Patty Collins Participates in HITECH / HIPAA Training Seminar


On January 12, 2010: Patty Collins, an Associate of the firm, participated in a HITECH/HIPAA Training Seminar handling a number of current issues surrounding recently heightened Healh Information Technology Privacy and Security Regulations and their effect on Medical Practices, specifically.  The Seminar was well attended and covered a variety of areas, including: 

1.) How the HITECH Act changes HIPAA and the FTC Red Flag Rule
2.) The effects on policies & procedures concerning Protected Health Information (PHI)
3.) Business Associates Agreements and who is required to have one
4.) Penalties & fines for non-compliance
5.) In-office training solutions for policy & procedure implementation
6.) Outsourced solutions that help ensure compliance 

Participants included:

 Patricia Collins,
Antheil Maslow & MacMinn Attorneys 
Law Firm specializing in Healthcare 

Heather McCloskey,
McCloskey Partners, LLC
HR consultants and HIPAA Compliance Trainer

Don Adriaansen,
Partner & Co-Founder,
TITAN Mobile Shredding, LLC
NAID AAA Certified Document Destruction Company
Authorized Compliance Facilitator

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