Healthie Security and Privacy

Healthie is used as the underlying technology for health services delivery by many large companies and institutions, including Universities, Hospital Systems, Healthcare Clinics, and Digital Healthcare Startups. Healthie meets medical-grade security and privacy protections to secure your and client personal health information (PHI) stored within Healthie.

Healthie is HIPAA, PIPEDA/PHIPA, FERPA, PCI, AUS Privacy Act, CCPA, and GDPR Compliant, and SOC2 certified. 

Healthie has also supported customers by completing (and passing) rigorous security & vendor assessments. We conduct regular external Gap and security assessments, as well as an annual third-party penetration test. If you are interested in our support in this process, or have any questions about Healthie's Security & Privacy, please contact us at hello@gethealthie.com

IN THIS ARTICLE:


Security Overview

Physical Security: 

Our servers are housed in facilities that are protected by biometric security, surveillance systems, and security guards - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Data Security: 

We store data at SOC Type 1- and SOC Type 2-certified facilities. Patient data providers have on the platform is encrypted even while at rest. 

Transmission Security: 

Our website data is encrypted with 256-bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, whether you’re on a desktop, laptop, tablet, or phone. We use cryptographic keys to authenticate data transfer.

Financial Security: 

We process credit card transactions using secure encryption on a Level 1 PCI-compliant network. We tokenize and encrypt all payment information, and we do not store it ourselves.


HIPAA Compliance & Business Associate's Agreement (BAA)

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a series of US regulations that protects personal health information. Healthie is compliant with the HIPAA Privacy Rule, the HIPAA Security Rule, the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, the HIPAA Administrative Safeguards, and the HIPAA Physical Safeguards.

Please find details here on Healthie’s HIPAA Compliance:

Business Associate's Agreement (BAA): 

Business Associates Agreements are in place with strategic partners and site sessions are encrypted with 512-bit Secure Socket Layer technology. Healthie signs a Business Associate’s Agreement with entities, and access to specific provider and client profiles is highly limited, regulated, and closely monitored. Team members have signed agreements in place accordingly.

You can view a copy of Healthie's Business Associate's Agreement (BAA) here


SOC 2 Certified

Healthie is SOC 2 Type 1 and Type 2 Certified


PCI Compliance

Healthie's system protects credit card and bank account information. Healthie incorporates industry-leading measures to secure the financial information of you and your clients.

What is PCI Compliance?

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, a set of security measures designed to ensure a secure environment for transmitted credit card information. Healthie’s payment processor is certified as PCI Service Provider Level 1, the highest possible level. Healthie tokenizes and encrypts all payment information and payment information is not stored by Healthie, nor accessible to anyone within the organization.

What makes Healthie PCI Compliant?

We partner with Stripe and Microsoft's Azure on PCI compliance:

Azure compliance -  https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/trustcenter/Compliance/HIPAA


PIPEDA Compliance

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is a series of Canadian regulations that protect personal health data. Healthie’s infrastructure protects personal information in compliance with PIPEDA. 

PHIPA is Ontario Canada's Personal Health Information Protection Act that protects personal health data. Healthie’s infrastructure protects personal information in compliance with PHIPA. 


FERPA Compliance

Healthie works with dozens of Universities to provide software for campus wellness, sports nutrition, clinical services, and other University needs.

Healthie is FERPA Compliant, and upon request via e-mail to hello@gethealthie.com, can share details with your Organization.


AUS Privacy Act

The AUS Privacy Act includes thirteen Australian Privacy Principles that outlines how personal information must be protected, secured, and stored by health care providers and professional entities. Healthie follows the AUS Privacy Act.


CCPA

Healthie is CCPA compliant, to be consistent with California's Consumer Privacy Act which outlines how companies must protect consumer information


GDPR Compliance

Healthie is GDPR-compliant, to be consistent with the EU's updated General Data Protection Regulations. 

In May 2018, we updated our terms of use and privacy policy to provide transparency on how personal information is collected, stored, and shared.


Integration with HIPAA-compliant Zoom

The HIPAA-compliant level of Zoom is available via Healthie, which is the most secure version of Zoom available. HIPAA-compliant Zoom is used by hospitals, medical facilities, and clinics all over the world for end-to-end 256-bit AES encrypted and secure video and audio calls. This offers an added layer of protection over direct-to-consumer version of Zoom available to the public. Healthie has a Business Associate's Agreement signed with Zoom, which outlines how client information is protected and fully encrypted.

Healthie also offers a built-in WebRTC solution for video chat that does not utilize Zoom. Providers can alternatively choose to utilize Zoom or our built in telehealth software, when they go to schedule a call.


Back Up Procedures

Information held in Healthie is secured and backed up regularly on our servers; we partner with AWS, Aptible, and Microsoft Azure to ensure that data is encrypted and prevent data loss. We keep full audit trails of information if ever needed. If you would like an export of your information for personal records, please e-mail hello@gethealthie.com

Disaster Recovery 

We have a disaster recovery plan in place, including redundant power supplies and data backup.

Audit Controls 

We keep access logs and audit trails every time patient information is viewed, edited, or deleted. This includes SSH logs, SQL query logs, platform backend activity logs, and Apache logs

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