Jim Sheldon Dean

Director of Compliance Services, Lewis Creek Systems, LLC

Jim Sheldon-Dean is the founder and director of compliance services at Lewis Creek Systems, LLC, a Vermont-based consulting firm founded in 1982, providing information privacy and security regulatory compliance services to a wide variety of health care entities.

Sheldon-Dean serves on the HIMSS Information Systems Security Workgroup, has co-chaired the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange Privacy and Security Workgroup, and is a recipient of the WEDI 2011 Award of Merit. He is a frequent speaker regarding HIPAA and information privacy and security compliance issues at seminars and conferences, including speaking engagements at numerous regional and national healthcare association conferences and conventions and the annual NIST/OCR HIPAA Security Conference in Washington, D.C.

Sheldon-Dean has more than 30 years of experience in policy analysis and implementation, business process analysis, information systems and software development. His experience includes leading the development of health care related Web sites; award-winning, best-selling commercial utility software; and mission-critical, fault-tolerant communications satellite control systems. In addition, he has eight years of experience doing hands-on medical work as a Vermont certified volunteer emergency medical technician. Sheldon-Dean received his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Vermont and his master's degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.



Monday

17
June,
2019

Texting and E-mail with Patients: Patient Requests and Complying with HIPAA

This session will focus on the rights of individuals to communicate in the manner they desire, and how a medical office can decide what is an acceptable process for communications with individuals.

Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Time: 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,
  • Duration: 90 Minutes
  • Price: $139.00
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Friday

12
July,
2019

3-Hour Virtual Seminar on Patient Communications, E-mail, and Texting - How to Meet Patient Requests for Information and Stay Within the HIPAA Rules

E-mail has long been a staple of people's lives, but as we move into the new digital age, it seems everyone is moving to a new smart phone and wants to use it in all the incredible ways it can be used for health care purposes, including the use of e-mail and texting.

Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Time: 09:00 AM PDT | 12:00 PM EDT,
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Price: $299.00
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Monday

15
July,
2019

The 10 Step HIPAA Compliance Review - How to Ensure your Compliance is Up to Date

Day One: Research of Your Operations - How do you use PHI and what policies and procedures do you have for Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification? Understand your operations and information flows, and the ways you use or disclose PHI.

Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Time: 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,
  • Duration: 90 Minutes
  • Price: $139.00
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Friday

19
July,
2019

3-Hour Virtual Seminar on HIPAA vs. SAMHSA 42 CFR Part 2: Managing Disclosures when Substance Use Disorders are Involved

This session focuses on the issues of managing health information when it may involve substance use disorder treatment information. HIPAA allows a number of disclosures without consent that SAMHSA prohibits without consent.

Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Time: 09:00 AM PDT | 12:00 PM EDT,
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Price: $299.00
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HIPAA Privacy Policies and Procedures: Prepare for Updates and New Requirements

Learn how having good policies and procedures and good documentation can make compliance easier.

  • Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Recorded
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Price: $245.00
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Making Revisions to Medical Records: How to properly make changes to records and avoid penalties and fines

This teleconference will enable health information professionals to know how to respond to requests to revise closed records, to know what is required for individual rights under HIPAA, and to know what belongs in any organization’s procedures for revising medical records.

  • Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Recorded
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Price: $245.00
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HIPAA Security Rule Compliance When Communicating with Patients Using Mobile Devices

The session will discuss the requirements, the risks, and the issues of the increasing use of mobile devices for patient communications and provide a road map for how to use them safely and effectively, to increase the quality of health care and patient satisfaction.

  • Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Recorded
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Price: $245.00
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HIPAA Breach Notification: How to Prevent, Prepare for, and Report Breaches of Healthcare Information Privacy and Security

We will discuss the kinds of threats that exist for PHI and how they're changing as the hackers gain experience and abilities, and why you need to prepare for next-generation attacks now.

  • Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Recorded
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Price: $245.00
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