MentorHealth to Present Webinar on "Patient Communications, E-Mail, and Texting -How to Meet Patient Requests for Information and Stay Within the HIPAA Rules"

Fremont, California (PressExposure) May 27, 2013 -- Summary: Jim Sheldon-Dean, founder and director of compliance services at Lewis Creek Systems, LLC, will be the speaker of a webinar that MentorHealth, a leading provider of online training for the healthcare industry, is organizing on June 13. The topic of this webinar is "Patient Communications, E-mail, and Texting -How to meet Patient Requests for Information and Stay within the HIPAA rules".

Email, which has revolutionized our lives in more ways than could have been imagined; has great implications for the healthcare industry. As it becomes part of smartphones, which can be used in tremendous ways in the access of information; it acquires an altogether new dimension.

Integrating email and texting into patient communications is bound to take information dissemination to an altogether new level. However, it also carries the requirement of compliance. Compliance relating to information security requires taking many steps. This webinar will give an explanation of these.

Participants at this webinar will understand the information security compliance process, how it works, and how it can help them decide how to integrate e-mail and texting into their organization, while being compliant. Alongside this, the presenter will also explain how the process works. He will also explain the use of information security risk analysis and the policies needed to support the process.

When: June 13, 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT

By whom:
Jim Sheldon-Dean, founder and director of compliance services at Lewis Creek Systems, LLC, provides a vast array of consulting services that benefit healthcare firms situated across the nation.

He serves on the HIMSS Information Systems Security Workgroup, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange Privacy and Security Workgroup, and co-chairs the WEDI HIPAA Updates sub-workgroup.

For whom:
The webinar will benefit
- Compliance director
- Privacy Officer
- Security Officer
- Information Systems Manager
- HIPAA Officer
- Chief Information Officer
- Health Information Manager
- Healthcare Counsel/lawyer
- Office Manager

Duration: 90 minutes

To enroll for this webinar, contact
Ph: 800-385-1607
Fax: 302-288-6884

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About Mentorhealth

MentorHealth offers a comprehensive range of healthcare related training programs. Its panel of industry experts imparts knowledge on several present-day industry challenges such as best practices, policies, accreditation, administration and several others. With MentorHealth, healthcare professionals can achieve important credits with which they can augment their careers and achieve industry-level standards.


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Press Release Submitted On: May 27, 2013 at 12:09 am
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