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Physical Safeguards in Your Medical Practice – Video Tip

August 21, 2013

For the purposes of the Security Risk Assessment, physical safeguards must be in place for your facilities – the physical buildings where patients are seen or testing is performed. Within those structures, there are several physical items that must be addressed in your Security Risk Assessment to meet the HIPAA Security Rule.

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    It’s early morning at the office and you’ve just discovered a possible breach of unsecured PHI.  Do you know what to do?  To begin with, the definition of a breach changed with the Omnibus Final Rule:  “… an acquisition, access, use, or disclosure of protected health information in a manner not permitted under subpart E is presumed to be a breach unless the CE or BA, as applicable, demonstrates that there is a low probability that the PHI has been compromised based on a risk assessment of at least the following factors…” The nature and extent of the PHI involved, including […]

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