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HHS HIPAA Security Risk Assessment Tool Now Available

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Many thanks once again to our colleague, Sylvia Brown, for her assistance in authoring this post. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR), recently released a security risk asessment tool (SRA Tool) to assist entities… Continue Reading

Stage 3 Meaningful Use Open for Comment

Posted in Meaningful Use

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (“ONC”)  has released a Request for Comments on a preliminary set of recommendations for Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use requirements, which are slated to go into effect in 2016. With its focus on improved outcomes, ONC envisions Stage 3 requirements as encouraging “a collaborative model of care… Continue Reading