Security, Privacy & Compliance Services

Security, Privacy & Compliance Services

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Health information security pressures continue to increase. Cybercriminals are not only trying to infiltrate hospitals and health systems directly, they are also gaining access by targeting providers’ business partners.

Challenges

Our team of healthcare security experts can help your organization improve compliance, identify risks, develop remediation plans, benchmark security posture, and track maturity improvement. Typical challenges we help address include:

  • Remaining compliant with federal regulations and audits
  • Preventing security incidents and breaches
  • Not getting expected value from current security partner
  • Hiring and retaining high-demand security talent
  • Failing to advance security posture year over year
Value Delivered

Minimized breaches, downtime, data loss and penalties

Threats will continue. Our objective is to fortify your defenses, reduce your risk, and put compliant procedures in place to lessen the impact of intrusions.

Experienced security leadership

Several of our experts have worked in CISO roles for healthcare organizations and are prepared to deliver that expertise to your organization virtually and cost-effectively.

Better security education and awareness

Improving organizational knowledge about safety and security and keeping staff well-informed of healthcare data security policy changes is critical to maintaining an impenetrable front line.

Improved operational efficiency

Safeguarding patient health information is an optimizable process. Our proven framework is designed to streamline and accelerate your team’s efforts.

How We Deliver Value

Impact Advisors offers a portfolio of security and privacy services designed to meet you where you are and get you where you need to be. From as-needed expert guidance to embedded, interim leadership to manage day-to-day, we partner with health organizations to assess current capabilities, define or validate objectives, and achieve them at a pace that makes sense for your organization.

Expert guidance when you need it to validate security direction, set goals, analyze current security posture, define an actionable plan, or provide education and awareness to business and IT executives on proactive safeguarding procedures.

Experienced, executive-level security professionals who will seamlessly lead your security program, initiatives, and teams until a permanent and suitable candidate is identified.

An evaluation of your organization’s risk tolerance and current security and compliance policies, controls, and activities. Building on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) and other industry standard models, we identify weaknesses or gaps and offer pragmatic recommendations to shore up your defenses.

A thorough review of your organization’s current security program (people, process, and technology) or posture, delivering a clear understanding of strengths and opportunities for improvement, along with an actionable, prioritized roadmap for advancing the maturity of your security program, teams and leadership over time.

Impact Advisors provides strategic and advisory services associated with the various rules, standards, and regulations applicable to providers and healthcare organizations including 21st Century Cures, Interoperability and Patient Access, Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS), Stark and Anti-Kickback Statue (AKS), TEFCA, No Surprises Act, etc. We also offer governance and implementation assistance associated with various aspects of these rules including MIPS/MACRA, Information Blocking, EHI Sharing, EHI Export, Price Transparency, HL7, RESTful and FHIR API, OAuth, etc.

Meticulous preparation for the impacts of potential disruptive events, including a formal plan to recover systems expeditiously as well as administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to ensure business continuity.

Strong Stories.
Detailed Experiences.
Case Studies.

We helped an integrated health system develop an information security vision, attain attestation of their Information Security Program, and move to a more mature stage (increased CMMI score 14 points across 23 categories for an overall score of 2.04), enabling improvement of their organization-wide security awareness and reduction of overall security risk.

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Our Leaders

Our Leaders

Mike Garzone - Security & Compliance Practice Leader

Mike is an accomplished healthcare consulting executive. During his career of over 30 years, he has developed and managed large, multidiscipline teams delivering enterprise-scale solutions for application integration, information management, enterprise resource planning, and advanced infrastructure.

Marc Johnson - Security & Compliance Practice Expert

Marc is a performance-driven, C-level information security leader with a long history of driving complex, enterprise-scale technology security programs envisioning to value realization. a proven track record of building and guiding diverse teams toward actionable goals (PCI, HIPAA, GLBA, etc.) and results.

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