Expired2016 HIPAA – Texting and Emailing Guidelines

  • September 1, 2016
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join Brian Tuttle for this 90-minute webinar where he will detail your practice or business information technology and how it relates to the HIPAA Security Rule, in particular portable devices.  This webinar will provide education on texting, email, encryption, medical messaging, voice data and risk factors as they relate to IT.  He will uncover myths versus reality as it correlates to this very enigmatic law based on over 600 risk assessments performed as well as years of experience in dealing directly with the Office of Civil Rights HIPAA auditors.


This program will benefit practice managers and any business associates who work with medical practices or hospitals i.e. home health and hospice agencies, physicians and other medical professionals, billing companies, transcription companies, IT companies, answering services, coders, attorneys, etc.

Program Objectives:

  • List HIPAA texting and emailing updates for 2016
  • Discuss BYOD (bring your own device) in a healthcare environment
  • Describe most commonly used portable devices
  • Discuss the increased burden to business associates
  • Discuss emailing and texting personal health information (PHI)
  • Describe the federal audit process for sending emails and text messages



Faculty:  Brian Tuttle Sr., is a Certified Professional in Health IT (CPHIT), Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), and Certified Business Resilience Auditor (CBRA) with 15 years’ experience in health IT and Compliance Consulting.  Mr. Tuttle has worked all of those 15 years with MAG Mutual Healthcare Solutions and is now Senior Compliance Consultant and IT Manager with InGauge Healthcare Solutions.

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The recording will be available approximately 1 day after each session. Recording will be available to view online only by paid attendees for 2 weeks after the final session.


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