This six-hour seminar will be going into great detail regarding you practice or business information technology and how it relates to the HIPAA/HITECH Security Rule and securing PHI in transmission.
The speaker will go through multiple examples and specific scenarios and also offer simple common-sense solutions.
Areas covered will be texting, email, encryption, medical messaging, voice data, personal devices, and risk factors.
The speaker will uncover myths versus reality as it relates to this very enigmatic law based on over 1000 risk assessments performed as well as years of experience in dealing directly with the Office of Civil Rights HIPAA auditors.
The speaker will speak on specific experiences from over 18 years of experience in working as an outsourced compliance auditor, expert witness on multiple HIPAA cases in state law, and thoroughly explain how patients are now able to get cash remedies for wrongful disclosures of private health information.
More importantly I will show you how to limit those risks by simply taking proactive steps and utilizing best practices.
Don't always believe what you read online about HIPAA, especially as it relates to encryption and IT, there are a lot of groups selling more than is necessarily required.
Why you should attend
Confused about all of the misinformation relating to HIPAA, what you can and can't do?
Join me in the six-hour virtual seminar and let me get those questions FINALLY answered for you once and for all!
There is unfortunately a lot of confusion about transmissions of protected health information and what we as business associates and covered entities need to do and what we SHOULD NOT do!
Join me in this six-hour virtual seminar as we discuss the do's and don'ts regarding texting and emailing along with any other sorts of transmissions of protected health information!
It is important to understand the new changes going on at Health and Human Services as it relates to enforcement of HIPAA for both covered entities and business associates as it relates to portable devices, texting, emailing, and transmission in general of protected health information (PHI).
You need to know how to avoid being low hanging fruit in terms of audit risk as well as being sued by individuals who have had their PHI wrongfully discloses due to bad IT practices.
The speaker have also been expert witness on multiple court cases where a business or medical practice is being sued for not doing their due diligence to minimize risk.
These day's trial attorney's pose a higher risk than the Federal government!
- Updates for 2019
- Policies regarding personal devices
- Portable devices - best practices
- Doctors and texting
- Practical solutions
- Business associates and the increased burden
- Emailing of PHI - new patient rights
- Texting of PHI - new rules
- Federal Audit Process
- Practice Managers
- Any Business Associates who work with Mental Health Records, Substance abuse Records, or Alcohol abuse Records (i.e. Billing Companies, Transcription Companies, IT Companies, Answering Services, Home Health, Coders, Attorneys, etc)
- MD's and Other Medical Professionals