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The Department of Health and Human Services has made available a security risk assessment tool tailored to the needs of health care providers in small or medium-sized offices.
According to an HHS news release, the tool "is designed to help practices conduct a risk assessment in a thorough, organized fashion at their own pace by allowing them to assess the information security risks in their organizations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule."
The HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) collaborated on the tool and, according to the news release, ONC is soliciting feedback from users and plans to update and improve the tool.
The Windows version of the tool is available at http://www.healthit.gov/providers-professionals/security-risk-assessment. There’s also an iPad version, which can be found in the Apple App store.