How to effectively protect your data, keeping both you and your patients safe
HIPAA compliance and security go hand in hand when it comes to protecting sensitive data. But how can you address both compliance and security? With the growing attacks on healthcare organizations, due to the value of the protected health information they maintain and store, compliance and security have never been more important.
So how do you protect this data whether in the office, on social media, with your employees, or on your network? There has been a rise in these types of breaches all which could have been easily avoided with a HIPAA compliance plan in place.
Compliancy Group and CMIT Solutions are teaming up to teach you valuable tips and lessons on what is required for HIPAA compliance. Learn why following the regulations can create a strong security plan, helping you avoid ransomware attacks, malware, and other security and administrative breaches. Walk away with actionable steps that you can take in your Homecare business today!
Here is what you can learn:
- Why healthcare data is a prime target for hackers
The latest breaches and fines in your area and industry, and how they could have been avoided
Tips for securing your Homecare business and the data you hold
Lessons on HIPAA compliant marketing and social media usage
About the Speakers:
Rick Staton, CEO and Co-owner
CMIT Solutions of Upper Chesapeake – Columbia
Rick co-founded and launched CMIT Solutions of Upper Chesapeake in 2018, acquiring and merging CMIT Solutions of Columbia into one entity in 2019.
Prior to CMIT Solutions, Rick held consulting and executive positions for 20+ years, including senior management positions at Bank of America and MBNA America. His management roles included working with cross-functional teams including sales, operations, technology, data management, finance and legal, all aimed at driving profitability. His role at Bank of America included responsibility for regulatory compliance and in that role he regularly met with federal regulators to ensure the bank was in compliance.
In CMIT Solutions, Rick found an opportunity to build a team with complementary skill sets to provide technology solutions to small and mid-sized business owners. With a healthcare client base comprising roughly 24% of the business, cyber security as it relates to HIPAA compliance have become a central focus of CMIT Solutions of Upper Chesapeake – Columbia.
Rick graduated with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Towson University.
Dave Warnick, COO and Co-owner
CMIT Solutions of Upper Chesapeake – Columbia
Dave is an accomplished software architect with over 20 years of experience in the financial industry and holds patents in telephony and business process automation.
Prior to joining CMIT Solutions, Dave also held management positions at Bank of America and MBNA overseeing the user experience and business process architecture for all of the bank’s collection applications.
Dave retired from Bank of America in 2018, joining his former colleague in growing the franchise with the acquisition of CMIT Solutions of Columbia.
Dave is primarily responsible for operations and has a passionate commitment to delivering premier technology services to our clients.
In addition to his many roles at CMIT Solutions, Dave is an Elected Municipal Official for the Town of Rising Sun, responsible for Economic Development and Parks & Recreation. Dave graduated Cum Laude from University of Maryland University College with a B.S. in Computer and Information Sciences and Business Administration. Dave is a Microsoft Certified Professional and Solution Developer.
Gregory D. Stewart
President, EMTAC Group, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer, Xpert Business Solutions
Both are Maryland based small businesses that provide consulting and Print Management Services to other small and medium sized businesses. In February 2013, Greg expanded these small businesses into IT support by adding a CMIT Solutions franchise (CMIT Solutions of Baltimore County West).
Prior to his current role, Greg enjoyed a successful 26-year career at Xerox Corporation, most recently as Vice President of Graphic Communications Channels. In this capacity, he was responsible for customer satisfaction, marketing, new solutions development and supporting sales of Xerox products, services and solutions to Commercial Printer, Pre-Press, and Photo Lab market segments through resellers and partners, including Fujifilm North America. Greg’s other leadership roles at Xerox included VP, Integrated Marketing, GM Strategy and Business Development for Education and Customer Services, Worldwide Product Marketing, and Solutions Integration Management.
Since 1984, Greg has led several small business efforts, including Vice President and Director of GED, publishers of The County Globe newspaper in Frederick, Maryland; President and Managing Member, SBC, LLC, contractors for Airborne Express; and Director, Sussex Group Consultants.
Greg holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from The Johns Hopkins University where he concentrated in Computer Sciences and Communication Arts.
President and CEO, Compliancy Group
Marc Haskelson is the President and CEO of Compliancy Group. He has over 25 years of sales, marketing, and operational leadership experience, and has held executive positions at Hearst Publications, Experian, and AT&T. He is an innovator who develops new products and solutions to address the challenges of the small and midsize market. Marc is the co-chair of the CompTIA Business Applications Advisory Council and is a Visionary Level Contributor to the American Optometric Association Political Action Committee. He focuses his knowledge of compliance, technology, security, customer care, and payment processing on improving market inefficiencies.
He co-founded Compliancy Group in 2005 with HIPAA subject matter experts and top software developers. Together, they used their expertise in sales marketing, compliance, and technology to bring Compliance-as-a-Solution to the healthcare IT industry.
Marc is a certified speaker for many CE-approved events (including COPE). He has spoken at events organized by the American Optometric Association, PAHCOM, SAASMax, The Telemental Health Institute, Oregon Optometric Physician's Association, Wyoming Optometric Association, PERC, PRIMA, First Eye Care, Coherent Eye Care, CompTIA, Everything EHR, OD Excellence, HITECH Answers' HIPAA Chat, and many others. He has been cited in publications across the industry, including Channel E2E, Becker's Hospital Review, and CRM. He hosts webinars on a monthly basis for Compliancy Group's HIPAA Educational Webinar Series, the largest HIPAA education program of its kind online.
VP of Partner Engagement and Cybersecurity, Compliancy Group
Paul is the VP of Partner Engagement and Cybersecurity at Compliancy Group. As the former CEO of Carlin Bradley, a Business Solutions Provider, Paul’s extensive experience and understanding of security compliments Compliancy Group’s regulatory and HIPAA compliance expertise. With Paul as a member of Compliancy Group’s team, MSP partners can be confident that their business will evolve and grow.
Compliance makes security happenTM. The regulatory compliance market is rapidly growing, MSPs offering Compliance-as-a-Solution will see tremendous profits. Paul saw the huge opportunity in the regulatory compliance industry and made the conscious decision to partner with the best solution in the market. Compliancy Group’s platform is the catalyst for the MSP evolution, providing him the opportunity to effect change in a way that was not possible as an independent MSP.