OCR's McAndrew Shares HIPAA Insights At 5/16 Teleconference As OCR/NIST Share Security Conference On

Updated: May 10, 2011

The Security Rule sets federal standards to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of electronic protected health information by requiring HIPAA covered entities and their business associates to implement and maintain administrative, physical and technical safeguards. Presentations cover a variety of current topics including updates on HHS health information privacy and security initiatives, OCR's enforcement of health information privacy and security activities, integrating security safeguards into health IT and security automation, insider threat trends and safeguards, and more.

The conference is designed to explore the current health information technology security landscape and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule, the agencies share their practical strategies, tips and techniques for implementing the HIPAA Security Rule.

For details about reviewing the May 10-11 presentations, see the 2011 HIPAA Conference website here. For details about the May 16 teleconference, see here.

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