Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) December 03, 2012
The year 2012 draws to a close, and with it the first year of HHS OCR audits nears an end. As might be expected, the audit results must be analyzed before regulators decide how the evaluation program will continue. What happens in the meantime? Healthcare organizations across the US are still charged to move forward with measuring and improving the privacy and security of patient data in their care.
Join global risk and security leader Kroll Advisory Solutions and its panel of experts from law and information privacy on December 12 at 2:00 p.m. EST, when they will discuss what’s been learned, what’s expected, and offer insights and best practices for covered entities in the quest for compliance absent more formal guidance.
David S. Szabo, Esq., partner in the Business Law Department of Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, who advises hospital and their affiliated group practices on a wide variety of regulatory and corporate issues, including Stark law compliance. Earlier this year, David presented “HIPAA, the HITECH Act and Privacy Compliance: Not Just for the Healthcare Industry Anymore,” at ACI’s 11th Annual Legal and Compliance Forum on Privacy & Security of Consumer and Employee Information in Washington, D.C.
Cynthia I. Snyder, CIPP, Director of Information Privacy at Health Net, Inc., where she oversees training and education, privacy policies and procedures, complaints about alleged privacy violations and monitoring of the privacy program. During her 8 year career in the regulatory and privacy arena, Cynthia has presented over 400 internal training classes and has spoken at the Secure World Expo and the National Convention for the Association of Medical Audit Specialists.
Attendees of this live, online event will learn:
- What to expect from HIPAA/HITECH regulators and enforcement officials in 2013
- How to interpret your obligations under the HIPAA/HITECH Security and Privacy Rules
- How to prepare for an HHS post-breach investigation
- Best practices for security and compliance in the healthcare setting