Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Security of healthcare Information Systems - Mandatory to comply!

Talking about security in Healthcare Information System, the HIPAA security rule and out line provide framework for establishing a viable health security program. Its include (a) Administrative safeguard (b) Physical safeguard and (c) Technical safeguard.

The threat to HIS fall into one of these three categories (a) Human threats, which can result from intentional or unintentional human tampering (b) Natural and enviromental threat, such as flood, fires, and power outages (c) Technology malfunctions, such as a drive that fails and has no back up.