The threat environment for healthcare organizations has considerably changed with the information security and cyber risk management becoming a crucial component in ensuring patient safety. “In response, healthcare organizations are implementing not only new methods to protect patients and systems, but new models for their patient safety, information security, and risk management efforts,” posits Bob Chaput, Founder and CEO at Clearwater Compliance. “Companies often overlook the foundation of a secure information environment—a comprehensive risk assessment to prevent the mega breach in today’s frenzy world.” The Nashville, TN based firm with its suite of compliance software helps healthcare organizations and their service providers to become and remain compliant with the rigorous HIPAA-HITECH regulations. “The HIPAA regulations when compared with other security regulations insist for basic foundational requirement of implementing a security program,” asserts Chaput.
Companies often overlook the foundation of a secure information environment—a comprehensive risk assessment to prevent the mega breach in today’s frenzy world
By strictly adopting the HHS/OCR guidance, the IRM Analysis module offers a strategic approach and methodology to help organizations to meet their HIPAA and Meaningful Use requirements.
Furthermore, the IRM Security and IRM Privacy modules are involved in identifying the compliance gaps by having a note of the missing and out dated policies—automatically generating specific remediation paths and strategies. These modules then translate the HIPAA HITECH Security requirements into an Assessment Wizard facilitating the execution of plans. It also provides dashboards reflecting the client’s present status, and serve as a document repository comprising of all the procedures, policies, laws, reports, and accounting for building an well-organized compliance program.
Forging ahead, the company is working on its mission to empower hospitals and health systems to successfully manage their healthcare’s evolving cybersecurity risks ensuring patient safety. Clearwater Compliance, on a progressive note expedites the pace of technological change through its pragmatic solutions; to become the backbone for companies that are looking forward to remain innovative.