Information Technology and HIPAA

Instructor: Brian Tuttle
Webinar Id: 800437

Duration: 90 Minutes

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

Overview:

This lesson will be going into great detail regarding you practice or business information technology and how it relates to the HIPAA Security Rule. Areas covered will be system auditing, encryption, physical security, IT consulting firms, disaster recovery, web based vs in-house systems, and risk factors as they relate to IT.

Why should you attend:

  • Is your IT system HIPAA compliant?
  • What are factors to consider?
  • Cloud vs In-house EHR
  • Picking the right IT group
  • How are your backups done? Are they secure?
  • Are you utilizing encryption?
  • Texting?
  • Is your practice physically securing its systems?
  • Are you adequately auditing your system as required by HIPAA?
  • Do you have an adequate contingency plan in place as required by HIPAA?

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Information technology (in great detail)
  • HIPAA Security Rule
  • Fines
  • Business associates
  • Breach notification
  • Risk factors

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

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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