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 May Newsletter

Cybersecurity R & R | Risks & Regulations

The first five OCR HIPAA settlements this year highlight the importance of regularly updating risk analyses and risk management plans.  

Find out more about "What OCR Expects in Your HIPAA Risk Analysis: A Conversation with former OCR Director Leon Rodriguez" in a unique live web event presented to help the healthcare industry understand HIPAA regulations and OCR requirements around the Risk Analysis. 

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Leon Rodriguez, Former OCR Director & Bob Chaput, Clearwater CEO will be co-hosting the live web event on      
Wednesday, May 3 at 12 noon ET.
Learn More & Register

Industry Insights

 Have you heard the latest Healthcare Info Security Podcast? 

Why Focusing Too Much on Today's Cyber Threats Is a Bad Idea

Clearwater CEO, Bob Chaput shared his insight about the steps he suggests healthcare sector entities need to take to improve their approach to information risk management with Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, Executive Editor of Information Security Media Group’s

Listen Now!


 The latest Clearwater White Paper just published in partnership with SecureWorks 

Featured in Healthcare Finance News

Justifying Cybersecurity Investment with a Warfare Mindset

"If we in healthcare don't start treating this as a war on our physical and financial well-being, we will lose. That's the bottom line when it comes to convincing hospital and health system leaders that investments in cybersecurity are worth it."  Clearwater CFO & White Paper Co-Author, Mary Chaput

Learn More About The Warfare Mindset


 Datapalooza17: Digital health’s ‘dirty secret’ lies in confusing state privacy laws

"Everyone in healthcare knows about the big, five-letter federal privacy law governing patient health data. Far fewer understand the thousands of state privacy laws." Read More>

Want to learn more about HIPAA and state privacy laws?  Read Clearwater's CFO & CCO, Mary Chaput's recent article, Call for State Privacy Laws to Align with HIPAA featured on HFMA's blog.  Read More>


 The Latest On The Clearwater Blog 

Read what our own Clearwater industry experts have to say.  


HIPAA Risk Analysis Tips | CEO, Bob Chaput's Blog Series  

#54 | What Captures OCR’s Attention?

#53 | Does OCR really use the “Guidance on Risk Analysis Requirements under the HIPAA Security Rule”? 

#52 | How Comprehensive Must Your HIPAA Security Risk Analysis Be?

Read Latest Blog Posts

Upcoming Clearwater Live Web Events

We offer a variety of live educational events to help you better understand Cyber Risk Management & HIPAA Compliance


What OCR Expects In Your HIPAA Risk Analysis: A Conversation with Former OCR Director Leon Rodriguez


Wednesday | May 3 | 11am - 12:30pm CT

Join former OCR Director Leon Rodriguez (9/2011-7/2014), now a Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP and Bob Chaput, CEO of Clearwater Compliance, in an interactive presentation and discussion of OCR’s emerging standard of care in performing the HIPAA Risk Analysis required at 45 C.F.R. §164.308(a)(1)(ii)(A).  Learn More> 

Clearwater's May 2017 HIPAA & Cyber Risk Bootcamp

Cybersecurity: Protecting your data, your patients, and your business | How CEOs can take a lead role in addressing this critical issue

Partner Webinar with the Georgia Hospital Association 

Hold the Date | May 24 | 10:30am - 11:15am CT

Since data privacy and protection along with overall cybersecurity, compliance and information risk management is ranked by many sources as one of the top 5 critical issues facing hospitals and health systems, it is essential that CEOs understand all aspects of these critical issues. Registration link coming soon!


How to Conduct an OCR-Quality Risk Analysis

Did you know Office for Civil Rights data from recent audits & investigations shows 9 out of 10 organizations are failing at producing OCR-Quality Risk Analyses resulting in millions of dollars in settlement amounts?

Tuesday | June 6 | 11am - 12:15pm CT

We will help you understand and act on the specific Risk Analysis requirements included in the HIPAA Security Final Rule.   Learn More> 


How to Develop Your HIPAA Policies & Procedures

When was the last time your HIPAA Policies & Procedures were updated?  

Wednesday | June 14 | 11am - 12:15pm CT

One of the essential requirements of the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules is to have appropriate policies and procedures in place.  Learn how to get your policies and procedures updated, in place and operational in this informative, complimentary webinar.  Learn More> 


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As always, please let us know if we can help with any of your HIPAA compliance or cybersecurity challenges.