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HIPAA and Students

Professional Students Many practices participate with programs or schools that provide training for students that are in the process of becoming healthcare professionals.  This can range from residents, interns, nurses, medical and dental assistants to numerous other titles that will eventually result in an official or graduated title in the healthcare field.  Many programs require… Continue reading

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Secure Text Messaging

Due to the speed and convenience of texting, many physicians use this form of communication to consult with other providers, exchange lab test results, and other patient information. If text messaging is used to transmit or receive electronic protected health information (EPHI), it must be evaluated as part of the covered entity’s Security Risk Analysis…. Continue reading

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