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U.S. Office for Civil Rights to Join EHNAC and CORL for Webinar on Privacy & Security Enforcement Activities

FARMINGTON, CT - May 20, 2020 - The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body for organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data, today announced a collaboration with CORL Technologies on an upcoming webinar titled OCR 2019-2020 Year in Review and Lessons Learned. The event, featuring Serena Mosley-Day, Senior Advisor for HIPAA Compliance and Enforcement, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), will take place on Wednesday, June 10 from 1:30pm to 3pm EST.

Webinar attendees will hear from the OCR and other industry experts on key findings resulting from the aftermath of 11 organizations having settled or received enforcement actions over the course of 2019. Panelists will walk attendees through detailed examples, comparing and contrasting the issues as well as the required Resolution Agreements & Corrective Action Plans – paying specific focus on downstream vendor and business associates.

“Much can be learned from examining the OCR’s activities and perspectives on HIPAA and HITECH enforcement. During this webinar, we’ll be focusing the conversation on downstream vendors and business associates which will give organizations better insight on areas to strengthen internally so they can plan and remediate accordingly,” said Lee Barrett, Executive Director and CEO, EHNAC who is also a webinar panelist. “We’re looking forward to partnering with CORL to bring this important topic to the industry, so organizations can learn how to leverage best practices to reduce risk across privacy and security.”

Joining Mosely-Day and Barrett will be Cliff Baker, CEO & Co-Founder, CORL Technologies and Lesley Berkeyheiser, Senior Reviewer & Practitioner, EHNAC. The panel of subject matter experts will discuss current compliance activities, best practices and practical steps to decrease privacy, security and cybersecurity risk, with a focus on vetting downstream business associates and vendors.

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