MentorHealth to Present Webinar on "Social Media Compliance for Healthcare Professionals"

Fremont, California (PressExposure) May 27, 2013 -- Summary: MentorHealth, a leading provider of online training for the healthcare industry, is organizing a webinar on June 18 on the topic, "Social Media Compliance for Healthcare Professionals". Joanna Wolfe, a very seasoned IT and Internet professional, will be the speaker at this session.

In the last few years, the social media have emerged as a major component in the area of information dissemination. In the healthcare industry, its uses seem to be growing by the day. Many health care organizations are increasingly using platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to engage with patients and physicians, as well as to communicate information to the larger community and build brands.

Yet, given all its uses; the use of social media platforms entails real risks. Damaging the brand, exposing protected health information by violating HIPAA, or potentially inviting lawsuits are some of the dangers of not using social media appropriately and judiciously.

This webinar will offer insights into how these handicaps can be overcome. It will help health care professionals learn ways by which they can use the social media for productive purposes and remain compliant, while focusing on growth for their businesses.

Joanna will cover the following areas during this session:
o Social Media Trends
o Benefits to providers, patients and community
o Social media compliance
o Social media violation examples
o Best practices
o Key takeaways

When: June 18, 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT

By whom:
Joanna Wolfe, a CISA and CGEIT is a self-starting, top-producing, IT and Internet professional with 15+years' experience in Web and E-commerce, Information Security, IT Audit and Risk Assessment, Service Delivery, Large-Scale IT Projects and Implementations, Data Centers and Networks, in media, health care, non-profit, and other organizational verticals. As Director of Information & Integrated Media for TechMedia, Joanna is immersed daily in the disruptive technology effecting today's IT landscape. Additionally, Joanna regularly consults and speaks on the effects of Digital & New Media and Disruptive Technology on workplace information security and compliance.

As a regular early adopter of new technology she has a healthy respect for the challenges faced on both sides of the IT Audit table. She is skilled identifying opportunities, creating roadmaps, executing plans of action and delivering successes. Joanna is an active member of the ISACA Research Triangle Chapter. She is a graduate of Denison University in Granville, OH.

For whom:
The webinar will benefit
- Healthcare Business Associates
- Health Information Manager
- Chief Information Officer
- HIPAA Privacy and Security Officer
- Information Systems Manager
- Healthcare Compliance Director
- Healthcare Counsel/lawyer
- CEO, CFO, Healthcare Staffs

Duration: 60 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 12:17 am
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