It is safe to say that 2020 has been nothing short of challenging for the healthcare industry, especially when it comes to maintaining data privacy and security. Among countless other areas, the impact of COVID-19 has resulted in a spike in telehealth options, creating more vulnerabilities for the security of patient data. More than ever, healthcare professionals must prioritize data security and proactively assess areas of risk within their company's operational structure.
In this webinar available now on demand, Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys are joined by professionals in the healthcare field to discuss best practices, new enforcement updates, and COVID-19-related developments to help protect your company's data, maintain compliance with government agencies, and respond accordingly if and when a breach occurs.
This complimentary webinar covers the following topics:
- The Basics – Beginner HIPAA knowledge for those new to this area of work, including helpful resources and best practices.
- Enforcement Actions – Government agency developments and updates on the current regulatory climate.
- Pandemic Pitfalls – Impacts resulting from COVID-19 and how to spot bad actors taking advantage of vulnerabilities.
Who Should Attend?
- In-house legal counsel.
- Privacy officers.
- Compliance officers.
- C-level executives, consultants and principals in the healthcare industry.
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