How to Prepare Your Organization for a HIPAA Security Risk Analysis
How to Prepare Your Organization for a HIPAA Security Risk Analysis
Learn how to prepare your organization for a HIPAA Security Risk Analysis. In this webinar, we'll share pro-active steps that you can take to speed the process, improve the outcome and lower the potential mitigation costs of performing a HIPAA Risk Analysis. Our objective is to help you achieve meaningful use and most importantly, safeguard electronic protected health information.

Topics covered:

  • What is a HIPAA Risk Analysis;
  • How it fits into your overall information security program;
  • Key preparation steps;
  • How to avoid potential pitfalls;

Background

The healthcare IT landscape is changing fast. Through government-sponsored incentive payments, the 2009 HITECH Act promotes the adoption and "meaningful use" of healthcare IT. Accelerating the migration to electronic health records (HER) enables greater access to and sharing of patient health Information among providers, patients, payers, and employees. With increased access and data sharing comes increased risk.

This webinar will help you understand how a HIPAA Security Risk Analysis is conducted and why it is a mandatory requirement of achieving meaningful use. Then, to better prepare your organization for the assessment, you'll learn a few pro-active steps to help you avoid common pitfalls and maximize the value of your investment. You'll also understand how a HIPAA Security Risk Analysis fits into your overall information security program so that you can not only achieve compliance but also begin a process of continuous and durable improvements in IT Security.

  • HITECH Act and Meaningful Use Attestation
  • What constitutes a HIPAA Security Risk Analysis
  • Advance preparations: How can I maximize my ROI?
  • Avoiding potential pitfalls
  • Beyond compliance to Meaningful Healthcare IT Security



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