Publication: Physicians Practice
Patients prefer it. Medicare’s meaningful use program requires it. And within a few years, health information technology analysts predict that electronic communication will be par for the course in delivering patient care. Indeed, mobile devices and Web-based technology have provided new platforms to market your practice, transmit medical records, consult with other physicians, and maintain closer contact with patients, which are linked to better outcomes. But it also opens the door to privacy and security risks.