In the regulatory world that reaches data protection of health and private personal information, risk assessments follow a set path to determine the client's areas of exposure to both internal and external threats. The HIPAA Final Rule provides guidance on compliance in this area, yet many still struggle with how to implement a practical approach.
HIPAA Security is managed through the implementation of technological, physical, and administrative safeguards to ensure full compliance with the HIPAA Final Rule. In addition, there are organizational requirements defined in the HIPAA Final Rule which need to be addressed.
Information Technology involves all aspects of creating, moving, and storing data and the tools required to perform such tasks. Implemented and managed correctly, it is the defining structure of whether a business performs with optimum efficiency and can mean the literal success or failure of your business.