Twelfth National HIPAA Summit Hotel and Exhibit Hall Sold Out; Overflow Hotels are Available; Registrations Still Being Taken
  • The Leading Forum on Healthcare EDI, Privacy, Confidentiality, Data Security and HIPAA Compliance
  • Collocated with Third Annual Connecting Communities for Learning Forum and Exhibition
  • Featuring Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), Certified Professional in Electronic Health Records (CPEHR) and Certified Professional in Health Information Technology (CPHIT) Training and Certification Examinations
  • April 7 - 11, 2006, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC
Phone: 800-684-4549

WASHINGTON DC USA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE(TM) -- MARCH 20, 2006: The HIPAA Summit,, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill on April 7 - 11, 2006 in Washington, DC, announced today the conference hotel and the Summit exhibit hall is sold out. Registrations are still being taken. The Summit will be collocated with the Third Annual Connecting Communities for Learning Forum and Exhibition, The HIPAA Summit is sponsored by over 50 major associations and publications.


The shared Connecting Communities for Learning Forum/Twelfth National HIPAA Summit Exhibit Hall is sold out. Other promotional opportunities remain available at


The Connecting Communities for Learning Forum/Twelfth National HIPAA Summit conference hotel, the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, is sold out. Overflow hotels will be identified shortly at


William R. Braithwaite, MD, Ph.D.
"Doctor HIPAA", Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, eHealth Initiative, Former Senior Advisor on Health Information Policy, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
Gary G. Christoph, CISM, CHS
Chief Informatics Officer, Teradata Government Systems, Inc., Former Chief Operating Officer, National Institutes of Health Center for Information Technology, Former Chief Information Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Columbia, MD
J. Trevor Hughes, Esq, CIPP
Executive Director, International Association of Privacy Professionals and Network Advertising Initiative, York, ME
Mark McClellan, MD, Ph.D.
Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Former Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration, Baltimore, MD
Stanley Nachimson
Office of HIPAA Standards, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD
Kepa Zubeldia, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Claredi, Former Chair AFEHCT, Former Member, NCVHS and Co Chair, WEDI Security Policy Advisory Group, Kaysville, UT
Winston Wilkinson, Esq.
Director, Office for Civil Rights, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC


Alan S. Goldberg, JD, LLM
Partner, Goulston & Storrs, Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law and Suffolk University Law School and Past President, American Health Lawyers Association, Washington, DC
Steven S. Lazarus, Ph.D., FHIMSS
President, Boundary Information Group and Past Chair, WEDI, Denver, CO
Janet Marchibroda
Chief Executive Officer, eHealth Initiative and Foundation and Executive Director, Connecting for Health, Washington, DC
John C. Parmigiani
President, John C. Parmigiani and Associates, LLC, Former Director of Enterprise Standards, HCFA, Ellicott City, MD


Margret Amatayakul, RHIA, CPEHR, CPHIT, CHPS, FHIMSS
President, Margret\A Consulting, LLC and Member, Board of Examiners, Health IT Certification, LLC, Schaumburg, IL

W. Holt Anderson
Executive Director, North Carolina, Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC

Chris Apgar, CISSP
President, Apgar & Associates, LLC, Portland, OR

Stephanie Argoitia, MSW, JD
Manager, HIPAA Privacy Office, University of Utah Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT

Peter T. Barry
President, Peter T. Barry Company, Naples, FL

Gary A. Beatty
President, EC Integrity, Inc. and Past Chair, X12N Insurance Subcommittee, Stewartville, MN

Fran Carroll
Corporate Compliance and Privacy Officer, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche, San Francisco, CA

Greg Cislo
HIPAA Compliance Corporate Team, Perot Systems Corporation, Plano, TX Steve Roop, Vice President of Strategy, Vontu, San Francisco, CA

Andrea S. Danes
Director, Business Development, FOX Systems, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ

Barry Dickman, MHSA
Complaint and Resolution Component Liaison, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration HIPAA PMO, Washington, DC

Lydia Duckworth, CISSP
Security Component Liaison, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration HIPAA PMO, Washington, DC

Margaret P. Eisenhauer, Esq., CIPP
Founder, Privacy and Information Management Services, Margaret P. Eisenhauer PC, Atlanta, GA

David A. Feinberg, CDP
President, Rensis Corporation, Seattle, WA

Rachel Foerster
Chief Executive Officer, Rachel Foerster & Associates, Beach Park, IL

Catherine Graeff
Senior Vice President, National Council on Prescription Drug Programs, Scottsdale, AZ

Thomas Grove
Ryerson Management Associates, Akron, OH

Kimberly D. Harris-Salamone, Ph.D.
Manager, Project Services, FOX Systems, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ

Barry S. Herrin, Esq.
Partner, Smith Moore LLP, Atlanta, GA

Heather L. Humphrey
Director, Privacy Compliance, Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL

Rhonda A. Hurwitz
Director of Legal Affairs, Risk Management, and Corporate Compliance, Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC

Kevin D. Hutchinson
President and Chief Executive Officer, SureScripts, Alexandria, VA

Sam Jenkins
Chief Privacy Officer, TRICARE Management Activity (TMA), Falls Church, VA

James Jordan III, Esq., CIPP
Founder, Jordan Legal Counsel, PC, Lilburn, GA

Charles N. Kahn III
President, Federation of American Hospitals, Washington, DC

Martin Keane, CIPP
Senior Consultant, Privacy Risk and Compliance, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, McLean, VA

Catherine Gorman Klug
Corporate Director, Privacy and Data Security, Meridian Health, Neptune City, NJ

Gail Kocher
Tech Business Analyst, HIPAA Knowledge Center, Highmark, Inc., Camp Hill, PA

Peter Kosmala
Assistant Director, International Association of Privacy Professionals, York, ME

Gwendolyn Lohse
CORE Program Director, Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare, Washington, DC

Linda McCardel
Senior Analyst, Interactive Solutions Group, MPHI, Okemos, MI

Julie McEwen, CIPP/G, CISSP
Principal Information Privacy and Security Engineer, MITRE Corporation, Columbia, MD

Krish Muralidhar
Professor, University of Kentucky, Gatton College of Business & Economics, Lexington, KY

Jean P. Narcisi
Director, Dental Informatics, American Dental Association, Chicago, IL

Jennie Orrico, Esq.
Senior Counsel, Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL

J. Marc Overhage, MD, Ph.D., FACP, FACMI
President and Chief Executive Officer, Indiana Health Information Exchange, Indianapolis, IN

Dan Petrosky
Founding Member, EDI Partners, Minneapolis, MN

Fred Richards
Chief Technology Officer (CTO), HTP, Inc., Columbus, OH

Caroline Samuels, MD
Managing Member, CSMed LLC, Director of Ambulatory Care, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Prince George's Hospital Center, Author, HIMSS EHR Selector, Bethesda, MD

Rathindra Sarathy
Professor, Oklahoma State University, Spears College of Business, Stillwater, OK

Scott Serota
President and Chief Executive Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Chicago, IL

Mollie Shields-Uehling
President and Chief Executive Officer, SAFE-BioPharma Association, Providence, RI

Suzanne D. Stewart
EDI Coordinator, Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, WI

John Tooker, MD, MBA, FACP
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA

Brian Tretick, CIPP
Principal, Ernst & Young, Takoma Park, MD

Micky Tripathi, Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative, Boston, MA

Reba White
Privacy Component Liaison, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration HIPAA PMO, Washington, DC

Rebecca L. Williams, RN, JD
Partner and Co chair, HIPAA Task Force, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Chair, Preemption Sub-workgroup, Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange, Seattle, WA


American Academy of Professional Coders
American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management
American Association of Medical Transcription
American Association of Preferred Provider Organizations
American Medical Group Association
Association for Electronic Health Care Transactions
Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors, Inc.
Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems
Association of Telehealth Service Providers
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
Catholic Health Association
Cyber Security Industry Alliance (CSIA)
Disease Management Association of America
eHealth Initiative
Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission
Federation of American Hospitals
Health Level Seven
Health Technology Center
Healthcare Leadership Council
Integrated Healthcare Association

International Association of Privacy Professionals
Internet Healthcare Coalition
IPA Association of America
Medical Device Manufacturers Association
Medical Group Management Association
Medical Records Institute
Medical Transcription Industry Alliance
National Association of Claim Processing Professionals
National Association of Medical Staff Services
National Business Coalition on Health
National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance
Phoenix Health Systems
Professional Association of Health Care Office Management
Southern HIPAA Administrative Regional Process
Washington Business Group on Health
Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange
Work Group for the Computerization of Behavioral Health and Human Services Records


Advance for Health Information Executives
Advance for Health Information Professionals
AIS HIPAA Patient Privacy Guide
AIS Report on Patient Privacy
AIS Report on Medicare Compliance
Aspen Publishers' Health Information Management Manual
Aspen Publishers' HIPAA: A Guide to Health Care Privacy and Security Law
AHA News
BNA's Privacy and Security Law Report
BNA's Health Care Fraud Report
BNA's Health Law Reporter
Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies
Briefings on HIPAA
eHealth Insider
Employer's Guide to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Employer's Guide to HIPAA Privacy Requirements
e-Healthcare Market Reporter
For the Record Magazine
Group Practice Journal
Guide to Medical Privacy and HIPAA
Health Affairs Journal
Health Data Management
Health Information Compliance Insider
Health Information Privacy Alert
Health Law Update
Health Management Technology
Healthcare Compliance Portfolio
Healthcare Financial Management
Healthcare Forum Journal

Healthcare Informatics
Healthcare Intelligence Network
Healthcare Publishing News
Healthcare Risk Management Report
HIPAA and ehealth for Facility Management
HIPAA and eHealth for Physician Practices
HIPAA Desk Reference
HIPAA Implementation Newsletter
HIPAA Privacy Staff Trainer
Hospital Litigation & Liability Alert
Hospitals & Health Networks
Inside Healthcare Computing
Inside HIPAA Compliance
Interactive Healthcare Report
Internet Medicine
Jenks Healthcare Business Report
Journal of Health Care Compliance
Journal of Health Policy
Politics & Law
Managed Care Report
Managed Healthcare
Market Report
MD Computing
Millin's Health Fraud Monitor
Modern Healthcare
Modern Physician
Physician Practice Compliance Alert
Physician Practice Compliance Report
Practical Guidance on HIPAA and eHealth
Privacy Law Adviser
Privacy Officers' Advisor
Strategies for Health Care Compliance
Medical Education Collaborative
   A Nonprofit Education Organization


The HIPAA Summit will offer Health IT Certification,, Certified Professional in Electronic Health Records (CPEHR) and Certified Professional in Health Information Technology (CPHIT) training and the CPEHR and CPHIT certification examinations.


The HIPAA Summit will offer International Association of Privacy Professional,, Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) training and the CIPP certification examination.


For sponsorship and exhibit information contact Joni Lipson, Exhibit Manager, 215-599-6626 phone, 215-545-8107 fax,


For further registration information, go to, call 800-684-4549, email or write:
    HIPAA Summit Office
    7790 Barberry Ave.
    Yucca Valley, CA USA 92284