Healthcare Regulatory & Security Compliances

Ensuring compliance is a seamless experience when partnering with EMed HealthTech. Our expert team
develops healthcare software and app that adhere to all applicable regulations.

Regulatory & Security
Compliances in Healthcare

In healthcare, regulatory compliance refers to all stakeholders adhering to industry regulations and laws, including providers, payers, vendors, and not-for-profits. In healthcare, regulations mandate strict rules to ensure data privacy, patient safety, and quality of care. Healthcare compliance encompasses a wide range of practices and observes both internal and external regulations. Both small hospitals and major healthcare providers are subject to regulatory requirements.

Regulatory & Security Compliances in Healthcare
Regulatory & Security Compliances in Healthcare
Regulatory & Security Compliances in Healthcare

Why is Healthcare Regulatory Compliance Required?

Healthcare Regulatory Compliance is crucial for maintaining smooth operations and ensuring adherence to legitimate
procedures while promoting a clear understanding of expectations.

Patient Safety

Healthcare regulatory compliance ensures that healthcare providers adhere to specific standards and guidelines designed to minimize the risk of harm to patients and provide a safe environment for care in terms of medication safety, infection control, patient privacy, and medical device safety.

Legal and Ethical Obligations

Laws and regulations are in place to ensure that healthcare providers maintain a high standard of care, protect patient privacy, prevent fraudulent activities, and avoid legal penalties & fines for non-compliance.

Data Security and Privacy

With the digitization of healthcare information, compliance regulations help protect patient data from unauthorized access, breaches, and misuse. Compliance requirements, help establish protocols for the secure handling, storage, and transmission of sensitive patient information.

Quality of Care

By adhering to healthcare standards, healthcare providers promote the delivery of high-quality healthcare services in terms of improving patient outcomes, enhancing care coordination, and ensuring consistent & effective care.

Industry Standards and Best Practices

Industry standards are developed based on evidence-based research and expert recommendations. By complying with these standards, organizations can improve their operational efficiency, adopt proven methodologies, and implement effective strategies for patient care.

Reimbursement and Insurance Coverage

It is necessary for healthcare organizations to receive reimbursement for services provided to patients. Government-funded healthcare programs, private insurers, and other payers may require compliance with specific standards before authorizing payment for services rendered.

Healthcare Regulatory Compliances Country Wise

Every country has certain healthcare regulations to follow while developing healthcare software solutions.
Some of the major healthcare regulations are given below:

HIPAA - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act: USA

HIPAA is a regulatory framework in the United States that safeguards patient privacy and ensures the security of healthcare information. These regulations dictate how sensitive healthcare information is to be managed and disclosed.

To protect patient privacy and healthcare information security

Handling and sharing of sensitive healthcare records

Maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of patient data

Maintaining users' privacy and security of their healthcare information

ABDM- Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission: India

ABDM aims to create the backbone necessary to support the integrated digital health infrastructure in, India. The ABHA - Ayushman Bharat Health Account is a digital platform within the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) initiative in India.

Enabling users to conveniently access and utilize their benefits

Enhancing the healthcare experience while guaranteeing seamless coverage

Making well-informed choices regarding healthcare and leveraging advantages

Leverage the power of health data analytics and medical research

PDP - The Personal Data Protection Bill: India

The PDP Bill is a proposed legislation in India that gives every patient more control over his/her personal data. The PDP Bill sets out stringent policies for collecting, processing, and securing personal data.

Establish rules for the collection, storage, and use of personal information

Ensure that patient personal data is handled by the proposed law

Data protection adheres to the principles outlined in the PDP Bill

Provides a trusted and secure healthcare experience for users in India

PIPEDA - Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act: Canada

PIPEDA is a privacy law in Canada that sets the ground rules for how private-sector organizations collect, use, and disclose personal information in the course of for-profit, commercial activities across Canada.

Set rules for the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information

Ensuring that patient data is handled with care and under Canadian privacy laws

Secure environment for Healthcare data, maintain confidentiality, protect the privacy rights

Personal information must be protected by appropriate security measures

GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation: Europe

GDPR is a comprehensive data protection law that applies to European countries. Healthcare providers must ensure that they comply with the requirements of public authorities and demonstrate that they are adequately protecting patient information.

It establishes strict rules for processing, storing, and transferring personal data

Handling patient data with care and meeting regulatory requirements

Ensuring the secure handling of patient data

Prioritizes data privacy, transparency, and individual rights

HL7 & FHIR: International

HL7 & FHIR: International

FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) is an interoperability standard developed by HL7 (the Health Level 7 standards organization) designed to enable the exchange of healthcare data electronically between different systems in the healthcare industry.

Exchange of health information between different systems and organizations

The HL7 FHIR is committed to respecting the privacy of its members and visitors

Improved coordination and collaboration in healthcare delivery

Works across various countries and healthcare settings

How EMed HealthTech Can Help to Implement Healthcare Regulatory Compliance

How EMed HealthTech Can Help to Implement Healthcare Regulatory Compliance?

We at EMed HealthTech, follow a secure software development lifecycle and provide the best custom healthcare software development services and solutions with all the necessary healthcare regulatory compliances.

Develop a Security Management Process

Implement Technical Safeguards

Implement Physical Safeguard

Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures

Provide Training for Regulatory Compliance

Ensure Business Associate Compliance

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