Putting information in the cloud can be a good move for a physician’s practice — but only if done well.
Regardless of the challenges a smaller group might have, a risk assessment is a baseline for any HIPAA program. The cost of this assessment is considerably less than a HIPAA fine.
People often reveal detailed, sensitive data about their health via new technologies.
Amending existing HIPAA regulations to allow better access to technological advances could meaningfully improve increase patient engagement.
Studies show that up to 80% of physicians use texting to share clinical information.