Definition of Technical Safeguards


Technical Safeguards shall mean the technology and the policy and procedures for its use that protect EPHI and control access to it as defined in 45 CFR SS164.304.

Examples of Technical Safeguards in a sentence

Business Associate shall implement Administrative, Physical, and Technical Safeguards that reasonably and appropriately protect the Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability of the Electronic PHI that Business Associate creates, receives, maintains, or transmits on behalf of Covered Entity in compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule.
Business Associate acknowledges that it has a statutory duty under the HITECH Act to, among other duties: (a) use and disclose PHI only in compliance with 45 C.F.R. SS164.504(e) (the provisions of which are incorporated into this BAA); and (b) comply with 45 C.F.R. SSSS164.308 ("Security Standards: General Rules"), 164.310 ("Administrative Safeguards"), 164.312 ("Technical Safeguards"), and 164.316 ("Policies and Procedures and Documentation Requirements").
In complying with 45 C.F.R. SS164.312 ("Technical Safeguards"), Business Associate shall consider guidance issued by the Secretary pursuant to Section 13401(c) of the HITECH Act and, if a decision is made to not follow such guidance, document the rationale for that decision.