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SCORE-Staten Island’s Jan. 22 Workshop to Address HIPAA Compliance and Technology


SCORE-Staten Island’s Jan. 22 Workshop to Address HIPAA Compliance and Technology

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – If you work in the healthcare industry, having a grasp of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 is a must. This is why you won’t want to miss the upcoming SCORE-Staten Island workshop, “Bridging the Gap Between Technology and HIPAA Compliance.”

The free event will feature data-security expert Patrick Buono,president and CEO of Staten Island-headquartered Aurora Computer Technology Inc

Patrick Buono, president and CEO of Aurora Computer Technology, Inc.
(Photo: Courtesy of Aurora Computer Technology, Inc. )

Hosted by Richmond County Savings Bank, a division of New York Community Bank, Member FDIC, the workshop will take place Wednesday, Jan. 22, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., inthe auditorium of the Regina M. McGinn, M.D., Education Center at the North campus of Staten Island University Hospital/Northwell Health, 475 Seaview Ave., Ocean Breeze.

“This workshop is beneficial to anyone in the healthcare industry, such as doctors, nurses, and office administrators, as well as accountants, attorneys, and computer-technology specialists,” said John J. Amodio, chairman of SCORE-Staten Island. “It is also informative to anyone concerned about the privacy and protection of their medical information.”

During the presentation, Buono will discuss a variety of vital concerns, such as:

  • HIPAA and Your Role 
  • Policies and Procedures 
  • Delivery and Transporting Protected Health Information (PHI) and electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) 
  • HIPAA Security Rule Requirements 
  • Protecting Your Computer Systems and Equipment 
  • Business Associates and Confidentiality Agreements 
  • The Six Required Annual Audits 
  • Cyber-Attack Quick Response Checklist


Advance registration is recommended. Sign-up is available at or by leaving a message with your phone number and email address for Marie at SCORE-Staten Island: 718-727-1221.

About SCORE-Staten Island

SCORE-Staten Island is dedicated to fostering a vibrant small-business community within its New York City borough by providing cost-free education and confidential mentoring to both aspiring and established entrepreneurs. Headquartered at 950 West Fingerboard Road, Grasmere, in the iconic Staten Island Advance/ Building, the organization is Chapter 476 of the nationwide SCORE, a nonprofit association. A resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration, SCORE is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the SBA. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. For additional information, or to schedule an appointment, SCORE-Staten Island may be visited at; telephoned at 718-727-1221; emailed at, and visited on Facebook at


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