The Roles and Responsibilities of a HIPAA Privacy and Security Officer

Course Description:

This webinar will be addressing the Roles and Responsibilities of a HIPAA Privacy and Security Officer There are an enormous amount of issues and risks for covered entities and business associates these days – we will speak to the most common violations and fines – and how to best avoid fines and headaches.

HIPAA includes a Security Rule that establishes safeguards for organizations holding electronically-stored protected health information (ePHI), as well as a Privacy Rule that sets limits and conditions on the uses and disclosures that may be made of such information without patient authorization.

The Chief Privacy Officer is a senior-level executive within a growing number of global corporations, public agencies, and other organizations, responsible for managing risks related to information privacy laws and regulations.

Why Should You Attend?

We will cover HIPAA both from a regulation standpoint (new requirements) and an enforcement standpoint.

This once rarely enforced law has changed and you need to know what's going on! Protect your practice or business!

What changes have occurred relating to COVID19 and HIPAA and will they be permanent?

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • Setting up, managing and implementing the Security Rule safety measures and any HIPAA Rule changes.
  • Incorporating IT security and HIPAA compliance with the business strategies and requirements of the organization.
  • Addressing concerns associated with access controls, business continuity, incident response and disaster recovery.
  • The Duties of a HIPAA Security Officer A HIPAA Security Officer’s duties and Privacy Officer, related to developing security policies, implementing procedures and training, conducting risk assessments and monitoring compliance.

Who Will Benefit:

  • HIPAA Officers
  • Privacy Officers
  • Risk Managers
  • Compliance Managers
  • Security Officers

Our Speaker

Dr. Michael C Redmond

Dr. Michael C. Redmond, PhD, is a certified project manager, PMP, has two master certifications in business continuity/disaster recovery MBCP and FBCI and is certified in emergency management. She is active in cyber security and holds multiple ISO certifications (ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management, ISO/IEC 27032 Lead Cyber Security Manger, ISO/IEC 27035 Security Incident Response, ISO/IEC 22301 Business Continuity Management Systems, ISO/IEC 21500 Project Management, and ISO/IEC 41001 Environmental Management). She is an international consultant, speaker and published author. Her past experience includes 13 years as a senior manager with Deloitte, KPMG and Chubb in the areas of: compliance, crisis management, business continuity, disaster recovery, emergency management, internal audit/ gap analysis. She was a business continuity/disaster recovery manager with the Bank of New York. She consults for clients in diverse industries such as banking, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, hospitals, government agencies, colleges and universities, law firms, and media. Dr. Redmond spent 4 years on active duty with the army and 18 1/2 years as National Guard and Reserve before retiring as a major. She is a graduate of Command & General Staff College (Fort Leavenworth), attended civil affairs courses at the US Army JFK School of Special Warfare and is Hazmat trained and DOD certified. The White House honored Dr. Redmond at a luncheon as one of the Top Women in Her Field of Business Continuity.

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