Is your IT system HIPAA compliant ?
What are factors to consider ?
Cloud vs In-house EHR
Picking the right IT group
How are your backups done? Are they secure ?
Are you utilizing encryption ?
Is your practice physically securing its systems ?
Are you adequately auditing your system as required by HIPAA ?
Do you have an adequate contingency plan in place as required by HIPAA ?
This lesson will be going into great detail regarding you practice or business information technology and how it relates to the HIPAA Security Rule. Areas covered will be system auditing, encryption, physical security, IT consulting firms, disaster recovery, web based vs in-house systems, and risk factors as they relate to IT.
In addition we will be covering why you SHOULD be using social networking to promote your practice/business and how to avoid risks there.
Areas to be Covered:
Information technology (in great detail)
HIPAA Security Rule
Who will Benefit:
Any business associates who work with medical practices or hospitals (i.e. billing companies, transcription companies, IT companies, answering services, home health, coders, attorneys, etc)
MD’s and other medical professionals
Home health groups