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Practice Management Alert

HIPAA:
Get the Scoop on Texting and HIPAA Before Allowing Staff Phone Use

Clear, written policies are critical. These days, nearly everyone has a phone or tablet which they use to send text messages to others. In a medical practice, however, you need to be careful what your staff is sending and to whom. Texting on the job can potentially violate HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules as pertains to residents’ protected health information [...]