Wall Township, NJ (PRWEB) August 6, 2004 -
Â With the deadline for HIPAA security compliance fast approaching, healthcare organizations are beginning to track their compliance efforts. Establishing and maintaining effective HIPAA auditing and monitoring systems is the best way for your organization to avoid potentially costly fines, penalties, lawsuits and public relations nightmares.
ÂHIPAA Security Auditing and Monitoring: Creating, Building and Testing a Strategy To Ensure Your Organization's Compliance,Â a September 21st audio conference, will offer the tools and guidance you need for successful HIPAA compliance auditing and monitoring. The audio conference will cover what the security rule requires for audits and what steps your organization should take to build and maintain an effective HIPAA security auditing program. The audio conference is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Â 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
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Our expert panelists Chris Apgar, CISSP, an independent consultant and former HIPAA compliance officer for a large regional health plan in Oregon, and Mikel Lynch, privacy officer with the University of Missouri, will provide a high-level overview of HIPAA security auditing. They will describe what organizations need to consider when starting an auditing program and how to conduct a successful ongoing compliant auditing process.
The auditing process is extremely important to the strength of your HIPAA compliance program. During this audio conference, our speakers will provide details on:
- Distinguishing the types of security audits
- Valuing the importance of cultural change and senior management buy-in
- Grasping the how-toÂs of performing audits
- Launching an effective security audit program
- Knowing what to audit, how often to audit, what to maintain and for how long
- Mining the data from audits.
The audio conference will serve the information needs of professionals with a vested interest in bettering disease management outcomes: CEOs, privacy officers, security officers, information technology executives, HIPAA team leaders, compliance officers, business development and strategic planning directors.
The audio conference will include a live question-and-answer period, which allows participants to tap the expertise of the presenters to ensure that all aspects of the subject are addressed. A recorded version of the audio conference will also be available on CD-ROM. For more information on the conference, please email firstname.lastname@example.org call toll-free (888) 446-3530 or visit:
Contact: Patricia Donovan
Phone: (732) 528-4468
Fax: (732) 292-3073