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The Benefits of Using Healthcare Mobile Apps

Written by Chad on . Posted in Healthcare apps, Secure text messaging, Tiger text

Hipaa compliant text messaging

“Health 2.0” is a term used to describe the use of mobile tools and software as a way to transmit information in medical settings. Healthcare mobile apps are becoming increasingly prevalent, as they can be used in nearly every healthcare sector, including Medicaid. Since mobile health apps allow for the efficient transmission of medical records and information, they are beneficial in two helpful ways.

– Safe. Many medical mobile apps are compliant with HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. HIPAA sets very strict privacy rules regarding the disclosure of Protected Health Information that is held by medical se