John C. Parmigiani Joins QuickCompliance as Senior Vice President for Consulting Services

January 13, 2004

WESTPORT, Conn., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- QuickCompliance, Inc. a leading provider of web-based healthcare regulatory and compliance training solutions, today announced the appointment of John C. Parmigiani as Senior Vice President for Consulting

WESTPORT, Conn., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- QuickCompliance, Inc. a leading provider of web-based healthcare regulatory and compliance training solutions, today announced the appointment of John C. Parmigiani as Senior Vice President for Consulting Services. Mr. Parmigiani is a widely-acknowledged expert in all aspects of HIPAA Administrative Simplification and, in particular, HIPAA Security. This appointment goes hand-in-hand with the creation by QuickCompliance of series of free monthly webinars on HIPAA Security. In this new role, Mr. Parmigiani will oversee the delivery of HIPAA Security compliance services as well as related security and compliance issues that affect other industries involved in electronic commerce.

Mr. Parmigiani has over 30 years experience in information systems management in both the public and private sectors. As the former National Practice Director for Regulatory and Compliance Services for CTG HealthCare Solutions and the Practice Director for Compliance Programs for Healthcare Computing Strategies, his focus has been on helping the healthcare industry become compliant with healthcare regulations, in particular HIPAA, and move toward e-health. In that capacity, he was responsible for directing and implementing HIPAA compliance solutions in a variety of healthcare client environments.

In the public sector, Mr. Parmigiani was the former Director of Enterprise Standards for the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), now the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS); he had responsibility for agency- wide information systems policy, system security, and Paperwork Reduction Act activities. Relevant to HIPAA, he was the chairman of the government-wide HIPAA Administrative Simplification Security and Electronic Signature Standards Implementation Team and was closely involved in the development of national policy for electronic health care information security and privacy.

"We are extremely excited that John Parmigiani is joining our management team, not only for his experience in helping healthcare providers and payers become HIPAA-compliant but also for his extensive experience in information systems management and electronic commerce.

John is one of the most respected and well-known authorities on HIPAA Security and will spearhead our efforts to our clients as they progress toward compliance with the HIPAA Security mandates. His services, in conjunction with our wide array of security training offerings, should provide invaluable assistance to our clients." said John Danaher, CEO of QuickCompliance.

A frequent speaker at various national conferences on HIPAA security and privacy and healthcare data security and privacy on the Internet, Mr. Parmigiani is also serving as a member and resident expert in HIPAA Security and Privacy on the Healthcare Security and Privacy Policy Workshop for Academic Medical Centers and is of the co-authors of the Guidelines for Academic Medical Centers on Security and Privacy. Mr. Parmigiani is a member of the HIMSS Privacy and Security Task Force and will a featured speaker at HIMMS annual conference in Orlando in February. A complete biography of Mr. Parmigiani can be found at http://www.quickcompliance.net/ .

About QuickCompliance

QuickCompliance is a full-service e-Learning company providing comprehensive e-Learning, testing and tracking solutions that enable organizations to address regulatory and compliance mandates. QuickCompliance provides a full-range of products and services including "off the shelf courses", custom courses, and hosting and full deployment of learning management systems. QuickCompliance is training employees throughout the country in health plans, hospitals, academic medical centers, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, financial institutions and federal and state government agencies. QuickCompliance's HIPAA training solutions have been recognized by the Gartner Group as the most frequently cited HIPAA training solution. To learn more visit: http://www.quickcompliance.net/ .

 

Contact: Steven Schwartz Quickcompliance sschwartz@quickcompliance.net (401)440-4028

QuickCompliance, Inc.

CONTACT: Steven Schwartz of Quickcompliance, Inc., +1-401-440-4028, or
sschwartz@quickcompliance.net

Web site: http://www.quickcompliance.net/