HIPAA: Data Privacy and Security

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) as amended by HITECH sets forth privacy and security standards for covered entities that use or disclose protected health information (PHI). All members of a covered organization who handle confidential health-related information must understand the legal requirements to safeguard PHI under HIPAA/HITECH as well as knowing and abiding by policies and business practices designed to protect the privacy of patient information.

Topics Covered:

  • Types of entities covered under HIPAA’s Privacy and Security Rules
  • Protected and non-protected health information
  • Reasonable means to protect the confidentiality of PHI
  • When PHI can (or cannot) be disclosed without authorization
  • The ‘minimum necessary’ principle of disclosure
  • Appropriate safeguards to restrict access to electronic PHI
  • Penalties for non-compliance with the Privacy and Security rules
  • Available Versions of HIPAA Training

    hipaa-forpageHIPAA:
    Privacy and Security Basics for Employees in the Healthcare Sector

    Audience: Healthcare workers in a clinical or patient-care setting 
    Length: 45 minutes

    This training course is designed specifically for healthcare workers who handle protected health-related information (PHI) in a clinical or patient-care setting. It outlines the rules and responsibilities of healthcare workers to maintain confidentiality of PHI under the Privacy and Security Rules of HIPAA’s Title II. It also discusses security measures for protecting PHI, including electronic “ePHI,” in order to prevent privacy breaches.

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    HIPAA: Privacy and Security Basics

    Audience: Employees and Contractors of Covered Entitles and their Business Associates  
    Length: 45 minutes

    This training course provides an overview of the HIPAA’s Privacy and Security rules as they relate to workers who handle protected health-related information (PHI). It outlines the rules and responsibilities of healthcare workers to maintain confidentiality of PHI and discusses security measures for protecting PHI, including electronic “ePHI” in order to prevent privacy breaches.

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    COURSE FEATURES:

    Rich with scenarios, case studies, and interactive exercises

    Optional audio (narration)

    Built-in delivery and tracking using Syntrio's learning management system (LMS), or launch our courses from any standards-conforming, third-party LMS

    Mastery quiz with scoring options test learner understanding of the material discussed

    Mentoring feature allows students to direct questions at any time via e-mail to a subject matter expert within the organization

    Options to customize course content and design including logo, policies, procedures and executive introduction