The Abu Dhabi Healthcare Information and Cyber Security Standard (ADHICS) is a set of standards developed by the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD) to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of healthcare information in Abu Dhabi. ADHICS includes policies, procedures, and technical controls that healthcare organizations must implement to protect the privacy and security of patient health information. The standard covers various topics, including access controls, incident management, data backup and recovery, and encryption. Compliance with ADHICS is mandatory for all healthcare organizations operating in Abu Dhabi, including hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare providers. These regulations are designed to help organizations manage and mitigate risks associated with cyber threats, data breaches, and other security incidents.
Does your company need it?
ADHICS is specific to healthcare organizations in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Therefore, only healthcare organizations located in Abu Dhabi need to comply with this standard.
How can Univate help?
At Univate Support, we offer comprehensive assistance to ensure your operations comply with ADHICS requirements. Our services include training, documentation, and implementing policies, procedures, processes, templates, checklists, guidelines, and other necessary controls. We provide end-to-end support until your organization completes a compliance audit, meeting all control requirements.
Our Implementation Approach:
Univate uses a 5-phase approach for GAP analysis, risk assessment, and implementation support.
Salient features of our engagement approach are:
- Unique and Proven engagement approach
- End-to-end documentation
- Training on the control implementation and sustenance.
- Complex client implementation experience in different countries
- Cost arbitrage
- Reduce management time required
- Reduce the cost of sustenance
- Reduce cycle time of end-to-end implementation process
- Our unique automation tool automates managing the system
Our assessment and implementation support methodology addresses the critical areas like:
- Conduct a Gap Assessment of the existing controls.
- Assess risks and opportunities.
- Define, review and update policies, procedures, processes, templates, guidelines, and checklists.
- Active support for effective implementation of controls
- Internal audit for compliance
- Corrective and Remediation/ Preventive actions
- Conduct/Support the final compliance audit process
- Data protection
- Risk management
- Improved security culture