HIPAA - HITECH Assessment for Healthcare Business Associates

Instructor: Srini Kolathur
Webinar Id: 800421

Duration: 60 Minutes

  • Recorded
  • Only for one participant ?
  • Price $179.

Overview:

As the compliance deadline for new HIPAA/HITECH rule approaches, it becomes imperative for healthcare business associate organizations to develop strategies to protect electronic health information, and comply with HIPAA/HITECH regulations. This instructor-led one-day training will teach you how to design, implement, and administer comprehensive healthcare IT compliance and security protection programs as a business associate. During this session, you will also have the opportunity to explore the security best practices and integrate regulatory requirements into an existing healthcare IT environment.

Why should you attend: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, in Section 13411 of the HITECH Act require HHS to provide for periodic audits to ensure covered entities and business associates are complying with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and Breach Notification standards. According to the recent report more than 60% of the breach happened are by the business associates.

If you come under the "Business Associate" category, and want to avoid showing up at HHS's "wall of shame" attend our 60-minute webinar to learn in depth about how to comply with HIPAA and HITECH rules, understand the audit protocols, Know what a breach is and how to mitigate if occurred.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Healthcare industry technology security requirements
  • Consequences of a security failure
  • How to protect and implement security programs and processes
  • HIPAA Security Matrix (Technical, administrative and physical safeguards)

Who Will Benefit:
  • Compliance Director
  • CEO
  • CFO
  • Privacy Officer
  • Security Officer
  • Information Systems Manager
  • HIPAA Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Health Information Manager
  • Healthcare Counsel/lawyer
  • Office Manager
  • Contracts Manager

Speaker Profile
Srini Kolathur , HITPro, CISSP,CISA, CISM, MBA is a result-driven leader. He has several years of experience in helping companies effectively meet and exceed regulatory compliance requirements including SOX, PCI, HIPAA, etc. by using best practices. For the last several years, he has been actively involved in Sarbox controls implementation, PCI-DSS, GRC and internal audit functions in the critical general IT control areas. As internal compliance and audit liaison project manager for Cisco infrastructure group, Srini has managed compliance and automation projects, including developing tracking systems for monitoring privileged user access. Srini has been involved in providing training to staffs at small practices and hospitals so they can effectively comply with HIPAA/HITECH and meaningful use security requirements by using NIST risk assessment framework, HHS HIPAA checklist and best practices for IT assessment.

Srini graduated with an executive MBA degree from Kenan-flagler business school at UNC Chapel Hill. Srini is very active in the local ISACA and ISSA chapters. Srini believes in and advocates best practices-based security and compliance program to achieve business objectives. Srini has a long and successful track record of bringing in projects on time and on budget, and developing high performance teams, while boosting technicaland business expertise, and maintaining high morale.


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