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The CIO's Guide to HIPAA Compliant Text Messaging
Unified text messaging has empowered the healthcare industry with convenient Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) sharing; however, unencrypted text messages create some serious risks, as well as compliance challenges with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.
Access this white paper for critical information regarding a secure text messaging solution that satisfies healthcare providers’ needs for more efficient communication while meeting compliance requirements. Essential topics include:
- Overview of HIPAA and HITECH mandates in terms of text messaging of ePHI
- Best practices for implementing a secure text messaging policy
- Brief vendor comparison for meeting HIPAA and security requirements