Blog Category: HIPAA Secure Texting

Patients’ views on their Physicians’ Digital Services [Patient Engagement Survey]

January 21, 2015 | Adam Turinas

Technology Advice recently surveyed patients on which digital services they value, and are being provided by physicians.  The survey results indicate there’s still great opportunity for physicians to improve patient satisfaction and engagement by introducing new digital services to their practice. Key highlights include: Top 3 requested  digital services were online test results (32.8 percent), online appointment scheduling … Continue reading Patients’ views on their Physicians’ Digital Services [Patient Engagement Survey]

Highlights from East Coast’s Biggest Digital Health Conferences

December 17, 2014 | Adam Turinas

The past two months have been very exciting ones for digital health. On the East Coast alone, there was the NJ HIMMS Conference in Atlantic City, Digital Health Conference in New York City and mHealth Summit in Washington, D.C. We were lucky enough to listen, learn, and share in all three conferences. Between the three conferences … Continue reading Highlights from East Coast’s Biggest Digital Health Conferences

Top Trends Of 2014 Discussed At mHealth Summit

December 16, 2014 | Uniphy Health

At last week’s 2014 mHealth Summit, our Chief Medical Officer, Stuart Hochron MD JD, played a very active role, moderating a panel on the role of mHealth in coordinated care and and representing MedTech Boston.   For those who were unable to attend, here is his roundup of forward thinking trends and technologies that captivated attendees: “The buzz at this year’s … Continue reading Top Trends Of 2014 Discussed At mHealth Summit

VOIP: #6 Most Important HIPAA Secure Messaging App Function

December 15, 2014 | Adam Turinas

In this installation of our series addressing the most critical factors to consider when selecting a secure texting provider, we discuss the importance of selecting a secure texting application that supports VOIP. In order for a secure texting solution to achieve mass adoption, it must support traditional modes of communication as well as text messaging. … Continue reading VOIP: #6 Most Important HIPAA Secure Messaging App Function

Protecting, Managing & Using PHI is a Global Health Concern

October 13, 2014 | Adam Turinas

With cyber-attacks on the rise patient data security and management continue to escalate to a serious cause for concern. Healthcare executives and technology vendors across the globe are trialing alternative, digital health solutions to better protect and serve patients. Those in the US are becoming increasingly aware that HIPAA compliance is simply the first step … Continue reading Protecting, Managing & Using PHI is a Global Health Concern

HIPAA Secure Messaging Trends: Doctor Patient Relationship Edition

September 17, 2014 | Adam Turinas

August proved to be a big month for the secure texting movement as health providers shared stories of improved patient engagement via mobile communication. Patient surveys also made it clear that there is still much work to be done for clinicians to improve patient satisfaction and health outcomes. One thing is certain, evidence that clinicians can dismantle major, structural … Continue reading HIPAA Secure Messaging Trends: Doctor Patient Relationship Edition

Camera Security: An Oft Overlooked Threat To HIPAA Secure Messaging

September 4, 2014 | Adam Turinas

The recent leak of Jennifer Lawrence’s privately shared nude photos have many wondering how secure is Apple’s iCloud? The leak also has many questioning how safe sensitive patient health information will be on Apple’s soon to be released Health Kit Platform. The private photos of Jennifer Lawrence and dozens of celebrities were leaked by cyberhackers … Continue reading Camera Security: An Oft Overlooked Threat To HIPAA Secure Messaging

4 Surefire Ways To Secure High Physician Adoption Of mHealth Apps

July 2, 2014 | Adam Turinas

Health systems that drive the buy-in of physicians at an early stage are more likely to achieve overwhelming physician adoption of care coordination focused mHealth apps. Without effective communication and knowledge sharing most physicians are especially resistant to using secure messaging apps. The journey to ensuring your clinicians’ texting is HIPAA compliant begins long before your … Continue reading 4 Surefire Ways To Secure High Physician Adoption Of mHealth Apps