HIPAA Certification Online, www.HIPAACertificationOnline.com, offers the online training curriculum and certification examinations for three categories of professional certification: Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), Certified Security Compliance Specialist (CSCS) and Certified HIPAA Administrator™ (CHA) offered by HIPAA Academy.

HIPAA Certification Online offers the following online curriculum:
  • HIPAA Academy I: HIPAA Background
  • HIPAA Academy II: HITECH Act and the Final Rule
  • HIPAA Academy III: HIPAA Compliance. Who Has to Comply
  • HIPAA Academy IV: HIPAA Penalties and Fines
  • HIPAA Academy V: HIPAA Privacy Rule
  • HIPAA Academy VI: HIPAA Transactions and Code Sets
  • HIPAA Academy VII: HIPAA Identifiers
  • HIPAA Academy VIII: HIPAA Security Rule
  • HIPAA Academy IX: HIPAA Administrative Safeguards
  • HIPAA Academy X: Physical Safeguards, Technical Safeguards & Other Standards

The HIPAA Academy has trained tens of thousands on compliance regulations. The HIPAA Academy delivers compliance solutions across the United States every day. The HIPAA Academy's deep knowledge of the HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley regulations is substantiated with hands-on experience implementing technical solutions in the healthcare industry. The HIPAA Academy introduced the industry's first, and today's leading, credentials for HIPAA skills certification: Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP) and Certified Security Compliance Specialist (CSCS). Clients include several U.S. federal government agencies such as U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, Coast Guard, Air Force, Army, hundreds of hospitals, numerous U.S. State governments, IBM, HP, E&Y, D&T, BCBS affiliates, clearinghouses, long term care businesses, healthcare technology vendors, and many other organizations. The HIPAA Academy is a division of ecfirst.com.

ecfirst.com is a leader with hands-on experience delivering world-class services in the areas of:

  • Information security
  • Regulatory compliance solutions (HIPAA, FISMA, Sarbanes-Oxley)
  • Compliance training and certification
  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) consulting and development
  • Professional staffing, including project management

Information Security Practice
The ecfirst.com Information Security Practice delivers implementation services in the specific areas of risk analysis, vulnerability assessment, business impact analysis, contingency planning, single sign-on, context management, audit and evaluation. The organization has developed a full suite of information security policy templates that have been licensed and used by thousands of businesses worldwide. Credentialed and certified security advisors and security project managers are provided on a contract or full-time basis.

Regulatory Compliance Practice
The ecfirst.com Regulatory Compliance Practice delivers expertise with legislations such as HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, GLBA, FISMA and others. ecfirst.com offers an exclusive managed compliance services program that comprehensively addresses all core regulatory requirements.

Compliance and Training certification
ecfirst.com, home of the HIPAA Academy, offers the gold standard in compliance training. The HIPAA CHA™, CHP, and CSCS™ certifications are the only recognized certifications in the Industry.

SOA Professional Services Practice
The ecfirst.com Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Professional Services Practice specializes in assisting clients design, architect and implement SOA solutions for the enterprise. The team has significant experience with SOA-related methodologies, technologies and frameworks.

Professional Staffing Practice
The ecfirst.com Professional Staffing Practice excels in meeting your requirements for contract professionals in the areas of Web development, IT and project management. This practice is distinguished with credentialed staff (PMP, CBCP, CISSP, CSCS™) that includes deep industry knowledge in the healthcare, financial and government markets.

ecfirst.com, an Inc. 500 business, serves a Who's Who client list that includes Wells Fargo, U.S. Veterans Agency, numerous hospitals, state and county governments (State of Oregon, Iowa,, Illinois), and hundreds of other organizations. ecfirst.com is endorsed by the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA).

ecfirst.com assists all types of organizations with their compliance initiatives for a secure information infrastructure that is compliant with regulation requirements. ecfirst.com can help you with your compliance challenges and priorities. ecfirst.com solutions help your organization implement the security safeguards required as a result of the legislation requirements.

2006 marks the start of our seventh year of operation. We understand that if, and only if, we deliver exceptional value to your organization in every instance of our engagement, will we be able to have you as a customer for life. We are always striving to earn your trust. For more information, please visit www.ecfirst.com.


Train for Compliance, www.TrainforCompliance.com, provides the technical services requires to offer the HIPAA Certification Online curriculum and certification examinations. Through its family of affiliated websites, Train for Compliance offers almost 200 online courses covering comprehensive healthcare, regulatory and compliance training ranging from e-learning solutions, CDs and printed materials, through onsite training, to special access to national conferences and audioconferences. Train for Compliance's solutions are easily accessible, innovative and cost-effective, and permit tracking, testing and certification of completion.

Train for Compliance's family of affiliated websites include:
  • Train for Health Care Compliance
    For comprehensive courses in general health care compliance, including fraud and abuse and Stark compliance strategies.

  • Train for Emergency Management
    For comprehensive courses in emergency management and bioterrorism education and training.

  • Train for HIPAA
    For comprehensive courses in healthcare privacy, confidentiality, data security and HIPAA compliance.

  • Train for HIT
    For comprehensive courses for those responsible for planning, selecting, implementing, and managing electronic health records (EHR) and other health information technology (HIT).

  • Train for Patient Safety
    For comprehensive courses in patient safety.

  • Train for Pharma
    For comprehensive courses in health care compliance training for the Pharmaceutical Sector.

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