Meeting the HIPAA Challenge
Bring your Healthcare business to the 21st Century. HIPAA compliance represents the first step in making health care an e-Business and BluEnt’s HIPAA team can finally help you achieve your tactical e-Business dream. We have both the experience and expertise in strategic planning, business process design, eBusiness operations, and technology to address all of your HIPAA compliance issues.
HIPAA-compliance affects both your business operations and your IT infrastructure, thus presenting an opportunity for you to make your operations more efficient and reduce overall costs. BluEnt’s expert team understands the HIPAA requirements and the way they will affect your business. No one wants to buy more than they really need. Therefore, our HIPAA services are comprehensive, and include a flexible pricing and delivery scheme that enables your healthcare organization to purchase services that are specifically tailored to both your business environment and budget. For more information, please refer to BluEnt’s proven Approach to HIPAA.
What is HIPAA?
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act:
- Attempts to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of health care systems through the establishment of standards and requirements for the electronic transmission of certain administrative, financial, and clinical health information;
- Attempts Requires compliance with a security standard to protect the confidentiality and integrity of health information and the information technology used to store, process, and transmit it ; and
- Attempts Prescribes provisions to protect patients' individual rights to privacy.
Let BluEnt Help Manage Your Most Challenging Business Concerns
Being in the health care business requires that you managing confidentiality, security and privacy issues, along with your day-to-day operations. This is often an enormous undertaking for an organization. HIPAA impacts many areas, from business process issues like informed consent and health statistics collection, to technical concerns such as shared standards (potentially leading to more linkage of data sets) and data storage, distribution and electronic access.
Privacy: Our team has extensive experience in the implementation of systems that protect confidential data for Healthcare, Government and Financial sector clients.
Security: BluEnt's approach to electronic medical record (EMR) security is based on our extensive experience in the business of health care and the information systems that support its key processes.
Process: BluEnt’s approach to HIPAA is based on rigorous methodologies and principles employed to manage large, complex projects. BluEnt employs a comprehensive approach to addressing the current and evolving HIPAA requirements from IT and operational perspectives.
BLUENT's Approach to HIPAA
The four phases to our approach are shown below:
- Remediation Planning
- Design and Project Planning
The BluEnt assessment and planning methodology is a practical and comprehensive means of evaluating and solving your most challenging HIPAA requirements. Our Assessment results in a step-by-step migration path to reach your eBusiness goals, mitigate business risks, define the next steps and develop action plans needed to support HIPAA requirements. BluEnt brings diverse and specialized skills, a proven and coordinated methodology, and the experience required to address the complexities of HIPAA.
BluEnt’s remediation and implementation planning services offer detailed remediation planning and budget forecasting by HIPAA requirement, along with recommendations that will help your business minimize exposure to adverse regulatory and accreditation actions as well as security threats.
Design and Project Planning
BluEnt's design and project planning team is made up of extensively trained and experienced engineers in the fields of privacy, security and electronic data interchange (EDI). Our design and project planning process uses a consistent methodology to ensure that your IT system has been properly secured, based on the HIPAA Security Standard implementation features and leading industry practices. BluEnt ensures that your enterprise will receive design appropriate and lucrative solutions that fit your business needs, while maintaining compliance with the HIPAA requirements.
BluEnt’s practice involves collaborating with our clients in order to implement security products, protocols, procedures and practices to ensure compliance with HIPAA. We can help your IT become more secure through security authentication solutions, enterprise-wide access control, auditing, enterprise security management, facilities security, EAI/translation services and document management.