Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I really need a service for HIPAA compliance? My site uses SSL.

    Ensuring compliance is much more than just encrypting the data, and the penalties for mishandling your patients' data are very severe. You can read more about the specific requirements by clicking here or by speaking to a Canoply professional. Fortunately, Canoply handles all of this for you. All you have to worry about is treating patients.

  • Do I need to install anything?

    There is nothing to download or install. Canoply is completely cloud based so the only thing you need is a browser. And you can log in to the system no matter where you are from your phone, tablet, or laptop.

  • Can I use these forms with my current website?

    Canoply forms can be added to any site. It doesn't matter how your site is built or where it is hosted. If you have the ability to add content to your site, you can add secure forms today.

  • Is Canoply HIPAA Compliant

    Canoply forms are compliant with all HIPAA regulations. By hosting your forms with us, you can be confident that you are securely protecting patient data.

  • How do I add a form to my website?

    Once you have created a form, just copy and paste the link into your website so that patients can fill it out. Canoply handles all of the security, processing, and storage of the forms.

  • How do I access the submissions?

    Canoply will notify you whenever a form is filled out with a link to the new submission. Just follow the link and download the the form as a PDF, CSV or text file. You control how you receive these notifications and can view all of the forms in one place.

  • Are there any setup costs?

    There are no setup costs. Our straightforward pricing ensures that you know exactly how much you will pay with no surprises or one time fees.

  • How is my patient's data stored?

    We consider the security of your patient data to be our absolute top priority. Because of this commitment, we securely encrypt with the industry standard AES-256 encryption algorithm. And our servers are located in a secure facility with 24/7 surveillance that meets ISO 27001 certification.

  • Can I control who has access to specific forms?

    You maintain complete control over access to the forms. Control access to the entire form for ease or get granular and specify access to certain fields depending on that employee's needs.

    You can be confident in the fact that staff access to forms is under your complete control and that no one will receive more information than they need.

  • Can I setup the forms myself?

    While our team is always available to assist you in any way, you have complete control of your forms. This means no setup fees and no delays.

  • Can I use Canoply with a paper based records system?

    Form submissions can be printed out and filed to work with any paper based system. In this situation, Canoply will provides a quicker way for your patients to fill out the forms.

  • I want my forms to look just like my website, can I customize the forms?

    Absolutely! You can choose from our extensive library of layout templates and add your own styles to customize the look and feel. Want even more customization? No problem, you can create your own layout templates and use them instead. With Canoply you have complete control over your forms, including how they look, without the hassle of dealing with HIPAA compliance.

  • How many submissions can each form receive?

    Every form can receive unlimited submissions. There is no limit to the number of submissions that a form can receive and no punishment for having lots of patients.

  • How do I create or edit a form?

    Creating a form is as simple as choosing the fields and granting access. You don't need to know any HTML or CSS to build or use your forms.

    Of course if you do know HTML (or have a developer that does), feel free to take complete control and fine tune every aspect of the form you desire. Canoply offers a wide range of tools that give you the control you need.

  • How many user accounts does my plan include?

    There is no limit to the number of users you can have on one account. Share patient data with everyone in your office for one low price.

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