Ensuring HIPAA Compliance When Transmitting PHI via Patient Portals, Email and Texting
Protecting Patient Privacy, Complying With State and Federal Regulations, and Meeting Meaningful Use Stage 2 Standards
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on measures hospitals and physicians should take to ensure compliance and minimize liability when using patient portals and other electronic means to communicate protected health information (PHI). The panel will outline the legal risks in patient portal use and offer best practices for implementing effective policies to ensure HIPAA and regulatory compliance.
- Legal and regulatory requirements
- Legal pitfalls
- Strategies for compliance
- Policies and procedures
- Enforcement and monitoring
- Business associate agreements
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What risks do hospitals and providers face when using patient portals and electronic means to communicate with patients and other healthcare providers?
- What steps can healthcare providers take to protect patient privacy and ensure HIPAA compliance?
- What are the key considerations for healthcare provider counsel when developing and implementing policies regarding patient portals and electronic communication of PHI?
Ryan P. Blaney
Mr. Blaney's practice focuses on representing clients in the healthcare and life sciences industries in a wide... | Read More
Mr. Blaney's practice focuses on representing clients in the healthcare and life sciences industries in a wide range of matters including healthcare fraud and abuse, civil and criminal government investigations, qui tam and whistleblower disputes under the False Claims Act and other federal and state laws and regulations, HIPAA privacy and data security, compliance and transactional services, and antitrust matters.Close
Kim C. Stanger
Holland & Hart
Mr. Stanger's practice focuses on healthcare transactions, including practitioner and payor contracts, joint... | Read More
Mr. Stanger's practice focuses on healthcare transactions, including practitioner and payor contracts, joint ventures, practice formations, acquisitions, and mergers, conversions and physician integration. He helps clients comply with laws and regulations governing healthcare, including Stark, the Anti-Kickback Statute, HIPAA, EMTALA, HITECH, Medicare and Medicaid requirements, and licensing rules. He also advises clients in governance matters, including drafting and implementing board and medical staff bylaws, policies and rules.Close