HIPAA and Health Privacy
This short HIPAA training course (~5.5 minutes) provides a basic overview of how HIPAA, state laws, and ethical rules protect the privacy of healthcare data. The course discusses why protecting privacy matters, and it describes the costs and harms caused by privacy incidents. It discusses medical identity theft and what protecting privacy entails.
The course is designed as a bird’s eye view. Other courses in the series drill down to cover specific aspects of HIPAA.
The course contains a video and 4 quiz questions. The questions test on and reinforce lessons in the videos. The module can stand alone or can be snapped together with other topic segments.
- Learn what HIPAA is, what it covers, and why complying with it matters
- Understand that HIPAA is only one of many applicable laws regulating health privacy
- Know the key requirements of HIPAA at a high level
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About TeachPrivacy and Our Training Philosophy
TeachPrivacy was founded by Professor Daniel J. Solove, the leading expert on privacy and data security law. He is deeply involved in the creation of all training programs because he believes that training works best when made by subject-matter experts and by people with extensive teaching experience.
According to Professor Solove: “Great training isn’t about slickness or tricks. It is about teaching. The goal is to make people understand, care, and remember. Great training is made with genuine passion – to make people love training, it must be made with love. Excellent substance is essential. The material must be explained clearly, understandably, and concretely. The content must be short and to the point – and it must be engaging. Slickness and gimmicks can’t compensate for lackluster substance.”
TeachPrivacy provides privacy awareness training, information security awareness training, phishing training, HIPAA training, FERPA training, PCI training, as well as training on many other privacy and security topics.
Professor Solove is a law professor at George Washington University Law School. He has taught privacy law every year since 2000, has published 10 books and more than 50 articles, including the leading textbook on information privacy law and a short guidebook on the subject. His LinkedIn blog has more than 1 million followers. Click here for more information about Professor Solove.