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Achieving equitable care for all patients is a key priority for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS), which is reflected in the new Hospital Commitment to Health Equity Structural Measure and Social Drivers Screening Measures in the final rule. These short, 30-minute presentations will address the many facets and criteria hospitals will need to meet for these measures, and will assist your hospital in advancing health equity initiatives in alignment with CMS priorities.

Register for the full Health Equity Quickinar Series
January 12–July 13, 2023 (Sessions 1–13)
2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month, 1 p.m. ET
bit.ly/health-equity-quickinars

Health Equity, Hospitals, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Reporting

Thursday, January 12, 2023 | 1 p.m. ET | 12 noon CT | 11 a.m. MT | 10 a.m. PT

This session will introduce health equity, social determinants of health (SDOH) and CMS reporting.

Objectives:

  • Identify health equity and the impact of SDOH.
  • Discuss how health equity impacts your facility.
  • Review the current CMS health equity measures and how the HSAG HQIC Change Package can assist you in meeting that criteria.

Webinar online link: https://hsagonline.webex.com/weblink/register/ra3e1dc42d6dcb4348f823dbfe516d352
Event number: 2469 229 4771
Call in phone #: 1.415.655.0003

Engaging Leadership in Health Equity

Thursday, January 26, 2023 | 1 p.m. ET | 12 noon CT | 11 a.m. MT | 10 a.m. PT

This session will outline a business case to establish leadership support and engagement to integrate health equity.

Objectives:

  • Discuss the importance of engaged leadership in health equity.
  • Review the HSAG HQIC business case for health equity.
  • Identify the importance of leadership strategy integrating health equity throughout the organization.

Webinar online link: https://hsagonline.webex.com/weblink/register/r7cf1e97bb507f128de99b52ff5ac1868
Event number: 2452 224 0305
Call in phone #: 1.415.655.0003

Health Equity as a Strategic Priority

Thursday, February 9, 2023 | 1 p.m. ET | 12 noon CT | 11 a.m. MT | 10 a.m. PT

This session will examine strategic planning for health equity.

Objectives:

  • Identify the importance of making health equity a strategic priority.
  • Discuss the difference between a strategic plan for health equity and the community health needs assessment.
  • Review resources to assist in creating a strategic priority for health equity.

Webinar online link: https://hsagonline.webex.com/weblink/register/rc9e6a6dfaa3bb434ad3ce22b2d7b4a36
Event number: 2453 374 1276
Call in phone #: 1.415.655.0003

 

4. Collection and Validating Race, Enthnicity, and Language (REaL) Data

Thursday, February 23, 2023 | 1 p.m. ET | 12 noon CT | 11 a.m. MT | 10 a.m. PT

Objectives:

  • Review the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Management and Budget categories for race and ethnicity.
  • Discuss strategies and resources to assist in the collection of REaL data.
  • Identify the importance of validating REaL data for accuracy.

Webinar online link: https://hsagonline.webex.com/weblink/register/r99f0f438f92c621d1e7b4055108362d0
Event number: 2460 220 7482
Call in phone #: 1.415.655.0003

5. Social Determinants and Social Drivers of Health

Thursday, March 9, 2023 | 1 p.m. ET | 12 noon CT | 11 a.m. MT | 10 a.m. PT

Objectives:

  • Identify the difference between social drivers and social determinants of health.
  • Review screen strategies for data collection.
  • Discuss interventions designed to address disparities related to social drivers.

Webinar online link: https://hsagonline.webex.com/weblink/register/raf3634584c046bd5e57a6542213887b9
Event number: 2460 220 7482
Call in phone #: 1.415.655.0003

6. Screening for Social Drivers

Thursday, March 23, 2023 | 1 p.m. ET | 12 noon CT | 11 a.m. MT | 10 a.m. PT

Objectives:

Identify new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) metrics for social drivers.

Identify how the social drivers of health are calculated for submission to CMS.

Define Z Codes and how they can be implemented to document social drivers in the patient medical record.

Webinar online link: https://hsagonline.webex.com/weblink/register/r8ff2a46a7d5f6e1610564adc64b29657
Event number: 2457 069 4082
Call in phone #: 1.415.655.0003

 

7. Culturally Competent Data Training

Thursday, April 13, 2023 | 1 p.m. ET | 12 noon CT | 11 a.m. MT | 10 a.m. PT

Objectives:

  • Identify the importance of culturally competent training for accuracy of REaL and social driver data.
  • Discuss the importance of crucial conversations in engaging patients in reporting REaL data and social driver data.
  • Identify points of data collection throughout the hospital process.

Webinar online link: https://hsagonline.webex.com/weblink/register/r6adb0eccaff7b4787bc0589c2f7eeee9
Event number: 2462 064 8040
Call in phone #: 1.415.655.0003

8. Analysis and Stratification of Health Equity Data

Thursday, April 27, 2023 | 1 p.m. ET | 12 noon CT | 11 a.m. MT | 10 a.m. PT

Objectives:

  • Discuss the role of the HSAG HQIC data dashboard in stratifying disparities in health outcomes.
  • Identify how hospitals can use internal data to stratify disparities in health outcomes.
  • Review the importance of transparency of identified disparities throughout the organization.

Webinar online link: https://hsagonline.webex.com/weblink/register/r77009d9590febb7afc115e91f2dee531
Event number: 2455 959 9962
Call in phone #: 1.415.655.0003

9. Interventions to Address Disparities in Health Equity

Thursday, May 11, 2023 | 1 p.m. ET | 12 noon CT | 11 a.m. MT | 10 a.m. PT

Objectives:

  • Discuss how to design interventions to address disparities in health outcomes.
  • Review HSAG HQIC tools and resources to assist in identifying interventions to address health disparities.
  • Identify the importance of the patient and family advisory councily (PFAC) in health equity interventions.

Webinar online link: https://hsagonline.webex.com/weblink/register/r2b61a85db07c4cbeb699aa89b5b92ca8
Event number: 2467 535 2398
Call in phone #: 1.415.655.0003

10. Best Practices in Health Equity Interventions

Thursday, May 25, 2023 | 1 p.m. ET | 12 noon CT | 11 a.m. MT | 10 a.m. PT

Objectives:

  • Identify best practices for advancing health equity.
  • Discuss one small rural hospital's strategies.
  • Discuss one large hospital's strategies.

Webinar online link: https://hsagonline.webex.com/weblink/register/r907b05bb73b0ad78a6778a0278e0ef4f
Event number: 2457 511 9976
Call in phone #: 1.415.655.0003

11. Community Paramedicine to Address Disparities in Health Equity

Thursday, June 8, 2023 | 1 p.m. ET | 12 noon CT | 11 a.m. MT | 10 a.m. PT

Objectives:

  • Review the key components of a paramedicine program.
  • Identify the role of paramedicine in addressing health equity.
  • Discuss best practices in successful paramedicine programs.

Webinar online link: https://hsagonline.webex.com/weblink/register/r423e461d3f3b7c536b4df9f1a982398e
Event number: 2467 762 0389
Call in phone #: 1.415.655.0003

12. Area Deprivation Index (ADI) and Community Health Needs Assessments to Identify Health Disparities

Thursday, June 22, 2023 | 1 p.m. ET | 12 noon CT | 11 a.m. MT | 10 a.m. PT

Objectives:

  • Review the ADI.
  • Review the Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) as related to identifying community-level social determinants of health.
  • Identify how the ADI and CHNA can assist you in identifying and addressing health disparities.

Webinar online link: https://hsagonline.webex.com/weblink/register/r79210417a5b4a85d802870c6fb35d3d9
Event number: 2462 156 4280
Call in phone #: 1.415.655.0003

13. Community Engagement in Addressing Health Equity

Thursday, July 13, 2023 | 1 p.m. ET | 12 noon CT | 11 a.m. MT | 10 a.m. PT

Objectives:

  • Discuss the role of community engagement in addressing health equity.
  • Identify state and national programs to address health equity.
  • Identify programs designed to incentivize health equity.

Webinar online link: https://hsagonline.webex.com/weblink/register/r1249abc6ef2d2307b3ef6a4f6c3d25f3
Event number: 2465 148 3552
Call in phone #: 1.415.655.0003