Keeping Up With HIPAA Compliance and Technology

by | July 23, 2014

Each year, the onward march of technology produces new devices of interest to the health care industry. Device development is so consistently rapid that this progression can create unexpected challenges for maintaining HIPAA compliance. Technologists and health care...

HIPAA Compliance Checklist – Avoid a HIPAA Violation

by | June 25, 2014

HIPAA violations can be easy to commit if healthcare professionals are not careful, especially since HIPAA rules are updated so often. Healthcare professionals can follow these checklist items in order to avoid committing HIPAA violations while still providing quality...

7 Lab Reference Apps For Junior Doctors & Nurses

by | June 7, 2014

The ever changing technology field is constantly bringing new updates to make life easier for everyone, but no one is better serviced than those in the medical field. Newer technology means everything from new equipment that makes procedures easier, quicker access to...

How to Handle a HIPAA Compliance Complaint

by | May 14, 2014

In the field of healthcare, there is a lot of focus on establishing and maintaining compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (or HIPAA as it most commonly known). For those facilities or practices that have managed to maintain security...

The Struggle To Be HIPAA Compliant

by | May 14, 2014

Few of us would argue with the spirit of the law when it comes to HIPAA. The importance of maintaining confidentiality when it comes to patient medical records seems obvious. Why is it, then, that so many small practices and hospitals are struggling to comply with...

4 Relaxing Apps For Hospital Workers

by | May 1, 2014

The long hours, constant movement and little sleep that comes with working in a hospital are all things that nurses and doctors are too familiar with. Hospital employees work hard and help many patients, but the demands of the medical field can wear down anyone. Even...

Welcome to the new hippomsg…

by | April 29, 2014

As the founders of hippomsg, we want to take a moment to thank all of those whom have supported our audacious mission of transforming healthcare communication. Healthcare communication is broken; often times we see patients in the office and cannot communicate with...