A dedicated Mywellness Cloud version for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
New York, NY – May, 2016 – Technogym, the world’s leading wellness and fitness company, announces the launch of a new version of the mywellness cloud that is compliant with HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. Optimised to meet the highest standards of data security in the world, the enhanced mywellness cloud will provide hospitals, insurance companies and wellness facilities with a revolutionary platform for monitoring and tracking medical data.
With this new software and encryption, Technogym’s HIPAA-compliant mywellness cloud opens new opportunities within the healthcare industry to share and track patient information in a secure fashion. Doctors and medical professionals in hospitals can share patients’ activity data, improving, streamlining and enhancing medical care. Corporate wellness programs and insurance providers can use the mywellness cloud to synchronize with individual health plans, empowering users to form healthy habits and reducing overall insurance risk and related costs. The mywellness cloud can also be used as a cutting-edge tool for universities and academics, accurately monitoring and tracking health data for scientific research.
“Technogym is committed to advancing the global wellness landscape through a set of innovative products and services,” said Nerio Alessandri, President and Founder of Technogym. “With this new version of the mywellness cloud, health professionals can use state-of-the-art tools to expand their health monitoring capabilities and propel the entire industry forward.”
This new version of the mywellness cloud implements a series of technical solutions (encryption and decryption of all sensitive data, tokenization of the database to separate data from user identity) and procedures (risk analysis and management, workforce clearance, backup plan and disaster recovery) to accommodate HIPAA regulations. Through the use of dedicated customer accounts on all touchpoints, including UNITY, UNITY SELF and the custom mywellness app, the new interface stores HIPAA data on a private cloud, simultaneously safeguarding and preventing the merging of information