Best Practices to Ensure Telehealth Security and Protect Patient Data
In 2021, adopting new technology to ensure the health and safety of patients shouldn’t adversely affect security and privacy. Today, digital and direct fax solutions offer the flexibility to securely integrate with today’s popular mobile applications and third-party messaging platforms such as Slack, Teams, and Microsoft Fax while maintaining HIPAA, SOC 2, and PCI DSS compliance.
To ensure that protected health information (PHI) remains secure at all times, organizations should utilize a hybrid-cloud fax network that leverages defense-in-depth strategies including end-to-end encryption and two-factor authentication. Unlike traditional PTSN-based networks, digital fax technology can also ensure that time-sensitive documents are delivered fast with high-resolution, near-diagnostic image quality.
Paul Banco, CEO and co-founder of etherFAX, discussed best practices to ensure telehealth security in HIT Consultant. Read the full article here.