HIPAA Security Basics

In this webinar speaker will provide a brief overview of Information Security, and Importance of security and recent breaches and the outcomes, also learn about the HIPAA Security Rule and learn the basics of what you need to do to become compliant, the major goal of the Hipaa Security Rule is to protect the privacy of individual's health information.

Instructor Brian Freedman
Product Id 801310
Speaker Profile
Brian Freedman , MS, CISSP, PMP, CHCO has earned his Masters of Science in Information Systems and has over 20 years working in IT and Information Assurance. Mr. Freedman leverages deep project management and technical experience in order to lead key elements to several Health-Information Technology (IT), Privacy and Security initiatives.

Mr. Freedman has hands-on experience with both the public and private sector healthcare networks and systems: He has worked at one of South Carolina’s largest independent physicians practice, as its CIO and Information Technology Director. In his role as CIO, he was responsible for the oversight of all operational and technology functions for 33 Primary Care Physician offices and Specialist clinics. He served as the HIPAA Compliance Officer and managed a team of IT specialists in support of electronic medical records and practice management systems. He drafted and/or rewrote all related policies and procedures for the HIPAA final rule, and designed and delivered a HIPAA training program to more than 650 employees. Mr. Freedman also created and implemented an annual risk management / analysis program to focus on both HIPAA and Meaningful Use compliance. The risk management program developed by Mr. Freedman has provided the practice with a continuous risk management program.

He has co-authored a book on PCI Compliance and is the Technical Editor of a handbook on IT Regulatory and Standards Compliance. In addition, Mr. Freedman is an Adjunct Instructor for the Department of Network Systems Management at a local Technical College where he teaches classes in Information Systems, Networking, Information Assurance, and Regulatory Compliance (HIPAA and PCI). He holds some of the leading industry certifications from Microsoft and Cisco. He is also a CISSP, PMP, and is a Certified HIPAA Compliance Officer (CHCO).

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