Date: May 18, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT


Mercy del Rey
Assistant Vice President/Chief Privacy Officer, Baptist Health South Florida

Barbara Carr, RHIA
HIM Advisor, Verisma Systems, Inc.

The 21st Century Cures Act’s goal of increasing information sharing and enabling patients to have their healthcare data delivered conveniently to their computers, cell phones, and mobile applications has increased privacy and security worries for many healthcare organizations. Having the right data security in place to enable information sharing is forefront, the opening up of access and sharing has also increased the volume of patients’ requests to amend their healthcare information.

Baptist Health South Florida is a large multi-facility health system in South Florida that treats over 1.5 million patients per year.  Hear from Mercy Del Ray, Baptist’s VP and Chief Privacy Officer, how Baptist Health protects patient privacy and patient rights and what processes they have implemented to handle the increased patient requests for amendments.

Learning Objectives:

• Learn from Baptist Health South Florida experience on how they have met the demands and are processing requests for amendments.   

• Learn how centralizing the amendment process has benefited the healthcare organization and patients.

Pre-Approved for 1 AHIMA CEU Credit.