We all learned about deidentifying clients in our grad school Ethics classes. It’s generally acceptable to discuss a client’s case with a colleague when we deidentify the client. HIPAA sees it the same way: deidentified information is not Protected Health Information, and is therefore not covered by HIPAA. Fortunately, the HIPAA Privacy Rule has a […]
Some clinicians who use Android phones for their practices may have suffered a client privacy breach to Facebook Messenger. We explain what happened and what to do about it.
If you’ve considered becoming a full member of Person Centered Tech, there’s never been a better time than now to join! We have just added monthly payment plans, and the Middle Adopter tier of membership is about to close to new members on March 31st. The membership service is finally becoming what we always intended […]
HIPAA requires all practices to create security policies and procedures as part of the compliance process. What does that look like for different practices, and how is it accomplished? Therapy tech expert Roy Huggins, LPC NCC explains.
The world of email is getting better at creating secure and HIPAA-friendly ways to use the communication method. We show you the 3 types of email security so you can make an informed choice.
Have you ever wondered about “low-hanging fruit of HIPAA security” for mental health pros? Compliance is a process, but this is a great first step to achieving it.
Get 17.5+ APA-approved and NBCC-approved CEs on tech and telemental health, personalized consults with Roy 4 times/month for a whole year, and so much more.
Secure texting that is HIPAA-friendly and good for clients is now cheap and easy for mental health professionals. It’s time to move away from SMS texting.
A flaw affects the security of all WiFi. While preventative steps are needed, fixes are available. Preparation for future problems may be needed, though.
How to Protect Your Practice and Your Clients After Equifax: A Webinar for Mental Health Professionals
We will bring you real answers about where to go from here in using cloud services safely in your practice, so that you can enjoy some peace of mind.