HIPAA, DATA SECURITY AND PRIVACY

 

strategic and technical expertise

Polsinelli Healthcare Solutions combines the realities of HIPAA privacy and security law with practical experience to proactively help clients address their health information security needs while avoiding costly breaches and governmental enforcement actions. Large, highly publicized breaches requiring security breach notification has resulted in increased risk to HIPAA covered entities and their business associates. The explosion of data and the proliferation of technology utilizing that data promises to revolutionize the delivery of healthcare while creating massive potential liability for providers. Our consultants recognize the unique issues and considerations that must be made in addressing the security of health information in an electronic age.

 
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HIPAA, Data Security and Privacy Solutions

Polsinelli Healthcare Solutions has a multi-disciplinary health information and security team with unique backgrounds in both health information security and technology. Our advisors help clients with their HIPAA and related data security and privacy compliance efforts by providing through a number of activities including:

  • Assisting clients in developing and implementing security strategies, policies and practices

  • Counseling clients through HIPAA security rule internal audits

  • Reviewing and advising on security policies and procedures

  • Guiding clients through security audits by the Office for Civil Rights

  • Assisting with security breaches, including advising on required notifications under HIPAA and state law, and assisting with mitigation efforts

  • Refining client security programs in light of experience and changing regulatory requirements