This course also describes the security challenges related to texting in healthcare. Texting compliance is an emerging concept in the medical community. Topics covered will include secure texting, relevant regulations, and storage of data. This course will also provide healthcare professionals with information regarding the basics of messaging and privacy laws, which help ensure a safe and private environment when sending electronic information.
During this course, we will discuss the use of social media in the healthcare environment. Topics covered will include social media’s benefits and potential risks related to HIPAA. This course will also provide insight regarding the necessary internal procedures related to HIPAA compliance, how to mitigate risk, as well as potential consequences of HIPAA violations related to the use of social media.
- Recognize the benefits and complications of social media in healthcare.
- Understand how HIPAA applies to the use of social media in healthcare.
- Know how text messaging can affect the healthcare community.
- Explain the Joint Commission’s stance on text messaging.
Duration: 30 min. CE Credits: .5 Chapters: 2