Are you a vendor who works with healthcare or dental practices and need to better understand your responsibilities to keep your clients regulations compliant and your business disaster-free?
In this podcast episode, Jean Eaton speaks with Donna Grindle who shares her observations on the HIPAA violations trends from the United States so that healthcare providers and vendors in Canada can prevent similar experiences.
Don’t Be Confused About Information Manager Agreements!
In this free report, I’ve explained the Top 3 Agreements Your Healthcare Practice MUST Have (and Why).
Good business practices and health information management is supported by three agreements your healthcare must have.
Meet Donna Grindle
Donna Grindle – Founder & CEO Kardon in Georgia, US – Kardon is a HIPAA focused business
Donna brings over 30 years experience in healthcare IT which is the solid foundation of Kardon’s HIPAA privacy and security consulting. Donna stays busy with speaking engagements, the weekly Help Me With HIPAA podcast, and managing a business with a growing client list. Donna’s sense of humor and southern charm spills out into everything she does.
You can find Donna on social media, too! Kardon https://kardonhq.com
Recorded: January 17, 2020
(you can fast forward to your favourite section)
01:04 Help Me With HIPAA Fan Club
It’s not about compliance. It’s about patient care.
03:04 Introduction Donna Grindle
09:00 More Similar Than Different US / Canada
09:33 US / Canada Terminology
18:00 What If There Isn’t A BAA / IMA?
19:00 Tips: Healthcare Provider Selecting A Vendor
26:00 Tips: Vendor Selecting A Healthcare Client
32:00 Liability – What Is It?
34:33 Time Frame To Report And Notify
36:38 Reportable Breach / Security Incident
39:37 Incident Response Plans
40:22 Cyber Security Insurance
42:15 Is Hacking An Act Of War?
44:15 How Big Is Your BAA / IMA?
45:35 Key Points In Your BAA / Information Manager Agreement
48:59 THE HIPAA Boot Camp!
2020 Spring Dates: March 23, 24, 25
Check out these Help Me With HIPAA podcast episodes where Donna and David share more vendor vetting and BAA tips.
•Ready for extreme vendor vetting? – Episode #150
•7 Questions to Ask Your Vendor – Episode #218
Need more information about Information Manager Agreements? See https://InformationManagers.ca/Top-3
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with Information Managers Ltd.