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Home Care Association of Washington
PO Box 65009
Vancouver, WA 98665

Phone: 425.775.8120              

Fax: 360.695.3056


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"Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR)"  Class

October 27, 2016

Wesley Homes, Des Moines, WA

9:00am to 4:30pm

2016 HIPAA – Texting and Emailing Guidelines
Webinar – Thursday, September 1, 2016

8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. PST

Webinar Recording Available

      Join Brian Tuttle for this 90-minute webinar where he will detail your practice or business information technology and how it relates to the HIPAA Security Rule, in particular portable devices.  This webinar will provide education on texting, email, encryption, medical messaging, voice data and risk factors as they relate to IT.  He will uncover myths versus reality as it correlates to this very enigmatic law based on over 600 risk assessments performed as well as years of experience in dealing directly with the Office of Civil Rights HIPAA auditors.

      This program will benefit practice managers and any business associates who work with medical practices or hospitals i.e. home health and hospice agencies, physicians and other medical professionals, billing companies, transcription companies, IT companies, answering services, coders, attorneys, etc.

 Program Objectives:

  • ·         List HIPAA texting and emailing updates for 2016
  • ·         Discuss BYOD (bring your own device) in a healthcare environment
  • ·         Describe most commonly used portable devices
  • ·         Discuss the increased burden to business associates
  • ·         Discuss emailing and texting personal health information (PHI)
  • ·         Describe the federal audit process for sending emails and text messages

  Faculty:  Brian Tuttle Sr., is a Certified Professional in Health IT (CPHIT), Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), and Certified Business Resilience Auditor (CBRA) with 15 years’ experience in health IT and Compliance Consulting.  Mr. Tuttle has worked all of those 15 years with MAG Mutual Healthcare Solutions and is now Senior Compliance Consultant and IT Manager with InGauge Healthcare Solutions. 

Registration Fee
Member rate is $130.00
Non-members $199.00

Indicate if you will be calling into the live webinar or purchasing the audio recording (fee is the same).  The live webinar includes the opportunity to ask questions of the presenters.  If you desire to purchase both the live webinar and the audio recording, pay the registration fee and an additional $30.

 Continuing Education:  The presenters and program planners have no conflict of interest in regard to this webinar.  RNs and LPNs must participate in the entire presentation in order for contact hours to be awarded.  To apply for nursing contact hours, please mail an evaluation form and a $10 processing fee for each individual requesting hours.  Additionally, send in a completed sign-in sheet, listing the individuals at your facility that participated and noting those requesting contact hours.  Individuals requesting contact hours will receive a certificate of contact hours earned.  Please make sure that you enter the Contact Person’s name in the Registration Form.  All correspondence and site registration information will be sent to this person.  No commercial support has been provided for this program.

Please note our cancellation policy:  If you cancel your registration prior to five business days before the program, you will receive a refund less 25% for administrative costs.  All cancellations must be made in writing.  No refunds for cancellations or exchanges within five business days of the program.  If due to unforeseen circumstances we must cancel this event, registrants will receive a full refund.

Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  (OBN-001-91)  (OH -157, 4/1/2019).

Home Care Association of Washington
PO Box 65009
Vancouver, WA 98665
P: 425.775.8120
F: 360.695.3056

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