HIMSS webinar on importance of HIPAA compliance to an IT manager

A Health Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS) webinar based on the importance of HIPAA compliance for an IT manager is to be held on October 20, 2011, which will be sponsored by Axway, the Business Interaction Networks company.

The webinar which has been entitled, “What does HIPAA Compliance mean to an IT Manager?” will be a case study with Catholic Healthcare West. The webcast will explore how Catholic Healthcare West is managing the challenges of rapidly building their healthcare managed file transfer (MFT) ecosystem while continuing to adhere to Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance. Catholic Healthcare West will share their secrets as to how they ensure patient privacy, and build partner networks that make end-to-end management of certain patient files possible.

The webinar will include discussions between Axway and Catholic Healthcare West on how to leverage technology in a way that allows to access critical health information while maintaining security and the public’s trust at the same time. Various companies participating in the webinar will also get an opportunity to share their experiences designing internal project support for building large-scale MFT infrastructure projects and impart lessons learned during deployment.