Protecting patient health information is a major concern for those working in healthcare. It is important to consider the security and privacy of patient data, especially as everything continues to go in a mobile direction. Mobile devices include tablets, smart phones, and laptop computers, and using mobile device introduces new risks for exposing protected health information, PHI. HIPAA was implemented nationally to direct reasonable and appropriate privacy and security safeguards put in place for PHI.
The course discusses identifying mobile security risks within your practice, a lost or stolen mobile device, and public Wi-Fi networks. This course explains some specific strategies for minimizing the risk of unauthorized access to patient information.
Use this course to ensure HIPAA compliance within your organization, protect PHI and gain greater trust from your patients.