Join Clearwater for one of our many complimentary educational webinars this month. Bob Chaput will also be presenting webinars with industry partners including AEHIS and AHIA throughout the month of July. Add these dates to your calendar now!

webinarsThursday, July 9 at 11am CST, Clearwater will be hosting a complimentary webinar: The Critical Difference: HIPAA Security Evaluation v HIPAA Security Risk Analysis

Just what does the HIPAA Security Final Rule and/or The HITECH Act and/or Meaningful Use Final Rule require?We end the confusion in this webinar. Numerous experts have advised that the best way to get started with your compliance program is to take stock of where you are today.  Unfortunately, the advice includes many terms used interchangeably. Cut through the confusion with this webinar.

To learn more about this webinar and register, please click here.


AHIA-logo-PMS485Tuesday, July 14 at 11am CST, Bob Chaput in partnership with the Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors (ahia) is presenting a webinar: How to Conduct A HIPAA Security Rule Compliance Self Audit . 

With the HIPAA Final Omnibus Rule in full effect, Covered Entities and Business Associates and their subcontractors are statutorily obligated to comply with the HIPAA Security Rule requirement to complete a formal, periodic HIPAA Security Rule compliance evaluation. Clearwater will end the confusion on what’s required, and go into details of how to conduct a HIPAA Security Rule Compliance Self Audit.

If you are a member of AHIA we would love for you to join us. Click here for full details.


The AEHIS FoundationWednesday, July 15 at 11am CST, Bob Chaput in partnership with the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS) Foundation will be hosting a webinar: How to Manage Business Associate Risks.

Given the plethora of breaches that target the healthcare industry, and with BAs accounting for a disproportionately large percentage of all HIPAA breaches involving 500 or more individuals, it is a necessity that CEs appropriately manage their business associate risks. Simultaneous with BAs becoming statutorily obligated to comply with the Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rule, the rules themselves strengthened the language around managing downstream BAs, sub-BAs, etc. Given these changes, CEs, BAs, sub-BAs, sub-sub-BAs, etc now must all have both compliance risks and actual breach risks to address. This session is designed to help CEs and BAs understand and act on the importance of managing business associate risks.

Click here to register if you are a member of AEHIS.


2015-06-29_0832Thursday, July 16 at 11am CST, Bob Chaput will be presenting a webinar to MISTI members: How to Conduct NIST-Based Security Risk Assessment

No matter what industry you are in today, it is a commonplace regulatory requirement to conduct a security risk assessment. In fact, completing such an assessment, regulations aside, is the foundation of any good information security program. Even if you are among the small percentage of organizations that are not required by regulation to conduct a comprehensive risk assessment, it should be a standard, ongoing key step in your organization’s risk management plan.

To learn more and register for this event, please click here.


webinarsThursday, July 23 at 11am CST, Clearwater will be hosting a complimentary webinar: How to Develop Your HIPAA-HITECH Policies and Procedures

Learn How to Develop Your HIPAA-HITECH Policies and Procedures is all about the current requirements of the HIPAA Security Final Rule for documentation for Policies & Procedures, as well as how to actually design and develop security / privacy policies and procedures. Any HIPAA audit or investigations are sure to include a close review of your Privacy and Security Policies and Procedures

To learn more and register for this event, please click here.


webinarsThursday, July 29 at 11am CST, Clearwater will be hosting a complimentary webinar: HIPAA-HITECH 101

With increased penalties, greater enforcement and a growing set of sources of business risks and sources of liabilities, it is important organizations better understand the details of these statutes and the regulations promulgated: HIPAA Privacy and Security and HITECH Breach Notification Rules.  While it is fairly well known as these laws/regulations provide for the privacy and security of Protected Health Information, the details of this law. No matter where you are in your compliance journey, it is crucial that you learn the fundamentals of HIPAA and HITECH so that you have a solid understanding of the basics and your requirements to comply.

To learn more and register for this event, please click here.

Clearwater Compliance

Clearwater Compliance helps healthcare organizations ensure patient safety and improve the quality of care by safeguarding the confidentiality, integrity and availability of protected health information (PHI).

We have assisted more than 400 customers to operationalize and mature their information privacy, security, compliance and information risk management programs. And in the process, we are raising the bar for safeguarding PHI, protecting millions of Americans and driving real value for the organizations we support and the healthcare industry at large.