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SOPHE Summer Webinar Series

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) is pleased to present its 5th Annual SOPHE Webinar Series.  These webinars cover a variety of health topics for many populations including diabetes, disasters, and health literacy.

Next webinar date: June 3, 2013 form 1:00pm – 2:00pm Eastern

A list of upcoming webinars is available on the SOOHE Events web page: http://goo.gl/lo2X7

Webinars for Week of May 27

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Health Care Innovation Awards Round Two – Overview

Sponsored by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Tuesday May 28     12:00pm – 1:00pm CST

For more information: http://goo.gl/haVJ5

 

Take Action – Assess Needs and Resources In-Depth

Sponsored by County Health Rankings & Roadmaps

Tuesday May 28     2:00pm – 3:00pm CST

For more information: http://goo.gl/ghNcM

 

The Health Care Law and You/ 醫療衛生法與你

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum: Partnering with CMS to present a Chinese (Mandarin) language Webinar

Tuesday May 28     3:00pm – 4:00pm CST

For more information: http://goo.gl/oNb2O

 

2013 Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Webinar

Sponsored by Florida Department of Health

The webinar will include 2 major presentations: Asian American and Pacific Islander Health, History, Culture and Heritage; and Matters of the Heart: Heart health and prevention of heart disease for Asian Americans

Tuesday May 28     2:00pm – 3:30pm CST

For more information: http://goo.gl/JU5oG

 

Stocking the Shelves – Exchanges Work to Certify Health Plans

Sponsored by National Academy for State Health Policy

Wednesday May 29     1:30pm – 3:00pm CST

For more information: http://goo.gl/myDYr

 

Comprehensive Immigration Reform, Health and the Asian American & Pacific Islander Community

Sponsored by The National Council of Asian Pacific American’s (NCAPA) Health Committee

Wednesday May 29     2:00pm – 3:00pm CST

For more information: http://goo.gl/U3uOo

 

Green Cleaning and Healthy Students

Sponsored by Healthy Schools Campaign

Thursday May 30     1:00pm – 2:00pm CST

For more information: http://goo.gl/kMbJf

 

Trailblazers Vision for Quality Data Infrastructure that Enables Care Transformation

Sponsored by National Academy for State Health Policy

Thursday May 30     11:30am – 1:00pm CST

For more information: http://goo.gl/Nhf9a

 

National Provider Calls: First in a Series – Stage 1 of the Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs for Eligible Professionals

Sponsored by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Thursday May 30     12:30pm – 2:00pm CST

For more information: http://goo.gl/PtmKR

 

Project BEAT IT!

Sponsored by HHS Office of Minority Health Resource Center’s National African Immigrant Project and Adventist Healthcare Center on Health Disparities

Thursday May 30     1:00pm – 2:00pm CST

For more information: http://goo.gl/KN7HA

 

Webinars for week of May 20

Friday, May 17th, 2013

The Health Care Law 101 in Spanish

Tuesday May 21, 2013     2:00pm – 3:00pm CST

A presentation on the main provisions in the Affordable Care Act, the health care law, and how to access care in your community in Spanish.  Information on the Health Insurance Marketplace and how to get updates on implementation of the law will be shared.

For more information: http://goo.gl/UjEYT

 

Opportunities and Obstacles in Rural Telehealth

Sponsored by National Conference of State Legislatures

Wednesday May 22, 2013     1:00pm – 2:00pm CST

For more information: http://goo.gl/auUyM

 

National Provider Call: National Physician Payment Transparency Program (Open Payments) – What You Need to Know

Sponsored by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Wednesday May 22, 2013     1:30pm – 3:00pm CST

For more information: http://goo.gl/wqqr6

 

Recruiting and Retaining Oral Health Providers in Rural Communities – Successes from Idaho and Iowa

Sponsored by National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health

Thursday May 23, 2013     1:00pm – 2:00pm CST

For more information: http://goo.gl/kgwIp

 

The Health Care Law 101

Sponsored by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Thursday May 23, 2013     1:00pm – 2:00pm CST

For more information: http://goo.gl/8ncsG

 

Best Practices for Improving Cultural Competency in the Health Care Workforce

Sponsored by National Conference of State Legislatures

Friday May 24, 2013     2:30pm – 3:30pm CST

For more information: http://goo.gl/vxlSm

Research to Reality Cyber-Seminar Series: Health Rankings and Assessment

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Health Rankings and Assessment: Tools of the Trade
May 21, 2013, 2pm – 3:00pm Eastern

Having an understanding of the health of your community in relation to other communities/states can be an important factor in health planning and programming.  The National Cancer Institute (NCI) will explore two resources that are designed to help users assess the health of their communities using a variety of data sources, and then to use that data to create solutions and implement programs for a healthier community.

For more information and to register go to the web site: http://goo.gl/cYVru

Webinars for week of April 29

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

The Health Care Law and Health Disparities

Sponsored by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Monday April 29     1:00pm  - 2:00pm CST

For more information: http://bit.ly/11I1nm7

 

RHC TA Call: Getting Ready for ICD-10

Sponsored by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Tuesday April 30     2:00pm – 3:00pm CST

For more information: http://1.usa.gov/ZLkUmS

 

Health Literacy & Medication Adherence

Sponsored by United States – Mexico Border Health Commission

Thursday May 2     noon – 1:30-pm CST

For more information: http://bit.ly/15KCUCj

 

Tour of HealthCare.gov

Sponsored by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Thursday May 2     noon – 1:00pm CST

For more information: http://bit.ly/ZRFCgW

Invitation to the Release of the Enhanced National CLAS Standards

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) invites you to attend the launch of the enhanced National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care.

Who:

  • Howard Koh, MD, MPH, Assistant Secretary for Health, HHS
  • J. Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health, HHS
  • Leon Rodrigues, JD, Director of the Office for Civil Rights, HHS
  • Mayra Alvares, MHA, Director of Public Health Policy, Office of Health Reform, HHS
  • Richard Umbdenstock,President and Chief Executive Officer, American Hospital Association
  • Dennis Andrulis, PhD, MPH, Senior Research Scientist, Texas Health Institute
  • Tawara Goode, MA, Director, National Center for Cultural Competence

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10:00am Eastern

Where: Online via live streaming on day of event at: http://bit.ly/10bSTkm

 

Webinar: Medical-Legal Partnerships for Farmworker Health and Legal Service Organizations

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

When: Thursday, May 2, 2013
When: 11:00am – 12:30pm Pacific Time

Join Health Outreach Partners and Farmworker Justice for the “Medical-Legal Partnerships for Farmworker Health and Legal Service Organizations” webinar.  The purpose of this webinar is to highlight medical-legal partnerships for farmworker serving organizations.  Farmworker patients often experience the negative health impacts of the social determinants of health such as poor housing, employment issues, violence, and not being eligible for health and social programs.  Medical-Legal Partnerships (MLPs) are increasingly working to address the social determinants of health by addressing both the health and legal needs of patients.  Topics will include an overview of medical-legal partnerships, initiatives and strategies, challenges, and recommendations.  Representatives from health centers and legal agencies serving migrant and seasonal farmworkers will serve as panelists and participants will have the opportunity to pose real-time questions relevant to the topic.

Reserve your webinar seat at: http://bit.ly/15GXQcV

Webinars for week of April 22

Friday, April 19th, 2013

This Month in Telemedicine

Sponsored by American Telemedicine Association

Tuesday, April 23     1:00pm – 2:00pm CST

For more information: http://bit.ly/XVxsdd

 

Prioritizing Enrollment Simplification – What States Can Do Now to Make 2014 Easier

Sponsored by National Academy for State Health Policy

Tuesday April 23     noon – 1:00pm CST

For more information: http://bit.ly/YA5n68

 

New Health Care Reform Analytics – The Intersection of Population Health, Operational Efficiency and Market Panning in Rural Health Care Delivery

Sponsored by American Hospital Association

Tuesday, April 23     11:00am – 2:30pm CST

For more information: http://bit.ly/11srJHk

 

National Provider Call: Medicare Shared Savings Program Application Process – Tips on Completing a Successful Application

Sponsored by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Tuesday, April 23     12:30pm – 2:00pm CST

For more information: http://bit.ly/YA5tL0

 

Use of Telemedicine to Improve Palliative Care Coordination, Education and Delivery Across a Rural State

Sponsored by NorthEast Telehealth Resource Center

Wednesday, April 24     11:00am – noon CST

For more information: http://bit.ly/15sfHo6

 

Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health – Social Determinants of Health

Sponsored by Health Resources and Services Administration

Wednesday, April 24     noon – 1:30pm CST

For more information: http://bit.ly/XhQiVk

 

National Provider Call: ESRD Low-Volume Payment Adjustment

Sponsored by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Wednesday, April 24     12:30 – 2:00pm CST

For more information: http://bit.ly/1183m2y

 

Packing Your Digital Go-Bag: Essential Disaster Health Information on Your Mobile Device

Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC)

Thursday, April 25     12:30 – 1:30pm CST

For more information: http://1.usa.gov/17xlCVm

Webinar: Shape of the Solution to Underage Drinking

Friday, April 5th, 2013

The next webinar in the Preventing Underage Drinking series sponsored by the federal Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD) is “Shape of the Solution to Underage Drinking.” ICCPUD member agencies hosting this event are the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

In this webinar, national experts will expand on the “shape of the solution” to underage drinking introduced by Frances M. Harding during the first webinar in the series. The discussion will focus on evidence-based strategies for preventing underage drinking that are age and culturally appropriate and address both individual and environmental factors. Panelists include Frances M. Harding, Kelli A. Komro, Robert F. Saltz, and Richard Spoth. Following their presentations, panelists will engage with participants in a live question-and-answer period.

This webinar will be on April 17, 2013, 2:00 to 3:15 p.m. EDT. Register at http://bit.ly/YXN0Lp

Disability Inclusive Emergency Management

Thursday, April 4th, 2013
Webinar Recording: Disability Inclusive Emergency Management
Marcie Roth, Senior Advisor on Disability Issues for FEMA, spoke at the March 2013 Disaster Information Specialist monthly meeting and conference call about integrating the needs of the whole community into all aspects of emergency preparedness and disaster response, recovery and mitigation efforts. If you missed the call, you can access a recording of the meeting and the Power Point slides at http://1.usa.gov/ZbgUrF.
After listening to the recording, check out the Emergency 2.0 Wiki Accessibility Toolkit for tips to make social media messages more accessible, and tools to assist people with disabilities make use of social media. http://bit.ly/Xgxt91