The CIO's Guide to HIPAA Compliant Text Messaging
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The risks associated with sending Electronic Protected Health Information via unencrypted text messaging are significant, especially given the climate of rising enforcement of compliance. This whitepaper provides a detailed overview of the current regulations as they pertain to secure text messaging of ePHI. It also outlines best practices for instituting a secure text messaging policy within your healthcare organization and a vendor comparison checklist for meeting HIPAA, security, administrative, security and vendor requirements.