Health IT Security September 3, 2020
The update to OCR’s former Health App Developer Portal provides healthcare entities and mobile health app developers with HIPAA resources regarding health apps, APIs, and cloud computing.
The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights updated and renamed its former Health App Developer Portal as a HIPAA resource page for mobile health apps, APIs, and cloud computing, designed to support covered entities and mobile health app developers.
The new webpage provides entities with guidance on how and when HIPAA regulations apply to various mobile health applications, including health app use scenarios, HIPAA Right of Access and APIs, and an interactive tool for mobile health apps.
The update is just the latest OCR effort designed to provide covered entities and business associates...