Privacy Program Assessment

Designed to Help Achieve and Demonstrate Compliance

Protect your patients’ right to privacy and reduce risks by assuring the organization’s compliance with the HIPAA Privacy and Breach Notification Rules and best practices.

This service is a thorough, in-depth review of your privacy program’s current state; identification of any gaps in compliance or best practices; and recommendations for remediation and/or improvement. Upon completion of the assessment, we provide a comprehensive report of findings and present it to key stakeholders in an educational workshop. Ultimately, this will help prioritize privacy program efforts to effectively reduce risks and address business and compliance needs.

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Privacy Program Assessment Components

Review and analysis of current policies, procedures and documentation around your privacy program against your operating environment and regulatory requirements.

Includes key stakeholders and various workforce members involved in the lifecycle of protected health information (PHI) in order to identify the creation, maintenance, use and disclosure of PHI across the organization.

On-site analysis to determine the effectiveness of policies & procedures in real-world scenarios. A covered entity’s compliance is often only as strong as its ability for the workforce to understand and follow its preferred protocols. Facility walkthroughs can demonstrate compliance or identify acts of non-compliance.

The report of findings includes an executive overview and summary, detailed findings and observations about all standards and implementation specifications of the HIPAA Privacy and Breach Notification Rules, and recommendations for meeting compliance and/or best practices. The report covers the following:

  • HIPAA Privacy Rule/HITECH Compliance
  • Use and Disclosure Practices
  • Rights of individuals related to PHI
  • Privacy & Security Compliance Management
  • Breach Evaluation & Response

What Our Clients Say

CynergisTek’s Privacy Program Assessment helped us address the complex mix of privacy requirements that includes policies, procedures and awareness, allowing us to improve the overall effectiveness of our privacy program.

Andrea TenBrink, Privacy Officer, Asante

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