HIPAA Compliance in the United Kingdom

Compliance Solution in the United Kingdom

One multi-framework platform to achieve compliance with SOC 1, SOC 2, HIPAA, ISO 27001, NIST 800-53, PCI DSS and GDPR. Compliance automation cuts time, cost and risk out of compliance readiness and audit.

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HIPAA Compliance in the United Kingdom

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 United Kingdom. If you are already compliant, we are here to help you stay compliant by continuously monitoring your company’s IT systems and processes that handle confidential patient information.


What is HIPAA ?

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, commonly known as HIPAA, was introduced in 1996 and set a standard for patient data protection. Companies must follow a series of regulatory standards 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 HIPAA-compliant companies

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What is Protected Health Information (PHI)?

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 HIPAA protection.

HIPAA Certification Process

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Step 1

Conducting a comprehensive risk assessment to identify potential risk and vulnerabilities.

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Step 2

Developing policies and procedures based on risk assessment complying with HIPAA

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Step 3

Implementing technical safeguards to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of PHI.


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Step 4

Employee training on HIPAA Policies and the proper handling of PHI.


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Step 5

Regular audits and testing for any potential vulnerabilities & regular monitoring

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