-based database of hospital utilization, financial performance, and balance sheet indicators. The database is the source of comparable information on inpatient utilization, outpatient statistics, charges and expenses per day and per stay, uncollected charges, number of days in accounts receivable gross, profitability, financial ratios and a number of personnel statistics. Contact Allison Martin for more information.
Recording length = 5 minutes
IHA has developed a comprehensive Internet-based solution to greatly enhance our member's use of the IHA Statewide Inpatient and Outpatient Databases. Members utilize Dimensions and the IHA databases to easily analyze market share, perform patient services assessment, plan hospital services, recruit and analyze physicians, benchmark with peers and assess community needs.
Recording length = 4 minutes
The IHA Hospital Board Assessment is designed to measure and benchmark a hospital board’s performance. There are two sections to the program, the main section being the board assessment, followed by the self-assessment. For best results, IHA recommends using the program once a year. Contact Allison Martin for more information.
IHA Medicare Payment Impact Modeling provides Iowa hospitals with impact analysis of Medicare payment policy changes. Each year, CMS makes a number of changes to how hospitals are reimbursed under the Medicare program through the regulatory process. The impact reports provide hospitals with quick and easy to understand analyses of proposed and final regulatory changes that assist hospitals in planning and preparing both operationally and financially. Contact Allison Martin for more information.
There are currently several class action settlements spanning a few categories from which your organization may be eligible to recover significant proceeds including the BCBS Subscriber Settlement and the Payment Card Interchange Fee Settlement (Visa/MC). IHA members can take advantage of a Class Action Settlement Recovery Service, on a pure contingent fee basis, through our strategic partnership with Managed Care Advisory Group, LLC (MCAG). For more information, please contact Jake Kercheval
Recording length = 20 minutes
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Price Transparency requirements implemented on January 1st, 2021, are presenting logistical challenges for providers. This session will focus on reviewing the requirements, outlining the consequences of non-compliance and explaining the four critical tasks for compliance. The session will also discuss what is on the horizon as hospitals navigate challenges surrounding rational pricing methodologies and payer contract management concerns. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Price Transparency requirements implemented on January 1st, 2021, are presenting logistical challenges for providers. This session will focus on reviewing the requirements, outlining the consequences of non-compliance and explaining the four critical tasks for compliance. The session will also discuss what is on the horizon as hospitals navigate challenges surrounding rational pricing methodologies and payer contract management concerns.
For more information, contact Reagon Worthington
Recording length = 57 minutes
Presenter- Linda Cohen, MA, Founder, Linda Cohen Consulting, Beaverton, Oregon
Adaptability, communication, recognition and radical self-care have been key kindness strategies that have helped people move through these challenging times. This session will focus on what one can do, despite overwhelming compassion fatigue, to help elevate a culture of kindness. This culture increases happiness and oxytocin, and reduces burnout, stress and anxiety. It also can create an unexpected ripple effect. Attendees will be inspired and take away several actionable kindness ideas to implement immediately
Recording length = 47 minutes
The IHA Salary Survey Program is a web-based tool that collects data on three surveys: the annual Salary Survey, Benefits Survey, and the Turnover Survey. The results allow a hospital to compare their data with other hospitals in Iowa, statewide, within specific geographical regions, by Medicare payment classification and create custom peer groups. A hospital can also run their own salary and benefit reports on demand through the Salary Survey Program.
This session will review special issues with the governance of Iowa public hospitals in both urban and rural settings. Discussion will include:Competitive bidding, conflicts of interest, immunities, open meetings and public records, public purpose limitations, separate foundations and ventures with other entities. Recording length - 1 hour and 4 minutes
Research shows that caregiver empathy plays a significant role in patient satisfaction, improved health outcomes and treatment compliance. Empathy is also a powerful buffer against burnout and stress for health care workers, transforming the most-difficult situations into opportunities for connection, kindness and meaning. This session will explore techniques that cultivate empathy for patients, co-workers and ourselves. It also will review the physical, emotional and spiritual benefits of empathy.
Recording length = 47 minutes