Privacy and Security of Health Information

Privacy and Security of Health Information


New York State Executive Branch employees (full-time, part-time, and seasonal) and contractors working in the health care field or with access to private health information 


Participants will follow a discussion of privacy and security laws that protect patient health information in New York and how they affect your daily work activities. Additionally, participants will explore laws specific to mental health, HIV, developmental disabilities, and/or alcohol and substance abuse.


  • Health information privacy and security laws
  • Patient rights
  • Use and disclosure
  • Best practices


Approximately 30 minutes