HIPAA/HITECH Assessment for Healthcare Business Associates

On-Demand Schedule Mon, January 18, 2021 - Mon, January 25, 2021
Duration 60 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW15C8522

  • Healthcare industry technology security requirements
  • Step-by-step approaches to identify patient data (ePHI) for protection
  • Consequences of a security failure
  • How to protect and implement security programs and processes
  • HIPAA Security Matrix (Technical, Administrative and Physical Safeguards)

Overview of the webinar

As the HIPAA/HITECH phase 2 audit for Business Associate is in full effect, it becomes imperative for healthcare business associate organizations to develop strategies to protect electronic health information and demonstrate the compliance with HIPAA/HITECH regulations. This instructor-led webinar will teach you how to design, implement and administer comprehensive healthcare IT compliance and security protection programs as a business associate. During this session, you will also have the opportunity to explore the security best practices and integrate regulatory requirements into an existing healthcare IT environment.

Who should attend?

  • Healthcare Business Associates
  • Health Information Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security Officer
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Healthcare Compliance Director
  • Healthcare Counsel-lawyer
  • CEO, CFO, Healthcare Staffs

Why should you attend?

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, in Section 13411 of the HITECH Act require HHS to provide for periodic audits to ensure covered entities and business associates are complying with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and Breach Notification standards. According to the recent report, more than 60% of the breach happened are by the business associates.
If you come under the “Business Associate” category and want to avoid showing up at HHS’s “wall of shame” attend our 60-minute webinar to learn in depth about how to comply with HIPAA and HITECH rules, understand the audit protocols, know what a breach is and how to mitigate if occurred.

Faculty - Mr.Srini Kolathur

Srini Kolathur, HITPro, CISSP, CISA, CISM, MBA is a result-driven leader. Srini has several years of experience in helping companies effectively meet and exceed regulatory compliance requirements including SOX, PCI, HIPAA, etc. by using best practices. For the last several years, he has been actively involved in Sarbox controls implementation, PCI-DSS, GRC and internal audit functions in the critical general IT control areas. As internal compliance and audit liaison project manager for Cisco infrastructure group, Srini has managed compliance and automation projects, including developing tracking systems for monitoring privileged user access. Srini has been involved in providing training to staffs at small practices and hospitals so they can effectively comply with HIPAA/HITECH and meaningful use security requirements by using NIST risk assessment framework, HHS HIPAA checklist and best practices for IT assessment. 
Srini graduated with an executive MBA degree from Kenan-Flagler business school at UNC-Chapel Hill. Srini is very active in the local ISACA and ISSA chapters. Srini believes in and advocates best practices-based security and compliance program to achieve business objectives. Srini has a long and successful track record of bringing in projects on time and on the budget, and developing high-performance teams, while boosting technical and business expertise, and maintaining high morale.

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