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Meeting Invitation: Getting Your Patients Ready for Effective Health Care Communications: A New Beginning in Diabetes Management

May 20, 2016

Getting Your Patients Ready for Effective Health Care Communications: A New Beginning in Diabetes Management

Meeting Description:

Effective patient-provider communication is the foundation for providing patient-centered diabetes care. This webinar will focus on teaching the strategies that diabetes educators, health educators, and community health workers can use to enhance and improve patient-provider communication.

The webinar will include an overview of the latest recommendations for improving patient-provider communication, along with practical strategies you can use to increase patient self-efficacy in communicating with health care providers.

Learn how diabetes educators are using the New Beginnings Discussion Guide to address this essential topic in diabetes self-management education.


Upcoming Webinar – PSO: What you should know – Medical Offices & Ambulatory Care Services

May 19, 2016

“PSO: What you should know”

Patient Safety Organization (PSO)

Thursday, May 19, 2016 (12pm-1pm CST)
ATTN: Medical Offices and Ambulatory Surgery Centers.

The Center for Patient Safety is hosting a webinar to share information and answer questions on how joining a PSO can help you improve patient safety at your organization:

  • What are the benefits of joining a PSO?
  • How a PSO can support your patient safety efforts?
  • How can PSO protections apply to your organization?

This webinar is open to healthcare professionals in medical offices, physician groups, and ASCs with a desire to improve patient safety and reduce patient risk, including professionals working in quality, risk, patient safety, quality improvement, and legal staff, executive leaders, and outside counsel and consultants for medical offices, ASCs or health systems.

Register for Medical Office and Ambulatory Surgery Center Webinar (05/19/16)

Rural Population Health Learning Collaborative May 23, 2016 Webinar Notice

May 5, 2016

You’re Invited to Participate

Rural Public Health Learning Collaborative: Issues in Meeting Rural Health Obstetrical Needs – A Family Medicine Collaborative Approach in Western North Carolina (Webinar)

Date: May 23, 2016
Time: 2:30 pm Eastern

Objectives of the webinar are:

  • Review and discuss the number and type of health care and maternity care providers in rural Western North Carolina.
  • Describe the financial, demographic and liability issues and geographic factors impacting rural hospitals decisions to provide such services.
  • Discuss the concerns of families in seeking care during pregnancy
  • Describe the role of family medicine in meeting rural community needs for obstetrical services
  • Review the impact of medical students and family medicine residents in providing maternity services in rural communities.

How to Register –

  1. Click here to register
  2. Click Register.
  3. On the registration form, enter your information and then click Submit.

This call will be recorded and the viewable recording will be available on the NOSORH website –

Link * Engage * Sustain Missouri Rural Health Association

May 5, 2016

Join MRHA to address Access to Care for All

MRHA is making positive strides in addressing  the barrier of access to health and wellness  at the local, state, and federal level.  In 2016, Missouri will be the “one to watch” as MRHA takes on establishing a sustainable health and transportation program, HealthTran, and creating a statewide Mobility Management curriculum.  We want you to be a part of the excitement!

Visit to learn more.

A Personal Invitation from MRHA President

If you have never been an MRHA member, or have previously been a member but have been out of touch for a while, now is the time to join.  Our new mantra is “link-engage-sustain” . . . for full invite

Link to MRHA membership information

Get Link’d

Upcoming Get Link’d Conference brings health, transportation, and community leaders together to share, network and learn how working together we can address barriers  of  access to care.

Register on line on the MRHA website. 

Missouri Rides to Wellness

MO first in the Nation to host Rides to Wellness
Building partnerships through the FTA, Easter Seals, and CTAA,  MRHA is driving change and gaining recognition for inovative programs addressing access to care for rural Missourians.   Read the Executive Summary

How to Register for the 2016 PQRS Group Practice Reporting Option Call — Last Chance to Register

May 3, 2016

How to Register for the 2016 PQRS Group Practice Reporting Option Call — Last Chance to Register

Wednesday, May 4 from 3 to 4:30 pm ET
To Register: Visit MLN Connects Event Registration. Space may be limited, register early.

This call gives a walkthrough of the Physician Value – Physician Quality Reporting System (PV-PQRS) Registration System, an application that serves the PQRS and Value-Based Payment Modifier (Value Modifier) programs. Learn how to meet the satisfactory reporting criteria through the PQRS Group Reporting Option (GPRO), avoid the CY 2018 PQRS payment adjustment, and CY 2018 Value Modifier automatic downward payment adjustment. A question and answer session follows the presentation.

The PV-PQRS Registration System is open through June 30 for groups to select a GPRO reporting mechanism. See the PQRS GPRO Registration webpage for more information.


  • PQRS and Value Modifier: Incentives and adjustments for CY 2018
  • 2016 PQRS reporting criteria for group practices reporting via the GPRO, including the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) for PQRS survey
  • How to obtain an Enterprise Identity Management (EIDM) account
  • How to register for the PQRS GPRO in the PV-PQRS Registration System
  • Where to call for help and resources

Target Audience: Physicians, Medicare individual eligible professionals and group practices, therapists, medical group practices, practice managers, medical and specialty societies, payers, and insurers.

This MLN Connects Call is being evaluated by CMS for CME and CEU continuing education credit (CE). Refer to the call detail page for more information

Upcoming Webinar – PSO: What you should know

April 22, 2016

View the information.

CMS Seeks Rural Input on Unique Payment Model – Webinar Wednesday April 27 3-4pm ET

April 21, 2016

As a follow up to the announcement we shared with you last week regarding the Request for Information (RFI) from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center on the regional budget payment concept, FORHP is pleased to announce that Rural Health Value will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday April 27 from 3:00-4:00pm ET.

The Rural Health Value team will provide, from their perspective, an overview of why this RFI is significant, elements of the RFI that are of particular importance to rural, and suggestions on how to frame response to CMS.  There will also be time for discussion and questions from call participants.

Call Details
Date:  April 27th, 2016
Time:  3:00-4:00pm EDT
Phone Number:  800-779-5339
Passcode:  1700131
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