As stakeholders, legislators and policymakers wrestle with the myriad of issues related to the provision of remote health care, clinical and technological advancements continue apace. What was once an industry focused primarily on the provision of primary care through existing remote platforms is morphing into a highly sophisticated brew of clinical and technological innovation. In
“HIPAA-COMPLIANT” Texting of PHI: The Good. The Bad. The Ugly.
By: Alaap Shah and Ali Lakhani
“Hey Doc, just shoot me a text . . .”
The business case supporting text messaging in a health care environment is compelling – it is mobile, fast, direct, and increases dialogue between physicians and patients as well as streamlines the often inefficient page/callback paradigm that…