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Webinar Tuesday Offers Tips, Lessons Learned, and Best Practices for Data Breach Notification

PORTLAND, Ore., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare organizations and business associates may soon be hearing from the Health and Human Resources (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR), as the agency prepares to conduct a new phase of audits. Scheduled to begin in the fall, OCR Audits Phase 2 will be conducted by the OCR itself and will focus on high-risk areas and enforcement. To address the upcoming increases in oversight, ID Experts will host a webinar on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, "Get Your Ducks in a Row: The OCR Audit Season is About to Begin." Rebecca L. Williams, RN, JD co-chair health information practice, partner at Davis Wright Tremaine, and Mahmood Sher-Jan, CHPC, vice president and general manager, RADAR Products Unit at ID Experts, will discuss lessons learned from past audits, OCR phase 2 audit scope and timeline, the potential impact of being the subject of an audit, and how to prepare for them using a risk-based approach.

What: A free webinar by ID Experts: "Get Your Ducks in a Row: The OCR Audit Season is About to Begin." 

When: Tuesday, June 10, 2014; 10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m. PST

Website and registration: To register for the free webinar, please visit

About ID Experts
ID Experts provides software and services for managing the disclosure and breaches of regulated data. Leading organizations in healthcare, insurance, financial services, universities, higher education, and government rely on ID Experts' patented RADAR™ data incident management software and data breach response services for managing risks. Exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association, ID Experts is an advocate for privacy and a leading contributor to legislation and industry organizations that focus on the protection of PHI and PII. On the web:

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