Many services in the Google ecosystem can be used in a HIPAA compliant manner. Unfortunately, Firebase is not HIPAA compliant. Firebase has not implemented all of the physical, technical, and administrative safeguards required under HIPAA. In recent Google Group conversations and questions with the founders, the team has shared that the service is not HIPAA compliant.
Most cloud services provide HIPAA compliant services on a “Shared Responsibility” model. Learn more about the compliance requirements shared between your organization and your cloud provider.
As an alternative, Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a wide array of offerings for creating backend services and deploying applications. These core services can be configured to be HIPAA compliant. AWS offers the flexibility to launch, manage, and scale virtual machines (VMs), cloud storage, managed databases and other services.
Dash allows your organization to create and maintain a HIPAA compliant environment through the Amazon Web Services Platform, with one simple process: