Protect Electronic Health Information

Protect electronic health information created or maintained by the certified EHR technology through the implementation of appropriate technical capabilities.

 

Measure:

Conduct or review a security risk analysis in accordance with the requirements under 45 CFR 164.308(a)(1) and implement security updates as necessary and correct identified security deficiencies as part of its risk management process.

 

Measure Numerator

Eligible professionals (EPs) must attest YES to having conducted or reviewed a security risk analysis in accordance with the requirements under 45 CFR 164.308(a)(1) and implemented security updates as necessary and corrected identified security deficiencies prior to or during the EHR reporting period to meet this measure.

 

Measure Denominator

n/a