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 Policy Modifications - What Changes Under The New Rules?

Since the last major update of the HIPAA regulations in 2013, there have been only minor changes to the rules, involving the access of laboratory test information by individuals, and the release of information related to mental health prohi ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
  • Apr 24, 2019
Recorded 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
Recorded Webinar

Top 10 HIPAA Compliance Issues — Key Issues to be On Your Radar for HIPAA Compliance

Over the last few years, a revolution in personal communications has occurred, and the widespread adoption of mobile devices by staff and patients alike has presented new challenges in healthcare and compliance. Texting is often the preferr ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Mobile Devices, Healthcare, and HIPAA — Securing Mobile Patient Information Under HIPAA

This session will review the requirements and current issues pertaining to mobile devices and present ways for the attendees to consider how to communicate between professionals as well as meet patient desires and stay within the regulations, incl ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

HIPAA and Staff Terminations — Managing Access to Prevent Breaches

Terminating staff access is no longer a simple process; it requires a coordinated effort between managers, staff, and HR to ensure that all access that should be terminated is, indeed, properly terminated. Mishandling staff access can lead to priv ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

HIPAA Ruling Regarding Correspondence Through Text Messages and Emails: Is Your Organization Compliant?

As HIPAA requirements for allowing patients electronic access to their health information are now in effect, and as patients increasingly come to depend on electronic communications, there are new demands for communication via e-mail and texting.  ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

HIPAA, 42 CFR Part 2, and Substance Use Disorder Information — Consents, Controls, and Conflicts in the Rules

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 disorders, reg ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

HIPAA Audit and Enforcement Update - Current Issues and Focus for HIPAA Compliance

In this session, we will discuss the HIPAA audit and enforcement programs and how they work and discuss the areas that caused the most issues in prior audits and enforcement actions. We will explore what kind of issues and what kind ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Texting and E-mail with Patients - Meeting Patient Requests Within the HIPAA Rules

As HIPAA requirements for allowing patients electronic access to their health information are now in effect, and as patients increasingly come to depend on electronic communications, there are new demands for communication via e-mail and texting. ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

10 Days to HIPAA Compliance - The 10 Step HIPAA Compliance Review Plan

Day One: Research of Your Operations – How do you use PHI and what policies and procedures do you have for Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification? Understand your operations and information flows, and the ways you ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins