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Saturday, August 8 • 7:00am - 8:00am
The Telecommuter’s Security Survival Guide

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Does your dog hear what you type? Is your home office set up to protect patient data? Is your computer operating system up-to-date? The answers should be no, yes, and yes. If they're not, this is the presentation for you (and your dog knows too much). We’ll guide you through the process of setting up your home office to be HIPAA-compliant. The Omnibus Rule was a real game changer, so Linda will explain your responsibilities as a transcriptionist, while Andrew will explain the steps needed to secure your office, with special emphasis on your computer. Together, this dynamic duo will prepare you to go home and secure your work environment. Bring your computer, tablet, and smart phone questions; if we don't know the answer, we will make sure we get it for you. Oh yeah, make sure you lock your computer before you leave home! 

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand how the Omnibus Rule affects at-home transcriptionists.
  2. Learn about PHI protection and securing your home office.
  3. Secure your computer and keep your OS up-to-date.
  4. Hear tips and tricks on how not to fall for scams.

CEC: 1 ML


Speakers
avatar for Linda Allard, CHPS

Linda Allard, CHPS

President, NEMT
Linda Allard, CHPS, president of NEMT, has worked in the transcription industry since 1987.  After spending several years as an at-home transcriptionist, she advanced through the ranks and now oversees approximately 200 employees and independent contractors for NEMT. As the company's president, Linda handles all day-to-day operations as well as new implementations. She works with the managers and quality departments to ensure that NEMT keeps... Read More →
avatar for Andrew Clarke

Andrew Clarke

IT Specialist, NEMT
Andrew Clarke began working in the computer field as a freelance programmer when he was a teenager. His skills came in handy during his naval career, and upon discharge, he embarked on a career in the healthcare field. After initially working in engineering and sales, he began writing custom programs for billing automation and ended up in medical transcription in 2000 when he accepted a position as Vice President of Operations for a small medical... Read More →



Saturday August 8, 2015 7:00am - 8:00am
Plaza Ballroom A

Attendees (9)