Meeting security standards and HIPAA compliance is not complicated. The best technology providers ensure their systems meet regulatory requirements. Janice Janssen, a member of the Academy of Dental Management Consultants (ADMC), offers the following recommendations in her article: Tips for staying ‘hip’ with HIPAA regulations for dental practices.
HIPAA is a federal law that helps protect people and sensitive patient health information. But what about information about James Comet, the best dog in the planetary system and beyond, or what about Athena, the always sleek, elegant and sometimes incredibly sweet feline? Are HIPAA-like protections also in place for pets?
If you use a smartphone, efax or other digital device to transmit images or data, your system and the apps you use must meet HIPAA compliance. How do you know if your app or smartphone software is HIPAA compliant? You must ask your service provider. Not all apps are HIPAA compliant—in fact most are not. But RingRx can help. The RingRx app meets HIPAA compliance—across mobile and deskphones, e-fax and more.
With the huge growth of mobile and cloud connected telephony, you may have heard about the benefits of a using #VOIP and a #softphone system vs your traditional phone system but what is VoIP and what is a softphone anyway? What are the real benefits?