Latest News from the Accountable team
New feature

Announcing Audit Log

Thomas avatar
Shared by Thomas • May 13, 2024

Hi there 👋,

We're excited to introduce the new Audit Log feature! The Audit Log provides valuable insights into key activities related to HIPAA compliance, including:

Admin Activity:

  • Publishing policies
  • Managing inventory and third parties
  • Team member management
  • Processing incidents
  • Location management

Employee Activity:

  • Reviewing policies
  • Completing HIPAA training

Third Party Activity:

  • Signing Business Associate Agreements (BAAs)
  • Completing a risk questionnaire

With the Audit Log, you can:

  • Filter Logs: Easily filter through audit logs to find specific activities.
  • Export Logs: Export audit logs as a PDF for your records or reporting needs.

This feature helps you maintain a clear and detailed record of all relevant actions, ensuring compliance and transparency.

Feature update

Google One Tap Sign-In

Thomas avatar
Shared by Thomas • April 30, 2024

Hey there,

We're excited to introduce Google One Tap Sign-In! Signing in is now easier than ever. With just one click, you can access your account using your Google credentials.

No more remembering passwords or lengthy login processes. Enjoy a seamless and hassle-free experience. Give Google One Tap Sign-In a try today and let us know how it enhances your experience!

Feature update

Avatar Settings Dropdown

Thomas avatar
Shared by Thomas • April 19, 2024

Hey there,

Exciting News! 🌟

We're thrilled to announce that accessing your settings is now easier than ever! Simply click on the dropdown menu at the top right of the page to find all your essential options:

  • Updates: Quick access to our News Center for the latest updates and improvements.
  • Profile: Manage your personal information.
  • Settings: Customize your account settings, including company information and email notifications.
  • Subscription: Handle your billing information effortlessly in one place.
  • Invite Team: Quickly invite team members to collaborate and join your workspace.
  • Sign Out: Easily sign out when you're done working.

This streamlined dropdown menu puts everything you need at your fingertips for a seamless experience. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

Thank you for choosing us as your platform. We're committed to making your user experience exceptional. 🚀

New feature

Introducing the New Dashboard for Tracking your HIPAA Compliance Progress!

Thomas avatar
Shared by Thomas • March 22, 2024

Hi there,

The new dashboard is designed to help you quickly identify and take action to achieve HIPAA compliance. Here's what you can expect from the visual and interactive dashboard:

  1. Assign a Privacy Officer: Easily assign at least 1 privacy officer to your company, a crucial step towards compliance.
  2. Incident Response Monitoring: Activate the feature to enroll in incident response monitoring, essential as per HIPAA requirements.
  3. Publish Policies: Depending on your account type (Business Associate or Covered Entity), publish the required policies using our templates, upload existing policies, or create new ones.
  4. Invite Your Team: HIPAA compliance is a team effort. Quickly see how many team members you've invited and who needs to accept the invite.
  5. Security Risk Assessment: Conduct an extensive assessment to identify potential issues. The dashboard will highlight progress per category.
  6. Team Member Progress: Monitor how your team is doing with policy reviews and HIPAA training completion.
  7. Data Inventory: Get insights into the number of physical and online data sources where your company stores data.
  8. Third Parties and Business Associate Agreements: Easily manage third parties, vendors, clients, or partners, ensuring compliance with signed Business Associate Agreements (BAAs).

Try out the new dashboard today and streamline your compliance journey!

Thank you for choosing Accountable for your HIPAA compliance needs. We're here to support you every step of the way 🌟

Feature update

HIPAA policies renewed

Kevin avatar
Shared by Kevin • January 16, 2024

Hi everyone!

We're excited to announce new updates to help you manage your HIPAA policies:

📝 Enhanced Policy Administration

  • For admin, policies are now neatly divided into draft and published sections for easy navigation and helping you in your policy creation and review process.
  • For other team members, policies are spit up between to be reviewed and reviewed policies.
  • Search policies by title. No more hunting through endless lists!
  • Filter policies by team progress and personal review status to pinpoint the policies you need quickly.

👥 Team Review Insights

  • Quickly see which team members have reviewed policies and who hasn't.
  • Send reminders individually or in bulk to team members who need to review policies.

🔐 Simplified subaccount access

  • Granting or revoking access to subaccounts from wherever you are.

🚀 Speedy Policy Reviews:

  • Complete policy reviews in a flash with the Agree and Go to Next Policy button. Say goodbye to unnecessary clicks.
Feature update

Anonymous Incident Reporting

Thomas avatar
Shared by Thomas • October 26, 2023

Hi there,

We're excited to introduce a significant enhancement that empowers our staff: Anonymous Incident Reporting.

We understand the importance of fostering a safe and transparent environment. To support this, staff can now submit incidents anonymously. This feature ensures that everyone feels comfortable reporting issues or concerns without fear of retaliation.

If you have any questions or need guidance on using this feature, please don't hesitate to reach out.

Feature update

Sidebar re-order and Agreements

Thomas avatar
Shared by Thomas • October 24, 2023

Hi there,

A few small organizational updates:

1. Risk Questionnaire Responses
Responses related to risk questionnaires involving third parties have been relocated under the Third Party sidebar. This streamlines your workflow, making it easier to manage and review responses in context.

2. Name Change: Contracts to Agreements
We've simplified terminology by renaming "Contracts" to "Agreements," aligning it more closely with the broader range of relationships you can manage. Additionally, Agreements are now housed under the Third Parties section, providing a more cohesive and intuitive structure.

Feature update

Vendor renamed to Third Party

Kevin avatar
Shared by Kevin • September 27, 2023

Hi there,

We have some exciting updates to share that will improve the clarity and organization of our platform:

1. Vendor Renamed to Third Party: To better reflect the diverse relationships of your third party relationships, Vendor has been renamed to Third Party because it encompasses not only vendors but also partners and clients.

2. Simpler navigation. To streamline your workflow, you can now initiate a Risk Questionnaire under the "Third Parties" section. This adjustment provides a more intuitive structure for managing your incoming risk questionnaires within the context of your third-party relationships.

Feature update

New Onboarding Tab

Kevin avatar
Shared by Kevin • September 07, 2023

Hi there,

Enhanced People Overview to simplify the onboarding and off-boarding process.

What's new:
For Onboarding team members:

  • Filters: Find team members with role and status filters.
  • Sorting: Sort by name or last invite sent on.
  • Individual and bulk actions: Resend invites and offboard

For Offboarded team members:

  • Filters: Easily locate offboarded members by role.
  • Sorting: Sort by name or offboarded date.
  • Individual and bulk actions: Re-onboard or delete members
New feature

Contract Management Feature Enhancements 🚀

Kevin avatar
Shared by Kevin • September 07, 2023

Hi there,

We've made a handful of exciting updates & enhancements to contract management with Accountable.

  1. Draft Status: Admins can edit contracts without sending them, allowing for revisions.
  2. Initiate New Contracts: Create contracts directly from the Contacts page, centralizing contract management.
  3. Non-Sign-In Signing: Vendors and subcontracts can sign contracts without the need to sign in or create an account.
  4. Expiration Date: Contracts auto-expire after 14 days, ensuring a secure and timely closure.
  5. Informative Banner: Admins are reminded to assign a signatory and ensure their signature before creating any contract.

Enjoy these enhancements for efficient contract management. Share your feedback!