The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a United States law that regulates the collection and handling of “protected health information” (PHI).
The Hébergeurs de Données de Santé (HDS) is a French law that regulates hosting of the personal health data.
SurveyLab provides general research software and other services.
We have implemented administrative, physical, and technical safeguards that reasonably and appropriately protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the SurveyLab system.
The following procedures and features required by HIPAA are activated by default on your account (Professional and Enterprise plans) :
NOTE. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA or the Kennedy–Kassebaum Act) was signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996. It was created primarily to modernize the flow of healthcare information, stipulate how Personally Identifiable Information maintained by the healthcare and healthcare insurance industries should be protected from fraud and theft, and address limitations on healthcare insurance coverage.
The Hébergeurs de Données de Santé (HDS, Health Data Hosting) is a French regulation for personal health data hosting. HDS was issued by ASIP SANTÉ (French Ministry of Health agency) which is responsible for promoting electronically based healthcare solutions in France.
HIPAA and HDS compliant features are available in the Professional and Enterprise plans.