Webinar Archive

Welcome to the LHA Trust Funds webinar archive! This archive is a resource containing webinars hosted and sponsored by LHA Trust Funds on a variety of healthcare topics.

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2020 Webinars | 2019 Webinars

2020 Webinars

COVID-19 and Hospital Liability: Gross Negligence and Willful Misconduct

Original Air Date: April 23, 2020
This webinar addresses 2020 legislation enacted in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and address “Frequently Asked Questions” about these statutes. Attorneys Cullen J. Dupuy and Katherine M. Cook of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP discuss both the Louisiana Homeland Security and Emergency Assistance and Disaster Act and the Louisiana Health Emergency Posers Act and the impact these acts have on Healthcare Professionals and Facilities.

Creating Organizational Change Using Your Culture of Safety Survey Results

Original Air Date: March 11, 2020
Is your organization receiving optimal benefits from administering your culture of safety survey? In this webinar, our presenter communicates best practices for administering surveys, debriefing results, formulating action plans and monitoring cultural change with readily available, open resource material from AHRQ, IHI and other quality/patient safety organizations.

Negligent Credentialing

Original Air Date: February 12, 2020
Healthcare entities are responsible for developing credentialing processes for physicians and physician extenders who practice in the hospital and managed care settings.Our webinar presenters provide an overview of a pre-application, initial application/credentialing and reappointment/re-credentialing processes along with the integration of FPPE and OPPE quality criteria.

2019 Webinars

Liability Risks Associated with the Physician Consult- Both Formal and Curbside

Original Air Date: December 4, 2019
A primary treating physician may consult with one or more of his colleagues for a number of reasons. These consults may be formal (documented in the patient record) or informal (a quick “second opinion”). The latter are often referred to as “curbside” consults. This webinar addresses physician consults from the perspective of risk management, claims and legal counsel with some actual case histories.

Risk Reduction Inspections from the Hospital Safety Officer’s Perspective

Original Air Date: November 13, 2019
Healthcare inspections of all types are a team effort within a healthcare organization. Our presenter, a Hospital Safety Officer, discusses key takeaways and pointers from past inspections as they relate to healthcare safety.

Opioid Stewardship – Keys to Developing a Successful Program

Original Air Date: November 6, 2019
Pain management with opioids has been associated with errors that have resulted in over-sedation, respiratory depression and death. Learn how New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina implemented a successful opioid management program to improve the safety of patients receiving opioid therapy during their stay.

Get a Grip on MIPS

Original Air Date: October 30, 2019
The Merit-based Incentive Payment System, or MIPS, is one of two options under the Quality Payment Program. As reimbursement for care becomes more quality-focused, knowing how to report becomes extremely important for providers. This webinar can help you get a grip on the Quality Payment Program, discuss how to qualify and offer tips on how to be successful in your reporting.

Behavioral Health in Acute Care

Original Air Date: October 9, 2019
The behavioral health patient who needs acute care presents unique challenges to patient safety. Our presenter talks about suicide prevention of high-risk behavioral health patients in non-mental health or non-emergency department areas.

Safe Patient Handling–Impact on Patient Care and Outcomes

Original Air Date: September 11, 2019
Harming patients is the last thing any healthcare professional wants to do during their shift. Unfortunately, adverse events occur during patient care when a member of the team is trying to care for or assist a patient. Our speaker from Safety National discusses how safe patient handling can impact patient care and outcomes.

Safe Patient Handling- An Introduction

Original Air Date: June 26, 2019
Safe handling of patients benefits employees, patients and your organization through injury and risk reduction. This introduction to safe patient handling explains how an effective program can impact patient care and employee injuries.

Surgical Fire Prevention

Original Air Date: June 12, 2019
Surgical fires are rare, but when they happen, the outcomes are catastrophic. This webinar raises awareness of potential hazards that lead to surgical fires. It also explains best practices and prevention tools that can be implemented to reduce surgical fire risks.

Human Trafficking

Original Air Date: May 2, 2019
Human trafficking has become one of the fastest-growing organized crimes in the world and the United States has one of the largest markets. This webinar discusses what your staff needs to know in order to identify potential human trafficking victims and get help without putting them in further danger.


Original Air Date: April 10, 2019
Telemedicine is a fast-growing healthcare service that remotely connects patients with better access to medical services via technology. As telemedicine continues to grow in popularity, liability issues must be considered and proactively addressed. This presentation illustrates potential areas of litigation associated with telemedicine and how to reduce those risks.

2018 Top Patient Safety Findings

Original Air Date: March 13, 2019
One benefit of membership in the LHA Trust Funds is the opportunity for an RN Patient Safety Consultant to conduct an on-site patient safety risk assessment of your organization annually. At the end of 2018, we review all risk assessment information across all inpatient facilities. This webinar reveals the top patient safety findings among our members for 2018 and discusses how to reduce risks to patients based on our findings.

The Litigation Process

Original Air Date: February 13, 2019
The litigation process can be confusing for many people. Knowing the steps in the process and what to expect can help an organization be as prepared as possible to work through a claim. This webinar walks you from A-Z in the process of litigation.

Bright Ideas

Part 1 | Part 2
Original Air Date: January 9, 2019
LHA Trust Funds is supportive of member hospital efforts to provide safe, quality care and want to facilitate an environment of learning from each other by sharing ideas. This webinar features two member hospitals that discuss projects making a positive impact on care delivery at their organizations.

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