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7 Tools To Tighten Healthcare Data Security

Most of the largest healthcare data security and privacy breaches have involved lost or stolen mobile computing devices. Consider these tools and tips for protecting patient data and managing breaches.
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ID Experts' Radar is a Web-based HITECH incident risk assessment, documentation, and reporting tool that standardizes the process of analyzing, documenting, and reporting privacy-related events in compliance with the HITECH Act.

Radar provides a central repository for all incident-related information and management reporting, including accessing HIPAA-related incidents to determine when notifications are needed or if they need to be reported to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The product collects and manages supporting data for HHS Office for Civil Rights investigations and is scalable for any size organization.

Shown here is a Radar HITECH risk assessment for a lost thumb drive storage device containing patient information.

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