July 10, 2013Time: 9:00am - 10:30am
Location: Bits & Pieces Room of Sansom Place West

HIPAA for New (and experienced) IT Staff

Torie Jones, the Penn Medicine Privacy Officer from the Office of Audit, Compliance and Privacy, will provide an overview of HIPAA and what you need to know as IT staff at the University of Pennsylvania. Torie has worked extensively on HIPAA with Penn Medicine and also with University entities affected by HIPAA.  Recently HIPAA requirements – both privacy and security – have been extended to Business Associates via the Health Information Technology Economic Clinical Health Act (HITECH).  Faculty and staff at your school or center may be engaged to perform services that would qualify their activities as Business Associate activities which means that you should become informed about HIPAA and HITECH. This is an excellent opportunity to find out more.

To reserve your seat for this or any of the IT Orientation sessions, please register using Knowledge Link at: http://knowledgelink.upenn.edu/

Search for “it orientation”  in the course catalog.

Please bring your PennCard to enter the building.                                                  

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Please direct questions to: learnit@isc.upenn.edu or (215)573-3102.

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