Bob Chaput of Clearwater Compliance to Speak at the Chicago Bar Association’s Seminar on HIPAA-HITECH Requirements to Safeguard Protected Health Information (PHI)

June 4, 2012

Industry leader, CEO and founder Bob Chaput to participate in a panel discussion of Legal Obligations to Protect Electronic Data. HIPAA-HITECH Requirements to Safeguard Protected Health Information (PHI).

(PRWEB) June 04, 2012

Today, Clearwater Compliance announced that its CEO and Founder, Bob Chaput, will join other industry experts speaking at the Chicago Bar Association´s seminar on Data Security and Data Breach 101 in Chicago, IL on June 14, 2012. The event will be held at the Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Court in Chicago.

Arieh Flemenbaum, 2012-13 Chair of the Cyber Law and Data Privacy Committee, said, “The mission of the Chicago Bar Association is to provide the ultimate legal network and knowledge resource with a uniquely local focus. This seminar, put on by the Cyber Law and Data Privacy Committee, is focused on Data Security and Data Breach. We´re excited to have a seasoned industry expert like Bob Chaput to speak about the Legal Obligations to safeguard Protected Health Information.”

The focus of Mr. Chaput´s talk will be on the HIPAA-HITECH requirements to safeguard Protected Health Information (PHI). With the increase in frequency and size of data breaches, and the increase in enforcement in U.S. regulations for healthcare security, it is imperative that both covered entities and business associates get more involved in understanding their obligations to ensure the protection of health information entrusted to their care.

Clearwater Compliance has helped many health care covered entities and business associates assess their compliance, complete their risk analyses and strengthen their compliance and security programs through education, software, solutions and services.

About Clearwater Compliance: http://clearwatercompliance.com

Clearwater Compliance http://www.clearwatercompliance.com helps Covered Entities, Business Associates and their Subcontractors assess their HIPAA-HITECH compliance programs, identify gaps and prioritize remediation efforts to ensure the greatest return on capital and resource investments. It delivers that return on compliance investment through education, tools and software, risk management solutions and professional services and consulting. Clearwater Compliance is the Co-Sponsor of the American National Standards Institute Publication of the Report on “The Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information: A Business Case for Enhanced PHI Security”. For more information, visit: http://ANSI.org/PHI.

About the Chicago Bar Association: http://www.chicagobar.org

Founded in 1874, The Chicago Bar Association is one of the leading and largest metropolitan bar associations in the United States. Representing 21,000 Cook County lawyers, the CBA provides a wide variety of services to the legal profession, and to the public. The CBA is Chicago’s premier legal professional organization connecting the most influential attorneys and brightest legal minds in the Chicago area.

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