HIPAA

Why you have to have a Risk Management Program (Part One) 2.2 million reasons

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Risk Management is a mandatory part of the HIPAA HITECH law that Congress put into place to protect the data of patient’s and their identity. Below is the exact language from the Government Publishing Office (GPO).“§ 164.308 Administrative safeguards. (1)(A) Risk analysis (Required). Conduct an accurate and thorough assessment of the potential risks and vulnerabilities to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of electronic protected health information held by the covered entity.”I can hear you now, so what if I don’t want to maintain a Risk Management Program? What is the Government really going to do to me? Well that depends...

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Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) is it a good idea?

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Gartner defines business process as a service (BPaaS) as the Following:The “delivery of business process outsourcing (BPO) services that are sourced from the cloud and constructed for multitenancy. Services are often automated, and where human process actors are required, there is no overtly dedicated labor pool per client. The pricing models are consumption-based or subscription-based commercial terms. As a cloud service, the BPaaS model is accessed via Internet-based technologies.”So when it comes to the infrastructure that supports your business is this something you should consider? The answer is yes however; keep in mind your core business offerings.Businesses like hospitals could...

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