PYA Thought Leaders Embrace ‘Oceans of Opportunities’ at KHIMA Annual Meeting

The Kansas Health Information Management Association (KHIMA) annual meeting, “Embracing Oceans of Opportunities,” was held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Salina, Kansas, April 25-27, 2018.   PYA Healthcare Consulting Manager Susan Thomas and Principal Barry Mathis were among this year’s presenters.

Barry discussed the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) HIPAA audit process and timeframe in his presentation, “OCR HIPAA Audits—Do’s and Don’ts.” Session attendees received an OCR reference resource and a self-assessments skills tool to determine response readiness to an OCR HIPAA audit.

View presentation below:

 

Susan presented “In the Patient’s Best Interest: New HIPAA Guidance and the Opioid Crisis,” which:

  • Examined the new HIPAA guidance.
  • Discussed how the guidance relates to mental health conditions and the opioid crisis.
  • Outlined how to provide treatment to incapacitated patients, while protecting their privacy.

View presentation below:

If you would like more information about establishing an effective HIPAA compliance program, or would like to request a speaker on this topic for your organization or event, contact one of our PYA executives below at (800) 270-9629.


Barry Mathis

Barry Mathis

Principal

Lori Foley

Lori Foley

Principal

Susan Thomas

Susan Thomas

Manager

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