Despite the multitude of “security” options that are available to physicians, none on the market is 100% guaranteed to prevent HIPAA violations. The best option that a physician can choose is to contact an expert to determine how electronic information will be relayed to and from the physician. Only then can physicians truly know what risks they are creating for their patients, themselves, and their practices.
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Steven M. Harris, Esq., is a nationally recognized health care attorney and a member of the law firm McDonald Hopkins, LLC. He may be reached at email@example.com.