Electronic health record (EHR) systems are dramatically reshaping the collection and standardization of patient medical information. Thanks to digital recordkeeping it is easier than ever before to collect, store and share patient information amongst providers and practices.
In 1996, Congress passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to help protect the use of patient information in electronic health record systems. Those same safeguards apply to data in the rapidly-evolving realm of telehealth. Read More
When working in a senior care environment, clinicians and other senior care staff may breeze by worries of elder care security. Read More
In an ideal technology environment, you wouldn’t even notice that security is working. Employees and residents would be able to access the applications and data they need, and complete whatever online tasks they like. But as with any system, technology isn’t perfect, and some gaps can come up that turn a once-secure setup into a potential threat. Read More