Training for IT Professionals

It is important for all members of the Information Technology workforce who work with PHI to understand the HIPAA Privacy & Security Rule. In order to accomplish this, you must learn about HIPAA through a carefully crafted HIPAA for IT Professionals training program such as that offered by HIPAA Associates. Only by taking HIPAA training for IT professionals will you gain a good understanding fo the Privacy Rule.

The HIPAA for IT Professionals training program was created especially for all IT professionals who work with protected health information (PHI) for covered entities and business associates.

Why Choose HIPAA Associates

We have the knowledge and experience to assist you with your HIPAA concerns as we have since 2002.  We will personally work with you directly on your HIPAA needs. Mary Lopez has nineteen years’ experience providing HIPAA guidance and practical solutions. Al Lopez has 12 years of experience with consulting and HIPAA training. Our mission is to make HIPAA training and compliance painless and understandable.

HIPAA Associates uses its unique blend of knowledge and experience to provide accessible HIPAA training and consulting services to all who must comply with the HIPAA Privacy Rule.  We are professionals with a background in nursing, medicine, and compliance.  We are  certified by the Health Care Compliance Association and The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the most recognized  healthcare compliance associations in the country.

  • Pioneers in the Field of HIPAA – We have assisted in the creation of HIPAA programs since 2002.  We have over 18 years of practical experience with the management of programs and training of providers.  We helped create the first HIPAA program at a large multi-hospital institution and since then have helped manage programs for multiple physician organizations and other hospital systems.  Today we provide services to hospitals, clinics, providers, and public health departments.
  • Training from the Best – Our training has been successfully used in many settings and is easy to follow and understand.  We have created our courses to benefit all staff in your organization.  Our programs cover all personnel in your organization based on their role in the entity.  We offer HIPAA Compliance Training, HIPAA for Health Information Management Training, HIPAA for IT professionals and HIPAA Compliance Training in Spanish. We have recently created a combined course for IT professionals who work as Business Associates.
  • Affordable – Our courses are affordable and come with personalized support.  We make ourselves personally available to all organizations or individuals who elect to use our services.

Who benefits from our HIPAA for IT Professionals Training?

IT professionals, electronic medical record professionals, administrators of covered entities, IT vendors

Introducing HIPAA for IT Professionals

Training Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Immediately Available
  • Valid for 2 Years

HIPAA for IT Professionals

  • This course will describe the HIPAA regulations and explain why they are important for IT Professionals.
  • There will be case scenarios to help you understand how it affects you in your workplace.
  • The course may be taken at home at your own pace.
  • Created with IT Professionals in mind.
  • May take it for up to 90 days.
  • A certificate will be available immediately upon completion.

The IT Professionals Course:

  • Completion time under 1.5 hrs
  • Take online at your own pace
  • Available for 90 days
  • Multiple retakes
  • Guaranteed certificate of completion
HIPAA Requirements

The Topics Covered:

  • Understand the importance of HIPAA
  • Individual’s HIPAA rights
  • Organization’s responsibilities
  • Permissible uses and disclosures
  • HIPAA and state laws
  • Test after each section
  • Certificate of completion
HIPAA for IT Professionals

Our HIPAA for IT Professionals program will help you and your organization understand all the key features of the HIPAA Privacy rule that applies to information technology. It is designed for all information technology professionals who manage protected health information and is available to be taken online.

Available at $29.95

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IT Professionals

HIPAA Certification & the OCR

HIPAA Certification is a term commonly used by many vendors today claiming the ability to certify organizations on HIPAA and make them HIPAA Compliant.  This is a misconception actively addressed by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) with oversight of the HIPAA Regulations.

The Department of Health & Human services (HHS) and OCR have made it clear that in regard to HIPAA certification they do not endorse any private consultants’ or education providers’ seminar, material, or systems, and do not certify any persons or products as “HIPAA compliant.”  The Privacy Rule does not require attendance at any specific seminars.  The OCR has taken a further step and indicated that anyone making false or misleading representations about HHS or OCR in regard to HIPAA training and compliance may be reported to the OCR.

HIPAA Associates does not claim to offer HIPAA certification.  Instead we offer a HIPAA Compliance training program created with the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule in mind.  Our training is based on in-depth knowledge of the law and the benefit of many years of experience working with HIPAA and the OCR.  These courses include information on best practices and cover all of the necessary information you will need to understand the basic concepts of HIPAA. We follow the intent of the OCR in all of our training programs.

Consider Our Other HIPAA Training Programs

Health Information Management

The HIM program was created for Health Information Management professionals who work with protected health information.

Health Information Management
HIPAA for Business Associates

The HIPAA for Business Associates training was created for Business Associates who work with protected health information.

Business Associates
Compliance Training

HIPAA Compliance Training was created for individuals who work with protected health information (PHI). Available in Spanish

Compliance Training
Compliance Training Spanish

How does Information Technology play a role in HIPAA?

The field of health information management is changing rapidly due to the many new applications that are now commonly used.??Some examples would include computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems, electronic health records, (EHR),??and radiology, pharmacy, and laboratory systems.??A major goal of the Security Rule is to?protect the privacy of individuals? health information while allowing covered entities to adopt new technologies to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care.??IT personnel are in a key position to participate in the protection of electronic protected health information (ePHI) and allowing this technology to evolve.??They will need to know the basics of the Security Rule to be effective.?

Cybersecurity and HIPAA

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