Accurate Diagnosis of Risks with Pragmatic IT Compliance Solutions The number of IT compliance violations in the healthcare industry is strikingly high posing serious threats to patients and severely affecting the reputation and revenues of the organizations. Instances of data leakages and security breaches through willful and malicious intentions or through sheer negligence of the staff have led to the need and demand for strict and vigilant actions. It is mandatory for all medical providers to have a fully equipped security management process in place to ensure that all risks are effectively addressed. Every organization has to have a well-planned strategy in execution and also be prepared to face any compliance challenges. As the occurrences are becoming common any organization that fails to enforce a competent security solution will be perceived as one with an indifferent and negligent attitude. And this could lead to severe legal and expensive financial penalties. Thus every healthcare provider should learn lessons from those who have already suffered losses due to ineffective security processes and those who have been pulled up due to their lackadaisical attitudes. Every healthcare provider has to adhere to the HIPAA and HITECH compliance rules to survive in the industry. As these compliance regulations are continuously upgraded and amended it becomes a necessity for the medical organizations to be aware of these changes and incorporate them in the existing policies to avoid any adverse situations. Most of the organizations struggle in this sphere particularly as they do not have proficient processes to incorporate the changes quickly and effectively. Thus it is very important to employ solutions with flexible capabilities so that the changes can be integrated without any hassles and the governance risk and compliance issues can be addressed comprehensively. The IT compliance and security solutions provide extensive support in detecting the risks through various rigorous vulnerability screening and authentication procedures, real-time analysis reports and continuous monitoring of all online activities without any breaks. They provide real-time information which helps in keeping track of the latest updates and automatically makes modifications in the existing policies so that they are in synchronization with the latest updates. These solutions are equipped with intelligent features that facilitate prompt alerting actions and enforcement of remediation measures in case of any suspicious and unusual movements. A completely automated and integrated IT compliance solution is an ideal fit for every healthcare organization irrespective of its size. The solution is an asset that ensures smooth operations, lowers the total cost of ownership, and provides on-demand services through the SaaS model without the need for any additional infrastructure. It provides the best IT policies and controls that generate enhanced ROI. Also read on - PCI Compliance, ISO 27002
Published on Nov 9, 2011
Published on Nov 9, 2011
The number of IT compliance violations in the healthcare industry is strikingly high posing serious threats to patients and severely affecti...