This 90-minute webinar 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.
I 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
I 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.
I 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.
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? 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!
me in this 90-minute webinar 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).
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.
I 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
Areas Covered in the Session:
- Updates for 2020
- Policies Regarding Personal Devices
- Portable Devices - Best Practices
- Doctors and Texting
- Practical Solutions
- Business Associates and the Increased Burden
- Emailing of PHI
- Texting of PHI
- Federal Audit Process
Who Will Benefit:
- Practice Managers
- Any Business Associates who work with
Medical Practices or Hospitals (i.e. Billing Companies, Transcription
Companies, IT Companies,Answering Services, Home Health, Coders,
- MD's and Other Medical Professionals