HIPAA Compliance Checklist For Software

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Why is medical data hunted?

What is HIPAA?

When was HIPAA implemented?

Whom does the HIPAA apply to?

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What does HIPAA mean for software companies?

When do you become HIPAA compliant?

What solution can be defined as HIPAA compliant?

  • allow access only for authorized users
  • is tested for secure sending attachments and images that contain PHI as well as secure messaging
  • has encrypted data that can not be legible in case of cyberattacks
  • integrates with secure data storage

HIPAA Privacy Rule

HIPAA Security Rule

The HIPAA Breach Notification Rule

The HIPAA Omnibus Rule

The HIPAA Enforcement Rule

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Keeping in mind Technical safeguards

Authorization and passwords requirements

  • The best way is to implement two-way authentication. In addition to logging in-to the app and receiving SMS or push notification, a person accessing PHI should use credentials to confirm identity.
  • Password should be strong with uppercase letters, numbers, special characters
  • Use password management tools that save a password in the encrypted format are less likely to be hacked

Audit and activity logs

Automatic Log-outs and Session Expired

Third-party tools

Email encryption

Data backups

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Is Azure Hipaa compliant?

  • It is the responsibility of covered entities to assure that the server provider meets the necessary safeguards to cover HIPAA Security and Privacy rules.
  • Before any PHI can be stored in the cloud, covered entities have to sign a Business Associate agreement with service providers. Even if cloud providers do not access directly customer information, a BAA is required.

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