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HIPAA 2016 - Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security

NIST and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) are pleased to co-host the 9th annual conference, Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security, on October 19-20, 2016 at the Capital Hilton, Washington, D.C.

The conference will explore the current healthcare cybersecurity landscape and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule. This event will highlight the present state of healthcare cybersecurity, and practical strategies, tips and techniques for implementing the HIPAA Security Rule. 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.

The conference will offer sessions exploring security management and technical assurance of electronic health information. Presentations of industry and government speakers will cover a variety of current topics including updates on the HIPAA/HITECH Final Rule, medical device cybersecurity, identity and access management, response and recovery practices, cybersecurity for small providers, and more.

Webcast Option:

Participants can choose to participate in-person or via webcast. In-person participants can choose to have lunch and refreshments included in their registration fee. All registrants will have access to archived webcast presentations and materials.

For Live Webcast, web browser will need current Flash Player installed, and broadband internet access to support 650kbps continuous download bandwidth.

The event hashtag is #HIPAASecurity. Join the conversation and tweet us your questions.

Event Details

Starts: October 19, 2016 - 09:00 AM EST
Ends: October 20, 2016 - 04:00 PM EST

Format: In-person and Virtual
Type: Conference

Agenda Website

Attendance Type: Open to public
Audience Type: Industry,Government
Sponsors:

NIST; Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR)




Location

Capital Hilton
1001 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

Topics

Security and Privacy: general security & privacy,

Sectors: healthcare,

Laws and Regulations: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act,

Created December 22, 2016, Updated August 29, 2017