For years, email has been the primary means of communicating between people, friends and family. Networked messaging had its roots circa 1970, and by today’s standards it was very expensive, slow and unreliable, but that didn’t matter — We could connect in a way that was never done before, and that excited the world, and opened the doors of opportunity that can never be shut.
Those were simpler, more innocent times, we trusted one another. Users of these solutions were firs
As many are aware, patient privacy and data security has taken the limelight over the past two decades. It started with HIPAA in 1996, the HITECH Act in 2009 and the ‘final' HIPAA law — the Omnibus Rules — that were enacted in March 2013. For many practices, these rules and regulations are a paradigm shift in how they need to practice. While many practices have taken some steps necessary to reach compliance, such as having written policies and procedures, few are even close t