HIPPA Compliance Report

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Today, technology is usually way ahead in every aspect of our world, especially with mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. All of these devices have photography and data transmission as well as storage capabilities. These functions, on mobile devices, present legal challenges and issues especially when it comes to compliance with HIPPA. While HIPPA regulations do describe how patient health information or PHI should be handled, to date, they have not been changed to specifically account for smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Laws and policies must be implemented to protect PHI on personal mobile devices. At the state level, the policymakers that will be contacted are Richard Corcoran, House Health Committee Chairman and Aaron
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