HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliance refers to the adherence of healthcare organizations, professionals, and other entities to the regulations outlined in the HIPAA legislation. HIPAA is a federal law enacted in the United States in 1996 to protect the privacy and security of individuals’ health information.

The primary purpose of HIPAA is to establish national standards for safeguarding individuals’ protected health information (PHI) while ensuring the seamless flow of healthcare information. Here are the key aspects of HIPAA that PowerGate Australia implements in healthcare product development progress.

Data Transport & storage1.1Setup AWS server
1.2Setup HTTPS for websites
Data storage minimization & Encryption2.1Data storage minimization
Data backup & Disaster Recovery3.1Data backup
3.2Restore database
Access Controls4.1Monitor all admin accounts
4.2Control access to system resources
4.3Unique user identification
4.4Automation logoff
Security and Authentication5.12FA and strong password
5.2Secure the Forgot password flow
Audit & Monitoring6.1Activity logs
6.2Monitor activity logs