Roger Shindell has more than 30 years of multidisipline experience in the areas of health care, elearning, marketing, finance, operations and information technology. Roger has worked in start-up, rapid growth and turnaround environments. Over his career, Roger has been both an advisor to and principal in a number of health care, technology and service companies.
Roger has a demonstrated ability to design and implement health care marketing and sales campaigns. He has also designed and implemented financial controls as well as managed inventory. A revered business strategist, Roger has been tapped to restructure and manage capital structures for several corporations.
Roger currently sits on the HIMSS Risk Assessment Work Group which is tasked "to explore, define and discuss risk assessment and develop useful white papers, guides, case studies, tools and other resources that individual healthcare organizations and security practitioners can use to assist them in developing their own implementations, guide their third party vendor selection processes (if desired), and/or inform their policy decisions."
He has also been inducted into the International Who's Who of Information Technology, Who's Who Among American Executives, and the Millennium edition of Who's Who in Executives and Business. Roger is a member of the Technology Executives Club, and a former member of The Colorado Software and Internet Association (CTEK), and The Colorado Internet Keiretsu. Roger attended Washington State University for his BS in Biology and the University of Idaho, where he earned an M.S. in Economics.
On January 17, 2013 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced the final rule (the "Omnibus Rule") that implements a number of provision of the HITECH Act to strengthen the privacy and security protections for protected health information previously established under HIPAA.
In this session we will demystify HIPAA. Starting with an explanation of how and why HIPAA contains many ambiguities and conflicting information and moving through what the attendee needs to know about HIPAA's regulations, OCR whitepapers and published guidance, and OCR Resolution Agreements.