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Thursday, November 7, 2013

“HIPAA-COMPLIANT” Texting of PHI: The Good. The Bad. The Ugly.

By Alaap Shah and Ali Lakhani
TechHealth Perspectives
Originally published October 14, 2013

Here is an excerpt:

Currently, there is a great deal of uncertainty around whether “HIPAA-compliant” texting of ePHI can be accomplished.  Even greater confusion exists around whether certain texting platforms themselves can be “HIPAA-compliant”.  Before you start to send ePHI via text message, there are a number of issues to consider.

The entire article is here.
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