A Powerful Tool to Prevent Breaches, Fines: BridgeFront 2012 HIPAA Training

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The newest version of BridgeFront's HIPAA online education is now available, ready for 2012. Federal HIPAA regulations require Covered Entities and Business Associates to provide new hire and refresher staff training. Experts recommend training as a powerful tool to prevent data breaches, violations, and fines.

BridgeFront, a leading online education company, announces its new 2012 HIPAA online education. This is the seventh edition of its highly acclaimed HIPAA training, which captures the changing regulations each year.

Federal HIPAA regulations require Covered Entities and Business Associates to train staff upon hire and provide refresher training as the regulations shift. New for BridgeFront's 2012 HIPAA education is this:

  • Additional guidance from the Centers for the Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Further clarification on today's HIPAA regulations
  • Increased course ease-of-use

"We rely on BridgeFront's HIPAA online training to ensure all new employees understand the key aspects of HIPAA that are relevant to our company," says Beatriz Coningham, Organization Development Director at The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). "The ability to quickly assign someone a course and track course progress and completion makes the process seamless."

BridgeFront's HIPAA education series offers more than 50 role-based online courses, written by nationally recognized experts. Courses are available for Business Associates, Human Resources, Hospitals, Provider Practices, Chiropractors, Employers, and State and Local Government. BridgeFront also offers electronic how-to guides on HIPAA compliance.

"It's no secret that data breaches and HIPAA violations are increasingly common in healthcare today," says Peter Cizik, CEO of BridgeFront. "Experts recommend staff training as a powerful tool to prevent breaches, violations, and fines. Our new HIPAA Overview courses for 2012 are ideal for both new hires and existing staff. We guarantee that our education meets 100% of today's regulation requirements."

To see a sample course from BridgeFront's HIPAA online course library, visit its website at: http://www.bridgefront.com/solutions_education_hipaa_demoself.php.

Courses are designed for the adult learner, with interactive and engaging features. Inside each course, students will find audio, scenario-based review questions, a post-test, a "Certificate of Mastery," and administrative monitoring features. All courses are accessible online for a full year.

For more information, visit http://www.BridgeFront.com, contact us via email at info-at-bridgefront.com or call (866) 447-2211.

About BridgeFront:

Rated as a top-tier provider, BridgeFront delivers online education to healthcare, government, business and education - large and small. A reliable hosted learning management system allows organizations to take skill-building courses as-is, to modify courses or design their own. Helping organizations build competencies in compliance, the revenue cycle, nursing and customer service communications - BridgeFront stands a leader in responsiveness and service.


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