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7 Reasons You Should Conduct A Security Risk Assessment

7 Reasons You Should Conduct A Security Risk Assessment

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule requires that covered entities conduct a risk assessment of their healthcare organization. A risk assessment helps healthcare organizations ensure they are compliant with HIPAA’s administrative, physical, and technical safeguards. A risk assessment also helps reveal areas where protected health information (PHI) could be at risk.

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Top 10 Myths of Security Risk Assessments

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule requires that covered entities to conduct a risk assessment annually to identify risks and vulnerabilities to electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI).

As with anything, there is misinformation about the HIPAA Security Rule and the required risk assessment. The following is are the top 10 myths of Security Risk Assessments. Read More

Top 10 Myths of Security Risk Assessments