Portable devices such as smart phones have become an essential part of life for many individuals these days — including both clients and the professionals serving them. However, these devices can have issues with maintaining the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI). More and more, individuals use mobile devices to contribute to or manage their health information.
The result of all these requirements is that the use of portable devices by clients and staff can be complicated and demands careful consideration of the regulations, how the devices will be used and secured, and client desires. Given that mobile devices are a leading source of breaches of PHI, it is essential to consider these devices and how their use affects the privacy and security of PHI. Not doing so is inviting enforcement action by HHS.
The cost of wilful neglect of compliance is high, especially if your organization hasn’t adequately considered the impact of mobile devices on your compliance.
Join Jim Sheldon-Dean for this informative session, which will review the requirements and current issues pertaining to mobile devices. You’ll learn ways to meet patient desires and stay within the regulations, including:
Post this session, you’ll be able to:
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Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.
Jim Sheldon-Dean is a healthcare compliance and HIPAA expert in the areas of privacy and security regulatory compliance and business process analysis. He 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 healthcare entities. Jim is a frequent speaker regarding HIPAA...
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