August 2, 2011
"...I think it’s fair to say that not enough time has passed for us to know the real implication of companies moving EMRs into the cloud."
Implementation of the above mentioned requirements may warrant creating new or modifying existing policies, implementing new security controls, and providing training for IT staff and other ePHI custodians. Failure to comply with policies and practices may cause the company to be viewed as negligent, triggering significantly higher fines and possible consequences for company leadership.
HITRUST is rapidly gaining popularity in the healthcare and security consulting fields, and NetSPI is investing significant resources in developing services that will assist clients in taking advantage of the new Common Security Framework (CSF). As a way of introducing this new development, I will write a series of blog posts intended to familiarize anyone interested with just what HITRUST and the CSF are all about.
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