administrative safeguards

ad·min·i·stra·tive safe·guards

(ad-min'i-strā'tiv sāf'gahrdz)
Protection of electronic health information through the use of oversight involving policies and procedures.
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the Company's ability to maintain adequate physical, technical and administrative safeguards to protect the security of confidential information and data, and the potential of a system or network disruption that results in regulatory penalties, remedial costs or improper disclosure of confidential information or data;
Administrative safeguards include limiting PII access to specific employees, training employees on data privacy and security issues, and designating a compliance manager.
Administrative safeguards are policies and procedures to manage the selection, development, implementation, and maintenance of security measures to protect electronic PHI.
BrightLine found that Windstream has adopted the essential elements and requirements of the 2003 HIP and HITECH final security rule, including but not limited to administrative safeguards, physical safeguards, technical safeguards and breach notifications.
That means it should have technical, physical, and administrative safeguards in place when handling patient records and sensitive information.
Think of it as the administrative safeguards of federalism.
He said: "It is not just the machine, but the overall administrative safeguards which we use that make it absolutely impossible for anybody to open the machine.
To begin with, the administrative safeguards of federalism extend
Topics include the background and history of the HIPAA, the scope and applicability of the security rules, administrative safeguards under the security rules, including risks, responsibilities, access, training and evaluation, physical and technical safeguards, documentation procedures, implementation and determination of the state of compliance, enforcement in terms of criminal and civil violations, including final rules for the imposition of civil money penalties, liability and litigation.
Most of the administrative safeguards identified in the Privacy Rule require the covered entity to "implement policies and procedures.
The report pack is a collection of more than 150 report definitions that address the technical and administrative safeguards of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, including access control, audit control, internal policy compliance, and change monitoring.
Administrative safeguards (27) are administrative activities to manage the selection, development, implementation, and maintenance of security measures (28) to protect ePHI and to manage the workforce in relation to protecting ePHI.
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