There's no question that the 2017-2018 flu season has been brutal. With the flu season finally beginning to wind down, we're taking a look back at the pivotal role that telemedicine and HIPAA-compliant chat solutions play in helping sick patients get the care they need.
Presenting: Part 3 of the SnapEngage HIPAA Blog Series. Since 1989, telehealth nursing has increased in popularity with the growing reliability of both video chat and HIPAA-compliant medical messaging solutions. With the addition of new technology options, substantial benefits are being realized for both patients and healthcare providers. In a world where patients and consumers are short on time and where doctors offices are often booked months in advance, telehealth live chat is becoming the most convenient and valuable way to handle everyday illnesses and injuries while boosting the effectiveness of virtual nurse triage programs.
Presenting: Part 2 of the SnapEngage HIPAA Blog Series. If you are partially or fully responsible for managing a business in the healthcare industry, you are no doubt aware of the importance of protecting your patients’ information. HIPAA laws have serious implications when broken, but it is not just the legal aspect you should be concerned with. Patients care about their information being safeguarded even when they don’t fully understand everything that HIPAA legislation entails. Read this post to learn more.
Presenting: Part 1 of the SnapEngage HIPAA Blog Series. With the advent of the internet, privacy concerns about confidential information are front and center. No one wants his or her private information spread across the internet, especially when it comes to health information. Whether it's healthcare providers or insurance companies, protecting sensitive communications with clients is a top priority. This post covers the fundamentals and history of HIPAA legislation to help you understand the intersection of HIPAA compliance and technology.
As technological advancements continue to infuse and transform every facet of society, the healthcare industry is no exception. While some may argue that healthcare technology adoption has been too sluggish at times, consumers, patients, and providers alike can all be thankful that a rapidly changing landscape solidifies the need for HIPAA compliant technology solutions in 2017 and beyond.