Patient Safety Tool: Security Risk Analysis for EHR

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released a free, downloadable tipsheet to help hospitals in stage 1 or stage 2 of its electronic health record incentive programs conduct a security risk analysis to meet the meaningful use requirements and protect the privacy and security of patients' health information.

The tipsheet offers steps for conducting a security risk analysis, tips on how to create an action plan, an outline of security areas to be aware of and myths and facts regarding security risk analysis.

Download the Security Risk Analysis Tipsheet (PDF) for use in your facility.

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