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We interrupt our normal core content to cover an important topic highlighted in JAMA’s recent article, “Medical Texting and Protected Health Information. What is permitted?

Protected Health Information

Other pearls:

  • Live tweeting is dangerous (exposes dates, potentially identifiable events)
  • If in doubt, leave it out

Reference:

Department of Health and Human Services. “Guidance Regarding Methods for De-identification of Protected Health Information in Accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule.” November 16, 2015

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