HealthcareSaving Lives and Protecting Data
The acronyms of today’s healthcare industry are expanding beyond EKG, CBC, and MRI to include letter combinations such as ePHI, HIPAA, and HITECH. Modern healthcare organizations face the daily challenge of providing quality healthcare while complying with an increasing number of regulations concerning privacy and data security. And the risk of a data breach is not limited to the organization itself. Healthcare organizations are now responsible for the data security of their business associates as well.
With the introduction of electronic health records and enterprise-wide integrated information systems, healthcare providers must actively assess and manage the risk associated with their patients’ health as well as their personal health information.
Under the new reforms, healthcare payers must find ways to manage risk and improve the efficiency of their business operations while meeting the demands of an increasing number stakeholders, including members, employers, investors, and regulators.
Healthy IT Security
For healthcare organizations of every size, a proactive, balanced, and integrated approach to IT security is the most effective strategy the protecting the data under their care. A comprehensive security plan should include:
Organizational Risk Assessment
HIPAA/HITECH/HITRUST Security Rule Assessment
Business Associate Review
Coalfire Can Help
Coalfire is a nationally recognized leader in IT compliance with more than 4,000 assessments, including hundreds for healthcare-related organizations. Our expertise extends beyond healthcare providers to include associated financial institutions and service providers that fall under newly implemented regulations. We offer a full suite of security services designed to improve the health of your IT security and protect the data under your care.