HIPAA Privacy and Security Course || Initial Credentialing

Instructions - Medical Staff

This course is required for credentialing for all Baptist Health facilities. A certificate of completion should be submitted to Credentialing@BaptistHealth.net.

If you are a BHSF employee and have completed New Employee Orientation (NEO), you are not required to take this course and may submit your course certificate from Baptist Health University (BHU) to Credentialing@BaptistHealth.net in lieu of the Certificate of Completion.

For any questions regarding credentialing, please contact:

Credentialing Verification Services
Email: Credentialing@BaptistHealth.net
Phone Number: 786-595-9750

Instructions - Office Staff

This course is required in order for physician office staff to obtain access to BHSF clinical systems. A certificate of completion should be submitted to the Physician Allied Health Liaison (PAHL) team, along with a copy of the signed Safeguards form.

Bethesda Office Staff members should submit their certificate to the Bethesda IT department.

Required Safeguards Form for Non-Employed Workforce Members Utilizing BHSF Clinical Systems

PAHL Contact Information
Email: ITPAHL@BaptistHealth.net
Phone Number: 786-662-7879

Bethesda IT Contact Information
Email: HelpDesk@bhinc.org
Phone Number: 561-737-7733 ext. 84357

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Continuing Medical Education Department 
Technical Support: If you are experiencing technical difficulties or have received an error message, please send an email to CME@BaptistHealth.net and include a print screen of the error message, your browser name and version, username and URL where the error occurred. You can expect a response within 48 hours.

BHSF Privacy Office
HIPAA Hotline: 786-596-8860
HIPAA Privacy office email: Privacy@BaptistHealth.net

Target Audience

Medical Staff and Office Staff
NOTE: This course is required for credentialing for all Baptist Health facilities.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how and when to access, use and disclose protected health information.
  • Summarize how you can safeguard and protect patient information to prevent unauthorized access, use and disclosure.
Additional information
Bibliography: 

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. (n.d.) The Security Rule. https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/security/index.html

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. (n.d.) The HIPAA Privacy Rule. https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/privacy/index.html

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
06/01/2020
Course expires: 
08/21/2020

Content developed by HIPAA Privacy and IT Systems Security Departments.

Due to the non-clinical nature of the content discussed, the speakers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. This CME activity will not cover content that would involve products or services of commercial interests. Therefore, no opportunity exists for a conflict of interest based on the financial relationships of faculty and those in control of content. Since these relationships are not relevant, no disclosure information was collected. 

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
             
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
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Required Hardware/software

PC/Mac Users
PC/Mac Users

This course requires Internet Explorer 11 and Adobe Flash Player.

Devices running Mac OS X or macOS are NOT supported.

Mobile Users
Mobile Users

This course is NOT supported on mobile devices running iOS or Android.

Technical Support
Technical Support

If you are experiencing technical difficulties or have received an error message, please send an email to CME@baptisthealth.net and include a print screen of the error message, your browser name and version, username and URL where the error occurred. You can expect a response within 48 hours.