Archive

Previous Events

  • March 17, 2015 “Responsibilities and Rights of Subcontractors In The Compliance Chain”, The 23rd National HIPAA Summit, Washington, DC, Presenter: Phyllis Patrick
  • December 3, 2014 “Beyond Meaningful Use: Lessons Learned and Implications for the Auditor”, New England Healthcare Internal Auditors, Groton, CT. Presenter: Phyllis Patrick
  • August 8, 2014 “Breach Avoidance and Mitigation: Best Practices for Healthcare Entities”, Conference Theme: Cyber Liability for Healthcare Organizations, Connecticut Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association, Presenter: Phyllis Patrick
  • June 26, 2014
    Presentation: “Training Your BA Workforce:  Understanding Obligations and Risk Exposure”, NCHICA Workshop for Business Associates and Covered Entities, Chapel Hill, NC.  Presenters: Phyllis Patrick and Robert Michalsky.
  • June 24, 2014
    Presentation: “Meaningful Use Audits:  Lessons Learned and Continuing the Journey”,  AMC Security & Privacy Conference, sponsored by NCHICA and AAMC, Chapel Hill, NC. Presenters: Phyllis Patrick, Kimberly Clarke, Kelly Pollack.
  • June 23, 2014
    Presentation: “PHI Mapping: Do You Know Where Your Data Is?”, AMC Security & Privacy Conference, sponsored by NCHICA and AAMC, Chapel Hill, NC. Presenters: Phyllis Patrick, Nassar Nizami, Dennis Schmidt.
  • June 23, 2014
    Presentation: “Vendor Management in Business Associate Relationships: Assuring Compliance Down the Chain”,AMC Security & Privacy Conference, sponsored by NCHICA and AAMC, Chapel Hill, NC. Presenters: Phyllis Patrick, Rebecca Fayed.
  • June 11, 2014
    Presentation: “Thought Leader Forum on Clinical Episodes: Definition, Analytical Usage & Furture Implications”, NCHICA, Chapel Hill, NC
  • June 5, 2014
    Presentation: “Understanding HIPAA Omnibus Obligations for Business Associates & Other Subcontractors”, NCHICA, UNC-Charlotte Center City, NC
  • May 9, 2014
    “Meaningful Use + HIM = Quality Informatics”, Health Information Management Association of New York City (HIMANYC)
  • February 5-7, 2014
    “Meaningful Use Audit Process: Focus on Outcomes and Security”, The Twenty Second National HIPAA Summit, Washington, DC.
  • December 4, 2013
    Presentation: “Security, Privacy, Breach, Enforcement — We’re not in Kansas anymore!”, New England Healthcare Internal Auditors, Groton, CT
  • November 21, 2013
    Presentation: “Risks and Opportunities”, Health Care Financial Management Association, Hudson Valley Chapter, Fishkill, NY.
  • November 19, 2013
    Webinar: “Auditing and Monitoring: Ten Steps to a More Effective Program”, Health Care Compliance Association Webinar
  • August 26, 2013
    Presentation:  “Mobile Technology: An Auditor’s Tool Kit for Understanding Risks and Opportunities”, Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors 32nd Annual Conference, Chicago, IL
  • July 11, 2013
    Presentation:  “The Covered Entity / Business Associate Relationship:  We’re All Grown Up Now,” HCCA Webinar
  • May 6-8, 2013
    Presentation:  “Genetic Privacy: New Challenges and Future State,” AMC Security and Privacy Conference, sponsored by NCHICA and AAMC, Chapel Hill, NC.  Presenters: Phyllis Patrick, Kristin Ahearn, and Mark Robson, M.D.
  • May 6-8, 2013
    Presentation:  “The Next Generation of Auditing and Monitoring Programs: Challenges and Best Practices,” AMC Security and Privacy Conference, sponsored by NCHICA and AAMC, Chapel Hill, NC.  Presenters: Phyllis Patrick, Nassar Nizami, and Laura Osborn
  • May 5, 2013
    Presentation:  “Basic Training for Privacy and Information Security Professionals,” Pre-Conference Workshop, AMC Security and Privacy Conference, sponsored by NCHICA and AAMC, Chapel Hill, NC.  Presenters: Karen Pagliaro-Meyer and Phyllis Patrick
  • April 12, 2013
    Presentation:  “Preparing for OCR and MU Audits: What the Finance Professional Needs to Know,” sponsored by HFMA Metro New York, New York, NY
  • March 20, 2013
    Presentation:  “Meaningful Use in Research and EMRs: Implications for Your Organization,” ExL Pharma Clinical Billing and Research Compliance Annual Conference, Louisville, KY
  • March 18, 2013
    Presentation:  “Privacy and Security Boot Camp for Researchers,” ExL Pharma Clinical Billing and Research Compliance Annual Conference, Louisville, KY.  Presenters: Phyllis Patrick and Martha Adams, M.D.
  • February 19-20, 2013
    Presentation: “Information Security in 2016: What will your program look like?”  The Twenty-First National HIPAA Summit, Washington, DC
  • January 22, 2013
    Presentations: “Are you Audit Ready? Survival Strategies and 22 Steps to Audit Readiness” and “HIPAA Breaches: Ask and Expert,” Seminar Series sponsored by Phyllis A. Patrick & Associates LLC and Nixon Peabody, LLP, New York, NY.  Presenters: Phyllis Patrick, Debora Marsden, and Lindsay Maleson.
  • December 6, 2012
    Presentation: “The HIPAA/HITECH Final Rule: Data Protection Goes to 10 on the Richter Scale,” New England Healthcare Internal Auditors, Groton, CT
  • October 22, 2012
    Presentation: “Recent Developments in Subject Data Privacy and Security,” MAGI’s Clinical Research Conference-2012 West, San Diego, CA
  • September 14, 2012
    Presentation: “Stop It UP: Your Privacy and Information Security Program in 2015
    Oregon Health Information Management Association, Portland, OR
  • September 14, 2012
    Presentation: “Meaningful Use: the HIM Professional Brings Value and Leadership”
    Oregon Health Information Management Association, Portland, OR
  • September 13, 2012
    Presentation: “What the Finance Professional Needs to Know About Meaningful Use”
    Health Care Financial Management Association, Hudson Valley Chapter, Fishkill, NY
  • August 27-29, 2012
    Presentation: “Auditing Social Media: Avoiding Risk and Providing Value”
    Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors, National Conference, Philadelphia, PA
  • April 25, 2012
    Presentation: “Late Breaking Topics in Privacy and Security that May Affect the Research Community”
    AMC Security and Privacy Conference, sponsored by NCHICA and AAMC, Chapel Hill, NC (Presenters: Martha Adams, M.D., and Phyllis Patrick)
  • April 24, 2012
    Presentation: “Managing the Consenting Process in Health Information Exchange”
    AMC Security and Privacy Conference, sponsored by NCHICA and AAMC, Chapel Hill, NC (Presenters: Phyllis Patrick, Irene Koch, Thomas Miller, and Nance Shatzkin)
  • April 23, 2012
    Presentation: “Basic Training for Privacy and Information Security Professionals”
    Pre-conference workshop, AMC Security and Privacy Conference, sponsored by NCHICA and AAMC, Chapel Hill, NC (Presenters: Karen Pagliaro-Meyer and Phyllis Patrick)
  • March 27, 2012
    Presentation: “Managing Security Concerns with HIE and Business Associates
    The Twentieth Annual HIPAA Summit, Washington, DC
  • March 6, 2012
    Presentation: “How will HITECH Affect Your Research Program
    ExL Pharma Clinical Billing and Research Compliance, Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV
  • February 3, 2011
    Presentation: “Meaningful Use Considerations for Privacy and Security
    Greater New York Hospital Association, New York, NY
  • January 18, 2011
    Presentation: “Privacy and Security Revisited: New Requirements and Implications for Providers under Health Reform
    Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS), New Jersey Chapters,  Holiday Inn, East Windsor, NJ

Presentations

  • Conflict of Interest: It’s a New Game,” Healthcare Financial Management Association, Metro New York Chapter, New York, NY, July 2009 (presenters: Phyllis Patrick, Thomas Flynn, and Robert Mayer).
  • Re-Thinking Risk Assessment: Are You Counting the Ants While the Elephants Run By?” HCCA Annual Compliance Institute, Las Vegas, NV, April 2009 (presenters: Karen Murray, Phyllis Patrick, Stephen Gillis, and Kelly Saunders).
  • An Overview of How AMCs are Managing Data in an Increasingly Complex Regulatory Environment,” Academic Medical Centers Security and Privacy Conference, North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, Inc. (NCHICA), Chapel Hill, NC, March 2009 (presenters: Angel Hoffman, Phyllis Patrick, Sharon Budman, and I. Ramsingh).
  • Tools for More Efficient and Effective Compliance: The What, How & How Much; Ways to Improve Compliance ROI,” Academic Medical Centers Security and Privacy Conference, North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, Inc. (NCHICA), Chapel Hill, NC, March 2009 (presenters: Phyllis Patrick, Angel Hoffman, and Julianne Tenney).
  • Compliance 101,” AHLA/HCCA Fraud and Compliance Forum, Baltimore, MD, October 2008 (presenters: Karen Murray and Phyllis Patrick).
  • The New Compliance Environment: Hot Topics from the Provider Perspective,” Healthcare Financial Management Association, Metro New York Chapter, New York, NY, November 2008 (presenters: Laurie Radler, Phyllis Patrick, Karen Pagliaro-Meyer, and Elizabeth Herbert).
  • Conflict of Interest: A Common Sense Approach for Assessing and Managing Disclosures,” New England Healthcare Internal Auditors, Newport, RI, December 2007.
  • A Common Language for Compliance Audits,” Academic Medical Centers Security and Privacy Conference, North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, Inc. (NCHICA), Chapel Hill, NC, June 2007 (presenters: Phyllis Patrick, Joan Podleski, and Julianne Tenney).

Publications

  • HIPAA Training for Your Staff: What You Need to Know,” Webinar sponsored by Progressive Business Conferences, September 13, 2011.
  • Audit Planning + Audit Savvy = Audit Readiness for OCR,” Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors, National Conference, San Diego, CA September 9, 2011.
  • How Do I Do My Job While Meeting Privacy and Rules?,” Workshop for Nursing/Utilization Review at Palomar Pomerado Hospital, San Diego, CA, September 6, 2011.
  • Privacy and Security: Meaningful Use in Healthcare Organization,” Webinar sponsored by University of Texas Systemwide Compliance Academy, July 20, 2011.
  • It’s Not Just About the Money: Information Security Risk Analysis is Key to Obtaining EHR Incentive Funds,” Managing Health Today, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Hudson Valley (NY) Chapter Newsletter, June 2011.
  • HIPAA/HITECH Training for New Privacy and Security Professionals,” pre-conference workshop, AMC Security and Privacy Conference, sponsored by NCHICA and AAMC, Chapel Hill, NC, May 22, 2011 (presenters: Karen Pagliaro-Meyer and Phyllis Patrick).
  • Social Media in Health Care: Privacy and Security Issues,” Greater New York Hospital Association, New York, NY, May 19, 2011.
  • Privacy and Security: Achieving Meaningful Use,” Health Care Compliance Association 2011 Annual Institute, Orlando, FL, April 11, 2011 (presenters: Phyllis Patrick and Kelly Willenberg).
  • Getting Ready for Required OCR Audits and the Required Audit Program Mandated by HITECH,” The Nineteenth Annual HIPAA Summit, Washington, DC, March 10, 2011.
  • Meaningful Use Considerations for Privacy and Security,” Greater New York Hospital Association, New York, NY, February 3, 2011.
  • Assessing HIPAA/HITECH Risks: What You Need to Know,” Webinar sponsored by RedSpin and Phyllis A. Patrick & Associates LLC, January 20, 2011 (presenters: Phyllis Patrick and Dan Berger).
  • Use IT or Lose IT: Complying with HIPAA/HITECH and EHR Requirements to Achieve Healthcare Reform,” Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)/New Jersey Chapter and Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS)/NJ Chapter, East Windsor, NJ, January 18, 2011.
  • HITECH/HIPAA/Electronic Medical Records/Meaningful Use/Breach Notification – What Actions Should Hospitals and Physicians Take Right Now?,” Seminar Series sponsored by Kaufman, Borgeest & Ryan LLP and AP Health Care Compliance Group LLC, Iselin, NJ, December 15, 2010 (presenters: Margaret Davino and Phyllis Patrick).
  • HITECH/HIPAA/Electronic Medical Records/Meaningful Use/Breach Notification – What Actions Should Hospitals and Physicians Take Right Now?,” Seminar Series sponsored by Kaufman, Borgeest & Ryan LLP and AP Health Care Compliance Group LLC, New York, NY, November 16, 2010 (presenters: Margaret Davino and Phyllis Patrick).
  • Privacy and Security Implications of Meaningful Use for Health Care Providers,” published by the North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, Inc. (NCHICA). Prepared by: Phyllis A. Patrick, MBA, FACHE, CHC; and Wayne S. Martin, MS, CISA, CISM, CISSP; and based on deliberations of the NCHICA Meaningful Use Work Group, October 2010.
  • Creating EHR Privacy, Security Strategies,” Podcast Interview with the Information Security Media Group, October 15, 2010.
  • Security Issues and Solutions Relating to Social Media in Health Information Exchange,” HIPAA Summit West, San Francisco, CA, October 3-5, 2010 (presenters: Angel Hoffman and Phyllis Patrick).
  • “Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to modify HIPAA privacy, security and enforcement rules under the HITECH ACT”, July 9, 2010
  • “Meaningful Privacy and Security,” from NCHICA’s sixth Academic Medical Center Conference in Chapel Hill, NC, June 15, 2010.
  • Meaningful Use and Impact on Privacy and Security,” pre-conference focus group, AMC Security and Privacy Conference, sponsored by NCHICA and AAMC, Chapel Hill, NC, June 7-10, 2010 (facilitators: Wayne Martin and Phyllis Patrick).
  • Stop Thief! How AMCs are Handling Compliance with Identity Theft and the Red Flags Rule,” AMC Security and Privacy Conference, sponsored by NCHICA and AAMC, Raleigh, NC, June 7-10, 2010 (presenters: Phyllis Patrick, Aviva Halpert, and James DiDonato).
  • Evaluating Your Information Security Program,” The Eighteenth National HIPAA Summit, Washington, DC, February 2-5, 2010 (presenters: Angel Hoffman and Phyllis Patrick).
  • Meaningful Business Associate Agreements: What Business Associates Need to Know Under the HITECH Act,” Webinar hosted by Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), January 12, 2010 (presenters: Frank Ruelas and Phyllis Patrick).

Press

Compliance and Governance

  • How Cloudy Is Your Future? Security Compliance Considerations in Cloud Computing,” CT Scanner, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Connecticut Chapter Newsletter, July 2012.
  • Social Media Compliance: Balancing the Risks and Opportunities,” audio conference sponsored by HCPro, April 19, 2012 (presenters: Phyllis Patrick and Kate Borten).
  • Managing Stakeholder Relationships: Who Owns Security?,” Virginia Alliance for Secure Computing & Networking (VA SCAN), Annual Conference, Williamsburg, VA, October 6-7, 2011 (presenters: Wayne Martin and Phyllis Patrick).
  • Security and Privacy Program Gvernance in the HITECH Era,” HIPAA Summit West, San Francisco, CA, September 20-22, 2011.
  • Compliance for the Finance Professional: Passing New York’s Audit Requirements,” Healthcare Financial Management Association of the Hudson Valley, Summer School for Finance Professionals, Fishkill, NY, July 21, 2011.
  • Is Your Compliance Program Ready for the Mandated OCR Audit Program?,” AMC Security and Privacy Conference, sponsored by NCHICA and AAMC, Chapel Hill, NC, May 23-25, 2011.
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security Compliance Professional Roundtable: Advanced Issues in HIPAA Compliance,” The Eighteenth National HIPAA Summit, Washington, DC, February 2-5, 2010 (presenters: William R. Braithwaite, M.D., Ph.D., Judi Hofman, Debbie Mikels, and Phyllis Patrick).