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 RIS PACS security HIPAA
How can RIS PACS help to meet HIPAA compliance.What kind of P&P will help to achieve this
ASKED: September 24, 2010  7:16 PM
UPDATED: September 25, 2010  6:50 am

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RIS and PACS is a Clinical information management system and store,exchange,retrieve ,display patient's clinical information and medical images as well. Since it deals with Protected health information hence it needs to comply with HIPAA regulations.There are two ways to handle this 1) Technical safeguards - There should be provision of Role based access control in both RIS and PACS,various types of audit trails(when,where,what,why,who) accessed any type of information,security incident tracking options,restrictions and policies and procedure on information storage and retrieval on portable devices such as CD,DVD or USB stick etc.,P&P about the establishment and deletion of users account,P&P on user's automatic logoff based on specilaization and profile, P&P about the server access,P&P about the backup of databases,data,images etc,P&P about establishment of disaster recovery and Business continuity plan 2) Administrative safeguards - training and education about security aspect,appointment of regulation compliance officer and business agreement sigature for all the covered entites as per HIPAA.
Last Wiki Answer Submitted:  September 25, 2010  6:50 am  by  Nitinarora   435 pts.
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