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TWENTY-THIRD NATIONAL HIPAA SUMMIT
AGENDA: PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION PRECONFERENCE

Monday, March 16, 2015
(Participation optional; Separate registration required.)

7:00 a.m. Registration Open

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION PRECONFERENCE: HIPAA ACADEMY (CHP, CHSS™ AND CHA™)
Professional Certification Training

Faculty:

Uday O. Ali Pabrai, MSEE, CISSP
Chief Executive and Co-founder, ecfirst (Home of HIPAA Academy), Irvine, CA

    Speaker Bio

    Ali Pabrai, MSEE, CISSP (ISSAP, ISSMP), Security+, is the CEO of ecfirst, Home of The HIPAA Academy. A highly sought-after information security and compliance expert, he has successfully delivered solutions on to organizations worldwide. Mr. Pabrai serves as an Interim CISO for a health system with 30+ locations in USA. Mr. Pabrai has led numerous engagements worldwide for ISO 27000 and HIPAA/HITECH security assessments. Mr. Pabrai's clients include hundreds of hospitals, Kaiser, Microsoft, U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, as well as federal and state governments.

    Mr. Pabrai is a proud member of the U.S. InfraGard (FBI).
Lorna L. Waggoner
Director, HIPAA Academy, Waukee, IA

    Speaker Bio

    Lorna has worked for ecfirst the HIPAA Academy since 2000, and Director of Business Development for the past 10 years. Her responsibilities include working with hospitals and Business Associates doing business with healthcare, throughout the United States in a consulting capacity to provide them with compliance services around HIPAA, ISO, FISMA and other regulations regarding Security Risk Analysis, Business Impact Analysis, Disaster Recovery Planning, Policy and Procedure development and Training. She is an instructor who teaches a two-day course on HIPAA rules and regulations, and has been a speaker at events including the National HIPAA Summit and other healthcare events.
8:00 a.m. Introduction and Overview
8:15 a.m. Introduction to HIPAA/HITECH Act
9:00 a.m. Introduction to HIPAA Privacy
9:45 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Advanced HIPAA Privacy Topics
11:00 a.m. Introduction to HIPAA Security
11:45 a.m. Faculty Q&A
12:00 p.m. Adjournment; Lunch on Your Own

AGENDA: DAY I
Monday, March 16, 2015

HIPAA SUMMIT DAY I OPENING PLENARY SESSION -- HIPAA PRIVACY
1:00 p.m.

Introduction and Overview

Adam Greene, JD, MPH
Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine; Former Senior Health Information Technology and Privacy Specialist, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC (Co-chair)

    Speaker Bio

    Adam Greene is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Davis Wright Tremaine and co-chair of its Health Information Group. Adam primarily counsels health care providers, technology companies, and financial institutions on compliance with the HIPAA privacy, security, and breach notification rules. Previously, Adam was a regulator at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where he played a fundamental role in administering and enforcing the HIPAA rules. At HHS, Adam was responsible for determining how HIPAA rules apply to new and emerging health information technologies and was instrumental in the development of the current HIPAA enforcement process.

    Adam is the Chair of the HIMSS Cloud Security Workgroup and is a frequent speaker and author on health information privacy and security issues.
Alan S. Goldberg, JD, LLM
Attorney & Counselor at Law; Adjunct Professor of Health Law, George Mason University; HIPAA Summit Distinguished Service Award Winner; Past President and Fellow, American Health Lawyers Association, McLean, VA (Co-chair)

    Speaker Bio

    Alan Stuart Goldberg practices business and tax law including the delivery and regulation of health care, and information technology. A past President of the American Health Lawyers Association (1991-1992), Mr. Goldberg served on the AHLA Board of Directors and received the AHLA David J. Greenburg Service Award in 1996 and was named an AHLA Inaugural Fellow in 2005. Mr. Goldberg is the founding moderator of the American Health Lawyers Association Health Information and Technology Internet listserv. In 2006, Mr. Goldberg received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Boston College Law School at the 75th anniversary celebration of the founding of the law school. Mr. Goldberg has appeared in The Best Lawyers in America and has served as Vice Chair of the American Health Lawyers Association Health Information and Technology Practice Group, as well as Chair of the American Bar Association Health Law Section's e-Health & Privacy Interest Group. Mr. Goldberg received his AB in history from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, and his JD from Boston College Law School, where he was a member of the Law Review and was selected for the National Moot Court Team. After his graduation from Boston College Law School in 1967, Mr. Goldberg commenced the practice of law at Goulston & Storrs in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1978, he received his LL.M. (Taxation) from Boston University School of Law. Upon admission to the bar of the Commonwealth of Virginia on June 5, 2006, Mr. Goldberg opened the law office of Alan S. Goldberg, Attorney & Counsellor-at-Law, which is located at 6845 Elm Street, Suite 205, McLean, Virginia 22101, and which is now Mr. Goldberg's sole office location. Mr. Goldberg's web site is at: http://www.healthlawyer.typepad.com/
1:15 p.m.

OCR Update and Outreach

Jocelyn Samuels, Esq.
Director, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), US Department of Health and Human Services; Former Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC

    Speaker Bio

    Jocelyn Samuels is the Director of the HHS Office for Civil Rights, where she leads the Office for Civil Rights' work to enforce federal laws that help to ensure non-discrimination and equity in federally funded health and human services, and leads enforcement of federal laws that protect the privacy and security of medical information and the rights of individuals to their health records.

    Ms. Samuels was previously the Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights at the United States Department of Justice and managed operations of the Civil Rights Division. Prior to her tenure at the Department of Justice, Ms. Samuels was the Vice President for Education and Employment at the National Women's Law Center in Washington, D.C. Her prior experience also includes work as a Labor Counsel to Senator Edward M. Kennedy and as a senior policy attorney at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

    She received her law degree from Columbia University, and her bachelor's degree from Middlebury College.
2:00 p.m.

10 Trends in Healthcare Privacy You Need to Know Now

James H. Koenig, Esq.
CIPP, Global Leader, Commercial Privacy Practice; Leader, Cybersecurity for Health, Booz Allen Hamilton, Philadelphia, PA

    Speaker Bio

    James Koenig recently joined Booz Allen Hamilton's Commercial Business as Leader of our Privacy Practice across industries and Leader of Cyber/Security for Healthcare. Jim has an extensive business, technology and legal background, and is a recognized authority on security and privacy issues affecting telecommunica- tions, media, Internet, healthcare, financial services, and direct marketing. Based in the Philadelphia Office, he provides global privacy and security strategy, compliance, and training services focused on return on investment (ROI)-driven solutions that balance the goals of business with respect for consumer security and privacy. His work has included serving as the lead subject matter expert designing compliance and business solutions on a number of the recent high-profile Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Office of Civil Rights (OCR) enforcements involving social media, mobile, and healthcare companies.
2:30 p.m.

Privacy Officer's Role in Auditing the Covered Entity

Margret Amatayakul, MBA, RHIA, CPEHR, CPHIT, CPHIE, CPORA, CHPS, FHIMSS
President, Margret\A Consulting, LLC; Adjunct Faculty in Health Informatics, College of St. Scholastica, Schaumburg, IL

    Speaker Bio

    Margret Amatayakul, MBA, RHIA, CHPS, CPEHR, FHIMSS is President, Margret\A Consulting, LLC, an independent consulting firm focusing on preparing for and optimizing electronic health records (EHR) and health IT provisions of HIPAA, HITECH, and ACA.

    Margret A's background includes extensive experience with hospitals, physician practices, health information exchange organizations, vendors, and public policymakers. She is also a co-founder/member of board of examiners of Health IT Certification, LLC. She has written several books on HIPAA privacy, security, and transactions and code sets; EHR; process improvement; and other health IT topics. Additional information is available at www.margret-a.com.
Julia Chen, MA
Assistant HIPAA Privacy Officer, County of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

    Speaker Bio

    Julia Chen, MA, is the Assistant HIPAA Privacy Officer for the County of Los Angeles. Her primary responsibility is to assist the County of Los Angeles' Chief HIPAA Privacy Officer in overseeing all countywide activities related to the HIPAA Privacy Rule and HITECH Act, and provide expert guidance to all HIPAA covered departments. Previously, Julia was a Patients' Rights Advocate for the County of Los Angeles' Department of Mental Health (DMH). At DMH, Julia was responsible for overseeing the investigations of patients' rights complaints including HIPAA and privacy related concerns.
Linda McBride, JD
Chief HIPAA Privacy Officer, County of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

    Speaker Bio

    Linda McBride, JD, is the Chief HIPAA Privacy Officer for the County of Los Angeles, which is housed in the Department of Auditor-Controller. Since 2005, Linda has been responsible for the oversight of the County's HIPAA Privacy Rule Program; and, provides expert guidance in areas that include implementation, auditing, training, policy development, reporting, and the County's overall compliance with the HIPAA/HITECH Act regulations. Previously, Linda was a senior analyst with the County's Chief Administrative Office.
3:15 p.m. Break

3:45 p.m.

Business Associates (BAs) Update

Adam Greene, JD, MPH
Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine; Former Senior Health Information Technology and Privacy Specialist, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC

    Speaker Bio

    Adam Greene is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Davis Wright Tremaine and co-chair of its Health Information Group. Adam primarily counsels health care providers, technology companies, and financial institutions on compliance with the HIPAA privacy, security, and breach notification rules. Previously, Adam was a regulator at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where he played a fundamental role in administering and enforcing the HIPAA rules. At HHS, Adam was responsible for determining how HIPAA rules apply to new and emerging health information technologies and was instrumental in the development of the current HIPAA enforcement process.

    Adam is the Chair of the HIMSS Cloud Security Workgroup and is a frequent speaker and author on health information privacy and security issues.
Amy S. Leopard, Esq.
Partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Nashville, TN

    Speaker Bio

    Amy Leopard is in the Nashville office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings where she advises providers and business associates, including accountable care and health information exchange (HIE) organizations, and vendors on health IT and privacy and security compliance.

    Amy has chaired the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Legal Aspects Task Force and served as vice chair of the American Health Lawyer Association HIT practice group, and on the CCHIT HIE Certification Workgroup and the Ohio Health Information Security and Privacy Collaboration (HISPC) legal workgroup. Amy is listed in the Best Lawyers in America each year from 2006-2015.
James B. Wieland, Esq.
Principal, Health Law/IP Property Groups, Ober Kaler, Baltimore, MD

    Speaker Bio

    James B. Wieland, is a principal in Ober | Kaler's Health Law and Intellectual Property Groups and leads the Health Care Information Privacy, Security and Technology practice. Jim's practice is focused on privacy and security issues, particularly those related to state and federal laws regarding health care information (PHI) and personal information (PI). Jim began working in the area of HIPAA with the publication of the initial draft Privacy Rule in 1999 and has continued to help his clients comply with all aspects of HIPAA's privacy and security requirements, and specifically HIPAA Breach prevention and HIPAA reporting as those issues have evolved. His practice involves both regulatory compliance and technology contracting involving the information assets of his clients, such as technology outsourcing.

    Jim also serves as Privacy Officer for Ober | Kaler. In this capacity he develops HIPAA policies for the security and privacy of medical and personal information as well as for other privileged and confidential client information.
5:00 p.m.

Privacy and Epidemic Response -- An Ebola Case Study

Anne Adams, Esq.
Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Privacy Officer, Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, GA

    Speaker Bio

    Anne Adams serves as Chief Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer for Emory Healthcare, Inc. and as Associate Vice President for Clinical Trials Compliance for Emory University. She is responsible for setting strategic direction for organizational compliance and evaluating compliance issues and concerns within the organization. She develops the scope of work and implementation of work plans focused on enhancing compliance within the operational units. Ms. Adams also oversees health care privacy matters. Her goal for her departments is to ensure education and understanding of regulations within the organization in order to enhance patient care, human subject protections and to support effective processes within the organization.
5:30 p.m.

Healthcare Chief Privacy Officers Best Practices Roundtable

Anne Adams, Esq.
Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Privacy Officer, Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, GA

    Speaker Bio

    Anne Adams serves as Chief Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer for Emory Healthcare, Inc. and as Associate Vice President for Clinical Trials Compliance for Emory University. She is responsible for setting strategic direction for organizational compliance and evaluating compliance issues and concerns within the organization. She develops the scope of work and implementation of work plans focused on enhancing compliance within the operational units. Ms. Adams also oversees health care privacy matters. Her goal for her departments is to ensure education and understanding of regulations within the organization in order to enhance patient care, human subject protections and to support effective processes within the organization.
April Carlson, MBA
Privacy Officer, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

    Speaker Bio

    April Carlson is the enterprise Privacy Officer for Mayo Clinic based in Rochester, Minnesota with over 60,000 employees and students across locations in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa. April is a Certified Fraud Examiner, an Accredited Health Care Fraud Investigator, and was previously certified as a Professional Coder and Pharmacy Technician. April has a Master of Business Administration degree from Augsburg College and has over 15 years of experience investigating privacy and compliance violations, identify theft, financial fraud, health care fraud, and drug diversion.
Mercy del Rey
Chief Privacy Officer, Baptist Health South Florida, South Miami, FL

    Speaker Bio

    Mercy del Rey serves as the Chief Privacy Officer for Baptist Health South Florida.

    In her role, she oversees and directs the Privacy Program for a complex health system comprised of 6 hospitals, region wide outpatient facilities, the Baptist Health Medical Group, Baptist Health Quality Network and 3 employee group health plans.

    A graduate of Florida International University, Mercy has over 25 years of diverse healthcare experience that includes regulatory compliance, human resource management and hospital operations.
Linda McBride, JD
Chief HIPAA Privacy Officer, County of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

    Speaker Bio

    Linda McBride, JD, is the Chief HIPAA Privacy Officer for the County of Los Angeles, which is housed in the Department of Auditor-Controller. Since 2005, Linda has been responsible for the oversight of the County's HIPAA Privacy Rule Program; and, provides expert guidance in areas that include implementation, auditing, training, policy development, reporting, and the County's overall compliance with the HIPAA/HITECH Act regulations. Previously, Linda was a senior analyst with the County's Chief Administrative Office.
Joseph McClure, Esq.
Patient Data Privacy Officer, Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.; Co-Chair, Privacy and Security Workgroup, Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), Malvern, PA

    Speaker Bio

    Joseph McClure is Patient Data Privacy Officer and also serves as legal counsel for Siemens Healthcare USA. Mr. McClure is a member of several professional and industry organizations and is also a Certified HIPAA Professional. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Medical Device Privacy Consortium, was a past Co-chair of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) Privacy and Security Workgroup (2009 to 2014), and regularly speaks publicly on HIPAA, HITECH and privacy compliance matters. Mr. McClure holds a BBA from Cleveland State University and JD from Temple University.
Anna C. Watterson, JD, CIPP/US, CIPM
Associate, Davis Wright Tremaine; Former Policy Analyst, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC (Moderator)
6:30 p.m. Adjournment and Networking Reception

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