Tag: hipaa compliance

Getting Started With Telemedicine #5 – Legal Considerations | Webinar Series

Legal Considerations of Telemedicine View Recording Staying Secure and Compliant With the COVID-19 Emergency requiring physicians to adopt telehealth and position more of their staff to work from home, important patient privacy and security risks emerge. This webinar will address those along with practical tips for compliance. Learning Objectives: Learn…

7 Steps For Providers To Comply with HIPAA Regulations

Special thanks today for our guest post on HIPAA compliance by Alex Mitchell — cybersecurity enthusiast, WordPress guru, and data-safety tools tester with over 10 years experience. Who Must Comply With HIPAA If you’re not familiar with HIPAA it stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. It was designed…

2016 HIPAA Survey: Are Your Mobile Devices HIPAA-Compliant?

Health care workers are getting better at protecting patient information, according to a new health care survey that shows small medical practices and medical billing companies are becoming more compliant toward Continue Reading…

HIPAA Survey Shows Small Medical Practices, Billing Companies Not Ready for Audits

Thanks to Travis McKnight for today’s post! Travis is a journalist who discusses medicine, science and technology. Follow him on Twitter @Khellendos. A health care study reports that a significant portion of surveyed small medical practices and medical billing companies are not compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act’s…

4 Reasons to Think Twice About Using Skype for Telehealth

Alarmist articles on Skype security risks for telehealth abound. The question is whether using Skype for telehealth really poses that serious of a security problem? Psychiatric Times weighed in on the issue with a well-cited article Telepsychiatry: The Perils of Using Skype, co-authored by the executive director of the TeleMental Health Institute, Marlene…

Video Conferencing and HIPAA

If you’re confused about HIPAA law, or you need to know if VSee is HIPAA-compliant, or you just want to know what’s all the fuss about HIPAA, VSee has done the legwork for you distilling the relevant information into our HIPAA page.  We’ve answered your questions about: Is VSee HIPAA…