The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) conducts occasional audits of covered entities and their business associates, to ensure they comply with HIPAA regulations. Covered entities include health plans, healthcare clearinghouses, and healthcare providers.
Why Hospitals Should Consider Updating to Secure Messaging
The evolution of technology has made huge impacts on the way we do business, and all for the better. This is true for nearly all types of business, but none more than the healthcare industry.
Bring your own device (BYOD) is a trend that’s taking over workplaces of several different industries. A decade ago, few could imagine a hospital that allowed a nurse to pull out her personal smartphone in a patient’s room or a doctor that communicated with care teams over text messages.