Our colleagues at HIPAASurvivalGuide.com recently published their June 2010 “HITECH / HIPAA Newsletter June 2010″ centered around Business Associate Agreements.  In fact, they have developed a terrific tool/product aimed at helping Covered Entities and Business Associates reshape these now more-critical-than-ever agreements. You may wish to check out “Business Associate Agreement – A HITECH Ready Model Contract” to get a jump on this important element of compliance.

Clearwater Compliance

Clearwater Compliance helps healthcare organizations ensure patient safety and improve the quality of care by safeguarding the confidentiality, integrity and availability of protected health information (PHI).

We have assisted more than 400 customers to operationalize and mature their information privacy, security, compliance and information risk management programs. And in the process, we are raising the bar for safeguarding PHI, protecting millions of Americans and driving real value for the organizations we support and the healthcare industry at large.