How to Make a HIPAA-Compliant Healthcare App

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted to protect patients’ privacy by limiting access and governing acceptable use of their health data. To abide by HIPAA law when building a healthcare app, it is essential that healthcare organizations place the utmost importance on HIPAA compliance. Maintaining HIPAA compliance requires diligence early on in the initial planning stages of the app, as well as throughout the lifespan of a healthcare app. HIPAA is constantly evolving (in …

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Did You Know That “HIPPA” Is Actually Spelled “HIPAA?” Here’s What HIPAA Is

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Know the difference between HIPAA and HIPPA and learn all about the US law that protects patients’ medical information. Whenever you’re doing an online search about HIPAA compliance, it’s easy to make a typo and confuse “HIPAA” with “HIPPA.” Phonetically speaking, it’s also an easy mistake to make. Given the similarities, you may be asking yourself,  “What exactly is the difference between HIPAA and HIPPA?” “HIPAA” is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. This is …

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Advice for the Development of an MVP

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Before we dive into the topic of Minimum Viable Product Development, let’s briefly discuss what an MVP is. An MVP is a minimalistic version of a business’s idea for a product, and for this article that means a software product. This initial product is usually set up with only a basic list of features which gives customers and potential users an idea of what the product will look like. There are a number of reasons why businesses develop …

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The Benefits of Outsourcing your MVP Development

The Benefits of Outsourcing your MVP Development

Approaching your healthcare application development project with the plan of developing a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is almost always recommended. One might think that the idea of developing a product with less functionality might be a shortcut or involve less work, but from a planning perspective, it is exactly the opposite. One must envision all the functionality that the product would offer over the coming years, then decide what gets included in the MVP, including the first phase …

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Bridge Patient Portal Client Westmed Wins eHealthcare Leadership Award for Best Patient Access & Convenience

Westmed Medical Group, a client of patient engagement software vendor Bridge Patient Portal, has been recognized by eHealthcare Leadership Awards for their healthcare patient portal and mobile app in the category of Best Patient Access & Convenience in a Medical Practice/Outpatient Facility. Bridge Patient Portal, a patient health portal and patient engagement software vendor, is announcing that their client Westmed Medical Group, a large New York-based multi-specialty group medical practice, has been presented with an eHealthcare Leadership Award …

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ADA Compliant Website Design Is a Concern for Healthcare Businesses

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed by Congress in 1990 to prevent discrimination against people with disabilities as employees and recipients of services. Now, the public and legal focus on the ADA has been revived in the digital age. In the past year, there has been a surge in complaints and lawsuits against healthcare providers and businesses across a range of industries because their websites are not accessible to people with disabilities. Healthcare providers are well …

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Medical Hosting Company Launches New Cloud-Based HIPAA-Compliant Hosting Solution

DALLAS, TX, November 19, 2018 — Medical Web Experts LLC is announcing the release of MWE Cloud, a new HIPAA-compliant cloud hosting service that offers higher availability, better security, and more efficient development capabilities than traditional medical cloud hosting services. Based on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) HIPAA-compliant cloud, the MWE Cloud is available for the hosting of any website or application which may be used to collect, store or transmit Protected Health Information (PHI), and is therefore …

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Medical Web Experts Client Center for Human Reproduction Wins eHealthcare Leadership Award for Best Healthcare Content

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A long-time client of medical website design and healthcare marketing agency Medical Web Experts, the Center for Human Reproduction, is being officially recognized for the quality healthcare content on its website.   DALLAS, TX — Healthcare website design and internet marketing company Medical Web Experts is announcing that the Center for Human Reproduction (CHR), a New York-based fertility center and one of their clients, has been presented with an eHealthcare Leadership Award for Best Healthcare Content by a …

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MWE-Developed Mobile App Solution Launches New Version 1.1

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Universe mHealth App Platform, an mHealth company who with the assistance of Medical Web Experts has developed the leading enterprise mobile healthcare app announced their new Version 1.1 of the solution. The new version 1.1 includes a wealth of new functionality for performance, compatibility and compliance improvement. One of the most important functionality addition includes the addition of family/proxy accounts. This feature allows parents or caregivers to manager their child or care-receiver’s care, including paying bills, scheduling appointments, …

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How do top healthcare mobile apps measure up? – You might be surprised.

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Patient apps still lagging in features, functionality, and usability. Mobile technologies are a greater and greater part of the everyday life of patients. They rely on mobile apps for transportation, banking, shopping, and even ordering groceries or a coffee. However, healthcare providers have only started to offer patient apps to deliver convenient access to digital services. While the number of providers offering mobile applications has grown significantly over the last few years, patient adoption continues to lag. The …

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