1610.010 HIPAA PRIVACY AND SECURITY: RESPONSIBILITIES OF UNIVERSITY IT SECURITY OFFICER AND HIPAA SECURITY ADMINISTRATORS
Florida International University departments and units that create, maintain or transmit electronic protected health information (“EPHI”) shall each designate a HIPAA Security Administrator. The designated HIPAA Security Administrator shall work closely with the University IT Security Officer who shall also serve as the University’s HIPAA Security Officer and with the University Privacy Officer to ensure that only those members of the workforce who require access to electronic protected health information have that access and to prevent unauthorized individuals from gaining such access.
The University Privacy Officer and the University IT Security Officer shall have primary responsibility for the development and implementation of HIPAA security policies at the institutional level. The University Privacy Officer, IT Security Officer and designated HIPAA Security Administrators shall perform a periodic technical and non-technical evaluation in response to environmental or operational changes affecting the security of electronic protected health information in order to ensure that the University’s HIPAA Security policies and procedures continue to be viable.
Published on 2017-12-13
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