Archive | March, 2013

How to Prepare for the HIPAA Audits

HIPAA enforcement is on the upswing and the consequences are serious. Join us for the free informative webinar “How to Prepare for the HIPAA Audits.” If you receive, store, process or transmit ePHI and/or depend on others who do so, no matter where you are in your compliance journey, you should view this webinar on How to Prepare for the HIPAA Audits.

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HIPAA Information Access Management

This article describes the HIPAA information access management requirements for accessing electronic protected health information. The relevant subsection of the HIPAA law is §164.308(a)(4).  Section §164.308 of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act describes the administrative safeguards that a covered entity must employ. This article will explore section §164.308(a)(4), which deals with ensuring that […]

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HIPAA Security Risk Analysis Tips – Listen to NIST’s Ron Ross

We recently reported that The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published Special Publication 800-30 Revision 1 Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments. This past week, Healthcare InfoSecurity’s Eric Chabrow, interviewed Dr. Ron Ross, the father of the NIST Security Framework and author of most of NIST’s risk management Special Publications. Here’s today’s big tip – Learn from Dr. Ross ! …learn more…

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How To Comply with the Data Breach Notification Rule

Are you prepared in the event of a data breach affecting your organization? Do you know the regulations? Can you conduct accurate and timely incident risk assessment? Are you ready to provide required notifications & OCR’s request for information? …Learn how to do either in our recent webinar… Download Presentation Materials and View recorded version now…

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HIPAA Security Risk Analysis Tips – NIST SP800-30 Published

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published Special Publication 800-30 Revision 1 Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments. Of course, HHS/OCR Guidance on completing a Risk Analysis points to / relies on a the NIST Security Framework. Here’s today’s big tip – Learn to do a HIPAA Risk Analysis the right way! …learn more…

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