Texting in Healthcare

Texting in Healthcare

Texting in Healthcare In December of 2017, several hospitals received a letter from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (or CMS) stating that texting in a clinical setting is not approved, even on “encrypted” or “secured” texting platforms. A number of...
GDPR in Healthcare

GDPR in Healthcare

Part 4 of our GDPR series discusses the guidelines and their applications for Healthcare: News of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been circulating over the course of the last two years since its announcement that all US-based...
Jail Time for HIPAA Violations

Jail Time for HIPAA Violations

A recent report titled “Jail Terms for HIPAA Violations by Employees,” released by HIPAA Journal on March 22, 2018, details two separate instances of insider theft involving Protected Health Information (PHI) by employees in the healthcare industry. Both incidents...