Privacy and Security Compliance Services Overview
Apgar & Associates’ national network of HIPAA and HITECH privacy and security compliance associates offers expertise in developing and implementing reliable and workable information privacy, security, regulatory compliance and electronic information exchange solutions for public and private organizations of all sizes. Based in Portland, Oregon, we serve healthcare clients nationwide. Our services include:
- Certification Readiness Consulting (ISO and SOC II certifications included)
- Incident Response Plan development, implementation & testing
- Security Risk analysis
- Mock OCR HIPAA Audits
- HIPAA Compliance Audit Risk Assessments
- HIPAA Privacy and Security Compliance Training
- HIPAA Privacy and Security Policy and Procedure Development
- HIPAA Compliance Strategic Planning
- Data Security Incident Investigation (aka Breach Investigation)
- HIPAA & Information Security Expert Witness Services
We also provide consulting on expanding the use of health information technology by increasing the use of electronic health information exchange. Be sure to visit our Resources section for helpful information, news and planning tools, such as the Organizational Compliance Planning Cycle reference sheet and our Products section for the Privacy & Security Policy & Procedure Manuals. Apgar & Associates’ HIPAA privacy and security compliance experience stems from years of working with covered entities and business associates on compliance issues, from small physician group practices to multinational health plan organizations and corporations.
Additionally, for qualifying organizations, we offer a Compliance Consulting Subscription Program, to help you develop an ongoing working compliance program. It’s affordable, supportive, professional consulting for your privacy and information security needs. Under the program, costs are spread out over the course of a 12-month subscription, which is helpful for your budget and for continuity of support.
To learn more about how Apgar & Associates’ HIPAA privacy and security compliance services can help you create a culture of compliance and be on top of HIPAA, HITECH and other regulatory requirements, contact us via email or at our Portland, Oregon office: 503-384-2538. We look forward to helping you develop and maintain a healthy, robust compliance program!