Workshop: New HIPAA Breach Rule Requirements

  • Do you have complete understanding of  the new  HIPAA  breach notification requirements?

  • Does your practice have written policies and procedures for incident response and breach notification?

  • Are your staff members trained in your policies and procedures?

  • What are the symptoms of a data breach?

  • Where your mitigation efforts should be focused?

The use of information technology continues to expand in health care. Though new technologies provide many opportunities and benefits for consumers, they also pose new risks. Because of these increased risks, the new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) included national standards for the privacy of protected health information, the security of electronic protected health information, and breach notification to consumers. HITECH act also requires HHS to perform periodic audits of covered entity and business associate compliance with the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules.

Under HIPAA, Breach is defined as “An impermissible use or disclosure of protected health information that compromises the security or privacy  such that the use or disclosure poses a significant risk of financial, reputational, or other harm to the affected individual.”  Join the industry experts in this  90-minute workshop to understand, implement and comply with the regulations.

Topics covered:

1)   Breach overview
2)   HIPAA breach requirements
3)   HIPAA breach penalties
4)   Causes of  data breach
5)   Symptoms of a breach
6)   Data breach risk assessment exercise – Examples
7)   What to do if you suspect a Breach?
8)   How to minimize the  breach impact?
9)   Awareness  training on breach prevention
10) Key takeaways
11) Q and A session
12) Assessment questions


  • Access to recorded webinar and presentation material
  • Continuous education credit
  • HITECH breach rule
  • Breach audit procedure
  • Data breach risk assessment form
  • Reported data breaches
  • Data breach info-graphic

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Speaker: Alan Roth, CISA

Alan Roth






Mr. Roth is an expert in digital forensics. His past work experience includes serving as postal inspection service representative to National Institute of Science and Technology Joint Steering Committee for Computer Forensics. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), current Director and certification coordinator of ISACA, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association of Research Triangle Chapter, North Carolina. He’s also a past 2nd Vice President of the Carolina chapter of HTCIA, the High Technology Crime Investigation Association. Mr. Roth is also a member of the High Tech Crime Consortium (HTCC) that assists law enforcement and corporate investigators to obtain the knowledge and skills needed to combat 21st Century crime involving digital technology. He currently consults with EHR 2.0 on healthcare data breach related issues.

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