This webinar will cover a variety of topics including OCR’s Covid-19 telemedicine and other guidance, trends in the breaches reported to OCR, recent enforcement actions, HIPAA best practices, and common compliance challenges, and an overview OCR’s HIPAA compliance resources.
October 21, 2020
12:00 p.m. CST - 1:00 p.m. CST
Presenter: Sarah West
Sarah West is an investigator with US Department of Health and Human Services in the Office for Civil Rights in the Southeast Region. She responds to HIPAA complainants and conducts HIPAA breach investigations and compliance reviews. She is also responsible for responding to complaints submitted by individuals who feel they have been discriminated against by an individual or entity that receives federal financial assistance from HHS on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex and in limited circumstances religion. She attended law school at Georgia State University’s College of Law, obtained a masters of arts in bioethics from Case Western Reserve University, and completed a bachelor’s in arts at Furman University, in Greenville, South Carolina.