Jay Hodes is Keynote Speaker at Compliance Key - a unit of Ijona Services. He is a leading expert in HIPAA compliance and President of Colington Consulting. His company provides HIPAA consulting services for healthcare providers and business associates. Mr. Hodes has over 30 years of combined experience in risk assessments, site security evaluation, regulatory compliance, policy and procedures assessments, and Federal law enforcement management. He is the former Assistant Inspector General for Investigations at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Mr. Hodes has been the keynote speaker and provided presentations regarding HIPAA compliance and patient privacy to many professional healthcare organizations including the Health Care Compliance Association, the Maryland Medical Group Management Association, and the Baltimore City (MD) Medical Society . He has published over 45 educational articles regarding HIPAA compliance, been featured in Part B News articles, the Report on Patient Privacy, provided a guest post in the Electronic Health Reporter, interviewed and provided comments to Hospital Access Management regarding HIPAA privacy issues resulting from the Orlando mass shooting incident, and interviewed three times by Renal & Urology News and the Virtru.com blog regarding HIPAA requirements and safeguards,and interviewed by PracticeSuite EMR as part of their Expert Interview Series.
Mr. Hodes is a member of the American Institute of Healthcare Compliance, Health Care Compliance Association, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, American Society for Industrial Security, the Practice Management Association of Northern Virginia, Health Technology Forum- Washington, DC, and the Health and Medical Technology Innovation Roundtable at George Mason University. In his free time, Mr. Hodes is a volunteer for Lab Rescue of the Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac and the non-profit organization, Outer Banks (NC) Sporting Events