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Despite the presence of HIPAA and HITECH with exacting regulatory controls and stiff penalties for data breaches, the rising numbers in security incidents depicts the insufficient and ineffective ...

Despite the presence of HIPAA and HITECH with exacting regulatory controls and stiff penalties for data breaches, the rising numbers in security incidents depicts the insufficient and ineffective initiatives taken by the healthcare organizations Healthcare compliance has become chaotic and incomprehensible with the use of varied technology solutions and its associated challenges.

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  • 1. Gearing up for HIPAA Complaince auditsDespite the presence of HIPAA and HITECH with exacting regulatory controls and stiff penalties for databreaches, the rising numbers in security incidents depicts the insufficient and ineffective initiatives takenby the healthcare organizations Healthcare compliance has become chaotic and incomprehensible withthe use of varied technology solutions and its associated challenges.Do you face a dilemma of enforcing an efficient compliance management program that deliverssatisfactory results according to the HIPAA guidelines? If yes, then you need to rethink of implementingmore convincing strategies to pass through the HIPAA audits that are going to happen very soon. Younever know when your healthcare organization may be summoned for an audit. You better be prepared toavoid falling into the category of compliance violators and being served harsh punishments.There are some fundamental steps that you need to follow when preparing for the HIPAA complianceaudits. The first step is to ensure that the security policies of your organization are up-to-date. The nextimportant step is to train your employees adequately regarding the latest security policies. The third stepis to enforce a policy that helps to check the employees from committing any violations. The fourth step isto have detailed records and documentation of the compliance policies followed in your organization sothat you can furnish this as proof during audits.How do you determine whether your organization’s security policies are up-to-date meeting with thelatest HIPAA requirements? How do you measure the level of compliance effectiveness prevalent in yourorganization? How do you convince the investigators regarding the procedural protocols that you havebeen sincerely following? You can find answers to these and many more questions with the help of theautomated IT compliance management application that ensures a comprehensive and effectivegovernance of security and risk management policies.The compliance management solution provides a collaborative and integrated environment where allhealthcare compliance requirements are effectively met. The solution provides consistent monitoring andreporting capabilities that helps to capture the compliance status and furnish detailed real-time onlinereports. It automatically updates the existing policies to be in sync with the altered complianceregulations. The solution provides you a view of the current compliance status in your organization andhelps you identify areas that need remediation and reinforcement.The compliance management software conducts internal audits regularly and maintains an extensiveaudit log. It provides you a highly controlled environment and pursues an ostensibly compliant process toachieve the HIPAA healthcare objectives.
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