Must-Have Telehealth, Remote Work Privacy and Security for COVID-19

HealthITSecurity.com

Jessica Davis

The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly expanded the use of telehealth, telemedicine, remote work, and bring-your-own-device, both on-site and remote in the healthcare sector. But while some outlets have reported hackers have vowed not to target providers during the crisis, healthcare leaders should not be lulled into a false sense of security.

On March 18, the Office for Civil Rights announced it would not impose penalties for HIPAA noncompliance against providers leveraging telehealth platforms that may not comply with the privacy regulation during the pandemic.

The move allowed providers to ...

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