The Difference Between HIPAA Risk Analysis and Gap Analysis

The terms “HIPAA risk analysis” and “HIPAA gap analysis” are commonly confused because they sound the same, and embody similar concepts. However, the two activities are unique, involve processes that are distinct from each other, and target different components of HIPAA compliance - so it’s important to avoid confusing them. What is a HIPAA Risk Analysis? A HIPAA risk analysis is required under the [...]