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How to stay HIPAA-compliant on social media

Social media networks can be used by healthcare organizations to advertise their services as well as communicate with patients and get them more involved in their own healthcare. However, there’s always a risk that Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules and patient privacy will be violated on social media networks. To ensure HIPAA […

HIPAA compliance guidelines for social media usage

Social media can be a powerful tool for healthcare organizations to spread awareness. But in using social media, these organizations must adhere to specific Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance standards. In this blog post, we will discuss guidelines for HIPAA compliance regarding the use of social media. What social media actions violate […

HIPAA-approved social media guidelines for businesses

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was established with the goal of protecting the privacy of medical providers and their patients. The act sets standards for how healthcare organizations must protect patient information, including what kind of security measures must be in place to keep data safe. In this blog post, […

Reduce data usage on your Android device with these tips

Heavy mobile data consumption can cause serious problems, such as slower connection speeds and a decreased battery life. It can also lead you to incur data overage fees when you use more data than what’s included in your plan. Here are some tips to help you use less data on your Android device. Delete data-draining […

Easy steps to reduce data usage on your Android device

If you don’t have an unlimited data plan for your Android device, uncontrolled downloading can result in slower connections, poor battery life, and high overage charges. But do you know that you can reduce your data consumption without affecting your mobile experience? Follow these handy tips. Delete data-draining apps Apps that constantly consume your mobile […

How to lower data consumption on your Android device

If you use an Android device with a data plan, it’s important to be able to control the data you use on downloads. Otherwise, you could end up with a decreased battery life, slower connection speeds, and higher bills. Here are five ways to avoid these. Delete data-draining apps Apps that constantly consume your mobile […

How does social media usage affect HIPAA compliance?

Social media can be an effective tool for sharing experiences, building professional connections, and broadcasting conventional healthcare announcements. However, posts that contain client or patient-specific information can have dire consequences for healthcare organizations. What social media actions violate HIPAA rules? Posting patients’ protected health information on social media, even if it’s accidentally, without the patients’ […