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HIPAA Breaches: Preparation and Response

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John Barlament participated in the webinar "HIPAA Breaches: Preparation and Response" on Thursday, September 10th. This webinar explained the importance of identifying an incident response team, and creating a workable incident response plan before a potential HIPPA breach happens. The professionals in this webinar used OCR's recent ransomware guidance to illustrate the four factors in risk assessment that determines whether a breach occurs. 

Additional topics this webinar covered:

  • Rules of notifying affected individuals
  • HHS
  • The media if a breach has occurred
  • Practical tips for implementing the notification process