This training session will review the
requirements, the risks, and the issues in using new technologies in
health care, including mobile devices, texting, and social
media. Using new technologies has become a part of society, and
addressing mobile devices, texting, and social media in policy and
training is essential to avoiding the pitfalls of regulatory violations
and the resulting penalties.
The speaker will provide an overview
of the use of new technologies under HIPAA, as well as the requirements
under the rules to assess the risks involved and properly manage the
use of mobile devices, texting, and social media. Examples of
appropriate and inappropriate use and an exploration of some of the
most frequently encountered privacy and security risk issues will be
Lewis Creek Systems, LLC
Jim Sheldon-Dean a frequent speaker regarding HIPAA,
including speaking engagements at numerous national health care
association conferences and conventions, and the annual NIST/OCR HIPAA
Security Conference. Jim has more than 16 years of experience specializing
in HIPAA compliance, more than 34 years of experience in policy
analysis and implementation, business process analysis, information
systems and software development, and eight years of experience as a
Vermont certified volunteer emergency medical technician.
The speaker has no real or perceived conflicts of interest
that relate to this presentation.
At the conclusion of this session,
participants will be able to:
1. Understand the issues surrounding the
use of new technologies, such as mobile devices, texting, and social
networking in the health care realm.
2. Understand and evaluate the risks in
using any new technologies for patient information.
3. Know how texting can be used for
provider and patient communications and access of information under
HIPAA, and how it should not be used.
4. Understand the many risks in the use of
social networking platforms in health care.
5. Know what must be considered in working
outside the office with new technologies.