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ASTM E2147 Standard Specification for Audit and Disclosures Logs for use in Health Information
ASTM E2147 Standard Specification for Audit and Disclosures Logs for use in Health Information Standard or Specification

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Description: ASTM E2147 Standard Specification for Audit and Disclosures Logs for use in Health Information is the specification for the development and implementation of security audit/disclosure logs for health information. This standard specifies how to design an access audit log to record all access to patient identifiable information maintained in computer systems and includes principles for developing policies, procedures, and functions of health information logs to document all disclosure of health information to external users for use in manual and computer systems. The process of information disclosure and auditing should conform, where relevant, with the privacy act of 1974 (1).
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.5
Decision Date: 05/21/2019
Introduced By: Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO) TRM Team
Standards Body: ASTM
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (05/21/2019).