How to Perform a HIPAA Risk Assessment

Instructor: James B Wener
Product ID: 704058
  • Duration: 60 Min

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Last Recorded Date: Jun-2016

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This risk assessment training will discuss why it is essential to perform a risk assessment and what kind of breaches can occur. It will also list what HIPAA regulations require and what it should tell you.

Why Should You Attend:

In addition to the negative publicity and potential fines, breach of a patient’s health information often leads to litigation which is also time consuming and costly. The way to avoid these situations is to perform a risk assessment to understand where the health care organization is at risk of an unauthorized breach and provide a basis for becoming HIPAA compliant.

This webinar will discuss two reasons why a risk assessment is necessary:

  • First, both the HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations require a risk assessment for the organization to be HIPAA compliant.
  • Second, as a result of the risk assessment the organization knows where it needs to address its efforts to minimize its risk.

The course will also discuss how best to do a risk assessment, when to look for outside assistance, and how to link your assessment to your training responsibilities.

Learning Objectives:

  • Why the risk assessment is important to the health care organization and business associates
  • What is important to consider in doing a risk assessment
  • How to do a risk assessment
  • When to look for outside assistance
  • How to link your assessment to your training responsibilities
  • How to interpret the results of the risk assessment
  • What to do with the results of your assessment

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • Why perform a risk assessment and what kind of breaches occur
  • What do the HIPAA regulations require
  • What is a risk assessment and what should it tell you
  • Why risk assessments are more than just a system password
  • How to perform a risk assessment
  • What can you do yourself and what should professionals do
  • What to do after you have performed the risk assessment

Who Will Benefit:

  • Health Care Organization Ownership
  • Office Management
  • Dentists
  • Physicians
  • Clinics and Hospitals
  • Business Associates
  • Health Care IT Professionals

Instructor Profile:

Jim Wener has over 40 years of experience in assisting health care organizations – both providers and payers - identify their automation requirements and helping these organizations select and successfully implement the automation most applicable for their needs. Since 1996, he has been an active lecturer, trainer and HIPAA assessment consultant assisting a variety of health care providers (hospitals, payers, clinics and individual physician practitioners) become HIPAA compliant. He developed the IBM HIPAA assessment and training products for their consulting practice. Mr. Wener is a certified HIPAA consultant and has authored articles regarding various topics on the subject. His HIPAA consulting practice offers comprehensive HIPAA privacy and security consulting tools, practice walkthrough assessment tools, a full set of HIPAA privacy and security policy and procedures templates, training presentations and a breach mitigation tool – all geared and used by small and large health care organizations.

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Registrants may cancel up to two working days prior to the course start date and will receive a letter of credit to be used towards a future course up to one year from date of issuance. ComplianceOnline would process/provide refund if the Live Webinar has been cancelled. The attendee could choose between the recorded version of the webinar or refund for any cancelled webinar. Refunds will not be given to participants who do not show up for the webinar. On-Demand Recordings can be requested in exchange.

Webinar may be cancelled due to lack of enrolment or unavoidable factors. Registrants will be notified 24hours in advance if a cancellation occurs. Substitutions can happen any time.

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