Mr. Jim Sheldon-Dean

Area Of Expertise : HIPAA
35 Years Of Experience
Training Industry : Hospital & Healthcare

Jim Sheldon-Dean is the founder and director of compliance services at Lewis Creek Systems, LLC, a Vermont-based consulting firm founded in 1982, providing information privacy and security regulatory compliance services to a wide variety of health care entities. He is a frequent speaker regarding HIPAA, including speaking engagements at numerous regional and national healthcare association conferences and conventions and the annual NIST/OCR HIPAA Security Conference. Sheldon-Dean has more than 16 years of experience specializing in HIPAA compliance, more than 34 years of experience in policy analysis and implementation, business process analysis, information systems and software development, and 8 years of experience doing hands-on medical work as a Vermont certified volunteer emergency medical technician. Sheldon-Dean received his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Vermont and his master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Live Webinar

HIPAA Enforcement and Auditing in 2020: Latest Examples and New Guidance

While the worldwide pandemic has prompted some relaxation of HIPAA requirements in specific circumstances to ease the provision of medical services while preserving social distancing requirements, enforcement of HIPAA has continued. Recent ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 90 Mins
  • Oct 28, 2020
Live Webinar

New HIPAA Guidance, Regulations, and Court Decisions, from Patient Access to Business Associates

Over many years, the heads of the US DHHS have indicated that patient access of information is a key priority in order to improve the health of the nation.  Patient rights under HIPAA have been expanded to include several rights of access, ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
  • Nov 12, 2020
Live Webinar

HIPAA and SAMHSA 42 CFR Part 2- Rules for Managing Disclosure of Substance Use Disorder Information

For much of healthcare, HIPAA sets the standards for how to manage uses and disclosures of patient information, known as Protected Health Information (PHI).  But when it comes to information related to the treatment of substance use disorde ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 90 Mins
  • Nov 18, 2020
On-Demand Webinar

Patient Communications: Making the Most of Texting and Telemedicine Within HIPAA Rules

The COVID-19 Emergency has created new demands on communications, and has made clear the need to provide services remotely to the extent possible.  Providers need to communicate more, between themselves and with their patients, and the time ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Texting and E-mail with Patients - Meeting HIPAA Requirements and Patient Desires

Professional communications involving Protected Health Information must be conducted securely, according to guidance from HHS and any reasonable Risk Analysis required by the Security Rule, so any office communications must be carefully con ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

HIPAA and SAMHSA 42 CFR Part 2- Rules for Managing Disclosure of Substance Use Disorder Information

For much of healthcare, HIPAA sets the standards for how to manage uses and disclosures of patient information, known as Protected Health Information (PHI).  But when it comes to information related to the treatment of substance use disorde ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Data Blocking and Patient Access of Medical Records under HIPAA — New Focus of Enforcement and Guidance

Over many years, the heads of the US DHHS have indicated that patient access of information is a key priority in order to improve the health of the nation.  Patient rights under HIPAA have been expanded to include new rights of access, and ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

HIPAA Audit and Enforcement Update - What to Focus on for Compliance

We will examine the updated 2018 HIPAA Audit Protocol as well as other questionnaires that have been used in the past and may be used to help prepare an organization for a future review. We will present methods for using the contents of the ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Texting and E-mail with Patients - Meeting HIPAA Requirements and Patient Desires

Professional communications involving Protected Health Information must be conducted securely, according to guidance from HHS and any reasonable Risk Analysis required by the Security Rule, so any office communications must be carefully con ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

HIPAA Planning for 2020 and Beyond - Protecting Patient Information Privacy and Security

This session will provide the attendee a review of the current enforcement actions, audit focus, privacy, security, and breach issues, and expected regulatory changes in HIPAA, and help the compliance specialist prepare for a year of HIPAA ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins