HIPAA Handbook for Healthcare Staff: Understanding the Privacy and Security Regulations
“Package of 20 copies”
These handbooks provide fundamental privacy and security training for new and seasoned staff. They include scenarios that depict workplace practices specific to staff and settings. They are updated to include relevant information from the Omnibus Rule. A quiz helps ensure that staff understand what the law requires.
HIPAA requires covered entities and business associates to train all workforce members with respect to privacy and security compliance. HIPAA is in the spotlight again because of The Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (Omnibus Rule) published January 25, 2013 in the Federal Register. This update will help covered entities and business associates provide their workforce members the training that is a necessary component of HIPAA compliance.
This is one in a series of updated HIPAA training handbooksfor healthcare providers in a variety of positions and settings, including:
- Nutrition, Environmental Services, and Volunteer staff
- HIPAA Handbook for Behavioral Health Staff
- Executive, Administrative, and Corporate staff
- Business Associates
- Healthcare staff
- Coders, Billers, and HIM staff
- Home Health staff
- Long-Term Care staff
- Registration and Front Office staff
- Nursing and Clinical staff
Need to train your entire team or organization?
Bulk orders available. Call 800-650-6787 to learn more.
About the Author
Kate Borten, president of The Marblehead Group founded in 1999, offers a unique blend of technical and management expertise, information security and privacy knowledge, and an insider understanding of the healthcare industry. Her company serves the full spectrum of healthcare covered entities and their business associates with respect to understanding privacy and security regulations, establishing and enhancing their formal privacy and security programs, and assessing risk and regulatory compliance. She has more than 20 years of experience designing, implementing, and integrating healthcare information systems at world-renowned medical facilities including Massachusetts General Hospital.
Published: April 2013