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Addressing Information Security and HIPAA in the new COVID-19 Environment


June 18
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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TARGET AUDIENCE: Risk managers, compliance teams, IT teams, nursing staff, hospital leadership, HR

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:  This conference will give you insight on information security risk and how COVID-19 is impacting new concerns and threats.


  • HIPAA requirements for emailing, texting, and the use of personal devices.
  • Social media violations of HIPAA confidentiality and state licensure laws for health care practitioners.
  • How work-at-home can mean treatment at home, and how to comply.
  • Emerging trends in malware payloads and the bad actors involved.
  • Current Cybersecurity threats in the new COVID Environment.
  • Tips and process to react to the rapidly changing cyber security threats.


Mark Brengelman, JD, MA will focus his presentation on confidentiality for health care professionals, including work-at-home concerns. He will also take an entertaining look at social media violations of HIPAA privacy, and how they impact state licensure laws. Mark will also discuss how HIPAA requirements for e-mailing, texting, the use of personal   devices, and social media comes to the forefront of medical confidentiality concerns.

Barry Mathis, IT Consultant will look at recent changes in cyber security threats and the impact on the healthcare industry. He will help you understand emerging trends in malware payloads and the bad actors involved. Barry will also provide tips and process to react to the rapidly changing cyber security threats.

Ryan Morgan, Information Security Officer, ICAHN, will provide strategic management information as it relates to security for rural providers.


$135 per facility for unlimited participation or $25  per individual. Gold and Silver subscribers: use as part of your package.

2.0 Nurse Contact Hour

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $824,375 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.