Two Day Seminar: HIPAA Privacy Rule Compliance-Understanding New Rules and Responsibilities of Privacy Officer - Boston, MA - September 27th-28th, 2018

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

The "HIPAA Privacy Rule Compliance-Understanding New Rules and Responsibilities of Privacy Officer" conference has been added to's offering.

While the HIPAA rules have been in place for years now, the focus of their application has recently changed as technologies and practices have changed, and changes to the rules are also on the horizon. In addition, there are changes in other regulations that interact with HIPAA requirements, and that require consideration in your planning.

This session will focus on understanding what are the challenges that a HIPAA Privacy Officer faces today, and what are the areas of HIPAA that are changing. The session will discuss the latest topics of interest in detail and describe how they relate to the regulations and their enforcement today.

This session is designed to provide an intensive, one and a half-day training in HIPAA Privacy Rule compliance designed for both the seasoned HIPAA professional as well as the individual newly appointed to the position of HIPAA Privacy Officer, covering:

    --  The foundations of HIPAA and how they relate to the issues of today
    --  Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification under HIPAA
    --  Changes in Rules, Technologies, and Practices that Impact HIPAA
    --  Patient Rights and Controls on Uses and Disclosures
    --  New Guidance, and Other Regulations Related to Personal Information
    --  Challenges with issues today that didn't even exist a few years ago,
        such as insecure communications, Ransomware, and the E.U.'s GDPR
    --  Interactions with the SAMHSA 42 CFR Part 2 regulations on information
        relating to substance use disorders

Seminar Fee Includes:

    --  Lunch
    --  AM-PM Tea/Coffee
    --  Seminar Material
    --  USB with seminar presentation
    --  Hard copy of presentation
    --  Attendance Certificate
    --  $100 Gift Cert for next seminar
    --  Download Brochure

This seminar will also explain audits and enforcement, and how privacy regulations relate to security and breach regulations, as well as responding to privacy and security breaches and ways to prevent them. Numerous references and sample documents will be provided.

Learning Objectives:

This Seminar is designed for the HIPAA expert and HIPAA newbie alike who wishes to stay up with changes to HIPAA and related regulations in personal information privacy and security, as well as understand the regulatory issues most frequently encountered in day-to-day operation of health care entities. Objectives include learning related to a variety of topics, including:

    --  Understanding the variety of forms entities can take under HIPAA and how
        they relate to one another
    --  Learning about patient rights, such as access and amendment of
        information, and how such rights are protected and enforced under HIPAA
    --  How uses and disclosures may take place in a wide variety of
        circumstances, including such hot topics as sharing information with the
        family and friends of a patient
    --  Current enforcement and audit activity
    --  Changes to Substance Use Disorder records confidentiality under 42 CFR
        Part 2
    --  The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
    --  Ensuring individuals have adequate access of their information under the
    --  The place of Information Security and incident management under the
        HIPAA Security and Breach Notification Rules
    --  Processes to be used in managing security, mitigating risks, and
        handling incidents
    --  Proper methods of documentation and training to ensure compliance and
        help avoid penalties, including the use of internal audits and drills to
        improve compliance continuously and be prepared for incidents and
        enforcement investigations

Who Should Attend:

This seminar will provide valuable assistance to all personnel in medical offices, practice groups, hospitals, academic medical centers, insurers, business associates (shredding, data storage, systems vendors, billing services, etc.). The following personnel will find this session valuable:

    --  Compliance director
    --  CEO
    --  COO
    --  CFO
    --  Privacy Officer
    --  Security Officer
    --  Information Systems Manager
    --  HIPAA Officer
    --  Chief Information Officer
    --  Health Information Manager
    --  Healthcare Counsel/lawyer
    --  Office Manager
    --  Contracts Manager

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