HIPAA Security Risk Analysis

HIPAA Security Risk Analysis

  • November 15, 2022

Experiencing a breach can have a significant financial and reputational impact on healthcare facilities. Although all breaches are not preventable, a facility’s best first step is to take a deep dive into its security posture by performing a Security Risk Analysis and identifying where they are vulnerable before cybercriminals exploit such vulnerabilities.

A risk analysis is an accurate and thorough assessment of the potential risks and vulnerabilities to a covered entity’s confidentiality, integrity, and availability of electronic protected health information. (45 C.F.R. § 164.308(a)(1)


Learning Objectives

  • Background information on the Department of Health and Human Services requirements to complete a security risk analysis (SRA)
  • Explain why you should conduct an SRA
  • Describe key elements of the analysis
  • Explain the importance of creating a follow-up corrective action plan and tracking process
Learn about the SRA process
  • Deann Tucker, MHA, RHIA, CHPS, CHPC, CCS

    Deann Tucker, MHA, RHIA, CHPS, CHPC, CCS

    Senior Manager


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