HIPAA Risk Assessment
Gain a better understanding on how to discuss and describe HIPAA Risk Assessments.
Although many HIPAA covered entities and business associates are familiar with the Security Rule, but all-too-often, these entities have deficient risk assessments for myriad reason including that they are outdated, superficial, too technical, not technical enough, or incomplete. This topic will discuss how Security Rule Risk Assessments ought to be done not only to ensure compliance with HIPAA, but also to improve the safety and security of an entity's valuable digital assets. The information will discuss the elements of the rule in plain, nontechnical language, and will highlight lessons learned from the speaker's broad client experience, recent enforcement actions, and the key take-aways from the first round of HIPAA audits.