HIPAA Privacy & Security is mandatory for all organizations that manage Patient information in some form. The tips and tools below provide methods to help your organization meet the federal requirements.
Encryption – Encryption is key to any facility that processes, transmits, and/or stores electronic patient health information. This page provides documents and tools to assist in the process.
HIPAA Security Tool Kit – A tool developed by the NIST to assist in compliance. The tool is a repository of questionnaires that auditors reference.
HIT_Security_Risk_Assessment_Questionnaire_v3 0– This spreadsheet will assist in the Meaningful Use Risk Assessment Process. The spreadsheet was provided by Telligen and it is to assist in meeting all the meaningful use requirements.
Inventory Assets – All assets that process, transmit, and store patient health information needs to be protected and documented. This document outlines a process of maintaining an inventory of assets at your facility.
NIST 800-66 – An Introductory Resource Guide for Implementing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule.