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HIPAA & HITECH

Patients expect healthcare organizations to keep their personal health information confidential and safe from data breaches. Compliance with the detailed requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act regulations is mandatory and complex. Compliance is critical to secure each patient’s right to privacy, quality care, and safety.

Our IT and cybersecurity specialists provide comprehensive HIPAA & HITECH Services from independent assessment of compliance, risk, standards, and controls through the development of a prioritized corrective action plan (CAP).

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Managing risk

Managing risk: Protecting people and data
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Equifax security breach: Preventing a repeat
Equifax's security breach exposed at least 143 million personal records. This should be a reminder that your organization could be at risk. Hear from our experts on how to prepare your organization for cyber breaches. Read more at Crain's.
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Asset/liability management: Will your model pass regulatory scrutiny
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A comprehensive examination of SOC for Cybersecurity
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Turning risk into opportunity: Five questions to ask
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Seven essentials for healthcare IT project assurance
Better manage resources, communications, and expectations

How technology can transform your business

How technology can transform your business
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Keep IT right-sized through growth and change
In a business environment where change and volatility are inevitable, organizations must know how to keep their technology environments right-sized. Here’s how to improve elasticity and adaptability in your IT investments.
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Article September 20, 2017 4 min read
Implementing an ERP system? Strengthen controls to prevent fraud
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ERP dirty dozen: 12 signs your business needs to replace its ERP system
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Cybersecurity: Taking aim at a fast-moving target
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HITRUST CSF: What is it, and why do you need it?
If you’re in the healthcare industry or deal with Protected Healthcare Information, listen to our podcast to learn more about HITRUST CSF

HIPAA and HITECH Thought Leadership

  • HITRUST CSF: What is it, and why do you need it?
    If you’re in the healthcare industry or deal with Protected Healthcare Information, listen to our less-than-five-minute podcast as our cybersecurity manager, Alexis Kennedy, shares what HITRUST CSF is and why you may need it.
    Podcast April 13, 2017 4 minute listen
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  • Healthcare cybersecurity: HIPAA compliance was only the beginning
    Digital health continues to gain popularity with consumers. It’s critical for the medical device industry to balance innovation with security, safety, and compliance. This webinar tackles those challenges and provides proven approaches to protect patient health and data.  
    Webinar April 16, 2015 62 min watch
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  • How doctors can manage MACRA
    A lot will change for clinicians who treat Medicare patients, and practices should start preparing now. Here's how doctors can manage the transition.
    Tony Colarossi
    Article December 30, 2016 4 min read
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  • Achieving a competitive advantage and high ROI through security compliance
    Want to move beyond meeting regulations and strategically leverage IT security compliance to generate revenue, boost ROI, and differentiate your business? Here are four areas to consider.
    Tim Bowling
    Article November 02, 2016 3 min read
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  • Rolling up medical practices? Here are five steps to take
    These five steps can help as you join the growing number of medical practices, hospital systems, and private equity investors that are merging to beat economic pressures.
    Mark Fleischer Michele E. McHale
    Article January 19, 2017 4 min read
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Our clients say

One of the best outcomes of our HIPAA readiness assessment provided by Plante & Moran was the network security assessment to check for vulnerabilities in our IT system. Another benefit was the information they shared with our staff in explaining the importance of steps taken in helping us achieve full HIPAA compliance.
Keith Grantham Director of Information Technology, Covenant Healthcare, Saginaw, MI

Our Team

We can help your organization minimize risk exposure and achieve compliance. Our technology and cybersecurity consultants help protect your business, avoid costly consequences and close the gaps in your compliance program.  We work with you to find practical solutions that adhere to today's best practices and leverage leading technologies and features.