Archive for November, 2013
Because of the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) laws, doctor-patient confidentiality is more important than ever. As such, one of the most important parts of development in mobile medical technology has to do with providing HIPAA compliant communication between physicians. That includes secure text messaging, and secure SMS as well, when physicians send records to one another.
Title I of HIPAA protects health insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs. Furthermore, the HIPAA Privacy Rule deals with both the use and disclosure of protected health information (or