HIPAA Compliance in California
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Akitra provides a comprehensive suite of HIPAA policies and controls to provide a solid compliance foundation, along with automated evidence gathering so that you can prove compliance in California. If you are already compliant we are here to help you stay compliant through continuous monitoring of your company’s IT systems and processes that handle confidential patient information.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act commonly known as HIPAA introduced in 1996 sets a standard for patient data protection. There’s a series of regulatory standards that companies must follow if they handle sensitive Protected Health Information (PHI). All healthcare facilities, including hospitals, doctor offices, and clinics, must choose to outsource their confidential files to companies that are HIPAA compliant.
PHI is considered health information like diagnostics, treatment information, prescription information, and medical test results. Identification numbers and demographic information such as birth dates, ethnicity, gender, and contact information fall under the HIPAA protection.
Conducting a comprehensive Risk Assessment to identify potential risk and vulnerabilities.
Developing policies and procedures based on risk assessment complying with HIPAA
Implementing technical safeguards to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of PHI.
Employees Training on HIPAA Policies and the proper handling of PHI.
Regular Audits and Testing for any potential vulnerabilities & Regular Monitoring