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HIPAA Compliant Salesforce Health Cloud – Why Healthcare Organizations Must Consider It

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With this fast paced world, healthcare consumers want their personalised information at a great speed. 71% of millennials want doctors to provide mobile applications for actively managing their health information which Salesforce health cloud does very well. Salesforce Health Cloud is fabricated to combine power and security of cloud with social and mobile technologies.

Let us first see what is HIPAA’s story and then move forward how Salesforce Health Cloud meet HIPAA guidelines.

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HIPAA Compliant Salesforce Health Cloud – Why Healthcare Organizations Must Consider It

  1. 1. HIPAA Compliant Why Healthcare Organizations Must Consider It?
  2. 2. Healthcare consumers want their Personal information at a great speed!
  3. 3. ….of millennials want doctors to provide mobile applications for actively managing their health information….which…. 71%
  4. 4. does very well !
  5. 5. Salesforce Health Cloud is fabricated to combine power & security of cloud with social and mobile technologies.
  6. 6. Let us first see what is HIPAA’s story and then move forward to How Salesforce Health Cloud meet HIPAA guidelines!
  7. 7. During the 90’s, the government of United States decided to bring up new norms and regulations….. …...because the intervention of Information Technology was extensive.
  8. 8. This gave rise to HIPAA which is Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
  9. 9. The act of HIPAA was formulated in 1996 by the United States Congress under the leadership of President Bill Clinton. Follow along for a few listings of HIPAA:
  10. 10. Breakdown of HIPAA Compliance It states list of norms, rules, and regulations which need to be followed in software used by healthcare industry or medical institution. 1.
  11. 11. These rules state specific conditions which need to be satisfied while using medical information of citizens of the country. 2. Breakdown of HIPAA Compliance
  12. 12. The rules were generalised by HIPAA in order to make the process simple for software developers and cloud service providers. 3. Breakdown of HIPAA Compliance
  13. 13. HIPAA comprises of two sections, Title I holds rules & regulations which are aimed at protecting & safeguarding the rights of employees which are in respect to insurance policies and claims. Title II takes care of integrity and security of medical health records, privacy policies, and other information security norms. 4. Breakdown of HIPAA Compliance
  14. 14. Thereby HIPAA norms are prepared to keep in mind the following points: Breakdown of HIPAA Compliance Security of medical information Integrity of medical information Enforcement of right of privacy Security of patient interest
  15. 15. Meeting HIPAA Standards
  16. 16. The cost benefits and operational efficiencies which are achieved by using cloud services like Salesforce.com are simply too important to ignore.
  17. 17. Although Salesforce’s own security measures are scalable and robust, still HIPAA compliance is an ultimate mandate for your organisation; of course by following best practices. Let us see how Salesforce is meeting HIPAA compliance standards and streamlining processes.
  18. 18. 1. Privacy, Integrity, and Availability
  19. 19. Individually Identifiable Health Information The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services describes PHI – protected health information of individuals as
  20. 20. Individually Identifiable Health Information + Availability HIPAA regulations aim at offering complete protection, privacy, integrity, and availability of such information.
  21. 21. Well, when it comes Salesforce.com meeting HIPAA compliance, just do not bother about electronic versions of data which is ePHI. Which is why, the first step will be to examine the data you send to Salesforce and identify every field which contains or might contain ePHI.
  22. 22. 2. Data Monitoring, Controlling & Implementing Access Controls
  23. 23. Protect your ePHI by crafting strict access control policy which limits the access of data to employees and apps which needs them truly. Take steps to minimise the chance of unauthorised access.
  24. 24. CipherCloud’s “Cloud Information Protection” platform offers DLP modules which can identify HIPAA/HITECH violations henceforth protecting data.
  25. 25. 3. Encryption and Tokenization
  26. 26. CipherCloud offers full control over the decryption of your data. Even if the data is leaked, no one will be able to read it or access it without your participation. CipherCloud’s cloud information protection platform is a great selection of encryption and tokenization options. Encryption is a standard approach to ePHI protection and key to Salesforce.com HIPAA compliance.
  27. 27. 4. Salesforce Shield ( Conclusion )
  28. 28. Salesforce Health Cloud supports Salesforce Shield which enhances security. It offers a new dimension in the provider-patient relationship along with many platform features and resources.
  29. 29. Salesforce Health Cloud (which is HIPAA compliant) feature comprises of: ● Salesforce Shield ● Field Audit Trail ● Platform Encryption ● Data Archive ● Event Monitoring.
  30. 30. Also, don’t miss to check out some of the latest mind-blowing tech trends to take with you in 2018.
  31. 31. Mail us at: sales@algoworks.com Contact us at: +1-877-284-1028 http://www.algoworks.com/blog/hipaa-compliant-salesforce-health-cloud/ THANK YOU Check out the complete Blog here:

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