CHAPTER 28

 

Healthcare Information Security: Operational Safeguards

Sean Murphy

   In this chapter, you will learn how to

•  Define operational safeguards

•  Apply operational safeguards within a healthcare setting

•  Explain the value of an information security management process that includes information security training and awareness

•  Assess risk in healthcare organizations using a framework of standards-based criteria

•  Identify operational safeguard fundamentals within emerging healthcare initiatives

Operational Safeguards: A Component of Information Security

Operational safeguards are correct processes, procedures, standards, and practices that govern the creation, handling, usage, and sharing of health information. They are an important ...

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