A HIPAA risk assessment is a thorough look at your workplace to identify situations, processes, etc. that may cause harm to your patient information.
Do you have a risk assessment plan?
TLD Systems is here to assist you with this vital component of HIPAA compliance.
What is involved in a risk assessment?
- Identify harmful hazards and risk factors
- Analyze and evaluate hazardous risk
- Determine appropriate ways to eliminate the hazard or control the risk
To protect patient information, physicians are required to implement three types of safeguards:
- Technical safeguards
- Administrative safeguards, and
- Physical safeguards
*HIPAA Security Rule 45 C.F.R. ?? 164.306(e) and 164.316(b)(2)(iii)