HIPAA compliance is important in regards to protecting your data. Sword & Shield offers the following HIPAA compliance training and healthcare security classes through our Compliance and Information Security Training services:

1. What to Expect from an Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Investigation

Do you wonder what an actual OCR investigation looks like? Learn what to expect if OCR came knocking on your door.

In this 2 hour seminar, you will learn:

  • Events that trigger an OCR investigation
  • How OCR will initiate an investigation
  • How to respond to the OCR investigation
  • Things to do now to prepare for a potential OCR investigation

2. A Data Breach has Occurred: Do You Know What to Do?

Data breaches are a major threat to the healthcare environment. The steps following a data breach could potentially save your organization thousands of dollars. If a data breach occurred at your organization, would you know what to do?

In this 1.5 hour seminar, you will learn:

  • What constitutes a data breach
  • The most common causes of healthcare data breaches
  • Costs associated with a data breach
  • How to respond to data breach
  • How to assist in preventing a data breach

3. Deeper Dive into the HIPAA Security Rule

This seminar will take a deep look into the HIPAA Security Rule. Experienced instructors will take you section by section to explain what the Security Rule means for you and your organization.

In this half-day seminar, you will learn:

  • The Security Rule
  • What policies and procedures you need to satisfy HIPAA
  • Real-life scenarios applying the Security Rule

Cost: $500; CPE credits available

4. Do I Need to Know this to do My Job: Real-World Scenarios involving HIPAA

You must protect patient privacy. But, did you know that HIPAA also allows many disclosures of PHI so you can do your job?

In this 1.5 hour seminar, you will learn:

  • How does HIPAA require that you protect an individual’s protected health information
  • What are “incidental disclosures”
  • What is the treatment, payment and healthcare operations exception
  • Real-life scenarios to help you understand HIPAA

Cost: Free

5. Managing Vulnerabilities: Reducing the Risk of a Data Breach

If you have heard of the Office for Civil Right’s data breach “Wall of Shame,” you know it’s not where you want your organization to be listed. But, how can you reduce your risk of a data breach and avoid being listed on this infamous webpage?

In this 2 hour seminar, you will learn:

  • What is a data breach
  • How to identify systems that contain protected health information at your organization
  • Current technologies that assist in preventing a data breach
  • What are other healthcare organizations doing to mitigate breach risk

Cost: Free

6. To Encrypt or Not to Encrypt: What is the Rule and What are the Best Practices?

Encryption may be the most confusing requirement of the HIPAA Security Rule. With vague regulations, it is hard for an organization to determine whether or not to encrypt its’ patients’ protected health information.

In this 2 hour seminar, you will learn:

  • What does the HIPAA Security Rule actually say about encryption
  • What are the best practices regarding encryption
  • What current technologies are available to encrypt
  • How to satisfy the encryption policy and procedure requirement

Cost: Free

To register for our HIPAA compliance training and healthcare security seminars, please submit the form, contact us at 865-244-3569, or email us at SSESTraining@swordshield.com.

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