Learn how the HIPAA Security Rule impacts IT due diligence in healthcare.
The healthcare industry in the United States has seen a tremendous amount of M&A activity in the past few years. A recent survey of healthcare executives found that this trend is expected to continue.
In addition to the need for the usual IT due diligence best practices, performing due diligence on a healthcare organization requires particular consideration of federal laws and regulations.
The white paper How the HIPAA Security Rule Impacts IT Due Diligence in Healthcare covers the following topics:
- Introduction to HIPAA, the HITECH Act and the Security Rule
- Why it’s important to consider HIPAA during IT due diligence
- Top ten areas of focus, including risk assessments, encryption and BAA policies
- Important online resources
- And more…
Download the white paper right now and start learning about the unique aspects of performing IT due diligence in healthcare.
About the Author
Jim Hoffman wrote the IT Due Diligence Guide after years of healthcare technology and operations experience with companies very active in M&A. The checklist, tools, information and practices outlined in the book are exactly what he uses himself when he runs due diligence projects.