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Today’s cyber threats to the healthcare industry are on the rise. Cyber-attacks on an organization have many effects on patient’s safety, by allowing a bad actor to take control of systems which can cause serious harm to patients and stop the delivery of care.
This presentation will introduce digital pathology to the Health Information professional and discuss the impact on privacy/security, healthcare data standards, and systems integration.
Join the Triangle Region of NCHIMA for a virtual update from our compliance experts, David Senter and Rita Bowen! The first session, presented by David Senter, will focus on OCR updates and recent enforcement activity. The next session, presented by Rita Bowen, will share information regarding the Information Blocking Rule, and how this is a roadmap to interoperability for HIM. We hope to "see" you there! 2 CEUS will be available for eligible attendees!
Sessions Include: 1) A View from the Statehouse: Recent and Upcoming Legislation, 2) Information Blocking 3) Simulation in Healthcare Education, 4) CIHIMA Business Meeting - AHIMA Access presentation, 5) The Transition of Scanning in HIM, and 6) Illinois Telehealth Initiative
It's time for the Region B Fall 2021 Meeting! Join us and learn more. Presentations include: 1) Remote Work; 2) Interoperability?; 3) COVID-19 Related Analytics; 4) Business Meeting/Environmental Scanning; 5) Introduction to ICD-11; 6) Issues in Duplicate MRN’s.
Join us for our October 2021 Quarterly Educational Meeting! Sessions include: 1) Why Rigorous Compliance is Critical in ROI; 2) The Federal Government’s Impact on Health Care and Policies, Including Telehealth; 3) Quarterly Business Meeting; 4) Information Blocking Update; Cybersecurity; 6) MdHIMA Advocacy Update.
This webinar will combine lecture with a case-study based workshop that introduces I.T. and Cybersecurity Professionals to the principles, structure and practical implementation guide for Cybersecurity standards and frameworks. It includes standards, methodology, review and audit techniques implementation and operations of cybersecurity standards. The class also touches similarities and differences in Cybersecurity standards for IT security and Privacy based on General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR).
Join us for our August 2021 Virtual Meeting! 1) Welcome and Introduction from Stacy Hartstine, RHIT, CCS, HAHIMA President Elect; 2) Compliance with PACT Rule-Discharge Status & ongoing Scrutiny; 3) Exhibitors Update and Introduction; 4) HAHIMA District IX Update; 5) Information Blocking; 6) HIM Data Integrity; 7) Managing Insider Threats: Collaborating with Business Associates to Reduce Risk During COVID-10 and After.
Sessions Include: 1) Accessing Patients’ Clinical Data for Improved Care Coordination via NC HealthConnex, the State’s Designated Health Information Exchange; 2) HIPAA Policy and Enforcement Updates; 3) HIM Data Analysis and Reporting; 4) Leadership Panel Discussion: COVID’s impact on HIM….and the Future Landscape Post-Pandemic; 5) Lessons Learned from Recent OCR Enforcement of HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules; and 6) Membership Update: Opt-In/Opt-Out
The interoperability final rule was introduced in 2020 and enforces considerable compliance obligations on healthcare stakeholders, including providers, EHR vendors and HIEs. Despite the major changes of the rule, most healthcare organizations lag in awareness and preparedness for compliance. This session provides a comprehensive background and overview of the final rule and points out exceptions to the definition of information blocking. Speakers provide tips to collaborate with other departments and ensure long term compliance.
By the conclusion of this program, you'll know how to leverage digital solutions to: Transition from arduously processing paper to deftly managing digital content, Employ automated capture to ensure data quality and slash processing times, Leverage enterprise search to pinpoint critical records in record time, Drive enterprise-wide efficiency using electronic forms to reduce manual data entry and automated deliveries to get information to the right people, at the right time.
We've been too reactive for far too long. We need to rethink how we're managing and protecting our networks by changing how we approach our big cybersecurity problem. My message to you—to beat a hacker you've got to start thinking like one. By looking at your systems through the eyes of a hacker, you will be better equipped at protecting your facility from growing cyberattacks and data breaches. In this talk we will walk through facilities like yours through the lens of hacker trying to get in.
Includes: 1) Employee Training and Development and Retention 2) The Intersection of HIPAA Privacy and Information Blocking 3) Telework & Cybersecurity – Finding Security in a New World 4) Building our Health Information Community: 2021 AHIMA Report to the CSAs
Standardized Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) will make the use of third-party applications more prevalent and easier to use in healthcare. This in turn will allow patients to be more in charge of their health information and determine who to share their information with. This session will discuss what ROI professionals need to know about APIs and the potential ROI changes to consider.
This session will discuss recent coding denial trends, targeted clinical validation diagnoses, and the importance of developing a strong working relationship between HIM coders and CDI professionals. We will discuss coder roles and responsibilities specifically related to Clinical Validation and focusing on denial prevention. During the presentation we will provide some helpful tips for achieving clinical validation success and preventing many denials. While denial prevention is the ultimate goal, what do you do once you receive a denial? We will discuss ways to identify if an appeal is indicated, case outlines, and writing successful appeal letters.
This timely presentation delivers an update and overview of the most important healthcare privacy and security rules, guidance and regulatory changes, including but not limited to, HIPAA’s NPRM (Notice of Proposed Rule Making), 42 CFR Part 2 and HIPAA synchronization and the 21st Century Cures Act; ONC (Office of the National Coordinator of Healthcare IT) and CMS Interoperability and Information Blocking rules which healthcare IT developers, providers and payers are all struggling to understand.
HIPAA has long meant job security for everyone in HIM, right? 2021 will not disappoint, and is on track to keep you all busy! This session will provide an overview of the recently proposed changes to HIPAA, with an emphasis on the impact to the HIM department. The fast-paced program will also focus on other recent regulatory and enforcement actions that impact the worlds of HIM and data privacy and security.
Healthcare organizations are obviously under external requirements and scrutiny regarding the security of PHI, but those requirements only apply to PHI and are about protecting the respective individuals and not your organization.
This presentation will offer the latest on changes to HIPAA, Information Blocking / Interoperability and Patient Access and how they impact HIM. Also looking at the myriads of privacy and security laws that require compliance and implementation.
Session topics include: 1) It’s Not Just About HIPAA Anymore; Hot Topics and Current Trends; 2) Federal Court Rulings and OCR Fines – Tips on Supporting Patient Right of Access; 3) Electronic Documentation Templates – Year-Round Reviews and Revisions to Comply with Coding Guideline Updates and 4) The Symbolic Relationship Between HIM and Health Informatics
Topics include: 1) Covid-19 Virus: Myths & Truths; 2) 21st Century Cures Act: Information Blocking & HIPAA; 3) Record Organization and Document Delivery; 4) Telehealth Auditing; and 5) Major Changes for Physician OP E&M Services in January 2021! What is the impact?
CDI professionals who wish to advance their knowledge and skill sets in defining documentation integrity, working with physicians as true colleagues and partners in achieving clinical documentation excellence, helping physicians work smarter not harder by becoming proficient in effective methodologies of charting in the record by applying principles of E & M documentation, will want to make it a point to register for this webinar.
Topics include: 1)HIM to Diversity & Inclusion; 2) Artificial Intelligence in HIM and the Impact on Roles and Responsibilities of HIM Professionals; 3) Telehealth Guidelines During COVID-19; 4) 2021 E/M Changes; 5) Information Blocking and HIPAA: Road to Compliance; 6) HIM Workforce Training: Developing an Engaged Team; 7) Diversity of CDI Professionals is Vital to the Evolution of CDI; 8) FY2021 IPPS and How it Impacts Quality; and 9) Security – Rethinking Cyber-Security for the Post-Pandemic Workplace
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine was a means to an end. It contained all the facets of a desirable service for both patients and providers: scalability, convenience, ease of use, optimization. What it lacked: awareness and buy-in. Fast forward to March 2020, and telemedicine went from healthcare obscurity to a household name — if you didn’t know about it then, you do now. This presentation aims to capture that story of the landscape leading up to the pandemic, the tipping point, and what telemedicine may look like in the future as we continue to learn from this drastic shift in care delivery across all specialties in such a short period of time.
Response to Ransomware Attacks has become more mainstream, appearing in the news almost daily. Healthcare organizations are being targeted. Mike Meline and Paul Merrywell will help you to build a strategy that severely limits your organization from having such an event that causes your organization to be another news story.
As Release of Information becomes more complex with new regulations and guidelines, questions surrounding appropriate policies, procedures and processes increase. Attend this session to hear the latest information on Release of Information and ask an industry expert your toughest questions.
This webinar will cover the updates on Administration and Enforcement of the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules from the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services – Office for Civil Rights (OCR). The presentation will cover updates to policy, Breach notification, Enforcement and Audits.
Learn about the OCR and its responsibilities, Review recent OCR Enforcement Actions, Analyze recent Resolution Agreements and Civil Money Penalties, Identify the “takeaways” from the OCR Enforcement Actions, and Conduct an activity applying the lessons learned from the OCR Enforcement Actions.