Case Study 2: HIPAA and IT Audits

Nov 23rd, 2014
Anonymous
Category:
Biology
Price: $20 USD

Question description

Case Study 2: HIPAA and IT Audits


Imagine you are a CIO at a medium-sized hospital, and you have been asked by the CEO to provide a case analysis report that will be provided to the senior leadership in the organization. They are concerned about the HIPAA Security and Privacy Rules and its impact on the organization. Unfamiliar with the details of HIPAA, you begin looking at the information provided by the Department of Health and Human Services. Specifically, you are asked to provide an analysis on the summary of the cases

Section 1. Written Paper

Many organizations have been fined significant amounts for non-compliance with HIPAA. To help ensure that your organization remains in compliance with HIPAA regulations you have been asked to write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you:

1a. Create an overview of the HIPAA Security Rule and Privacy Rule. Include an explanation of the resolution process when a case is reported.
1b. Analyze the major types of incidents and breaches that occur based on the cases reported.  
1c. Analyze the technical controls and the non-technical controls that are needed to mitigate the identified risks and vulnerabilities.
1d. Analyze and describe the network architecture that is needed within an organization, including a medium-sized hospital, in order to be compliant with HIPAA regulations.  
1e. Analyze how a medium-sized hospital is similar to and different from other non-medical organizations in regards to HIPAA compliance.
1f. List the IT audit steps that need to be included in the organization’s overall IT audit plan to ensure compliance with HIPAA rules and regulations.
1g. Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources. 

Note pls, each numbered question is a header on its own, add in text citations. Provide an Original paper and accompanying websites in reference pages.


Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) Studypool Tutor
School: New York University
PREMIUM TUTOR

Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1823 tutors are online

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors