HIPAA Disclosures, Telehealth Use & Cyber Threats
TMC continues to look for ways to share important information about COVID – 19. We have launched Tuesday Talks. Please join us each Tuesday at 12 noon EST as we share pertinent information to keep you safe while you are helping those who may be impacted by this new virus.
This Tuesday we present Q&A – HIPAA Disclosures, Telehealth Use & Cyber Threats
Has your practice recently started using telehealth due to COVID-19? Do you have questions about recent guidance and bulletins from the Office of Civil Rights about HIPAA disclosures and telehealth? Are you concerned about the sudden increase in cybersecurity attacks? Join Karen Gregory, RN and Abby Mitchell, CHPC, CHC, HCISPP, CRISC as they hold a Q&A session on these topics.
At the end of this session, the attendee will be able to:
- Discuss the use of telehealth and cybersecurity risks related to COVID-19.
- Explain permitted disclosures to public health authorities.
This session is designated for 1.0 hour of continuing education credit.
Lecturer – Karen Gregory, RN
Karen has over 20 years of experience working in the outpatient environment, both at the front line delivering patient care and in the management arena. She is passionate about both employee and patient safety and takes every possible opportunity to improve the quality of healthcare for all involved.
Karen is currently the Director of Compliance and Education for Total Medical Compliance where she develops compliance materials in addition to training consultants, as well as clients. She is a frequent speaker for professional organizations and at conferences nationwide on OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control.
Abby Mitchell started her career at a law firm in Cleveland, Ohio. There, she worked on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and securities. After holding a position at GOJO Industries, the inventors of PURELL®; she joined MemberHealth in 2006, which became the third largest Medicare Part D plan nationwide. That company was acquired by CVS Caremark and she left in 2010 to pursue a position in the mining and metals industry as contracts management support to the international strategic sourcing group at Cleveland-Cliffs. In 2014, she joined CoverMyMeds as the manager of contracts administration and legal operations and went on to become the privacy officer and data governance liaison. Abby earned a bachelor’s degree in German translation and paralegal studies from Kent State University and holds several professional certifications in health care privacy, compliance, and information security.
Total Medical Compliance is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. Total Medical Compliance designates this activity for 1.0 hours of continuing education credit. The entire course must be attended in full; no partial credit will be awarded.
Attendance & Cancellation
This is a complimentary webinar provided by TMC.