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#CyberAwareChat: Cybersecurity Twitter Chat

An ONC Health IT Twitter Chat

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As National Cybersecurity Awareness Month comes to a close, ONC will be hosting a Twitter chat (#CyberAwareChat) on Thursday, October 27 at 1pm ET. The chat will cover security best practices, breach prevention tips, ransomware, and other cybersecurity topics. Anyone interested in helping make sure they are keeping health information safe and secure should join us to share what tips on what you’ve found effective and to learn from others’ best practices. 

Ask & Code: Documenting Homelessness Throughout the Health Care System

A National Health Care for the Homeless Council Webinar

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This webinar complements our recent policy brief and will discuss how the ICD-10-CM code for homelessness (Z59.0) has been implemented at a Health Care for the Homeless grantee in Colorado, and how a hospital system has instituted a housing status screening tool in Pennsylvania. Finally, we’ll hear from a leading managed care entity about why Medicaid plans need to have this information and see preliminary results from a pilot project in Texas using the Z59.0 code to identify homelessness among Medicaid beneficiaries.

Exploring the ONC Security Risk Assessment Tool

Health IT Privacy & Security Technology Learning Community

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ONC hosted a webinar to launch the Health IT Privacy & Security Technology Learning Community. This learning community is exploring the ONC Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool. It is looking to leverage stakeholder expertise to help inform health care delivery system reform and advance the use of interoperable health IT to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare. The webinar was held on October 25 at 2pm ET.

There is not a recording available at the moment, but the link below will take users to a YouTube overview of SRA tool use.

Attracting and Retaining Top HIT Talent

A HIMSS Heart of America Chapter Event

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From FTEs to contractors for projects, having the right people with the right skill sets is key for success. Join the Heart of America Chapter of HIMSS as they discuss how to attract and retain top talent for your organization. Speakers will include top performers in the area and nationally to discuss what they are doing that has made them successful in building top performing IT teams. Come pick up some new tips, gain some new ideas, and learn about best practices to implement with your teams. 

This event takes place in Overland Park, KS.

Sharing Behavioral Health Data over an HIE: Lessons Learned from a SAMHSA Grantee

A SAMHSA Webinar

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Join the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), along with the Arizona Health-E Connection, for the fourth presentation in SAMHSA’s Quarterly Health IT Webinar Series! This interactive webinar will discuss lessons learned from the Opioid Treatment Program Service Continuity Project II (OTP SCP II), an initiative to share opioid treatment data through health information exchanges (HIEs) in cases of care discontinuity in a manner that is sensitive to privacy concerns under 42 CFR Part 2 regulations. Bring your questions and come prepared to learn!



Dina Passman, MPH, LCDR, USPHS, Team Lead, SAMHSA Health IT Team

Melissa Kotrys, MPH, CEO, Arizona Health-E Connection

Mike Mote, Chief Information Officer, Arizona Health-E Connection


REGISTER TODAY: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3315851469154633217


Providers and provider organizations are encouraged to attend.

Please send questions regarding webinar registration to: HealthITWebinars@abtassoc.com

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