Multiple Expert Speakers and Learning Credits for Professionals at HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit November 8, 2018

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The HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit is a joint effort of Delaware Law School and First Healthcare Compliance to provide resources for professionals facing the challenges of HIPAA compliance. The full-day event will be held on November 8, 2018, in Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom at the Delaware Law School and will include continental breakfast, lunch, and a complimentary copy of a newly released book by First Healthcare Compliance. Registration will be available to the public until November 6, 2018.

HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit November 8, 2018

Attendees are eligible to receive 7.5 CLE credits (6.5 substantive, 1 ethics) in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

The HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit is a joint effort of Delaware Law School and First Healthcare Compliance to provide resources for professionals facing the challenges of HIPAA compliance. The full-day event will be held on November 8, 2018, in Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom at the Delaware Law School and will include continental breakfast, lunch, and a complimentary copy of a newly released book by First Healthcare Compliance. Registration will be available to the public until November 6, 2018.

A team of expert panelists will engage with attorneys and attendees to discuss timely questions and real-life scenarios related to HIPAA Privacy and Security. Speakers include a CEO and blockchain expert, several attorneys, a physician attorney, and a representative from HHS/OCR. Nicholas P. Heesters, Jr., MEng, JD, CIPP, Sr. Health Information Privacy Security Specialist, HIPAA Compliance & Enforcement, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights will cover Security Rule concepts in the context of recent OCR enforcement actions and prior HIPAA audit requirements. Additionally, Craig Weldon, Chief Special Investigator, Investor Protection Unit, Delaware Department of Justice will address attendees at the beginning of the day with a special announcement.

Meaningful discussions will be coupled with multiple opportunities for learning credits. Attendees are eligible to receive 7.5 CLE credits (6.5 substantive, 1 ethics) in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. This program has been approved for 7.5 continuing education unit(s) by Practice Management Institute® and PAHCOM. The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved this event for up to 9.0 CCB CEUs. Continuing Education Units are awarded based on individual attendance records. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by CCB of this event content or of the event sponsor.

The agenda for the day of learning and networking:

8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:15 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. Opening Remarks - Rod Smolla, Dean of Delaware Law School

8:20 a.m.- 8:30 a.m. Special Announcement-Craig Weldon, Chief Special Investigator, Investor Protection Unit, Delaware Department of Justice

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. HIPAA Privacy Rule, Notice of Privacy Practices, uses and disclosures, Business Associates - Jennifer Gimler Brady, Esq.

10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Break- breakfast extended

10:10 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. HIPAA Privacy continued - compliance plan, training, patient rights - Catherine Walters, Esq.

11:40 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. Boxed lunch/announcements

12:10 p.m. - 12:40 p.m. Distinguished Speaker/Blockchain - Vince Albanese, CEO, and Founder at Haven Health

12:40 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. HIPAA Security Rule, OCR enforcement actions, audit requirements- Nicholas P. Heesters, Jr., MEng, JD, CIPP

2:10 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Break

2:20 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. HIPAA Security continued - breaches, enforcement, cybersecurity issues - Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA

3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Ethics CLE portion of the day- Kathleen W. McNicholas, MD, JD, CHC, CCEP

About Delaware Law School: Widener University is a metropolitan university that connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention, applied leadership, and experiential learning are key components of the Widener experience. Delaware Law School is the First State’s only law school, providing a Juris doctor, legal graduate and paralegal degree programs with an emphasis on developing legal professionals who reflect the Delaware Way and its traditions of civility, integrity and mutual respect. The school offers signature programs in corporate and business law, environmental law, family health law and policy, trial advocacy, and dignity rights.

About First Healthcare Compliance: Founded in 2012 by a nurse attorney, the First Healthcare Compliance software solution creates confidence among compliance professionals through education, resources, and support in the areas of HIPAA, OSHA, human resources compliance, and fraud waste and abuse laws. Serving clients across the United States, the company’s evolving platform provides real-time insight for board reporting and across multiple locations. For more information please visit https://1sthcc.com/

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