How Do I Demonstrate HIPAA Compliance and Meaningful Use?
The HIPAA Security Rule and Meaningful Use require that organizations implement security controls that are “reasonable and appropriate” for their organization. To fulfill these guidelines, the regulations instruct each organization to select their security controls on the basis of Risk Assessments
and that they must oversee the effectiveness of those controls using Risk Management
. When risk assessments are performed correctly, the organization knows how much to invest in security and can demonstrate that the controls over Protected Health Information (PHI) are “reasonable and appropriate.”
HALOCK guides our clients through Risk Assessments so that they can identify, in a clear, repeatable manner, what parts of their organization they must prioritize to address both compliance and security.
Our risk assessment methodology conforms to ISO 27005 and NIST 800-30 to ensure that the HIPAA requirements for risk assessments are fully met and achieve the following benefits:
- Information security investments will be measurably “reasonable and appropriate” as HIPAA and Meaningful Use require.
- Information, systems, processes, people and facilities that can create risk will all be identified and assessed.
- Risks will be prioritized, in part, by the impact that a threat has on the organization and its responsibilities.
- Information risks will be considered in terms of the business mission as well as the organization’s responsibilities to its customers—providing a unified view of risk that in line with HALOCK’s Purpose Driven Security® approach.
In addition to the HIPAA Risk Assessment, HALOCK offers a full suite of HIPAA Risk Treatment and Risk Management programs to help you achieve and maintain HIPAA compliance.
If HIPAA and Meaningful Use are on your radar, contact HALOCK today to discuss how HALOCK’s risk-based approach can assist you with your compliance efforts.