Posts Tagged ‘HIPAA Compliance’

Vaporstream has a number of exciting home care events & engagement opportunities popping up this spring as our Security Experts head out on the road.

Spring has Sprung Events Have Begun!

Vaporstream has a number of exciting engagement opportunities popping up this spring as our Security Experts head out on the road. Our team is looking forward to meeting with the home care community as we head to the midwest, the northeast and down south over the next month.

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Secure Messaging ban why the joint commission got it wrong

Secure messaging ban: Why The Joint Commission got it wrong

In its latest update, The Joint Commission banned the use of secure text messaging for patient care orders due to concerns over privacy and security. The decision was a curious one, since it came just a few months after announcing an end to the very same ban. Though its concerns are certainly warranted, as healthcare is the most targeted sector for cyber-attacks, The Joint Commission’s latest assertions against secure text orders are, quick frankly, unsubstantiated. In fact, modern secure messaging platforms not only address the issues raised by The Joint Commission, but can also serve to improve a hospital’s security, efficiency and compliance.

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Ephemeral HIPAA Compliant Secure Messaging for the Medical Profession is imperative for hospitals and independent practitioner.

Secure Messaging for the Medical Profession

With the recent approval of secure texting by the Joint Commission, finding a secure, HIPAA compliant messaging solution is imperative for hospitals and independent practitioners. Utilizing secure texting not only enables the safe transmittal of sensitive information but more efficient patient care team communications

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Joint Commission Approves Secure Texting for Patient Care

Joint Commission Approves Secure Texting for Patient Care

Author–Kristi Perdue Hinkle The month of May marked a huge step forward for enhancing patient care communications. The Joint Commission, which accredits healthcare organizations, reversed its long ban on physicians and other clinicians from using text messaging to place orders related to patient care. This announcement was made in the May edition of Perspectives, the

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