Privacy & Security Toolkit

The HIMSS Privacy & Security Toolkit offers new insights and up-to-date information in many areas, including a timely discussion of some national-level initiatives.

How to use this toolkit

The toolkit is organized into several areas of content. You can navigate the content by using the table of contents below or you can use the grey tabs on the far left column on the left side of this page.


Introduction & Concepts — Basic Foundation Knowledge
History of The Privacy & Security Toolkit
Laws & Regulations — Local, state, federal, and international
Best Practices — Industry produced guidelines
Case Studies, Use Cases, Forms and Formats — Real world experiences
Personal Health Records — P&S issues unique to PHR
Policies & Procedures — Requirements and Samples
Privacy — All privacy related content
Executive Information — C-Suite considerations
Security — All security related content
Business Associates and Health Information Exchanges — Issues unique to BAs and HIEs
Specialty Segments — LTC, HHA, Physician Practices, Medical Devices among others

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