Health IT

HIPAA security in cloud computing
Oct 14, 2016

HIPAA requires that patient’s health information be protected. Cloud computing raises privacy issues when dealing with the electronic storage and transmission of confidential health data that physicians should be aware of.

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The AMA and other major players in health care form an initiative to encourage mHealth apps’ contribution to high-quality care.