Healthcare Compliance WebinarsIt was an excellent year for educational webinars at First Healthcare Compliance, presented by top subject matter experts in the healthcare field. We want to take a moment to highlight our top webinar of 2019 and look back on the webinars and presenters we hosted during 2019!

Rachel V. Rose, Attorney at Law, PLLC of Houston, Texas presented the top webinar of 2019 titled HIPAA and Health Apps, receiving the highest number of registrants. Rachel represents clients on healthcare, cybersecurity, securities and qui tam matters. She also teaches bioethics at Baylor College of Medicine. She has been consecutively named by Houstonia Magazine as a Top Lawyer (Healthcare) and to the National Women Trial Lawyer’s Top 25.

Be sure to view a recording of this webinar on YouTube. Rachel was featured on our radio show and podcast, 1st Talk Compliance with host Catherine Short, interviewed for the Q&A: HIPAA and Health Apps blog post, and presented at our 2019 HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit and will serve as Distinguished Speaker at our upcoming Healthcare Compliance Symposium 2020 with Widener University Delaware Law School on April 23, 2020.

Andrew B. Wilson attorney and legislative specialist in Morris James LLP’s Health Care Industry and Government Relations Groups, presented an engaging webinar titled Telemedicine Compliance Primer – Using Delaware as a Model.

Gavin Baker, President of Baker Labs, presented How to Handle Negative Patient Reviews, covering the importance of reviews to today’s modern doctor and patient, and how to handle negative reviews.

Catherine Walters, Esq. led a timely webinar titled Navigating the Background Check and FCRA Compliance Minefield. Catherine is a partner at the law firm of Bybel Rutledge LLP, where she serves as Chair of the Employment/Labor Law Group.

Pam Joslin, MM, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CMCO, CEMA, CMCA-E/M of Innovative Healthcare Consulting presented Compliance Program Effectiveness: Auditing and Monitoring discussing the relationship and responsibilities between auditing and monitoring and how to ensure that your organization is fully compliant.

Stan Szpytek, President of Fire and Life Safety, Inc, offered a vital webinar on Fire & Life Safety Compliance in health care facilities with focus on NFPA 101, The Life Safety Code (2012) and NFPA 99, The Health Care Facilities code (2012) called Fire & Life Safety Compliance in Health Care Facilities.

Gene M. Ransom III, CEO of The Maryland State Medical Society, presented Medical Cannabis: Legal and Practice Considerations, providing an overview of issues surrounding medical cannabis.

Shivhon Adkins, MPA, founder of Medical Receptionist Network and author of the Medical
Receptionist Handbook to Success led the engaging webinar, Front Desk Success with Medical Receptionist Engagement.

Jennifer Gimler Brady, Partner and General Counsel at Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP discussed the compliance function of boards of healthcare entities during the presentation, The Role of Boards in Healthcare Compliance.

Steven S. Wilder, BA, CHSP, STS, Senior Consultant & COO of Sorensen, Wilder & Associates presented the timely webinar, Recognizing & Defusing Aggressive Behavior Before Violence Erupts.

William McBorrough co-Founder and Chief Security Advisor at MCGlobalTech discussed security trends and cybersecurity threats in the healthcare industry in the webinar titled
Best Practices for Implementing PHI Security.

Patricia M. Clendening, President of HR Strategies, LLC presented the timely webinar, How to Navigate the Ever-Changing Anti-Harassment Regulations, covering training and reporting requirements, how to address offensive behaviors, conduct impartial investigations, and much more.

Warren Cook, President and CEO of SymbianceHR led the webinar Got Diversity. Get Inclusion! and the Pending FLSA Changes, discussing how to build an inclusive workforce through application of strategies and out of the box thinking to create a competitive advantage. Warren also presented a webinar on Event Planning & Building an Engaging Culture.

Lauren E.M. Russell, attorney for Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP led Managing Drug Use in the Workplace, providing a summary of relevant considerations when managing employee drug use in the workplace, whether legal or illegal.

Elizabeth Sullivan, Esq. and Emily A. Johnson, Esq. of McDonald Hopkins LLC covered an important piece of legislation impacting the healthcare industry, in the webinar titled Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act (EKRA): Summary and Status.

Reid Kiser, MS, founder and chief consultant of Kiser Healthcare Solutions, LLC, presented Understanding the Healthcare Quality Measurement Data Landscape: “Data is the New Oil”.

Chad Larson, Executive Director of the Hospital Accreditation Program in the Division of Accreditation and Certification Operations at The Joint Commission presented an informative webinar titled The Joint Commission (JCAHO): Inspiring Healthcare Excellence.

Courtney Tito, Esq., member of the Health Law group at McDonald Hopkins, LLC, presentation Payor Disputes and Audits: Observations & Strategies, a webinar to help participants better understand the payor audit process and prepare organizations to effectively respond to initial and subsequent rounds of review.

Stephen Bittinger, attorney with Nexsen Pruet’s Health Care Practice Group, presented The New, Personal Audit Threat: Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) Audits.

Robert Hopton, Chief Executive Officer, and Sarah Reiter, Vice President Strategic Partnerships, both of Health eFilings, presented about the MIPS program, what it means, and what you can do to maximize Medicare reimbursements in the webinar How to Manage the Challenges of MIPS Reporting.

Philadelphia healthcare attorney and founder of the Law Offices of George W. Bodenger, LLC presented Telemedicine – Key Legal and Business Issues. The presentation highlights key legal and business issues in telemedicine.

Cristin Gardner, Director of Consumer Products & Markets, at Life Image, Inc., and David Schoolcraft, Partner and Chair of Digital Health Law Group, at Ogden Murphy Wallace led the presentation Upholding HIPAA Compliance and Streamlining Patient Access to Medical Data in Today’s Digital, Consumer-Driven Environment.

First Healthcare Compliance educational webinars are complimentary and typically offered twice a month. Over 10,000 complimentary continuing education units (CEUs) were attained courtesy of PAHCOM and PMI during 2019. First Healthcare Compliance clients have the benefit of access to CEUs from 16
separate respected industry organizations on several dozen topics from within our training zone.

Catherine Short

If you have a topic to share with our loyal and large number of attendees, we are currently seeking webinar proposals. Please contact our webinar host and host of our nationally syndicated radio show, 1st Talk Compliance, Catherine Short, Partnership Marketing Manager at catherineshort@1sthcc.com.