The HITRUST Framework helps HIPAA and vendor management problems by creating a prescriptive and scalable way to protect PHI and ensure others do as well.
Tag Archive: HIPAA Compliance
Infoc standards and regulations being sorted into Hogwarts houses seems silly, but it helps organize the way we think of them.
If your business deals with healthcare providers or healthcare data, chances are you’ve heard of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA. If you have to be HIPAA compliant, here are some easy ways to get started. 1. Learn the Basics. The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is responsible for HIPAA administration, and they publish a great resource called “HIPAA for Professionals”. In 2009, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) added additional controls that intended to promote the use of technology. With this in mind, it’s important that the HIPAA security officer understand the security standards for which they are responsible. 2. Identify Who You Are Covered Entity: Covered entities…