An Ethical Use of Electronics, EHR, and e-Anything

Duration: 90 Minutes
Instructor: Joseph H McCoy
Webinar Id: 800636


One Attendee


Essentially working to try to cover E everything that applies to your clinical work. We will give you the questions to ask your IT people, because you should not implicitly trust them, because the law will hold you accountable more than them. We will first cover the general principles of electronic compliances as laid forth in HIPAA. We will then discuss how this applies to your desktop/laptop/iPads and smart devices, other electronic equipment such as routers and modems. We also cover the use of email, secure mail and your EHR/EMR. We will discuss the pros and cons of using the cloud for your data storage and EHR/EMR. Knowing what a HIPAA compliant data center looks like. Principles in the use of encryption and passwords and other security principles will also be covered.

Why should you attend: Unless you are 100% sure you've thought through every angle of your patient's electronic PHI and you sleep like a baby never concerned about this then you need to attend. If you have any questions about the details of what electronic compliance looks like and how it's applied in day-to-day clinical and business activities, interactions with vendors, EHR/EMR, your relationship with your ISP and IT providers, use of all electronic devices, then this workshop is for you. It also gives you principles to apply in new situations which are likely to arise frequently. If you wrote the book on this it would be out of date in 24 hours, so what's important is to learn how to think about these things and use your resources to stay ahead of the game.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • HIPAA electronic compliance
  • Secure use of EHR/EMR
  • Email and secure mail use
  • Encryption and password security principles
  • Interfacing with the public
  • Interfacing with vendors such as ISPs and other telecommunication companies
  • Backups
  • Cloud use
  • How to know your data center is safe

Who Will Benefit:
  • Any Healthcare Provider using Electronics for Manipulating PHI
  • IT People who want to Learn how to talk Healthcare and Concerns that Providers have

Speaker Profile
Dr. Joseph H McCoy is a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas. He has used electronic medical health records during his entire career. He has given many presentations on the ethical use of electronic health records and electronic devices for communicating with patients healthcare providers and managing PHI for over 10 years now. He is a generalist practitioner of clinical psychology and Serving in an underserved area of Texas and originally started his career in integrative practice with four family physicians who were already using electronic medical records. He’s helped develop some of the tools and applications that were integrated into several electronic medical/health record systems that he has used throughout his career.

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