HIPAA Compliance for Developers Training Course


HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) is a legislation in the United States that provides provisions for data privacy and security for handling and storing medical information. These guidelines are a good standard to follow in developing health applications, regardless of territory. HIPAA compliant applications are recognized and more trusted globally.

In this instructor-led, live training (remote), participants will learn the fundamentals of HIPAA as they step through a series of hands-on live-lab exercises.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of HIPAA
  • Develop health applications that are compliant with HIPAA
  • Use developer tools for HIPAA compliance


  • Developers
  • Product Managers
  • Data Privacy Officers

Format of the Course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, exercises and heavy hands-on practice.


  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.


  • Basic familiarity with app development

Course Outline

Introduction to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Understanding HIPAA

  • What is PHI (Protected Health Information)?
  • The Privacy Rule
  • The Security Rule

Health App Use Scenarios: When Might an App Developer Need to Comply with HIPAA?

Real World Examples of HIPAA Violations

Developer Considerations for HIPAA Compliance

How to Develop HIPAA-Compliant Mobile Applications

How to Develop HIPAA-Compliant Wearable Applications

How to Develop HIPAA-Compliant Cloud Computing Applications

Using Tools for HIPAA Compliance

  • Apple HealthKit
  • TrueVault

Summary and Conclusion

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