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Carlos Leyva
I am a knowledge monger, but knowledge without love is a senseless pursuit, pursue what you love to do first.
Interests: music, literature, health care, the law, collaboration and collaborative platforms, writing, politics, basketball, and public education (not necessarily in that order on any given day).
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Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2017 at Web-Tones
A slightly irreverent piece on the some of the "goings on" in the HIPAA space. Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2017 at Web-Tones
February Webinar: Preparing for a HIPAA Audit with Expresso! Description: This webinar explores how to prepare for a HIPAA audit requirement-by-requirement and how Expresso helps with this preparation. Thursday, February 16, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST Register Here... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2017 at Web-Tones
In January 2017 HHS issued guidance regarding "Audit Controls" under the Security Rule ("SR") by stating, among other things, the following: "[c]overed Entities and Business Associates should make sure that they appropriately review and secure audit trails, and they use... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2017 at Web-Tones
Due to popular demand we have decided to make available to our Social Media followers Expresso's public demonstration. Grab a cup of coffee because the demo and the Q&A runs for about one hour. Looking for a simplified way to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at Web-Tones
HIPAA Breach Notification remains the real significant game changer that was introduced by the HITECH Act. So much so that most lay people probably don't even remember what the HITECH Act was all (or partially) about. With respect to HIPAA,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at Web-Tones
Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA Breach Notification? For a limited time, we are offering our Breach Notification Training Module F*R*E*E* when you sign up for our monthly newsletter (also free). Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2017 at Web-Tones
We have educated thousands of stakeholders pursuant to the HIPAA Rules through our monthly webinars and newsletters during the past seven years. We intend to educate many thousands more in the years to come. During that time our own understanding... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2017 at Web-Tones
You might think that the answer to that question is relatively straightforward but, like most things HIPAA, you would be wrong. To answer that question you need to apply a three step analytical framework contained within the Rules but not... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2016 at Web-Tones
So Ret. Adm. James Stavridis told CNBC on Thursday (12/15), former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, that we are headed for a cybersecurity Pearl Harbor, one that we are ill-prepared for. This is particularly worrisome because the threat level is high... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2016 at Web-Tones
December Webinar: HIPAA Phishing Expedition Description: The webinar explore various attributes of phishing schemes as they pertain to HIPAA. Thursday, December 15, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST Looking for a simplified way to train your staff on HIPAA... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2016 at Web-Tones
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The Challenges In this new 24/7 365 digital universe that we all now inhabit there are three principal challenges that must be addressed when launching any new compliance initiative: 1) the people challenge; 2) the process challenge; and 3) the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2016 at Web-Tones
SO as most of you know, licensed professionals are required to take so many continuing education courses per year (actually for lawyers it runs every 2-3 years more or less). These are called Continuing Legal Education ("CLE") courses. I decided... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2016 at Web-Tones
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Wikipedia defines Phishing as follows: Phishing is the attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money), often for malicious reasons, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2016 at Web-Tones
November Webinar: Exploring Risk Assessment Software. This webinar is not a commercial for Expresso. Rather it simply uses Expresso to compare and contrast what "must have features" Risk Assessment software should possess. Expresso Release 1.0 certainly does not contain ALL... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2016 at Web-Tones
The term asymmetric warfare is one that you will be hearing about a LOT in the coming weeks, months, and years. It defines how wars will be fought and won (or lost) in the 21st century. Small groups such as... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2016 at Web-Tones
The progressive movement in the West will never make "progress" (whatever that means) until it confronts the problem of evil. We've been happy to ignore it post WWII, with the exception of the civil rights movement which we called "progress,"... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2016 at Web-Tones