Start to Satisfy the HIPAA Security Rule’s Administrative Safeguards With This eBrief
The Security Rule defines Administrative Safeguards as “administrative actions, and policies and procedures, to manage the selection, development, implementation, and maintenance of security measures to protect electronic protected health information and to manage the conduct of the covered entity’s workforce in relation to the protection of that information.”
Administrative Safeguards comprise over half of all the HIPAA Security requirements. They are important. In many ways the Administrative Safeguards are the foundation of a HIPAA Security program. Yet, HHS OCR publicly reports the top five issues in their investigated cases closed with corrective action and Administrative Safeguards have been in the top five identified issues for the last four years.
What does this mean for your organization? Is your organization HIPAA secure?
Download this free eBrief, “Your Guide to the HIPAA Security Rule: Administrative Safeguards,” to learn why a HIPAA Security Risk Analysis and subsequent Management Plan is probably the best place to start to satisfy the HIPAA Security Rule’s Administrative Safeguards. You’ll learn:
- How the Security Rule Defines Administrative Safeguards (and What it Entails)
- Why 69% of Covered Entities Fail Their Regulatory Responsibilities
- Why Administrative Safeguards are the Foundation of a HIPAA Security Program
In our other eBriefs on this series, we covered other essential elements of the HIPAA Security Rule. You can download those in the links below.