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HIPAA Security and Privacy

Large scale healthcare HIPAA Privacy and Security data breaches continue to dominate the news and new pending legislation will cause greater exposure to penalties for both covered entities and business associates. Hospitals, hospital systems, health plans, ambulatory and other healthcare organizations are being pro-active and getting the right people for the right job. Quality Healthcare Partners (Quality) has experienced and certified HIPAA Privacy / Security professionals that can hit the ground working immediately to fill a vacancy, provide consulting services or assist the department on short or long term projects.

Our Experience and Service Offerings:

    • Perform a Department Analysis of Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT)
    • Conduct Gap Analysis of existing processes to determine the privacy and security needs of the organization and develop remediation plans to address the gaps
    • Monitor and validate controls to ensure that systems, documentation, and processes are compliant with internal privacy standards and privacy regulations.
    • Assist with review and development of the Annual Privacy and Security Work Plan Development / Audit Plan
    • Provide Educational Planning Consultation on HIPAA Privacy and Security Compliance Training
    • Track, analyze, and draft responses to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule and other regulatory agencies
    • Track and manage all department policies (Privacy, Information Security, PCI, etc.) to ensure timely drafting, review, and renewal
    • Assist with preparation of monthly privacy and security regulatory meetings including creating the agenda, recording of minutes and in the absence of the chairman will chair the meeting
    • Proactively manage and monitor the Fair Warnings alerts and follow-up
    • Provide support to the HIPAA Privacy and Security Officers or Directors of Compliance on ongoing or short term projects

Quality provides these additional services:

    • Interim HIPAA Privacy Officer
    • Interim HIPAA Privacy and Security
    • Administrator Interim Corporate Privacy
    • Compliance Officer Interim Project Support for
    • Corrective Action Plans/ Implementation