HIPAA 2020: Texting, Emailing, and Personal Devices - New Guidance
  • CODE : MABE-0022
  • Duration : 90 Minutes
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Mark R. Brengelman focuses on representing health care practitioners before licensure boards and in other professional regulatory matters. He also represents children as Guardian ad Litem and parents as Court Appointed Counsel in confidential child dependency, neglect, and abuse proceedings in family court.

Mark became interested in law when he graduated with both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Philosophy from Emory University in Atlanta. He then earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law. Mark became an Assistant Attorney General for Kentucky in the area of administrative and professional law as the assigned counsel and prosecuting attorney to numerous health professions licensure boards.

Retiring from the state government in 2012, Mark became certified as a hearing officer and opened his own law practice. Mark registered as legislative agent (lobbyist) for the Kentucky Association of Pastoral Counselors for the passage of Senate Bill 61 by the 2014 General Assembly. He is the immediate past Chair of the Health Law Section of the Kentucky Bar Association.

As a frequent participant in continuing education, Mark has been a presenter for thirty national and state organizations and private companies.  These include the Kentucky Bar Association, Kentucky Office of the Attorney General, the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute, the Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards.

Mark was also the founding presenter in 2013-14 for “Navigating Ethics and Law for Mental Health Professionals,” a continuing education training approved by five Kentucky mental health licensure boards. He also founded in 2017 “The Kentucky Code of Ethical Conduct:  Ethical Practice; Risk Management, and; the Code of Ethical Conduct” as an approved, state-mandated continuing education for social workers.

Each year, healthcare organizations are finding that cell phones are more essential than ever before for maximizing employee efficiency and patient connectedness. Join our live webinar to understand how you and your organization can employ cell phones for increased efficiency without leaving your team exposed to legal risk. In this webinar, we will

  • Discuss the OCR increase in HIPAA enforcement
  • Review the ways your staff may be using cell phones that introduces risk to patients and your organization
  • Consider the best option for a phone service provider moving forward
  • Explore ways to train staff members who will be using cell phones at work
  • Decide which uses of cell phones should be permitted by employees of different types of organizations
  • Cover the essentials you need to include in your HIPAA policy concerning smartphone access and usage
  • Plan an efficient way to implement new training and policy on the use of cell phones and HIPAA throughout your organization

Areas Covered

  • Data Sharing
  • Updates for 2020
  • Business Associate Agreements
  • Call Logs and PHI
  • Texting and PHI
  • BYOD
  • VOIP
  • Additional Security Measures
  • Doctors and Texting
  • HIPAA Policy for Cell Phones

Course Level - Basic/Fundamental

Who Should Attend    

  • Practice Managers
  • Any Business Associates who work with Medical Practices or Hospitals (i.e. Billing Companies, Transcription Companies, IT Companies, Answering Services, Home Health, Coders, Attorneys, etc)
  • MD’s and other Medical Professionals
  • Compliance Director
  • CEO, CFO
  • Privacy Officer
  • Security Officer
  • Information Systems Manager
  • HIPAA Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Health Information Manager
  • Healthcare Counsel/lawyer
  • Office Manager

Why Should You Attend

Do you use a phone to schedule or screen patients? Are you checking your work email on your cell phone? If you said “yes” to either of these questions, then you need to make sure you’re using your phone in a HIPAA compliant way. How do you do so? We will review the steps you can take together so you can lower your organization’s risk of legal challenges long-term. Between texting and mobile applications, understanding how to use your smartphone responsibly is necessary for smart healthcare practice in regard to the HIPAA Privacy Rule.

  • $200.00

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