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The Nuts and Bolts of Achieving HIPAA Security Rule Compliance through Effective Risk Assessment
The AMA and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) have produced an audio podcast and written materials on HIPAA privacy, security, and breach notification rules. This activity is intended for all practicing physicians and their office staff. The enduring material format enables physicians to participate at their convenience. A mixed medium also allows for various types of learning styles and for the participant to repeat the activity if needed. The written materials, used in conjunction with the podcast, will help participants determine their current compliance and provide strategies to implement changes in their practice to ensure full compliance with HIPAA regulations. Should you have technical questions, please contact the AMA Unified Service Center at 800-621-8335. Should you have questions regarding the content of the activity, please contact Matt Reid at matt.reid@ama-assn.org.
The Nuts and Bolts of Achieving HIPAA Security Rule Compliance through Effective Risk Assessment  
Release Date: January 27, 2014
Expiration Date: January 27, 2016

Objectives

At the end of this activity, physicians should be able to:

  1. Explain what is included in the three core compliance areas of HIPAA.
  2. Determine next steps to be done to review and update HIPAA compliance plans. 

Target Audience
This activity is designed for practicing physicians, administrators, and federation staff.   

Statement of Need
There is a need for physicians to be aware of the requirements of HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules and what must be in place to ensure that their practices are in compliance. 

Statement of Competency
This activity is designed to address the following ABMS/ACGME competencies: professionalism and systems-based practice. 

Accreditation Statement
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The American Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Receiving Your CME Credit
To claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must: 1) listen to the podcast and read all written materials, 2) successfully complete the quiz by answering 8 out of 10 questions correctly and 3) complete the evaluation
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Planning Committee

Stephanie Denvir, Director, Strategic Relations, HIMSS
Lisa Gallagaher, Vice President, Technology Solutions, HIMSS
Jeanette Harmon, Director, Advocacy Planning and Management, AMA
Lee Kim, JD, Director, Privacy and Security, HIMSS
Joyce Lofstrom, Senior Director, Communications, HIMSS
Matt Reid, Senior Health IT Consultant, AMA
Mari Savickis, Assistant Director, Federal Relations, AMA

Faculty
Stephanie Denvir, Director, Strategic Relations, HIMSS
Lisa Gallagaher, Vice President, Technology Solutions, HIMSS
Lee Kim, JD, Director, Privacy and Security, HIMSS
Joyce Lofstrom, Senior Director, Communications, HIMSS
Matt Reid, Senior Health IT Consultant, AMA
Mari Savickis, Assistant Director, Federal Relations, AM
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Sal Volpe, MD, Internist

Disclosure Statement
The content of this activity does not relate to any product of a commercial interest as defined by the ACCME; therefore, there are no relevant financial relationships to disclose for the planners or faculty.  

Hardware/software Requirements
Screen resolution of 800X600 or higher.
Web Browser: MS Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher, Firefox, Opera, Safari, etc.
Browser Plug-in: Adobe Flash Player
PDF Adobe Reader 5.0 or higher.

MP3
Audio speakers or headphones


Should you have any questions regarding the content of the activity, please contact Matt Reid at matt.reid@ama-assn.org. 

Should you have any technical questions, please contact the AMA Unified Service Center at 800-621-8335.



Type:     Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
FREE
Activity Price
53 Registered Users
Credits
1 Credits> AMA> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

0 Credits> AMA> Certificate of Participation for Non-Physicians