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UMTRC Archived Webinars

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Archived Webinars


The Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center holds free educational webinars
highlighting telehealth activities in our region on a regular basis. 

We record these events and make them available to the public via our YouTube channel and our website.

 August 25, 2020 - Foundations of Telehealth: A Focus on Women’s Health

Hosted by the Ohio Department of Health, Ohio State University School of Medicine Clinical Skills Education and Assessment Center, and the Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center

Presented by Becky Sanders, MBA, Program Director, Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center

Objectives for this webinar:
Define virtual care and provide examples of asynchronous and synchronous care
Describe workflow considerations for virtual patient visits and provider consultations
Provide examples of best practices for virtual visit etiquette
Outline ways to incorporate elements of physical examination into virtual visits

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Recording

 August 21, 2020 - Virtual Office Hours: Webside Manner

Presenter: Becky Sanders, MBA, Senior Director of Operations Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) & Indiana Rural Health Association for telehealth resources throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.

• Videoconferencing Etiquette Basics
o Lighting
o Background
o Eye Contact

Recording

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August 21, 2020 - Building a tele-behavioral health platform: a solution for treating patients diagnosed with mental health and substance use disorders living in medically underserved communities

Presenter: Trevor Cunningham, Project Coordinator with the Indiana Rural Health Association

During this live webinar, Trevor Cunningham, Project Coordinator with the Crossroad Partnership for Telehealth, an Indiana Rural Health Association affiliate, will outline the implementation processes associated with a tele-behavioral health platform. Attend this webinar to learn how behavioral health clinics have designed their clinical settings, evolved their workforce development strategy, organized billing procedures, identified diagnostic coding practices, utilized screening instruments, adapted to policy changes at the federal and state levels, and built a comfortable environment to treat behavioral health disorders.

Recording

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August 17, 2020 - Virtual Office Hours: Basic Telehealth Resources

Presenter: Becky Sanders, MBA, Becky Sanders, MBA, Program Director & Luke Wortley, MFA, Program Coordinator for the Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) will discuss:
• UMTRC basics
• Medicare vs Medicaid Reimbursement
• Grants and Data Resources

Recording

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July 29, 2020 - Envisioning the Future of Telehealth:  Policies to Ensure a Continuum of Care for MH and SUD Patients

A Virtual 2020 Telehealth Law & Policy Forum
Prompted by the pandemic, telehealth restrictions were temporarily lifted and service providers across the country launched a full scale, unplanned pilot in service delivery via telehealth.  Join our discussion of how the lessons of these past few months must inform policies that will determine the future of telehealth. 

PANEL DISCUSSION
Moderator: Michele Worobiec, Vice-President and Chief Counsel, TASC
Panel
• David Applegate, Director of State Policy, The Kennedy Forum Illinois
• Heather O'Donnell, Vice-President of Advocacy and Public Policy, Thresholds
• Marvin Lindsey, CEO, Community Behavioral Healthcare Association
• Robin Wilson, Director, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois System

Thank You to Our Co-hosts:
UMTRC and TASC

Recording 

 

June 25, 2020 - Virtual Office Hours: Telehealth is Access

Telehealth as a tool to increase access to care.
Join our UMTRC telehealth experts for an interactive discussion covering the following questions:
» How can telehealth help with provider shortages?
» How does telehealth enhance consumer choice?
» Does telehealth increase patient satisfaction?


Presenters:
Becky Sanders, MBA, Senior Director of Operations Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) & Indiana Rural Health Association for telehealth resources throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.

Luke Worley, BA, Resource Development Coordinator of Indiana Rural Health Association & Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) for telehealth resources throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.

Recording

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June 15, 2020 - UMTRC-RVPHTC Webinar: Public Health and the Use of Telehealth Technology

Presenters: Dr. Cody Mullen, PhD, Policy, Research, and Development Officer of IRHA, will share some unique applications of telehealth in the public health space as it relates to the response of COVID-19 and other public health services.

Co-Presenter:
Becky Sanders, MBA, the Director of the Upper Midwest Tele-Health Resource Center, a HRSA funded resource center to provide assistance for the adoption of telehealth.


With the COVID-19 pandemic changing the landscape of public health and healthcare as we know it, telehealth has become an identified solution for several of these changes. Join in to this webinar to learn the basics of telehealth and how it can apply within the landscape of public health.

Recording

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June 11, 2020 - The COVID-19 Pandemic: “ Learn how a DSMES program went from 12 program per year to over 500 per year using telehealth”

Presenter: Tony Song, MD,CEO, Diabetes Care Partners. Los Angeles, CA.

Transforming your diabetes by providing the fastest most effective step by step program to becoming the #1 world expert in your Diabetes. Keeping you healthy from complications so that you can enjoy the things you love for a lifetime.
In this webinar, Tony Song will share his experiences, successes, and challenges and give helpful tips on how to develop and expand a DSMES telehealth program from his perspective.

Our outcomes based, 25 year proven Discovering Diabetes™ self-management program is provided through various models of delivery including in-center/in-person, telehealth (2-way secure video conferencing), telephonic and OnDemand video education.

The California-based Diabetes Care Partners (DCP) DSMES program was founded in 2003 and is accredited with the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (ADCES). DCP has extensive experience delivering DSMES services via telehealth
Transform your life and your future by providing the fastest most effective program to becoming the #1 world expert in your diabetes.

Keeping you healthy from complications so that you can enjoy the things you love for a lifetime.

Recording

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Jun 10, 2020 - UMTRC Webinar: School Based Health: Behavioral Health and Exam- Enabled Visits Via Virtual Care

Presenter: Marie D. Lee, M.Ed., PMP
with Virtual Care Consultant
ITIL Foundation Certified
Session Description: Address barriers and limited access for primary care and behavioral health services for k-12 students. How TytoCare devices are utilized to connect the patient and parents to distant care using Skype, which also allows for language interpreters to be included and can easily apply to rural settings.

Recording

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Jun 9, 2020 -  UMTRC Virtual Office Hours: Medicaid billing

Presenters: Becky Sanders, MBA, Senior Director of Operations Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) & Indiana Rural Health Association for telehealth resources throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.

Recording

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May 27th, 2020 - UMTRC Webinar: Telemedicine 101

Presenters: Luke Worley, BA, Resource Development Coordinator of Indiana Rural Health Association & Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) for telehealth resources throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.

Join this webinar to learn about Telemedicine 101 and the current regulatory status in UMTRC region of IL, IN, MI, and OH.

Recording 

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May 21, 2020 - UMTRC Webinar: Consent Forms & Documentation 

Presented by: Luke Worley, BA, Resource Development Coordinator of Indiana Rural Health Association & Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) for telehealth resources throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.

Join us for an interactive discussion regarding the questions below.
•What constitutes patient consent?
•How do I document a telemedicine visit?
•How do I take a patient’s vitals when they are at home?
in the UMTRC region of IL, IN, MI, and OH. 

Recording 

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May 19, 2020 -  UMTRC Webinar: Virtual Forum: Using Telehealth in Long-Term Healthcare Facilities During the Fight Against Covid-19 & Its Aftermath

Join Hall Prangle + Schoonveld, LLC and the Partnership for a Connected Illinois’ Telehealth Initiative 

 Keynote: Honorable Mark Parkinson, former Governor of Kansas
• Thomas Lally, M.D., Bloom Health, A representative from a nationally-recognized telehealth provider that is actively implementing telehealth in long term care facilities

• Health law attorneys from the following national law firms:
o Hall, Prangle + Schoonveld, LLC
(Ann K. Ford, April Walkup, Laura J. Ginett)
o Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP
(Jennifer R. Breuer)
o Seyfarth Shaw, LLP
(Sheryl T. Dacso)
• Healthcare policy experts
• Healthcare providers

Topics/Learning Objectives:
•Legal update: A summary of the laws and regulations
impacting telehealth in long term care during the
pandemic and beyond, including issues of compliance,
regulation and reimbursement
•Implementation and Use Considerations: Perspectives
from providers, vendors and others on implementing
telehealth in the long term care setting during the
pandemic and beyond
•The future of telehealth in long term care: How we can
use telehealth as an adjunct to safe care of our residents
and patients?

Recording

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May 18, 2020 - UMTRC Webinar: Using Telehealth and Telemedicine to Support your MIPS and Medicaid PI Program Participation

Presenter: Patty Rose, CPHP
Senior Quality Advisor
Purdue Healthcare Advisors

Patty Rose, Senior Quality Advisor from Purdue Healthcare Advisors, will provide an in-depth look at how providing telemedicine services during the current public health emergency, as well as longer-term telehealth services in your practice, supports your participation in federal and state quality programs.
Whether you’re participating in the MIPS program, the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program (formerly called meaningful use) , or both, you don’t have to have a patient in front of you to be successful in the MIPS or Medicaid PI programs.
Even beyond participation in these programs, telehealth integration into your normal practices can increase your patient engagement and compliance, improve quality outcomes, and increase access.

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May 13, 2020 - UMTRC Virtual Office Hours – Video Etiquette 

Presenter: Becky Sanders, MBA, Senior Director of Operations Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) & Indiana Rural Health Association for telehealth resources throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.

Recording

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May 11, 2020 - UMTRC Webinar: Telemedicine Technology Basics

Presenter: Scott Richards
Information Security Analyst
Purdue University Technical Assistance Program, cyberTAP

Purdue University cyberTAP’s Information Security Analyst Scott Richards will discuss what technology – much of which you already have – you need to complete a telemedicine visit, and to expand telehealth services in your practice. Ensuring you have the right technology to remotely serve your patients, your staff, and your billing processes is tantamount to the success of integrating telehealth into your practice.

Many electronic health records systems have telehealth technology built into their systems, or readily available as an add-on.

Recording

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May 8, 2020 - UMTRC Webinar: Telehealth/Telemedicine billing with current RHC rules/regulations on Medicare billing rules

Presenter: Mark R. Lynn, CRHCP, CPA
RHC Consultant, Healthcare Business Specialists, LLC
Mr. Lynn is considered one of the nation’s foremost experts in rural health clinics and the delivery of healthcare in rural areas. Mark Lynn, CPA (Inactive) started Healthcare Business Specialists to serve undeserved, rural areas which lacked resources to address a rapidly changing and ever complex healthcare system. Rural Health Clinics were just becoming an area of interest by HCFA (Now CMS) and Mr. Lynn recognized the potential benefit of the program in rural areas. Mr. Lynn has stayed committed to serving rural areas and specifically rural health clinics.

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April 28, 2020 - UMTRC Webinar – Culture of Telemedicine

Presenter: Becky Sanders, MBA, Senior Director of Operations Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) & Indiana Rural Health Association for telehealth resources throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.

Recording

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April 17, 2020 - UMTRC Virtual Office Hours- State Telemedicine Waivers for COVID-19 for IL, IN, MI, and OH 

Presented by: Becky Sanders, MBA, Senior Director of Operations Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) & Indiana Rural Health Association for telehealth resources throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.

Recording

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April 15, 2020 -  UMTRC Webinar: Controlled Substances and Telehealth: Updates for the Current Pandemic

Presented by: Becky Sanders, MBA, Senior Director of Operations Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) & Indiana Rural Health Association with assistance from Amnah Anwar, MPH, MBBS, Senior Director/ Epidemiologist, Indiana Rural Health Association

Recording

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April 10, 2020 - UMTRC Webinar: Starting a Telemedicine Program During the COVID-19 Pandemic" 

Presented by: Becky Sanders, MBA, Senior Director of Operations Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) & Indiana Rural Health Association for telehealth resources throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.

Recording 

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April 9, 2020 - ISDH Collaborative Webinar: Technical Assistance for the Enhanced Delivery of DSMES Services via Telehealth "The COVID-19 Pandemic: An Opportunity to bring DSMES Services into Patients Homes"

Presented by: Tony Song, CEO, Diabetes Care Partners. Los Angeles, CA.

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April 7, 2020 - UMTRC & ISDH Collaborative Webinar: Update on Indiana Medicaid Coverage for the Delivery of DSMT Services via Telehealth

Presented by: Becky Sanders, MBA, Senior Director of Operations Indiana Rural Health Association for telehealth resources throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.

Recording 

 

April 3, 2020 - UMTRC & ISDH Collaborative Webinar: Review of Medicare Waivers for the Delivery of DSMT Services via Telehealth 

Presented by: Mary Ann Hodorowicz, RD, LDN, MBA, ADCES, Certified Endocrinology Coder

Recording

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March 27, 2020 - UMTRC Webinar: Starting a Telemedicine Program during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Presented by: Becky Sanders, MBA, Senior Director of Operations Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) & Indiana Rural Health Association for telehealth resources throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.
Recording
Updated Slides 3/30/2020

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