Cybersecurity and Patient Identity Management - A New Era of Privacy and Security Risks

1.0 CME Credit

1.0 CE Credit

ABQAURP sub-specialty credits: Patient Safety/Risk Management 1.0, Physician Advisor 1.0, Managed Care 1.0, Case Management 1.0, Transitions of Care 1.0

Legislating health care policies and regulations is a difficult task that once in practice may have unintended consequences with long-term implications. The good news is that while issues concerning access and reimbursement continue, the underlying work to address population health, quality improvement, and patient safety is forging ahead.

This session was recorded live at our 2018 Annual Health Care Quality & Patient Safety Conference and is a portion of the online course entitled: Navigating What’s Next with Population Health, Quality Improvement, and Patient Safety.

The care of our patients involves the establishment and the maintenance of their trust. Most important are the proactive steps that need to be taken by covered entities to ensure that protected health information remains private and secure. This course with identify strategies to improve cybersecurity measures and ensure you are making every effort to keep data safe.

At the conclusion of the activity, attendees will be able to:
  • Identify how to appreciate growth in health IT adoption
  • Illustrate the extent of worldwide security breaches
  • Identify important security risk mitigation strategies
  • Calculate the provision of adequate resources in cybersecurity
  • Recognize the value of sharing security risk information

This course is intended for Physicians of all specialties, Nurses, and Other Health Care Professionals with appropriate CME credit and nursing contact hours offered for each profession.

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ABQAURP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABQAURP is an approved provider of continuing education for nurses. This activity is designated for 1.0 contact hour through the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-94. CE Broker Tracking# 20-637087.

This program is approved for Category 2 credit by the American Osteopathic Association.

All participants must achieve a final assessment score of at least seventy percent (70%) for recertification and continuing education credits. You have 60 days to complete the course after ordering. Please note: Exam candidates taking the Core Body of Knowledge and Diplomates renewing their certification may have less time to complete, as determined by deadlines imposed.

This activity is valid from October 24, 2018 through March 15, 2021. Original release date: April 13, 2018.

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COURSE FEES: Diplomate $29.00      Member $34.00      Non-Member $42.00

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About The Authors
Members of the CME Committee, Planners, and Faculty have disclosed to ABQAURP any relevant financial relationships. No relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest exist in regard to the content of this online activity.

Dr. Thompson Boyd served as a practicing physician in Internal Medicine for over 24 years. In 2007, he went to work full-time at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia as the Physician Liaison, and then in 2015, as the Medical Director of Informatics. Hahnemann has been in a CPOE environment for over 25 years and is a leader in technologic advances in patient safety and other core measures. Very active with HIMSS, Dr. Boyd serves on several committees and workgroups promoting data security and interoperability for our nation. Dr. Boyd has been a member of ABQAURP’s Board of Directors and serves on several of our committees.

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