About the Course

Date

July 10, 2019
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CT

Overview

This presentation will discuss the current environment and statistics related to healthcare breach, review the need for Covered Entities and Business Associates to develop sophisticated incident response plans, and shed light on best practices for assembling an incident response team, review critical steps for the first 24 hours following a breach, discuss communications strategies for patient notification and outline various approaches for specific incident types.

Speaker

Rita Bowen, MA, RHIA, CHPS, CHPC, SSGB

Vice President, Privacy, Compliance and HIM Policy

In her role as Vice President of Privacy, Compliance and HIM Policy for MRO, Bowen serves as the company’s Privacy and Compliance Officer (PCO), overseeing the company’s compliance with HIPAA and chairing the organization’s Data Protection Steering Committee. In addition, she ensures new and existing client HIM policies and procedures are to code. She has more than 40 years of experience in Health Information Management (HIM), holding a variety of HIM director and consulting roles. Prior to joining MRO, she was Senior Vice President and Privacy Officer for HealthPort, Inc., now known as CIOX Health. Bowen is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), having served as its President and Board Chair, as a member of the Board of Directors, of the Council on Certification, and various focus and specialty groups, such as privacy. Additionally, Bowen is a former chair for the AHIMA Foundation. She has been honored with AHIMA’s Triumph Award in the mentor category; she is also the recipient of the Distinguished Member Award from AHIMA’s Quality Specialty Group and the Tennessee Health Information Management Association (THIMA). Bowen has served as President for both the Arizona Health Information Management Association (AzHIMA) and THIMA, and served in AHIMA’s House of Delegates. Bowen is an established author and speaker on HIM topics and has taught HIM studies at Chattanooga State and the University of Tennessee Memphis. Bowen holds a Bachelor of Medical Science degree with a focus in medical record administration and a Master’s degree in Health Information/ Informatics Management Technology.

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Pricing
MSHIMA/AHIMA Members: $25
Non-Members: $60
 
This webinar will be available on-demand. This means that webinar will be recorded and sent out to all paid registrants, even if they register after the live webinar has occurred, or if they cannot make the time and date set for the live webinar.
CEU
1 CEU – Privacy and Security
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