The world we live in necessitates information be communicated in a quick and easy manner. This remains true in the healthcare setting. The ability to text or email staff and patients has become a priority for many healthcare entities. However, maintaining patient privacy and confidentiality is essential to ensure we meet compliance standards. Although emailing…
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Study gauged patient use of the Internet, e-mail, and text messaging and to assessed their willingness to receive electronic reminders.
HIPAA requires that healthcare providers maintain administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to protect patient information. This safeguard requirement has many physicians’ attorneys worried that their clients are violating HIPAA on a regular basis.