HealthLeaders Media April 26, 2019
Jack O'Brien

The cloud-based communication tool unveiled its S-1 filing, aiming to utilize its HIPAA certification. 


The San Francisco-based company is looking to have its messaging application being used by healthcare providers.

Slack will be subject to HIPAA, as well as other state health information laws, which will require a keen focus on compliance.

Some have raised concerns about vendors potentially accessing protected health information shared in messages, not files, through the service.

Slack, the San Francisco-based business messaging application company, filed its S-1 form Friday morning, becoming the latest Silicon Valley company to announce plans to go public with a healthcare strategy in mind.

The cloud-based communication tool submitted its S-1 filing with the Securities and...

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