While I have every confidence their systems will eventually be far more than HIPAA compliant, I’m reluctant to encourage any of my patients or colleagues to currently risk confidentiality for the sake of convenience.
US federal Department of Health and Human Services’ Office has announced that health care organizations that fail to protect health information privacy could pay up to $1.5 million for each violation. Indeed, penalties this is are severe.
Just because we have the ability to deliver services online in email, chat room or via public videoconferencing network such as Skype
If you are like many professionals who are toying with the idea of practicing online, you’ve probably been giving consideration to whether or not Skype meets requirements for security. You may know about the type of security required for electronic contact tith …