HealthInsight will present a HIPAA Privacy and Security Virtual Boot Camp webinar on October 10, 2017. For information and registration see http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=eriguwcab&oeidk=a07eeih7gwaadec87c8 . For more information on HealthInsight’s HIPAA resources, see https://healthinsight.org/hipaapass .
“ASPR TRACIE” (the HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Information Gateway) has announced a free online training course on the new CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule. The course has separate versions for Providers and Surveyors:
- Surveyors: https://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/User/Logon.aspx .
- Providers: https://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/pubs/ClassInformation.aspx?cid=0CMSEmPrep_ONL .
ASPR TRACIE has also published a new issue of their Exchange newsletter (https://asprtracie.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/tracie-the-exchange-newsletter-issue5-v10-release-508.pdf), with articles on Health Care Coalitions, Hospice and Emergency Preparedness, their Subject Matter Expert network, the Opioid Crisis, and Resources. The last section includes links to documents such as:
- “Tips for Retaining and Caring for Staff after a Disaster” (https://asprtracie.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/tips-for-retaining-and-caring-for-staff-after-disaster.pdf)
- “HIPAA and Disasters: What Emergency Professionals Need to Know” (https://asprtracie.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/aspr-tracie-hipaa-emergency-fact-sheet.pdf)
Healthinsight’s HIPAA PASS division will present a September 26, 2017 webinar on Introduction to Preparing for a HIPAA Audit, and an October 10, 2017 Online HIPAA Privacy and Security Boot Camp workshop. For details and registration, see https://healthinsight.org/hipaapass#events .
CMS has created a free video training module for health care providers on patients’ right of access under the HIPAA Privacy Rule. The video provides an in-depth review of the components of the HIPAA right of access and ways in which it enables individuals to be more involved in their own care. It also provides helpful suggestions about how health care providers can integrate aspects of the HIPAA access into medical practice. CME and CE credits are available. Find details, and links to other useful HIPAA resources, at https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/training/index.html .
The May issue of Network 16 News is titled What to Know about HIPAA, and it includes a list of the 18 patient identifiers that, when any one or more of which are present, create Personally Identifiable information that must be protected according to HIPAA rules.
The “Question Corner” this month is about the most common patient concerns. The “Hot Dates” section lists the October 22, 2017 Network 16 Annual Quality Conference in Tukwila WA (see https://nwrnbulletins.wordpress.com/2017/05/04/nw-101-nw16-quality-conference/ ), and the September 23-25, 2017 ANNA Management & Leadership Conference sin Miami FL (see https://www.annanurse.org/events/nephrology-nursing-practice-management-leadership-conference ).
Find Network 16 News at https://www.nwrn.org/providers-and-professional-staff/nw16n.html .
HealthInsight will present a free May 25, 2017 webinar on Introduction to Building and Governing Your HIPAA Compliance Program. For more information see http://healthinsight.org/hipaapass#events . Register at https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee4kqc0g4fcb5073 .
HealthInsight’s HIPAA Privacy and Security Solutions (PASS) and Mountain-Pacific Quality Health’s Health Technology Services will present a free March 28, 2017 webinar on Mobile Technology Meets HIPAA Compliance. Mobile technologies have created regulatory challenges that will only continue to increase. Securing mobile technologies is a top priority, with a reported 90 percent of health care providers utilizing mobile devices and security experts warning of significant risks to their organizations. The webinar will discuss the latest threats and newest technologies designed to boost your security efforts and safeguard your organization from becoming the next easy target. Find more information and register at http://healthinsight.org/hipaapass#events .
The website also includes links to recorded versions of previous free HealthInsight HIPAA PASS webinars on:
- How to Meet Breach Notification Requirements
- How to Respond to a HIPAA Breach
- Preparing for a HIPAA Audit
- Introduction to Essential Steps for HIPAA Compliance Webinar
- Introduction to Building and Governing Your HIPAA Compliance Program
- Enforcement, Breach Notification and Business Associates