Medical Website Compliance CourtThis could be the most valuable page on our website...

If you’ve ever had any run-ins with HIPAA, or the Americans with Disabliities Act, or even the Department of Health and Human Services, you have our sympathy. These encounters very rarely result in just a slap on the wrist, and can often chew up a great deal of your time and money.

You’d think every practice would tread very carefully in areas like this, but when you’re busy dealing with patients and physicians and office staff, who has time for this stuff?

We do.

We’ve been developing medical practice websites long before anyone ever heard of HIPAA, and have been staying up to date with everything that’s come down the pike since then. There hasn’t been a single occasion of any of our medical websites causing the least little bit of regulatory or legal trouble for any of our customers in our 17 years of healhcare website development.

Pleading Ignorance Just Won’t Work

Having someone put together your practice website who has no experience with these issues is just asking for trouble. We can’t tell you how many sites we’ve seen with non-secure patient forms and email contacts, without any provision for non-English speaking or handicapped website visitors. Whether these website designers know it or not, these are all very much against the rules, and it’s very easy for anyone to bring your website to the attention of the regulatory agencies.

Glance through the three main compliance issues shown below for a quick idea of what must be on your practice website, and how we can take care of all of it for you. So you can get back to those patients and physicians and office staff...