Webinar Series to Provide Training on WHA Information Center Tools
Educational workshops will help members leverage data for planning and decision-making
The Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA) is introducing a complimentary, virtual brown bag lunch webinar series for members to help them take advantage of tools and data available to them through the Wisconsin Hospital Association Information Center (WHAIC).
The Data Tools for Everyday Use series will include short presentations designed to equip attendees with actionable information that will help them apply WHAIC tools to their daily work. Time will be allowed in each session to answer participant questions.
Registration is open for the first two Data Tools for Everyday Use webinars:
How Healthy is Your Community?
March 16, 12:00-12:30 p.m.
This members-only webinar will highlight a new interactive resource developed by WHAIC to assist hospitals and communities complete their tri-annual Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). This tool utilizes claims data collected by WHAIC and data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) to help identify a community’s health challenges, down to the census tract level. Attendees will learn how to incorporate this mapping tool into their CHNA planning process. For more information and to register, please click here.
How has COVID-19 Impacted Your Facility? A Year-Over-Year Comparison.
May 19, 12:00-12:30 p.m.
The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly affected your health care facilities performance. This member-only webinar will help attendees quantify the pandemic’s effect on their bottom line by using WHAIC’s COVID-19 Impact Dashboard to compare and contrast year-over-year data related to 2019/2020 charges and volumes. For more information and to register, please click here.
These WHAIC webinars will kick off a monthly schedule of educational opportunities for WHA members which includes the following future topics.
July - Understanding Your Charges in a New Era of Transparency
September - Answering Your Business Questions: Kaavio Part 1
November - Utilizing Quick Reports and Specialized Dashboards: Kaavio Part 2
December - Decision Making at Wisconsin Rural Hospitals Utilizing the SHIP Rural Health Dashboard Suite
For more information on these and other WHA educational offerings, visit wha.org/EducationandEvents.
This story originally appeared in the February 25, 2021 edition of WHA Newsletter