Cost:

Free for HFMA Members
Buy HFMA Membership to Attend

Audience:

Business Partners
Health Plans
Hospitals and Other Providers
Physicians and Other Practitioners

Career level:

Executive
Experienced Professional
Mid-Senior

Recommended for:

Auditing
Business Operations
Clinical Operations
Informatics
Information Technology
Physician Practice

Delivery Method:

Self Study

Advance Preparation:

None

Prerequisites:

Familiar with audit processes to mitigate risks

Course Availability:

1 Year

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On Demand Webinar | Intermediate | Coronavirus

Key cybersecurity considerations during COVID-19

On Demand Webinar | Intermediate | Coronavirus

Key cybersecurity considerations during COVID-19

Description

The quick onset of COVID-19 forced the majority of health care organizations to change their business models in a significantly accelerated manner to ensure the continuity of their operations.  This has introduced unanticipated risks in the process, which can have a subsequent impact of data loss, data corruption or compliance failures.

This webinar will help health professionals maintain an oversight role for critical risks.  Real world professionals will provide guidance to navigate and address the uptick in cyber threat activity, a significantly expanded IT footprint brought about the increased remote workforce, new cloud technologies for virtual care and the regulatory impacts on expansion of access to protected health information on expansion of access to protected health information and HIPPA compliance.

Original Live Webinar Date: 5/12/2020
After this program, you'll be able to..
  • Identify relevant and emerging cyber security risks considerations
  • Describe a way to set expectations for their IT departments during a crisis
  • Summarize the financial implications related to the integration of telehealth within their organizations
  • Determine the role of risk management during the pandemic

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