Traliant Announces HIPAA Training for Covered Entities and Business Associates

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Modern online training focuses on safeguarding protected health information

As more health information is shared electronically, cybersecurity risks and HIPAA data breaches are increasing, costing organizations millions each year.

Traliant, an innovator in sexual harassment training, today announced the availability of HIPAA training for healthcare organizations and their business associates. The online training courses focus on the essential information individuals need to comply with HIPAA regulations and keep patients’ personal and health information private and secure. The training is available in two versions: HIPAA for Covered Entities and HIPAA for Business Associates.

HIPAA for Covered Entities is appropriate for organizations such as medical practices, hospitals, dental practices, nursing homes, pharmacies, health plans and healthcare clearinghouses. HIPAA for Business Associates is designed for individuals who come in contact with protected health information. This includes business associates of medical device companies, accountants, lawyers, consultants, data processors and others.

For more information, visit Traliant at: HIPAA Training for Covered Entities and Business Associates

“As more health information is shared electronically, cybersecurity risks and HIPAA data breaches are increasing, costing organizations millions each year,” said Mike Pallatta, Traliant CEO and Co-Founder. “Our new HIPAA training helps ensure that organizations and their business associates know how to recognize protected health information and take the appropriate steps to prevent HIPAA violations.”

The training courses cover the essential HIPAA compliance topics, including the purpose of HIPAA, why privacy and security are important, HIPAA’s Privacy and Security Rules, different types of Protected Health Information (PHI), disclosures, safeguards, security breaches and penalties and enforcement.

Topics are presented in a familiar news show format, featuring bite-sized episodes, news reports, interactive quizzes and exercises, and viewer mailbag segments that address common questions about HIPAA rules, rights and responsibilities. The mobile-friendly training is accessible on laptops, tablets and smartphones.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, commonly known as HIPAA, is a federal law enacted in 1996 that sets standards for the protection of individuals’ medical records and other personal health information.

About Traliant
Traliant was founded by industry veterans from some of the world's most successful compliance training companies to meet the challenge of transforming compliance training from boring to brilliant. Backed by Martinson Ventures, Traliant delivers immersive, bite-sized compliance training on an eLearning platform that enables fast and easy customization. Courses are available on numerous workplace topics including Diversity Training and Sensitivity Training. For more information visit: http://www.traliant.com.

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