Health Information Management

Phone company introduces secure medical record exchange

HIM-HIPAA Insider, March 18, 2013

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A national phone company is introducing the first national service enabling doctors to securely exchange medical records on any type of computer, Bloomberg reported March 4.

A dozen U.S. hospital systems and other clients tested the system created by Verizon earlier this month. Under the program, medical providers who pay a monthly fee will be able to share data, texts and e-mails while still meeting U.S. privacy standards.



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