Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) December 17, 2013
Clearwater Compliance today announced the addition of two seasoned healthcare executives to its industry-leading team of HIPAA-HITECH compliance professionals. Jamie Amaral will support the company’s growth as a business development director, while Adam Stone will serve as a consultant to help Clearwater customers solve their toughest HIPAA-HITECH privacy, security and compliance challenges.
The moves strengthen Clearwater’s ability to respond to the growing demand throughout the healthcare industry for help with HIPAA compliance while maintaining its commitment to superior customer service.
“Jamie and Adam are both deeply experienced and talented healthcare professionals, and we’re very fortunate to have them join our organization,” said Bob Chaput, CEO and founder of Clearwater Compliance. “We have high standards for the products we build and the service we provide to customers, so it is important to consistently recruit top talent. Jamie and Adam are both big wins in that regard.”
Amaral brings more than 30 years of diversified healthcare experience to the Clearwater team. She has served in leadership roles with organizations such as the Tennessee Hospital Association and Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). Her background also includes health insurance deployment, wellness product development and healthcare IT solutions.
Amaral previously served as national director of health research and development for the National Federation (NFIB) of Independent Business where she was responsible for developing health care strategies for NFIB members. In that role, Ms. Amaral also worked with individual state legislatures and Congress to draft health care legislation that addresses small business health care issues and health plan development.
Amaral holds a BA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an MPH in Hospital Administration from Yale University.
Stone has 25 years experience in healthcare business leadership, including more than 13 years overseeing data privacy and security functions for pharmaceutical distribution, healthcare, insurance, financial services and non-profit organizations.
Stone is a noted expert in the intricacies of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and its implementing regulations. He also has significant experience with a broad array of global privacy and data security laws and regulations.
He is an active member of the data privacy and security community. Among his various contributions, Stone is a writer and editor of examination questions for both the CISSP and ISSMP certifications. He also serves on the Education Advisory Board for the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
About Clearwater Compliance: http://clearwatercompliance.com
Clearwater Compliance, LLC, is all about and only about helping healthcare organizations and their service providers become and remain HIPAA-HITECH Compliant. Owned and operated by veteran, C-suite health care executives, Clearwater Compliance provides comprehensive, by-the-regs HIPAA software and tools, risk management solutions, training, and professional services for small medical practices and healthcare startups to major healthcare systems, health plans and Fortune 100 companies. Since 2003, the company has served more than 350 organizations. Find out more about our HIPAA compliance software, solutions and consulting services at clearwatercompliance.com.