HIPAA-HITECH assessment for Healthcare Business Associates

Instructor: Srini Kolathur
Webinar Id: 800136

Duration: 90 Minutes

  • Recorded
  • Only for one participant ?
  • Price $225.

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 90 minutes 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
  • Step-by-step approaches to identify patient data (ePHI) for protection
  • Consequences of a security failure
  • How to protect and implement security programs and processes
  • HIPAA Security Matrix

Who Will Benefit:
  • Healthcare Business Associates
  • Health Information Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security Officer
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Healthcare Compliance Director
  • Healthcare Counsel/lawyer
  • CEO, CFO, Healthcare Staffs

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 Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC) and MentorHealth. CFMC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Colorado Foundation for Medical Care designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 1.5 hours.

Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (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.

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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.

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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