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Upcoming Webinars

Register for our bi-weekly webinars with our industry and software experts. All times listed are Central Time.

Public Webinar: The Power of Benchmarking Analytics – Integrating EPSi, Tableau, & 3rd Party Benchmarking with UCSD
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presenters: Evan Benkert, Vishal SureshKumar & Brittani Caponegro from EPSi Cara Morris at UCSD

Health systems have spent years trying to utilize benchmarking data to identify and drive out operational inefficiencies with varied success. The challenge has always been establishing methods to integrate the benchmarking data back to the financial planning tools for monitoring and accountability. Cara Morris and her Decision Support team at UCSD will discuss how they have successfully integrated EPSi with their Business Intelligence tools.

Public Webinar: The Art of Storytelling – How EPSi’s Advanced Analytics Brings Data to Life
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presenters: Ryan Self, John Cusick and Jim Hagen

Transformation often requires taking rich data sets and transforming that data into actionable insights. Learn how EPSi’s Advanced Analytics platform enables clients to leverage the rich EPSi data model and create digestible stories that engage front line users.

Public Webinar: It Starts with a Vision – How to Successfully Build a Rigidly Flexible Strategy to Guide your Health System & Decision Analytics Program
Feb 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presenters: Darren Cook & Vishal SureshKumar  

Successful analytics start with having a successful strategy. Spend time getting to hear from two individuals from one of our clients to learn about their strategic plan development and how they’re establishing themselves to transform healthcare in the South and beyond.

Public Webinar: The Cost of Waiting
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Why True Cost Containment Viability Requires Real Time, Actionable Data

Presenter: Ryan Self

EPSi & HFMA surveyed of over 300 CFO’s, VPs of Finance, and other Finance Executives. The one thing everyone agreed upon was the need for real-time financial data and analytics in the next two years. Learn how EPSi’s RealCost platform enables clients to see real-time results so bad practice patterns turn into “never” events.

Public Webinar: The Future of Cost Accounting – An overview of the market leading RealCost – Cost Accounting application
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presenters: David Janotha & Jill Turek

Join us as we take a deep dive into the advanced features in EPSi’s new RealCost-Cost Accounting tool!

Public Webinar: The Cost of Culture
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Why True Cost Containment Viability Requires Real-Time, Actionable Data

Presenters: Ryan Self, Trish Richardson, and client clinicians

A survey of over 300 CFO’s, VPs of Finance, and other Finance Executives uncovered that the biggest perceived inhibitor to analytical return relates to symptoms of Culture, including Lack of Executive Understanding, Poor Internal Organization, and Poor Data Governance. Learn how EPSi is working with clients to remediate cultural challenges, starting with better data in the hands of the clinicians.

Public Webinar: How Real Time Data Can Successfully Engage Clinicians and Eradicate Culture Costs
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presenters: Trish Richardson, Stacy Lomantini & Helen Dunkle

Building financial and clinician relationships are critical to successfully navigating the changing reimbursement landscape. Finance wants reduced expenses and clinicians want exceptional outcomes. EPSi’s Clinical Analysis tool and our dashboards provide the catalyst for real and lasting change.

Public Webinar: The Cost of Reuse
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Have Traditional Decision Support Tools Helped or Harmed Financial Stewardship?

Presenter: Ryan Self

Some traditional decision support tools leverage historical averages of performance to ‘forecast’ out the future financial and operational performance that are blinded by cognitive biases and proliferate poor performance. Learn how clients are leveraging EPSi’s RealCost platform to break this trend and generate a more accurate forecast.

Public Webinar: Readying for Real Time – How Organizations Can Take Action Today to Reduce the Time Gap for Leveraging Real Time Data
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presenters: Matt Hill & Trish Richardson

Sometimes ideas that could change the world require the world to change first. Learn how EPSi is working with healthcare providers across the country in order to ensure organizations ready themselves today for the cultural, operational, and data changes needed to optimize the use of real time data.

Client Only Webinar: The Power of the EPSi University – How to Leverage the tools of the EPSi University to Advance your Finance Leadership & Staff
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presenters: Tim Nolan & Allison Jeter

New Decision Support Staff focused curricula and HTV. How managers can make the most out of EPSi U’s offerings for themselves and their staff.

Client Only Webinar: Leveraging Statistics to Accelerate Forecasting & Improve Accuracy An Overview of ‘Machine’ Forecasting and Other Statistics for Humans
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presenters: Sandra Hendren & Sam Lee

Hear from EPSi’s Chief Data Scientist about the key statistics driving Rolling Forecasting and Real Time Cost. Learn how to explain these and other statistical approaches used in healthcare finance to promote understanding and confidence in the results.

Public Webinar: Why Health Systems Are Experiencing Limited Return on Analytics – Detailed Findings from EPSi and HFMA’s Return on Analytics Survey
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presenter: Ryan Self

Find out how healthcare finance professionals view analytics, how they measure their ROA, what’s impeding progress toward aligning strategy with analytics, and what you can do to get the most out of your analytics investments.

Client Only Webinar: Release Radar v20.1 – An Overview of the Core New Tools in EPSi’s v20.1
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presenter: Mark Hansen

New features and enhancements are to be presented on our legacy software product.

Public Webinar: Solving the Underpayment Challenge – How Clients are Leveraging EPSi’s Contract Modeling to Finding Underpayments
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presenters: Randy Bottorff & Sarah Lyons

The administration and management of contracts is essential for accurate reimbursement planning. We will discuss the ways that EPSi’s Contract Modeling tool can be used to properly calculate estimated payments. Once identified, these estimated payments can be then applied against actual payments to identify underpayments made by third party payors.

Public Webinar: Develop A Rolling Forecast in 30 Minutes – Learn How EPSi’s Clients Are Developing a More Accurate Forecast than Budget in 30 Minutes
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presenters: David Smith & Darren Cook

Health systems are hampered by a lengthy and outmoded budget process that produces a static budget that’s outdated by first close. With rolling financial forecasting, you get the ability to forecast on a rolling basis, leveraging updated data throughout your fiscal year. Now you can share the kind of financial data and analytics your finance committee, board, and operations leaders need to make better decisions. With Rolling Forecast, you can import and load your budget to see actuals vs. forecast vs. budget month over month.

Client Only Webinar: Predicting Cash, Automatically – An Overview of EPSi’s Real Time Analytical Ability to Predict Out Month End Cash by Payor
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presenter: Sam Lee 

Learn how EPSi’s RealTime tool provides a precise forecast of month end cash positions, including collection amounts by day leveraging advanced statistical modeling and algorithms. Hear how to use net revenue forecast algorithm to help predict cash collections by the end of the month.