HIPAA - Portable Devices and Enforcement

Instructor: Brian Tuttle
Webinar Id: 800621

Duration: 90 Minutes

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

Overview:

It is important to understand the new changes going on at Health and Human Services as it relates to enforcement of HIPAA for both covered entities and business associates. You need to know how to avoid being low hanging in terms of audit risk as well as being sued by individuals who have had their PHI wrongfully discloses due to bad IT practices. I have been expert witness on multiple court cases where a business or medical practice is being sued for not doing their due diligence to minimize risk.

Why should you attend:

  • Texting PHI (do's and dont's)
  • Emailing PHI (do's and don't's)
  • Smartphones
  • Portable media
  • Encryption policy needs

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Risk factors for portable media
  • What should you do if you receive an audit letter
  • Court cases I've been part of relating to bad IT practices
  • Examples

Who Will Benefit:
  • Practice Managers
  • Any Business Associates who work with Medical Practices or Hospitals
  • Billing Companies
  • Transcription Companies
  • IT COompanies
  • Answering Services
  • Home Health
  • Coders
  • Attorneys
  • MD's and other Medical Professionals

Speaker Profile
Brian L Tuttle, CPHIT, CHP, CBRA, Net+, A+, CCNA, MCP is a Certified Professional in Health IT (CPHIT), Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), Certified HIPAA Administrator (CHA), Certified Business Resilience Auditor (CBRA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with over 18 years' experience in Health IT and Compliance Consulting. With vast experience in health IT systems (i.e. practice management, EHR systems, imaging, transcription, medical messaging, etc.) as well as over 18 years’ experience in standard Health IT with multiple certifications and hands-on knowledge, Brian serves as compliance consultant and has conducted onsite and remote risk assessments for over 1000 medical practices, hospitals, health departments, insurance plans, and business associates throughout the United States.

In addition, Mr Tuttle has served in multiple litigated court cases serving as an expert witness offering input related to best practices and requirements for securing and providing patient access to protected health information. Mr. Tuttle has also worked directly with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) both in defending covered entities and business associates as well as being asked by the Federal government to audit covered entities and business associates on behalf of the OCR. Almost all of Brian’s clients are earned by referral with little or no advertising.

Brian is well known and highly regarded in medical circles throughout the United States for his quality work and down home southern charm Mr Tuttle has a Master's Degree in Health Sciences from Georgia State University and works nationally out of Kennesaw, GA


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