- HIPAA challenges for both covered entities and business associates, including risk assessments and enforcement
- Information on compliance audits by OCR, CMS and OIG, including details on the current OCR HIPAA audits
- Strategies for audit preparedness
- Security challenges and cybersecurity threats around the industry, as well as best practices to combat them
- Real-world examples of recent incidents and key takeaways from each
Why You Should Attend
- OCR has begun the next round of random OCR audits by conducting desk audits of 167 covered entities this summer, while business associates are anticipated to begin receiving audit notifications before the end of the year.
- Multiple government agencies are imposing fines and penalties through breach settlements and investigations of incidents. In fact, OCR has already issued over $20M in fines so far in 2016.
- Healthcare breaches are on the rise, and the average cost of a data breach for healthcare organizations is now over $2.2 million, according to the Ponemon Institute.
- New and trending threats to healthcare security are an increasing concern to the industry and require proactive, not reactive, security measures.
- Healthcare organizations are becoming attractive targets, due to the amount and value of data that is stored on their systems.
- Attendees have the opportunity to submit a certificate of completion and agenda for continuing education credits.
- HIPAA Updates
- Enforcement Activities for Non-Compliance
- Audit Outlook
- Hot Issues for 2016
- What’s Changing
- Top Threat Areas
- The Impact to Healthcare
Who Should Attend
- Privacy Officers & Analysts
- Security Officers & Analysts
- Compliance Officers & Analysts
- CIOs, CISOs & IT Directors
- HIM Directors
Marti Arvin brings more than three decades of operational and executive leadership experience in the fields of compliance, research and regulatory oversight in academic medical and traditional hospital care settings to her position at CynergisTek. She was most recently the Vice president and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for Regional Care Hospital System and before that Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer at UCLA Health System and the David Geffen School of Medicine.
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