It might be an extreme weather event-- a hurricane, a forest fire, a tornado. Maybe it’s an act of terror, or maybe it’s a failure of aspect of the infrastructure. Regardless of the cause, a disaster situation requires a calm, premeditated recovery plan in order to minimize damage and casualties. Recent events in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and Las Vegas show just how chaotic the immediate aftermath of a disaster can be and just how essential it is to have a sound recovery plan in place.
McFarland, WI – The 1Call Division of AMTELCO is pleased to announce that miSecureMessages is celebrating six years of secure texting and messaging. Since being introduced in February 2011, miSecureMessages has continued to be vital to maintaining Protected Health Information (PHI), ensuring healthcare organizations meet and HITECH regulations.
In addition, the new miSecureMessages Server Version 6.5 introduces a number of new features, including:
Four words we hope we never hear, but it does happen, and it happens more than we think. While it’s hard to pinpoint an exact number, some estimates show that between 3 million and 4.5 million smartphones were stolen in 2013. And that number does not even include cell phones that were simply lost.
These numbers may seem staggering, but consider what happens when a lost or stolen phone belongs to your healthcare provider. In the wrong hands, this can have serious implications, especially if providers send unsecured messages that contain patient information.