Clearwater and the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Team Up to Present New Webinar on Risk Assessment January 25

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Webinar to focus on what counsel needs to know about Risk Analysis

Clearwater Compliance is proud to partner with the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) to present an educational webinar, “What Counsel Needs to Know about Bona Fide Risk Analyses,” on January 25.

The heavily-regulated healthcare industry and its activities and operations are subject to numerous and complex state and federal rules...including HIPAA regulations, which set out minimum requirements to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of protected health information.

This webinar, available to AHLA members and others interested in information and business risk management, will highlight the nine essential elements of a bona fide information security risk analysis, and its use in reducing legal, financial, and regulatory risks that may result from failure to complete a proper risk analysis.

Participants will learn the difference between a risk analysis, a compliance gap assessment (both of which are required under the HIPAA Security Rule), and technical security testing; see examples from OCR investigations and settlements that demonstrate what regulators expect to see in a risk analysis and risk management plan; and better understand the role of attorneys and privilege in the analysis process.

This webinar will be presented January 25, 2016 at 2 p.m. EST. The cost varies for AHLA members and non-members. Learn more about the topics and register at: https://distancelearning.healthlawyers.org/products/what-counsel-needs-to-know-about-bona-fide-risk-analyses-intermediate

AHLA is the nation’s largest, nonpartisan, educational organization devoted to legal issues in health care. This is the first time Clearwater has worked with AHLA and looks forward to a continued partnership.

In addition to providing highly-acclaimed cybersecurity and compliance software and services, Clearwater also offers a variety of educational opportunities. Visit https://clearwatercompliance.com to discover resources and upcoming events.

Download a free white paper on bona fide HIPAA security risk analysis at https://clearwatercompliance.com/thought-leadership/white-papers/risky-business-how-to-conduct-a-bona-fide-hipaa-risk-analysis/.

About Clearwater Compliance:

Clearwater Compliance, LLC, focuses on helping healthcare organizations and their service providers improve patient safety and the quality of care by assisting them to establish, operationalize and mature their information risk management programs. Led by veteran, C-suite healthcare executives, Clearwater provides comprehensive, by-the-regs software and tools, educational events, and expert professional/advisory services for healthcare organizations ranging from major healthcare systems, hospitals, health plans and Fortune 100 companies, to medical practices and healthcare startups. Since 2003, the company has served over 500 organizations. Find out more about our privacy, cybersecurity, compliance and information risk management solutions at clearwatercompliance.com

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