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HIPAA compliance is not an optional, but mandatory requirement for healthcare IT systems. HIPAA requires compliance with its requirements from healthcare organizations that handle Protected Health Information (PHI)-called Covered Entities-and their Business Associates. The US healthcare system is highly automated, which means that technology and healthcare are closely blended to each other.
Audits are the means by which HIPAA ensures compliance of Electronic Health Records with its…Continue
Posted on August 29, 2018 at 8:15am
A HIPAA gap analysis is a crucial step for healthcare organizations in ensuring compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule. Why? An understanding of HIPAA gap analysis will help understand this question:
HIPAA gap analysis is defined by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a means to evaluate or assess the extent to which there are lacunae in the implementation by the Covered Entities or their Business Associates, of the safeguards or privacy…Continue
Posted on August 22, 2018 at 8:09am