Take a look at some of the upcoming events that Clearwater Compliance will be hosting or attended. Click on any of the events for more information or to register. If you are attending, be sure to use the opportunity to introduce yourself and ask any questions you may have about our software and solutions.

On October 1st   and October 22nd at 11am CDT, Clearwater will provide a complimentary guided tour of our HIPAA Security Assessment™ Software

Are you in compliance with the HIPAA Security Final Rule? If you are looking for a HIPAA security risk assessment tool, look no further!

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Clearwater will be hosting a complimentary educational webinar: HIPAA- HITECH 101 on Oct 2 at 11am EDT

With increasing penalties, greater enforcement and a growing set of sources of business risks and sources of liabilities, healthcare organizations and companies that support healthcare organizations must gain a solid understanding of the HIPAA Privacy and Security and HITECH Breach Notification Rules. Learn the fundamentals in this 90-minute, complimentary webinar.

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If you missed us at the CHiME LEAD Forum in NYC in September, we will be at the October 6th Forum in Washington, DC.

chime logoThe theme for these forums is “The Healthcare Information Executive’s Guide to Cyber Security”.  Clearwater will be attending all three of CHiME’s LEAD Forums in the rest of 2014, so if you miss us at in DC,  you will be able to catch us in Houston, TX on December 9th.

 


Wednesday, October 8th  and October 29th  at 11am CDT, Clearwater will be hosting a complimentary guided tour of our HIPAA Risk Analysis Software™

Learn how the Clearwater HIPAA Risk Analysis™ Software will energize your compliance program. Too many privacy and security decisions are being made in a vacuum, without benefit of risk analysis to facilitate informed decision making.

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Wednesday, October 15th at 11am CDT Clearwater will be hosting a complimentary guided tour of HIPAA Privacy and Breach Notification Assessment™ Software

Did you know that privacy-violation complaints to Health and Human Services have increased more than 40% since HITECH was enacted in 2009, and may reach 12,000 in 2012? The complaints are preventable with the proper controls in place. Find out how the Clearwater HIPAA Privacy and Breach Notification Assessment™ Software shows you where the gaps are in your compliance program.

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 Clearwater will be hosting Information Risk Management BootCamp™ on October 16th in Los Angeles, CA.

BootCampGeared toward leaders, information security and risk management professionals who are responsible for ensuring their organizations understand and manage their information security risks appropriately, this event offers an intensive learning experience in an interactive classroom experience. The one-day course is designed to equip participants to conduct a bona fide HIPAA Security Risk Analysis based on the NIST framework and – just as importantly – implement a strong, ongoing Risk Management program.

If you are interested in attending, contact Clearwater Compliance at 800-704-3394 or via email: info@clearwatercompliance.com.

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Clearwater will remain on the west coast for the 29th Annual CAHP Conference in Huntington Beach, CA from October 20th – 22nd

CAHP LogoClearwater is a silver sponsor of this year’s event titled “Charting the Path to a Healthier California”, the focus is to help navigate all the changes to California health plans that have happened over the past year.  CEO, Bob Chaput will be attending! Please stop the Clearwater table #228


Friday, October 24th at 11am CDT, Clearwater will be hosting a complimentary webinar: Bona Fide HIPAA Risk Analysis and Risk Management.

Today, risk analysis and risk management is performed more on the basis of ‘arts and crafts’ rather than ‘science and engineering’. Organizations should not only undertake risk analysis and risk management; they must also consider where they stand on their “risk management maturity model” and make informed decisions about where they need to be and how they’re going to get there.

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Our final event for October is The CHiME Fall CIO Forum in San Antonio, TX from Oct. 28 – 31st. 

chime logoThis Forum is CHiME’s premiere event for CIO’s in the healthcare field. The focus of this event is to educate and collaborate with CIO’s on the future of  the healthcare IT field. Clearwater Colleagues’s Jon Stone,VP of Product Innovation and Greg Bassett, VP of Operational Delivery will be attending.

 


Bob will host a webinar with the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) on October 28th at 3pm EDT.

acap_logoBob will be presenting a new webinar entitled: Information Risk Management 101 for Executives. Information risk management has become critically important to healthcare organizations and most of their vendors.  Healthcare boards and C-suites are coming under increasingly greater pressure to manage these unique liability risks.  


Clearwater’s final  October webinar will be presented on October 30th at 11am CDT: How to Conduct a HIPAA Security Self Audit.

The OCR has published a specific audit protocol as part of the program to conduct the HITECH-mandated audits and investigations of Covered Entities and Business Associates.  Learn the specific audit procedures around meeting the explicit requirement to conduct an Evaluation at 45 CFR §164.308(a) (8). If your organization creates, receives, maintains or transmits ePHI, you should attend this webinar.

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Michelle Caswell

Senior Director, Legal & Compliance at Clearwater Compliance
Michelle Caswell has over 14 years legal and healthcare experience and worked as a HIPAA Investigator for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights where she ensured covered entities were in compliance with HIPAA, conducted complaint investigations and educated entities on HIPAA compliance. Michelle brings that experience to Clearwater Compliance as Senior Director, Legal and Compliance.