HIPAA compliance is the most critical requirement for any software application or website in the healthcare industry. Healthcare organizations are utilizing various software applications in their practices to improve patient experiences, save time, use resources efficiently, and increase their revenues. However, eHealth and mHealth apps must comply with HIPAA privacy and data security regulations issued by the FDA to protect patient privacy and ensure the security of medical data.
PHI breaches cost organizations hefty penalties as well as dents their credibility and reputation among patients and in the healthcare industry. In 2019, healthcare providers accounted for 77.65% of data breaches, and OCR collected a total of $12,274,000 in fines and settlements.
The common bottlenecks which might slow down your business growth
With constantly changing regulatory compliance come operational confusion and disorganization.
Adherence to new compliance and regulations may be causing unrequired investments that may not be bringing any value to the organization.
Organizations are consistently implementing security controls that are ineffective or unrequired and don’t address specific needs.
With device connectivity, EHR data is now in the control of patients and therefore security of data and other factors are beyond the organization’s control.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology created a HIPAA Security Toolkit, which is non-comprehendible to most organizations.
Most organizations are held accountable for the actions of their partner organizations, causing further liabilities and strains.
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Healthcare is a service industry, hence to achieve operational efficiency, healthcare providers are required to improve service delivery while reducing costs.
Custom HIPAA compliant website development can improve overall operations by streamlining the collection, retention, accessibility, and transfer of sensitive patient data. Efficient websites can also help improve service value and enhance patient experiences.
Healthcare personnel is a critical component of operational efficiency, and HIPAA compliant web development systems increase employee satisfaction. These automated and swift methodologies help physicians save time, provide better care, and reduce maintenance costs.
Healthcare organizations are leveraging technology to build their company websites and applications to improve patient experiences. Through custom HIPAA compliant website development, an organization is more likely to gain credibility and attract patients that are dissatisfied with their current healthcare provider.
People prefer relevant and easy-to-follow, interactive websites that help them submit forms online, and access results and prescriptions faster. Patients also like provider websites and applications with simple billing and processing interfaces. These easy-to-follow websites can translate into a higher volume of patients and provide the organization with a competitive advantage in the industry.
Reducing costs is a top priority for all industries, including the healthcare industry. Many healthcare facilities think that HIPAA compliant website hosting is expensive, but the truth is it can help companies save money in the long run. Moving your IT infrastructure, data, and applications to reliable cloud platforms can significantly reduce costs. Also, you no longer have to worry about non-compliance penalties that usually run into thousands of dollars.
A personalized HIPAA compliant web development system takes care of many aspects of security, making database management more effortless.
Work overload, physician burnout, mental stress, not enough patient interaction are some of the challenges faced by most doctors and other healthcare professionals.
HIPAA compliant website hosting automates several administrative functions within the healthcare organization, giving healthcare professionals more time to breathe and attend to pressing issues.
The operational efficiency of an organization increases with easy access to patient data, lab reports, and other information and the ability to upload important documents. Employee satisfaction increases and attracts talented and skilled professionals to the organization.
HIPAA compliant web development systems follow a secure, controlled, and streamlined process for sharing patient health information. Dual-factor authorization is a critical requirement for HIPAA compliance, which requires two forms of identification to gain electronic access to patient data. Security rule, Privacy rule, and Enforcement rule are some other rules implemented in HIPAA compliant websites to ensure patient health information is protected.
Customized websites automatically analyze historical patient data and search through volumes of reference to provide a holistic and efficient report to the physician through predictive analysis. Through the use of open systems, data collected automatically, and intelligently helps doctors with actionable insights.
OSP has worked with Stephen to create a mobile health application offering 'Doctor on Demand'. This mhealth solution is based on the Uber model to enhance the availability of health access in the US.
Our HIPAA compliant portals are coded to be customized to the healthcare organizations needs for simplified usage by healthcare professionals. This is done through the leveraging of organizational existent data and expanded across multiple personnel for usage, with strict security protocols in place.GET QUOTE
Many healthcare providers have a basic EHR or EMR system but are looking to enhance patient experiences by integrating other third-party applications. These integrations must follow HIPAA regulations to maintain privacy while exchanging patient data with patients, staff, and even healthcare providers for better population health management.
OSP has developed HIPAA compliant web development systems for many clients implementing administrative, physical, and technical safety guidelines. Third-party applications like Zoom, DrFirst have been seamlessly integrated with client systems to simplify processes for users.GET QUOTE
People in rural or disadvantaged socioeconomic communities lack access to quality care from skilled healthcare professionals. High cost of travel to reach expert doctors in urban areas is one of the reasons these patients reach out to local primary care providers instead of subspecialists. They even postpone or forego important medical check-ups and procedures.
We helped a client connect pregnant women in remote areas with Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) experts using real-time video streaming. With insights from highly secure, HIPAA-compliant ultrasound data streams, MFM experts can minimize the risk of complications by predicting preterm births and abnormalities in the early stages of pregnancy.GET QUOTE
Insurance claim processing is a tedious and time-consuming task. The healthcare industry annually processes billions of insurance claims. Healthcare insurance providers follow the claims adjudication process to review insurance claims and determine if a claim should be paid partially, fully, or rejected.
OSP built a robust business analytics system for a claims processing company that processed claims data from several clearinghouses using a set library of rules. The secure, HIPAA compliant healthcare payment systems allowed the client to predict, evaluate, and manage high dollar healthcare claims efficiently.GET QUOTE
The manual billing process still followed by many healthcare providers affects not only the loss of revenue but also the quality of care delivered.
Our team of developers worked with a Texas-based mental health clinic to automate their RCM system. Custom HIPAA compliant website hosting made it easier to create multiple claim cases. A shortened revenue cycle, an increase in revenue, improved workflow, enhanced service capacity, and better patient engagement are some of the benefits offered by this system.GET QUOTE
At OSP Labs, our HIPAA compliant patient portal is designed to follow stringent risk analysis processes at regular intervals that address security management, data privacy, HIPAA compliance responsibilities and security orientations for all administrative staff. Private key encryption for specified access is another feature of our software that ensures data protection from non-pertinent individuals.
Safeguards are ensured by OSP Labs, within the HIPAA compliant patient portal, to restrict unauthorized access within data processing areas, physical workstations and electronic devices that carry PHI. With considerable experience for physical security requirements, we can ensure that the organization takes the necessary steps.
Technical solutions are a priority at OSP Labs with features of security in data access control, auditing, integrity, and transmission. Additionally, we deploy a local backup storage provision, apart from data on the cloud, for access during lack of connectivity and continual recovery for disaster management. Data archiving facilities are deployed to meet with HIPAA requirements on maintenance of retaining medical records.
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