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Free Webinar will highlight report on safeguarding PHI.

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March 7, 2012 - ANSI, Santa Fe Group/Shared Assessments Program Healthcare Working Group, and Internet Security Alliance (ISA) will host webinar regarding "The Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information: A Business Case for Enhanced PHI Security" report. Webinar participants will hear from industry experts who will provide overview of report as well as elaborate upon its significance to U.S. healthcare industry. Event will take place March 21, at 2:00 pm EST and run ~1 hr.

American National Standards Institute - New York, NY

Original Press Release

March 21 Webinar to Highlight Report on Safeguarding Protected Health Information

Press release date: February 23, 2012

On March 21, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), The Santa Fe Group/Shared Assessments Program Healthcare Working Group, and the Internet Security Alliance (ISA) will host a free webinar on the forthcoming report, The Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information: A Business Case for Enhanced PHI Security, to be released March 5th at a press conference and Congressional briefing in Washington, DC. Created through the "PHI Project" - a collaboration of ANSI, via its Identity Theft Prevention and Identity Management Standards Panel (IDSP), in partnership with Shared Assessments and ISA - the report guides health care organizations in assessing specific security risks and building a business case for enhanced PHI security. All interested stakeholders are invited to register for the free webinar here. The report includes PHIve (PHI Value Estimator) - a 5-step method to estimate the overall potential costs of a data breach to an organization. With this tool, health care organizations can determine an appropriate level of investment needed to strengthen privacy and security programs and reduce the probability of a breach. Webinar participants will hear from industry experts who will provide an overview of the report and its significance to the U.S. health care industry: Rick Kam, President and Co-Founder, ID Experts, Chairman of the PHI Project James C. Pyles, Principal, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC Lynda Martel, Director, Privacy Compliance Communications, DriveSavers Data Recovery, Inc. Mary Chaput, CFO and Chief Compliance Officer, Clearwater Compliance, LLC Registration details This free webinar will be held on Wednesday, March 21, at 2:00 p.m. ET and will run approximately 1 hour. Register today.

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