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We invite you to attend our free Healthcare Information Privacy Workshop on Tuesday, January 24th in Kansas City, Missouri. During this three-hour educational event, industry expert David Holtzman will help healthcare providers, health plans and vendors navigate through the new era of complex regulations, increased challenges to manage health information, and expanded enforcement for failure to protect sensitive patient data.

Topics covered during the workshop include:

Latest Regulatory Updates from OCR

Patient Access to PHI and the Privacy Rule’s Right of Access Standard

Key Steps for Breach Preparedness, Assessment and Response

Ransomware Guidance from OCR and How It Affects Breach Reporting

Latest Updates on OCR Audits and How Best to Prepare

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Why You Should Attend

  • OCR issues several pieces of guidance each year, each of which contain pertinent information to healthcare professionals.
  • Updates made to the standards of the confidentiality of substance abuse treatment records (42 CFR Part 2) have created new requirements for that health care professionals.
  • The impacts of the 2013 modifications to the Right of Access standard are critical to understand, including the requirements around providing patients with electronic and digital copies of medical records and increased data sharing with third parties.
  • With a rise in healthcare breaches, it is critical that organizations are able to recognize, assess, and mitigate breach incidents.
  • Today’s OCR audits expect organizations to produce documentation that demonstrates processes and procedures are in action.

Agenda

  • OCR Update
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Record Confidentiality Rules
  • Patient Access to PHI
  • Lunch
  • Breach Preparedness, Assessment and Response
  • OCR Ransomware Guidance
  • Preparing for an OCR Audit
  • Q&A

Who Should Attend

  • Privacy Officers & Analysts
  • Compliance Officers & Analysts
  • CIOs, CISOs & IT Directors
  • HIM Directors

Speaker Bio

David HoltzmanVice President, Compliance Strategies
Considered a subject matter expert in health information privacy policy and compliance issues involving the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules, David was a senior advisor at OCR before joining the team at CynergisTek. He also previously served as the privacy & security officer for Kaiser Permanente’s Mid-Atlantic Region.

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What Past Attendees are Saying

I appreciate an organization that is willing to share information for free. Those that have little to give keep what little they have close. However when you are willing to share for free, there is more to be had and they are truly at the top of their field.

P. Smith, BridgePoint Hospital Capitol Hill
I attended your workshop and thought it was great. David’s OCR experiences and insight were tremendously valuable, and it was helpful hearing about your clients’ experiences.
Michelle, University of California San Francisco Privacy Office

Read more about the positive feedback we received from our regional workshops in 2016.

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