Law firms large and small often have occasion to handle protected, electronic personal health information they receive from HIPAA covered health care providers or health plans. Firms should note that HIPAA also sets out serious monetary penalties if Business Associates fail to take the required compliance measures. Let's take a closer look.
One thing learned during this pandemic is, an organization needs to prepare their team to be able to work from wherever they are and needs to be effective. They can not rely on bolt-on desk devices and a plethora of applications to do their day to day job, specially for communications (Persistent Chat/Meetings and Telephony).
Telehealth is a term covering patient appointments and medical practitioner consultations utilizing phone or computer based teleconferencing methods, as well as other technological means of sharing or processing health information. Do HIPAA principles apply to telehealth interaction? Let's take a look at the issue.
Microsoft has designed Teams to empower healthcare professionals. Care coordination and collaboration is one of the key pillars of the investment that Microsoft is making in the healthcare space.
Microsoft has designed solutions inside of Teams to help Firstline Workers achieve more. Through this article we will take a look at four of these features.