Overview: If you are involved in the development, use, or management of devices and applications that are collecting or transmitting identified health care information, then you should be aware of how such devices may not be in compliance with Federal Statutes. New devices have been introduced, from smartphones with health data apps, to stand alone kiosks in grocery stores, all of these are collecting some form of health data in an unregulated and non-compliant way, add to this the proliferation in connected devices, and the lack of compliance is exploding.
Areas Covered in the Session:
What device and App vendors need to understand about HIPAA Privacy and Security in a world of cell phone apps and peripherals, and other new stand-alone devices, that collect, transmit, and store Patient Identified Medical Data
The unregulated roles that smartphone apps are playing in violating the Privacy and Security requirements under HIPAA and the potential for liabilities
Examples of potential HIPAA Violations in both apps and devices
Design requirements for smartphone applications and standalone medical diagnostic devices in a connected world
How to approach a HIPAA compliance view, approaches to HIPAA compliance audits, and best practices for App and Device Manufacturers
A Consumer Driven Model for HIPAA Compliance in connected applications and devices
Check List For App & Device Compliance
Who Will Benefit:
Smartphone App Developers
Connected Device Developers
Business People using these devices or deploying them in their businesses
Health Care Regulators
Health Care Attorneys
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Explain how the use of devices and applications that are collecting or transmitting identified health care information may not be in compliance with Federal Statutes.
CME Credit Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of CFMC and MentorHealth. CFMC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CFMC designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals Credit Statement
This educational activity has been planned and implemented following the administrative and educational design criteria required for certification of health care professions continuing education credits. Registrants attending this activity may submit their certificate along with a copy of the course content to their professional organizations or state licensing agencies for recognition for 1 hour.
It is the policy of CFMC and MentorHealth that the faculty discloses real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of the educational activity.
All members of the faculty and planning team have nothing to disclose nor do they have any vested interests or affiliations
Obtaining Certificate of Credit
Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC) hosts an online activity evaluation system, certificate and outcomes measurement process. Following the activity, you must link to CFMC's online site (link below) to complete the evaluation form in order to receive your certificate of credit. Once the evaluation form is complete and submitted, you will be automatically sent a copy of your certificate via email. Please note, participants must attend the entire activity to receive all types of credit. Continuing Education evaluation and request for certificates will be accepted up to 60 days post activity date. CFMC will keep a record of attendance on file for 6 years.