Latest Study on Healthcare and Data Privacy Will Be Previewed at IAPP Privacy Academy; Session Led By The Ponemon Institute and

BALTIMORE, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Attendees at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Privacy Academy will preview early findings of The Ponemon Institute's latest research that examines healthcare providers' compliance with the HITECH Act data breach privacy provisions.  They will also learn how to protect patients' medical privacy and how to comply with the latest regulations.  Data breach and privacy experts, Dr. Larry Ponemon from The Ponemon Institute and Rick Kam from ID Experts, will lead the session "Are Healthcare Providers Really Compliant with HITECH Data Breach Provisions?" on Friday, October 1 at 8:30 a.m. ET.  

WHO:  Attendees who need to comply with the HITECH Act.

WHAT:  "Are Healthcare Providers Really Compliant with HITECH Data Breach Provisions?" with Dr. Larry Ponemon, CIPP, chairman and founder, The Ponemon Institute and Rick Kam, CIPP, president and founder, ID Experts. This session will address these questions:

  • How do new federal regulations affect your ability to protect patient data?
  • What is the financial impact of data breaches to healthcare providers?
  • Do you have sufficient staffing and budget to prevent and detect data breaches?
  • How should you best address the risks to patient data?

WHEN:  IAPP Privacy Academy, Friday, October 1, 2010, 8:30 a.m. ET

WHERE:  Hilton Baltimore, Baltimore, MD.

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