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Phone Security & Text Therapy

TBHI Q&A: How can someone hack into my phone to access my texts? Phone security should always be the clinicians’ priority when practicing text therapy. If you are concerned about cell phone security, consider these issues:    For iPhone users, …

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HIPAA Certification

HIPAA Certification? When it comes to HIPAA compliance, many healthcare professionals are searching for a way to certify their efforts. However, it must be noted that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) currently …

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ASPPB Joins TBHI Practice Over State Lines Online Train...

TBHI is delighted to announce that Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) CEO, Dr. Mariann Burnetti-Atwell, is joining Dr. Marlene Maheu in Telebehavioral Health Institute’s (TBHI’s) “How to Legally Practice Over State Lines with Telebehavioral Health & Telemental …

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Delaware PSYPACT

Delaware PSYPACT Legislative Update On June 5, 2019, Delaware voted to pass PSYPACT legislation as DE HB 172. It reads: This Act, the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT), is an interstate compact designed to facilitate the practice of telepsychology and the …

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Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware Attacks Increase 195% in Q1 2019   Ransomware attacks continue to be the cause of major data breaches. Healthcare, in particular, is at a heightened risk. A report was recently released detailing the impact of ransomware attacks, which found …

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HIPAA Compliant Apps

HHS Guidance on HIPAA Compliant Apps and Sharing PHI With the use of health care apps for both patients and providers becoming more and more prevalent, complying with HIPAA regulation to maintain data privacy and security is key. The US …