medical practice that uses electronic medical records (EMR)

Purpose

In this assignment, you will be provided a scenario in which you need to prepare for a HIPAA audit using materials found on the healthIT.gov website and using a government-provided online or downloadable tool to perform a risk assessment.

Assignment Instructions

You are the IT and Security Manager for a small five-physician medical practice that uses electronic medical records (EMR) but has never performed a HIPAA security risk assessment. You need to prepare for the upcoming HIPAA Audit, and the healthIT.gov site recommends performing a security risk assessment using their Security Risk Assessment (SRA) tool (downloadable or paper)

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