November 1, 2014 | Net Health

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Practice Point: Meaningful Use – Protect Electronic Health Information Through Security Risk Analysis

In my previous column, Meaningful Use Audit Checklist, we discussed the resources necessary for a successful attestation process. Although the column offers important information to support the Meaningful Use Audit Process, it is also a reminder that the documentation to support attestation data for meaningful use objectives and clinical quality measures should be retained for 6 years after attestation.

One of the target objectives included in the audit process is Protecting Electronic Health Information. The audit validation for Protecting Electronic Health Information should support that a security risk analysis of the certified electronic health record technology was performed prior to the end of the reporting period.

Read the rest of the article at Advances in Skin & Wound Care.

An excerpt from an article originally published in Advances in Skin & Wound Care, written by Cathy Thomas Hess, BSN, RN, CWOCN, VP and Chief Clinical Officer at Net Health.

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