How to protect patient data

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Here are 10 steps to protecting your patients personal data.

The good news is that you have all the resources you need in your own organization.

You do not need an expensive professional service engagement in order to protect your patients’ privacy.

Your best alternative for protecting patient privacy EHR systems is a careful risk analysis by the people who are familiar with the business of healthcare in your office/organization. If you do not know how to do quantitative risk analysis, there are plenty of security and compliance consultants in the healthcare space who will be glad to teach you the methodology.

Having your own people involved in the risk analysis and mitigation (instead of outsourcing it to someone else) will have far-reaching implications on improving your data security and privacy in the long run.

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