HealthLens security protocols
HealthLens’ telehealth software uses advanced security protocols to protect patient and provider data in compliance with HIPAA & HI-TECH guidelines. Security protocols include:
What is HIPAA?
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a federal law that standardized security protocols for protecting sensitive patient health information, also known as “protected health information” (PHI) from being disclosed or accessed without the patient’s consent or knowledge. The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued the HIPAA Privacy Rule to implement the requirements of HIPAA.
HIPAA Security Rule
The HIPAA Security Rule protects a subset of information covered by the Privacy Rule called “electronic protected health information” (e-PHI). This is health information that is transmitted or maintained electronically.
To comply with the HIPAA Security Rule, HealthLens’ telehealth software maintains the following security measures: