Jim Sheldon Dean

Director of Compliance Services, Lewis Creek Systems, LLC

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.

Sheldon-Dean serves on the HIMSS Information Systems Security Workgroup, has co-chaired the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange Privacy and Security Workgroup, and is a recipient of the WEDI 2011 Award of Merit. He is a frequent speaker regarding HIPAA and information privacy and security compliance issues at seminars and conferences, including speaking engagements at numerous regional and national healthcare association conferences and conventions and the annual NIST/OCR HIPAA Security Conference in Washington, D.C.

Sheldon-Dean has more than 30 years of experience in policy analysis and implementation, business process analysis, information systems and software development. His experience includes leading the development of health care related Web sites; award-winning, best-selling commercial utility software; and mission-critical, fault-tolerant communications satellite control systems. In addition, he has eight 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.



Wednesday

15
July,
2020

HIPAA Audit and Enforcement Update - New Rules and New Directions in Enforcement

In this session we will review the enforcement actions taken by HHS and state Attorneys General to illustrate the issues concerned and explain how to avoid them, and the penalties that can result when they are not avoided.

Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Time: 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,
  • Duration: 90 Minutes
  • Price: $139.00
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Tuesday

28
July,
2020

HIPAA Changes for 2020 and Beyond

HIPAA Compliance has recently seen big changes in how the rules are enforced during the COVID-19 pandemic emergency and for individual access requests, long-overdue changes may be coming to regulations on Accounting of Disclosures of Protected Health Information (PHI), we can expect new rules regarding the HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices and calling patients' cell phones, and a little-used HIPAA right may become a hot topic if the Affordable Care Act is threatened.

Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Time: 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,
  • Duration: 90 Minutes
  • Price: $139.00
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Friday

21
August,
2020

3-Hour Virtual Seminar on HIPAA Privacy Rule Compliance-Understanding New Rules and Responsibilities of Privacy Officer

This session is designed to provide intensive training in HIPAA Privacy Rule compliance designed for both the seasoned HIPAA professional as well as the individual newly appointed to the position of HIPAA Privacy Officer.

Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Time: 09:00 AM PDT | 12:00 PM EDT,
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Price: $299.00
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Wednesday

16
September,
2020

3-Hour Virtual Seminar on HIPAA Security and Breach Rule Compliance- Understanding Risk Analysis, Policies and Procedures and Managing Incidents

This seminar is designed to provide intensive training in HIPAA Security and Breach Notification Rule compliance designed for both the seasoned HIPAA professional as well as the individual newly appointed to the position of HIPAA Security Officer.

Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Time: 09:00 AM PDT | 12:00 PM EDT,
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Price: $299.00
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HIPAA Privacy Policies and Procedures: Prepare for Updates and New Requirements

Learn how having good policies and procedures and good documentation can make compliance easier.

  • Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Recorded
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Price: $245.00
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Making Revisions to Medical Records: How to properly make changes to records and avoid penalties and fines

This teleconference will enable health information professionals to know how to respond to requests to revise closed records, to know what is required for individual rights under HIPAA, and to know what belongs in any organization’s procedures for revising medical records.

  • Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Recorded
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Price: $245.00
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HIPAA Security Rule Compliance When Communicating with Patients Using Mobile Devices

The session will discuss the requirements, the risks, and the issues of the increasing use of mobile devices for patient communications and provide a road map for how to use them safely and effectively, to increase the quality of health care and patient satisfaction.

  • Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Recorded
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Price: $245.00
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HIPAA Breach Notification: How to Prevent, Prepare for, and Report Breaches of Healthcare Information Privacy and Security

We will discuss the kinds of threats that exist for PHI and how they're changing as the hackers gain experience and abilities, and why you need to prepare for next-generation attacks now.

  • Jim Sheldon Dean
  • Recorded
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Price: $245.00
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