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Why Secure Communication Is Important

Posted by Skyscape on Feb 6, 2019 9:26:33 AM

Clear and effective communication between patients and Healthcare Professionals is an essential pillar of the healthcare industry. Many patients, along with regular clinic visits, prefer to connect with their Healthcare Professionals through electronic communications such as emails, SMS, text messages and chats. Data have shown that Healthcare Professionals find texting [1] to be an efficient and convenient means of communication.

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Tags: hipaa, PHI, healthcare communication, secure messaging, patient record, electronic communication, healthcare organization, sensitive data

The Importance of HIPAA-Secure Communication

Posted by Skyscape on Dec 18, 2018 12:21:31 PM

We all know that the healthcare industry is plagued with allegations of patient data breaches from online hackers and in-house data imposters. Hackers constantly attempt to steal the Protected Health Information (PHI) of patients and sell it on the black market for fraudulent purposes. Patients' PHI data is vulnerable because it is shared with various healthcare entities.

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Tags: hipaa, patient, HIPAA compliance, HIPAA violations, EHR, data breach, healthcare industry, PHI, NPI

HIPAA Violations start getting recognized and enforced

Posted by Skyscape on May 18, 2018 4:06:52 PM

The Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was signed into law in 1996  What HIPAA is universally known for is protecting the privacy of your medical information. On April 14, 2003, the law was revised with the following provisions:

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Tags: news, medicine, medical school, hipaa

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