Healthcare Regulations, Standards and Best Practices Relevant to Time Accuracy

Technical & Application Notes

Professionals in the healthcare field are well aware of the importance of accuracy.
There are strong needs and requirements for accurate time in software, databases, all
computing devices, network infrastructure, documentation and medical equipment.
Besides HIPAA there are many other existing and proposed regulations, standards and
best practices that require accurate time for a range of applications from computing
systems to quality of care metrics. We provide this list as a reference to the industry. If
you know of any updates to these or additional standards related to records
management, internal controls, timely diagnosis and care, security and authentication
and more, for the healthcare industry, please contact us.