HIPAA & HIT: A Primer

The Basics of Title II

HIPAA Applications with E-mail, Texting, and Mobile Health (mHealth)


  • AES: Advanced Encryption Standard
  • BAA: Business Associate Agreement
  • CE: Covered Entity
  • EHR: Electronic Health Records
  • ePHI: Electronic Protected Health Information
  • HIPAA: Health Information Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
  • SMS: Short Message Service

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