The HIPAA Academy™ can assist your organization with professional staffing requirements. Typically, organizations may need additional resources in the areas of project management, risk analysis, vulnerability assessment, security remediation initiatives, contingency planning and an interim security officer. HIPAA Academy™ professionals are highly skilled individuals and typically carry industry-recognized credentials that include Security+, CISSP, PMP, CBCP or others. HIPAA Academy™ consultants are available on a time and materials basis or for long term engagements. Let us know your specific requirements and we will tailor a solution for you.

HIPAA Security Compliance Project Manager

This individual is typically responsible for coordinating all HIPAA security projects and initiatives. Responsibilities include driving projects in areas where the business is not in compliance. This individual is responsible for understanding challenges, establishing priorities and dependencies and enabling effective communication between management professionals such as CIO, CFO or others and the actual implementation team. Typically, this person is a certified professional with multiple credentials and has subject matter expert knowledge of the HIPAA Security Rule.

HIPAA Risk Analysis Consultant

This person is responsible for coordinating all activities associated with the requirements of the HIPAA Security Rule’s requirement for Risk Analysis. This person is hands-on involved in all aspects of the project and is the key developer of the organization’s Risk Analysis Report. This person works closely with experts that includes vulnerability assessment (penetration testing) and also communicates with all significant business units/departments within the organization to complete forms and templates. Typically, this person is a certified professional with multiple credentials and has subject matter expert knowledge of the HIPAA Security Rule.

Vulnerability Assessment Consultant

This individual is focused on assessing security risks and vulnerabilities of an organization using multiple tools. Vulnerability assessment includes both internal and external as well as the wireless infrastructure. This individual works closely with the organization’s risk analysis team to establish areas of priority and coordinate penetration testing activities. Typically, this person is a certified security professional with multiple credentials and has subject matter expert knowledge of a variety of tools used for vulnerability assessment.

HIPAA Security Analyst

This person is typically involved in the remediation phase of projects and activities related to compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule. This person is an invaluable resource to assist with your enterprise security and IT infrastructure projects. So if you are looking to develop RFPs for security projects, need someone to coordinate activities with vendors, or have specific security projects such as those in the areas of identity management, auditing or system deployment, then the HIPAA security Analysts can accelerate your efforts. Typically, this person is a certified security professional with multiple credentials and has subject matter expert knowledge of the HIPAA Security Rule.

Contingency Planning Consultant

Business Continuity Planning (BCP) is a significant enterprise activity. The HIPAA Academy™ Contingency Planning Consultant can assist your efforts by helping you develop all compliance related documents as required by the legislation. The most critical initial work in this area is developing the Business Impact Analysis (BIA) document. The HIPAA Academy™ Contingency Planning consultant can drive your BIA-related activities and help coordinate the completion of your disaster recovery plans. Typically, this person is a certified professional with multiple credentials and has subject matter expert knowledge of contingency planning and the HIPAA Security Rule.

Security Information officer

The HIPAA Academy™ can provide your organization with an Interim Information Security Officer. This person is typically responsible for all ongoing activities related to the confidentiality, integrity and availability, integrity of the organization’s electronic protected health information (ePHI). Position typically reports directly to a senior member of the executive management team. This individual drives information security and HIPAA security initiatives across the enterprise. This person is responsible for the development of security policies and coordinates the completion of critical security procedures. Typically, this person is a certified security professional with multiple credentials and has subject matter expert knowledge of information security and the HIPAA Security Rule.

For more information about HIPAA Academy’s HIPAA consultants, please contact John Schelewitz at +1.480.633.3225  or John.Schelewitz@ecfrist.com.