What are the rules to be followed by healthcare application developers? Why is it so hard to add new medical apps to the market? These are the questions asked by most entrepreneurs and startups who are looking to enter a healthcare niche.
First, you need to be aware that it is not easy to get into such a market today. Healthcare is a niche that has its own rules and regulations. But the first two things you should be aware of are HIPAA and electronic health records handling. It is a baseline of any healthcare-related software. HIPAA regulates how electronic healthcare records are stored and secured from third-party access.