Mr.Jim Sheldon-Dean

Area Of Expertise : HIPAA
35 Years Of Experience
Training Industry : Hospital & Healthcare

Jim Sheldon-Dean is the founder and director of compliance services at Lewis Creek Systems, LLC, a Vermont-based consulting firm founded in 1982, providing information privacy and security regulatory compliance services to a wide variety of health care entities. He is a frequent speaker regarding HIPAA, including speaking engagements at numerous regional and national healthcare association conferences and conventions and the annual NIST/OCR HIPAA Security Conference. Sheldon-Dean has more than 16 years of experience specializing in HIPAA compliance, more than 34 years of experience in policy analysis and implementation, business process analysis, information systems and software development, and 8 years of experience doing hands-on medical work as a Vermont certified volunteer emergency medical technician. Sheldon-Dean received his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Vermont and his master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Live Webinar

HIPAA in 2021 — Critical Compliance Concerns in the Year Ahead

Over many years, the heads of the US DHHS have indicated that patient access of information is a key priority in order to improve the health of the nation. Patient rights under HIPAA have been expanded to include several rights of access, and detailed guidance ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
  • Sep 29, 2021
Live Webinar

Patient Communications, E-mail, and Texting - How to Meet Patient Requests for Information and Stay Within the HIPAA Rules

Professional communications involving Protected Health Information must be conducted securely, according to guidance from HHS and any reasonable Risk Analysis required by the Security Rule, so any office communications must be carefully controlled to avoid bre ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
  • Oct 27, 2021
Live Webinar

HIPAA Audit and Enforcement Update for 2021 - Providing Access and Securing PHI

While the worldwide pandemic has prompted some relaxation of HIPAA requirements in specific circumstances to ease the provision of medical services while preserving social distancing requirements and addressing emergency vaccination needs, enforcement of HIPAA ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
  • Nov 16, 2021
Recorded Webinar

HIPAA Business Associates: Obligations for Healthcare Entities and Their Associates

The definition of a HIPAA Business Associate casts a wide net of healthcare business activities, including any business that creates, receives, maintains, or transmits any Protected Health Information on behalf of a HIPAA Covered Entity or Business Associate, ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

HIPAA in 2021 — Critical Compliance Concerns in the Year Ahead

Over many years, the heads of the US DHHS have indicated that patient access of information is a key priority in order to improve the health of the nation. Patient rights under HIPAA have been expanded to include several rights of access, and detailed guidance ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

HIPAA Enforcement and Auditing in 2020: Latest Examples and New Guidance

While the worldwide pandemic has prompted some relaxation of HIPAA requirements in specific circumstances to ease the provision of medical services while preserving social distancing requirements, enforcement of HIPAA has continued. Recent enforcement actions ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Risks, Liabilities, and Enforcement in HIPAA Business Associate Relationships

In addition to contracted obligations, HIPAA Business Associates are now covered directly under the HIPAA Privacy Rule’s use and disclosure limitations, the Security Rule’s safeguard provisions, and the Breach Notification Rule’s notification requirements. HIP ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Patient Communications: Making the Most of Texting and Telemedicine Within HIPAA Rules

The COVID-19 Emergency has created new demands on communications, and has made clear the need to provide services remotely to the extent possible.  Providers need to communicate more, between themselves and with their patients, and the time to implementation o ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
Free Webinar

Texting and E-mail with Patients - Meeting HIPAA Requirements and Patient Desires

Professional communications involving Protected Health Information must be conducted securely, according to guidance from HHS and any reasonable Risk Analysis required by the Security Rule, so any office communications must be carefully controlled to avoid bre ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Data Blocking and Patient Access of Medical Records under HIPAA — New Focus of Enforcement and Guidance

Over many years, the heads of the US DHHS have indicated that patient access of information is a key priority in order to improve the health of the nation.  Patient rights under HIPAA have been expanded to include new rights of access, and guidance has been is ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins