We Are The Risk Assessment Experts

If your practice is looking for the most affordable, complete and accurate risk assessment, call us today.

The OCR states, “In Summary, 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."

Not having a risk assessment is "Willful Neglect" of the HIPAA and Omnibus Rules and places your practice at great risk for HIPAA violations, fines and the loss of trust between your practice and your patients. HITECH Compliance Associates has spent years developing a cost effective, complete process to help your practice complete this compliance requirement. Your Risk Analysis Report, Risk Management Plan and other compliance documents will aid your organization meet the compliance standards in a quick, simplified process.

The compliance deadline for Omnibus is quickly approaching; call us today at 813-892-4411.

Risk Assessment by HITECH Associates

A risk assessment will aid your organization:

  • Identify areas of non-compliance with HIPAA and other Rules/Regulations.
  • Identification of vulnerabilities that may lead to loss of confidentiality, integrity and availability.
  • Identification of weaknesses that exist.
  • Create a map of internal and external flow of Protected Health Information.
  • Create a mitigation plan to assure you are taking proper precautions on your findings.
  • Assure you are meeting HIPAA Privacy and Security requirements and ARRA/HITECH provisions.
  • Attest to MIPS Security Risk Assessment.

HITECH Associates Risk Assessment Process:
As recommended by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services modified from the NIST (National Institute for Standards and Technology) Process.

  • Identify the scope of the analysis
  • Gather data on administration, physical and technical standards outlined by The Security Rule.
  • Identify and document potential threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Assess current security measures.
  • Determine the likelihood of threat occurrence.
  • Determine the potential impact of threat occurrence.
  • Determine the level of risk.
  • Identify security measures and finalize documentation.

Risk Assessment Steps

  •  System Characterization
  • Threat Identification
  • Vulnerability Identification
  • Control Analysis
  • Likelihood Determination
  • Impact Analysis
  • Risk Determination
  • Control Recommendations
  • Results Documentation

Factors that rule the implementation of the security rules:

  • The size, complexity and capability of the organization
  • The technical infrastructure, hardware, and software security capabilities
  • The cost of security measures
  • The probability and criticality of potential risks to EPHI.

Links

www.hhs.org

www.cms.org

www.ocr.org

www.healthIT.org

 

Services Overview

HITECH Assocaites offers a complete line of HIPAA services to help you meet your requirements with affordable pricing. You can meet your obligation to protect patient privacy without spending thousands of dollars. Let us show you and explain to you our HIPAA.HITECH products and services.

Contact Us

We are here to help you with all aspects of HIPAA compliance. Our rates are the best in the industry, our products 2nd to none, and our service is outstanding.

Address: 3905 Tampa Raod, Ste 213
City, State Oldsmar, Florida 34677
Phone: 813-892-4411
Fax: 877-667-5188
E-mail: mm@HipaaComplianceKit.com