This training program will go into great detail regarding you practice or business information technology and how it relates to the HIPAA Security Rule, in particular portable devices. Areas covered will be texting, email, encryption, medical messaging, voice data and risk factors as they relate to IT.
Why Should You Attend
- What’s new in 2017?
- How can you protect your practice or business?
- What factors might spur a HIPAA audit?
- Are you doing these things?
This webinar will provide great details regarding your practice or business information technology and how it relates to the HIPAA Security Rule, in particular portable devices. It covers texting, email, encryption, medical messaging, voice data and risk factors as they relate to personal devices.
The speaker will uncover myths versus reality as it relates to this very enigmatic law based on over 1000 risk assessments performed as well as years of experience in dealing directly with the Office of Civil Rights HIPAA auditors. The expert will speak on specific experiences from over 17 years of experience in working as an outsourced compliance auditor, expert witness on multiple HIPAA cases, and thoroughly explain how patients are now able to get cash remedies for wrongful disclosures of private health information.
This webinar will show you how to limit those risks by simply taking proactive steps and utilizing best practices.
Areas Covered in the Webinar
- Updates for 2017 BYOD
- Portable devices
- Doctors and texting
- Practical solutions
- Business associates and the increased burden
- Emailing of PHI
- Texting of PHI
- Federal Audit Process
Who Will Benefit
- Practice managers
- Any business associates who work with medical practices or hospitals (i.e. billing companies, transcription companies, IT companies, answering services, home health, coders, attorneys, etc.)
- MDs and other medical professionals
Brian Tuttle is a Certified Professional in Health IT (CPHIT), Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), Certified Business Resilience Auditor (CBRA) with over 17 years’ experience in health IT and compliance consulting. Mr. Tuttle has worked all of those 15 years with MAG Mutual Healthcare Solutions and is now senior compliance consultant and IT manager with InGauge Healthcare Solutions (previously MAG Mutual Healthcare Solutions). He is well known and highly regarded in medical circles throughout the United States and has served as expert witness in multiple legal trials relating to HIPAA. Mr. Tuttle has a Master’s Degree in Health Sciences from Georgia State University. He provides consulting services for: HIPAA Security/Privacy auditing, comprehensive NIST based risk assessments with mitigation, HIPAA awareness training and certification, custom written policies and procedures, public speaking, specialized HIPAA training, subject matter writing, HIPAA consulting and certification for proprietary software companies, and business continuity (disaster recovery) planning and consulting. With vast experience in health IT systems (i.e. practice management/EMR systems, imaging, transcription, medical messaging, etc.) as well as over 17 years’ experience in standard health IT with multiple certifications and hands-on knowledge, Mr. Tuttle has conducted onsite risk assessments for over 500 medical practices, hospitals, and business associates throughout the United States.