U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has produced a series of videos. The videos are targeted at both providers and patients. The message is clear, providers have the responsibility to protect patient information. Patients are educated on their rights and told to file a complaint if they feel their privacy has been compromised. The videos are worth a few minutes of your time.
HIPAA Security Rule
Electronic Health Records: Privacy and Security
The HIPAA Omnibus Rule
Go to YouTube to access all the videos in the series
Understand a HIPAA Risk Assessment
Organizations need to perform a Risk Assessment to determine the likelihood of risks and what additional security measures should be put in place to protect patient information.
to better understand the HIPAA Risk Assessment process