Why You Need a HIPAA Third Party Risk Assessment

There’s a ton of information available about HIPAA risk assessments designed to serve as guides for a DIY process. But, most of the steps they ask you to take are not self-explanatory, and many of the terms used require a robust security vocabulary. So, how can the average person complete a security risk assessment and ensure they’ve done so correctly? Use a HIPAA third party risk [...]

2023-07-25T10:19:36-04:00March 9th, 2023|

HIPAA SRA Requirements: Conduct Ongoing, Continuous Risk Analyses

The question is asked of HIPAA subject matter experts with an almost maddening frequency: “How often do I need to conduct a HIPAA Security Risk Analysis (SRA)?” In 2010, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights issued guidance on the topic. The guidance did not spell out how often the analysis is to be performed. Yet, the guidance [...]

2023-07-27T13:22:07-04:00March 1st, 2022|