MEDIA ALERT: Upcoming Complimentary Webinar: How to Develop Your HIPAA-HITECH Policies & Procedures

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Clearwater Compliance’s Founder and CEO, Bob Chaput, will be hosting a live complimentary webinar on November 8th entitled "How to Develop Your HIPAA-HITECH Policies & Procedures”

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Complimentary Live Webinar: “How to Develop Your HIPAA-HITECH Policies & Procedures”

Business leaders and managers of CEs and BAs with responsibility for Risk Management, Corporate Compliance, and HIPAA-HITECH Privacy and Security compliance should attend. CEOs, COOs, CFOs, Chief Compliance Officers, Chief Risk Officers, Chief Privacy Officers, Chief Security Officers, Chief Information Officers, Practice Managers and Administrators.

If an organization creates, receives, maintains or transmits ePHI, they should attend this webinar.

This material covered in this live web event has been purposefully designed help all organizations from the largest CEs and BAs (e.g., hospitals, insurers, care management firms, etc) to the smallest BAs and subcontractors (e.g., small medical practices, clinics, dental offices, medical billing companies, IT companies, etc.). Organizations will receive practical, actionable tips and approaches and will benefit from this educational event whether they are a covered entity or business associate.

Thursday, November 8, 2012 11:00 AM CDT / 12:00 PM EST


This session is offered as a 60-minute Live Web Event using the GoToWebinar platform. The open format encourages questions during and after the session. Attendees will receive the presentation materials.

No matter where an organization is in its HIPAA-HITECH compliance journey, it will benefit from learning:

  •     The requirements of the HIPAA and HITECH Rules for documentation and Policies and Procedures
  •     How the OCR Audit Protocols address this requirement
  •     The HIPAA Security and Privacy Final Rule policy framework
  •     The HITECH Breach Notification policy framework
  •     How to actually design and develop security policies
  •     Available ToolKits™ to jump-start your policies and procedures development program

Creating HIPAA and HITECH Policies and Procedures is an important and large project for any organization. As indicated above, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently published their Audit Protocols which affirms the importance of having, implementing and regularly updating security policies and procedures.:

If you are a “Business Associate” or “Covered Entity” or a “subcontractor” that creates, receives, maintains or transmits ePHI, you will benefit from this webinar.

About Clearwater Compliance:

Clearwater Compliance helps Covered Entities, Business Associates and their Subcontractors assess their HIPAA-HITECH compliance programs, identify gaps and prioritize remediation efforts to ensure the greatest return on capital and resource investments. It delivers that return on compliance investment through education, tools and software, risk management solutions and professional services and consulting. Since 2003, Clearwater Compliance has delivered thought, methodology, software and service leadership to the healthcare industry. As an example, Clearwater Compliance is the Co-Sponsor of the American National Standards Institute Publication of the Report on “The Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information: A Business Case for Enhanced PHI Security”. For more information, visit:


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