HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit 2020

Widener University Delaware Law School and First Healthcare Compliance Announce Speakers for Virtual HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit on November 12, 2020

The HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit will bring professionals from the healthcare and legal communities together for online discussion and learning. Thought leaders will provide meaningful insight on topics related to the HIPAA privacy and security rules with updates to address the impact of the COVID public health crisis.

An annual event, the HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit is a joint effort to conveniently provide resources for professionals facing the challenges of complying with often misunderstood rules. Attendees are eligible to receive CLE in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. CEU credits will be available through the Professional Association of Healthcare Office Managers (PAHCOM) and the Practice Management Institute (PMI). The virtual learning event will be held from 12:00 pm ET until 5:00 pm ET and will include discussion sessions along with sponsor giveaways and prizes. Registration is open to the public.

The event speakers and presentations include:

  • Ethics and 20 years of HIPAA
    Kathleen McNicholas, MD, JD, CHC, CCEP
  • What’s Your Nightmare? Cyber-attacks During the COVID Public Health Emergency
    Iliana Peters, Esq.
  • Updates on Data Privacy Regulations
    Rebecca Rakoski, Esq.
  • HIPAA Hot Topics
    Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA
  • Data Hacking and HIPAA: the Overlooked Cybercrime
    John Shegerian, Executive Chairman of ERI Hardware

Delaware Law School offers online health care compliance degrees through its Graduate, International, Compliance and Legal Studies department. Master degree programs and graduate certificates are available for both lawyers and non-lawyers. Completion of the program allows successful students with eligibility to sit for the Compliance Certification Board examination to become a CHC (Certified in Healthcare Compliance) professional. Delaware’s graduate programs are offered entirely online in an interactive format led by professional compliance-expert faculty, featuring rigorous practical skills training, and the tools needed to prepare for the certification exam and an exciting career in healthcare compliance. Students can complete the certificate in just nine months, or the master’s degree in one year (full time) or two years (part time). The health law and compliance degrees at Delaware Law School have been ranked #4 in the nation for best online health policy master’s degrees. To learn more about the program options, visit delawarelaw.widener.edu/compliance or email delawarelawgicls@widener.edu.