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Privacy and security risks for providers related to COVID19 pandemic

Privacy and security risks for providers related to COVID19 pandemic

As hospitals, health systems and physician groups respond to the COVID-19 pandemic new privacy and security issues emerge. Providers have increased the use of telehealth services, engaged with patients through new mediums, substantially expanded remote work, and welcomed many temporary health workers into their organizations. While the priority remains on responding to the pandemic, providers must ensure that proper safeguards are in place. Join Rick Hindmand for this webinar hosted by HFMA relaying legal aspects of privacy and security, potential financial implications related to penalties and costs, and safeguards that should be in place now and post COVID-19 pandemic.

Topics

After this program, you'll be able to..

  • Summarize important privacy and security issues for providers, particularly in light of COVID-19 pandemic
  • Detail issues related to privacy and security, particularly for telemedicine and other new uses of technology
  • Describe safeguards to protect against cyber-risk
  • Highlight potential penalties and financial impact of security breaches
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