Health Information Management

OCR releases final guidance on risk analysis

HIM-HIPAA Insider, July 27, 2010

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On July 15 the Office for Civil Rights posted its annual guidance on conducting risk analyses.

“Risk analysis is the first step in an organization’s Security Rule compliance efforts. Risk
analysis is an ongoing process that should provide the organization with a detailed
understanding of the risks to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of e-PHI,” according to the guidance, which provides information on the elements of an analysis and security rule risk analysis requirements.
 
Click here to view the guidance in full.



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