As physicians continue to deliver care via telehealth, healthcare systems are strongly encouraged to adopt practices that can help reduce the risk of privacy breaches or cyberattacks related to the use of the technology.
As use of telehealth continues to grow, physicians are advised to consider key factors when determining whether a virtual visit is the best option for a patient.
As telehealth use continues to rise, physicians are strongly encouraged to adopt practices that can help reduce the risk of an associated medical malpractice claim.
OCR Issues Guidance for Sharing Patient Information Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule During Coronavirus Outbreak
In response to a rise in coronavirus cases, OCR has issued an announcement reminding physicians and healthcare organizations about the ways that patient information may be shared under HIPAA.