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Patient Privacy: CMS Lays out New Texting Guidelines — Are You at Risk?


- Published on Mon, Feb 05, 2018
CMS explicitly prohibits texting physician orders. Texting is such a ubiquitous form of communication that many physicians use it in the ED every day – but CMS wantsto ensure that you are using the medium properly, and the agency’s latest memorandum outlines just what you can — and can’t — do via text when clinical information isinvolved. Background:  For years, [...]





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