Do you work in the healthcare sector, interact a lot with patients, or handle sensitive health information? Then, you should use HIPAA-compliant methods while gathering feedback or any other patient data.
What is HIPAA?
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), includes the Privacy Rule, Security Rule, Breach Notification Rule, and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, and it requires Covered Entities and Business Associates to take certain measures to protect health information that can identify an individual.
What does it mean to secure your surveys by using HIPAA?
How is it done?
- ePHI (electronic Protected Health Information) labeling (available only for Healthcare surveys)
- Custom field encryption (available only in Short Answer, Long Answer, Email, Date/Time, Number questions, and Text, Number, Email, and Date custom variables)
- Monitoring and exporting audit logs
Try this out and let us know if you have any questions or need clarification. Watch this space for a new tip!