HHS unveils updated security risk assessment tool: 4 things to know

ONC has actually launched an update to HHS Security Risk Assessment tool, which helps service providers guarantee HIPAA compliance.

Four things to understand:.

Jackie Drees –
Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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1. The update, launched Sept. 14, consists of improvements to the interface, company associate and possession tracking, vulnerabilities and dangers score and a development tracker.

2. The tool intends to help healthcare companies recognize areas where their safeguarded health information is at danger.

3. All details inputted into the SRA tool is stored locally to the users computer system or tablet, and HHS does not get, see or gather any of the data.

4. The tool is intended for small and medium-sized providers and is available for Windows computer systems and laptops.

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