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2-day In-person Seminar on Mastering the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules : Coping with Rule Changes, Managing Incidents, Preparing for Audits, and Avoiding Penalties


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This session is designed to provide intensive, two-day training in HIPAA compliance, including what's new in the regulations, what's changed recently, and what needs to be addressed for compliance by covered entities and business associates. 

The session provides the background and details for any manager of healthcare information privacy and security to know what are the most important privacy and security issues, what needs to be done for HIPAA compliance, and what can happen when compliance is not adequate. 

Audits and enforcement will be explained, as well as privacy and security breaches and how to prevent them. Numerous references and sample documents will be provided. 


Course Outline:


Day 1 – Agenda

Lecture 1: Overview of HIPAA Regulations

  • The Origins and Purposes of HIPAA
  • Privacy Rule History and Objectives
  • Security Rule History and Objectives
  • Breach Notification Requirements, Benefits, and Results

Lecture 2: HIPAA Privacy Rule Principles, Policies and Procedures

  • Patient Rights under HIPAA
  • Limitations on Uses and Disclosures
  • Required Policies and Procedures
  • Training and Documentation Requirements

Lecture 3: Recent and Proposed Changes to the HIPAA Rules

  • New Penalty Structure
  • New HIPAA Audit Program
  • New Patient Rights
  • New Obligations for Business Associates

Lecture 4: HIPAA Security Rule Principles

  • General Rules and Flexibility Provisions
  • The Role of Risk Analysis
  • Security Safeguards
  • Training and Documentation



Day 2 – Agenda

Lecture 5: HIPAA Security Policies and Procedures and Audits

  • HIPAA Security Policy Framework
  • Sample Security Policy Content
  • Recommended Level of Detail for Policies and Procedures
  • The New HIPAA Compliance Audit Protocol

Lecture 6: Risk Analysis for Security and Meaningful Use

  • Principles of Risk Analysis for Information Security
  • Information Security Management Process
  • Risk Analysis Methods
  • Risk Analysis Example

Lecture 7: Risk Mitigation and Compliance Remediation

  • Typical Security Risks
  • Social Media, Texting, e-mail, and Privacy
  • Dealing with Portable Devices and Remote Access
  • Compliance Planning

Lecture 8: Documentation, Training, Drills and Self-Audits

  • How to Organize and Use Documentation to Your Advantage
  • Training Methods and Compliance Improvement
  • Conducting Drills in Incident Response
  • Using the HIPAA Audit Protocol for Documentation and Self-Auditing



Who Will Benefit:

  • Information Security Officers
  • Risk Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Privacy Officers
  • Health Information Managers
  • Information Technology Managers
  • Medical Office Managers
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Systems Managers
  • Legal Counsel
  • Operations Directors

About Speaker

Jim Sheldon-Dean Jim Sheldon-Dean is the founder and director of compliance services at Lewis Creek Systems, LLC, and a Vermont-based consulting firm. His firm has been providing information privacy and security regulatory compliance services to healthcare firms and businesses throughout the Northeast and nationally since its establishment in 1982.

Lewis Creek provides a variety of advisory, training, assessment, policy development, project management and mitigation services. Its impressive clientele is drawn from among a number of health care providers, businesses, universities, small and large hospitals, urban and rural mental health and social service agencies, health insurance plans and health care business associates.

Mr. Sheldon-Dean serves on a number of prestigious workgroups such as the HIMSS Information Systems Security Workgroup and the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange Privacy and Security Workgroup. He co-chairs the WEDI HIPAA Updates sub-workgroup. He is a frequent speaker regarding HIPAA and information privacy and security compliance issues at seminars and conferences. Some of his speaking engagements include those at AHIMA national conventions and WEDI national conferences.

Mr. Sheldon-Dean has nearly 30 years of experience in policy analysis and implementation, business process analysis, information systems and software development.





  1.  1.LocationMiami FL| January 30-31, 2014 | 9 AM to 6 PM EST
  2. Venue  Courtyard Miami Downtown 

200 SE Second Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131 USA

Price: $1,295.00 

Register now and save $200. (Early Bird)
Until December 10, Early Bird Price: $1,295.00 
From December 11 to January 28,

 Regular Price: $1,495.00 


2.Location: Las Vegas NV | April 10-11, 2014 |

9 AM to 6 PM EST 

Venue:  Hilton Grand Vacations Suites at the Flamingo 
3575 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89109-4313, USA

Price: $1,295.00

Register now and save $200. (Early Bird)
Until January 10, Early Bird Price: $1,295.00 
From January 11 and April 08,

Regular Price: $1,495.00 


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