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Data Security and HIPAA in Assisted Living: Practical Tips about Compliance Security and Current Trends

NYSCAL, in conjunction with NYC DOHMH, is hosting a free webinar for all New York City Providers: Cyber (Data) Security & HIPAA in Assisted Living: Practical Tips about Compliance Security & Current Trends. Tues. Feb. 16, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Presented by: Kurt Bratten, ESQ., O’Connell & Aronowitz. 

This webinar will discuss the trends and increasing risks associated with data breaches experienced by businesses of all sizes and levels of sophistication, including assisted living and long term care facilities. With an emphasis on the most recently imposed requirements under the HIPAA Final Rule, this session will review how facilities are affected by the requirements of the HITECH Act and what facilities MUST DO to meet their obligations. This session will offer practical tips about data security and compliance. NYSCAL will provide CEUs for participation. Once you submit your registration, you will receive a confirmation email. A few days before the webinar, you will receive instructions on how to login for the webinar and a phone number to call in for the audio version. If you have any questions, please contact Carla Erhartic at cerhartic@nyscal.org. Click here to register.

This program is one of series of four calls that can be provided free of charge thanks to grant funding from New York City. Save the date for the below programs that are to follow:

  • Legionella and Other Infectious Diseases: Prevention and Response in Assisted Living Residences and ACFs. Guest Speaker: Dr. Mary Foote, MPH, NYC DOHMH. Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Shaping the Incident Command System for Assisted Living. Guest Speaker: Lee Ann Griffin, Director of Quality & Regulatory Services, Florida Health Care Association. Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Health Commerce System: HERDS Roundup. Guest Speaker: Gregory P. Sweet, ITS/New York State Department of Health. Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 1 to 2 p.m. 

Contact: Diane Darbyshire, ddarbyshire@leadingageny.org, 518-867-8828