Wasfago Receives the HIPAA Seal of Compliance Award

Compliancy Group has certified that the healthcare technology startup Wasfago based in Dubai has an efficient HIPAA compliance program in place and has satisfied the necessary requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Guidelines.

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) offers organized oversight for the entire health industry and performs activities to improve engagement with the private sector. In 2018, the DHA started the Health Informatics & Smart Health Department, which put in place an extensive regulatory system for electronic health in the Emirates.

Operating within that system, Wasfago Portal LLC has used sophisticated technologies to develop healthcare solutions to satisfy the requirements of Dubai locals and handle their unmet demands. One of the solutions created by Wasfago is a health application that enables patients to submit their prescriptions through the network and have them provided immediately, without the need to go and wait in line at a drug store.

Because the Wasfago application records and transmits healthcare information, it is essential to implement privacy and security controls to make sure that unauthorized individuals cannot intercept data. To validate the implementation of effective privacy and security safety measures, Wasfago collaborated with Compliancy Group and employed its HIPAA compliance software program and methodology to make sure its application, policies, and processes satisfied the required standards of the HIPAA Regulations.

After going through the process successfully, Compliancy Group’s compliance specialists evaluated Wasfago’s honest effort to achieve HIPAA compliance and certified that it had put in place an efficient HIPAA compliance system.

Wasfago is happy to report that it has satisfied compliance with the required standards of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (by using Compliancy Group’s exclusive HIPAA methodology and being awarded the HIPAA Seal of Compliance. Wasfago expresses its thanks to the Dubai Health Authority (Health Informatics and smart health department) for the outstanding support it has given, which resulted in the acquisition of this HIPAA certification; making Wasfago the first organization in the UAE to get a certification of the HIPAA.