Integration of systems and applications across the Healthcare industry has enabled correlation of patient health data to provide better patient care with lower costs of delivery. Although these technology advances have benefited the industry, they have also increased the risk to confidentiality and integrity of the highly Sensitive Personally Identifiable Information (SPII).
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Title II was enacted to encouraged the use of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) in the healthcare industry, prevent fraud, simplify the administrative processes and to ensure “Security & Privacy” of patient information. It mandates healthcare industry to implement adequate measures to ensure “Security & Privacy” of individual health records.
SYSUSA understands the challenges faced by the industry in ensuring compliance with HIPAA. SYSUSA also realizes that HIPAA may not be the only law or regulation that the industry has to maintain compliance with. Our Security experts evaluate each client’s needs to provide solutions that enable compliance across multiple laws and regulations, saving cost and increasing efficiency in compliance management.
Whatever the regulation, first step in determining compliance is “Risk Assessment”, understanding the current state of the organizational information security, identifying gaps and developing a plan to achieve the future state. Our HIPAA risk assessment focuses on:
- ePHI Environment Characterization
- Security Plan Development
- Breach Notification
- Business Associate Review
- Encryption Standards
- Operational Integrity
As your trusted partner we focus on the security and privacy of data so that you can focus on delivering health and care to your patients.