HHS releases Security Risk Assessment Tool to Help Providers with HIPAA Compliance

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In collaboration with the HHS Office for Civil Rights, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology released a new tool designed to help practices conduct and document a comprehensive assessment to identify risks in their organizations from the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule. The SRA tool also produces a report that can be useful during audits. You can read the news release announcing the new tool here.

Topics:  Data Protection, Healthcare, HHS, HIPAA, PHI, Risk Assessment

Published In: Health Updates, Privacy Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

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