Risk Evaluation and Documented Computer Security for your Healthcare or Dental Practice
The protection of patient health information falls under two congressional acts: The Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH). While most of the data protection rules fall under HIPAA, enforcement of those rules and their application to your practice's business associates fall under HITECH. Typically everything is simply referred to as HIPAA in the interest of brevity.
View the full text of HIPAA and HITECH through these links:HIPAA HITECH
HIPAA Security Consulting is a wholly owned subsidiary of The MacSmith, LLC which has been a leading computer systems consultant in Maine for over two decades, and is the longest running certified Apple Computer Consultant in the state. We have worked with hundreds of business, education, non-profit, and individual clients to provide advice and support on computer systems, networks, and security since our founding in 1999.
Our qualifications and training include:
We pride ourselves not only on maintaining state-of-the-art level education on computer security, systems, networks, and devices but also communicating complex technical information effectively to our clients. We offer hundreds of free training videos on our website and provide training classes both on site at client locations and at our dedicated training center in Yarmouth, Maine.
HIPAA Security Consulting maintains up-to-date knowledge and expertise in the security requirements of the HIPAA and HITECH policies. We have provided clients across the state with Security Risk Analyses and assisted with office security policy and procedure documentation, enabling practices to provide proof of compliance. Whether you’re an individual maintaining a small practice or a busy office with multiple clinicians, our goal is to provide peace of mind on your computer system security, so that you can carry on with your critical work as healthcare professionals.