Case Study:

George Washington University Hospital

mEDhealth advisors, LLC has been engaged by Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) and the George Washington University Hospital (GWUH) to conduct a HIPAA Security and Privacy Assessment and Strategy. The focus of the assessment is to determine impacts from new regulatory requirements governed by HIPAA and the HITECH Act, as well as Sarbanes-Oxley. The team is in the process of conducting the initial gap analysis and determining the risk profile for the organization.   Highlights for the project include:
  • Establishment of Governance Structure
  • Conducted a Security Assessment for GWUH that includes the Hospital and Research Programs
  • Review of Applications, Policies & Procedures, Controls for Identity Management
  • Review of Security Mechanisms and Technologies
  • Educational Session for Workforce Training
  • Enterprise-wide Security Strategy

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