HIPAA Compliance

Physical Risks In Medical Practice And Their Mitigation

EXPLANATION OF THE MOST COMMON TYPES OF INFORMATION ASSURANCE RISKS PHYSICAL RISKS Risk: Lack of procedures and contingency plans in the event of an emergency Explanation: In the event of an emergency, a well defined contingency plan helps the team to allow for data restoration in addition to providing physical security. A contingency plan is

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Understanding Administrative Risks In Medical Practice

EXPLANATION OF THE MOST COMMON TYPES OF INFORMATION ASSURANCE RISKS ADMINISTRATIVE RISKS Risk: Lack of documentation to mitigate threats and vulnerabilities Explanation: Not having a formal, documented program, which is always secondary to thorough risk analysis, might be the reason why you’re not able to implement effective safeguards to protect your ePHI against possible vulnerabilities

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Managing Information Assurance Risks In Healthcare

There has been a tremendous explosion of information technology (IT) in healthcare caused by billions of dollars of government incentives for usage of digital healthcare tools. But, IT systems face threats with significant adverse impacts on institutional assets, patients, and partners if sensitive data is ever compromised. Every health enterprise is required to maintain confidentiality,

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