Presenting “Cybersecurity and HIPAA – Avoiding a Breach” to a group of Kairos Health Systems members and other healthcare organizations and professionals, Alex gives an introduction to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and how it pertains to Kairos’ members and group health insurance providers. A basic review of the main terms and definitions included in HIPAA is discussed as well. Other points of discussion include:
• The parallel investigations that occur during a HIPAA-related incident;
• the intersection between HIPAA and state law; and
• how an organization should prepare for the inevitable data privacy and cybersecurity incident.
Kairos Health Systems, Inc. is a subsidiary of LeadingAge PA, one of the leading state associations in the country. Currently servicing members in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York and Tennessee, Kairos is comprised of healthcare organizations specializing in retirement living, nursing facilities and community-based services.
Kairos’ annual education conference & exhibit provides the opportunity for members and other healthcare professionals and organizations to receive information on current topics, meet with Kairos service providers and earn continuing education credit. For more information, and to register, please contact .