Update on Health Information Privacy, Security and Information Blocking

Thursday, April 20 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CT
South Building, Level 1 | S100 C

Rarely has there been so many changes to track in the world of health information privacy and security. This session will provide a comprehensive update, including: - HIPAA final rule on right of access and coordinated care - HIPAA changes to provide credit for implementation of recognized security practices - Final rule to better reconcile the substance use disorder patient record confidentiality rule at 42 CFR part 2 and HIPAA - Status, guidance on, and enforcement of the 21st Century Cures Information Blocking Rule - FTC's policy statement expanding the scope of its breach notification rule to health and wellness apps - HHS Office for Civil Rights HIPAA enforcement trends - Guidance on protection of reproductive health information following the Dobbs decision - New state privacy laws and how they interact with HIPAA and impact healthcare organizations - Risks related to disclosures of information from healthcare provider websites. This session will examine these policy changes and their implications for health information technology and the healthcare industry.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the status of changes to HIPAA's right of access, sharing of patient information for coordination of care, and other HIPAA regulatory amendments
  • Describe the upcoming changes to the rule governing substance use disorder patient records and how these changes will impact health information technology
  • Interpret new guidance on the 21st Century Cures Act Information Blocking Rule and describe the status of enforcement of the rule
  • Identify additional steps that can be taken to safeguard reproductive health information in the wake of the Dobbs decision
  • Analyze HIPAA enforcement trends and identify where to prioritize information privacy and security compliance efforts
Chief Data Officer, CIO/CTO/CTIO/Senior IT, Information Management Professional


Adam Greene, FHIMSS
Davis Wright Tremaine