2021 Spring Virtual Conference - May 12-13



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Event Description


Dates: May 12-13, 2021

We are excited to announce that our 2021 Spring Virtual Conference will be on May 12-13, 2021. We will have 2 keynote speakers: 1 opening and 1 closing as well as 2 additional sessions per day. All sessions will be in the afternoon. The price for Alabama HIMSS members is $25, $50 for non-members, and $5 for students. This event will be submitted for CNE approval. 


Spring Conference Opening Keynote Speaker: Lauren DeMoss 


Presentation Title

Avoid the Flag and 10-Yard Penalty for an Illegal Block: Compliance with the HIPAA Information Blocking Rule 

The session will provide an overview of the new HIPAA Information Blocking Rule and the exceptions to the Rule. It will also set forth compliance requirements and provide practical guidance to implementing the rule in the context of existing EHR structure and patient-facing platforms.

For her full biography, please click here


Spring Conference Closing Keynote Speaker: Darren J. Mott (FBI-Retired)

In his presentation, Mott will discuss the basics of creating a Cybersecurity-Oriented Focus that will serve to help participants understand the nature of the cyber threats that are targeting Healthcare Institutions, how to address these threats without blowing out your annual cyber budget, and how to incorporate this focus into your entire workforce to reduce the cyberrisks facing Healthcare professionals.

Darren Mott is currently a Senior Staff member for Quantum Research International and manages or 50 cybersecurity analysts at the National Cyber Security Operations Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Prior to this position, Mott was an FBI Special Agent for 20 years where he investigated and managed Cyber and Counterintelligence investigations in Charlotte, Cleveland, Birmingham and FBIHQ. He created several national initiatives within the FBI that included the first integration of cyber and counterintelligence-trained agents to address the evolving nature of cyber threats into national security matters. He has spoken to hundreds of audiences on cybersecurity and counterintelligence matters and is in the process of developing cyber-based training for educational, religious, healthcare, and critical national infrastructure organizations. Mott holds two Masters degrees, one in Education and one in Cybersecurity Policy and Risk Analysis. He is also the host of the podcast “The CyBUr Guy”, where he talks to cyber professionals and former FBI Agents about current cyber trends, past investigations, and cyber-based news items.


Chance To Win A $100 or $200 Amazon Gift Card!

We are giving out a $100 Amazon gift card for each of the six conference sessions and a single $200 grand prize drawing for those who attended all six sessions at our Spring Virtual Conference. To be eligible, attendees would need to have the “phrase that pays” that is announced at some time during each session. To win the grand prize, one would need all phrases from all sessions.

All attendees are eligible to win, but an individual cannot win more than one prize.