Maintaining HIPAA compliance in provider-to-patient communication and even in physician-to-physician communication is critical, which is why secure texting has increased in popularity.

With technology evolving, organizations cannot afford to compromise PHI through SMS texting or an unsecured email. However, covered entities also desire a simple and efficient way to transfer information that does not hinder daily workflow.

athenahealth, Inc. recently partnered with OhMD to utilize the secure texting platform in the athenahealth More Disruption Please (MDP) program.

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