Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to do the following:

  • Awareness of the global data protection environment and relevant national standards organizations, including: ISO, HIPAA, BS, and TGA
  • Review the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rule standards and understand their impact on healthcare IT regarding information integrity, availability, and confidentiality
  • Learn the 18 elements of electronic protected health information (ePHI)
  • Understand how ePHI moves across a healthcare IT network
  • Review MDS2 sheets to locate relevant ePHI information
  • Learn the top ten network risks affecting healthcare IT systems
  • Learn the AAA (authentication, authorization, and accounting) strategy for HCIT networks
  • Configure software firewalls
  • VPN, SSL, and IPSec concepts for securing remote data transport
  • Explore the ACCE/ECRI risk analysis program for new and existing equipment
  • Understand implications of applying patches and OS upgrades to devices on a HCIT network
  • Examine physical security measures for healthcare IT systems
  • Secure a home network                                  

Target Audience

  • Biomedical equipment technicians
  • Biomedical and clinical engineers
  • Biomedical and clinical engineering managers
  • Medical technology managers
  • Hospital IT staff
  • Any professional who supports the field of medical technology


Note:  GE Essentials of Healthcare IT or equivalent IT training is required prior to taking this course.

Implementing Digital Technology in Healthcare

Pricing Options

Purchase Packages (all packages include class material)

Tuition:  $5,250.00
(2020786-053, M1126775, or R0265PG) 

Tuition & lodging:  $5,990.00
(2020786-054, M1126785, or R0266PG)  

Tuition, lodging & air:  $6,885.00*
(2020786-055, M1126786, or R0267PG)


*US only

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Securing the Healthcare IT Environment Course Outline

  • Date Created: 9/20/2011
  • Document ID: DOC0773590