Advances in modern medical technology and information systems have transformed the healthcare industry. Many care scenarios require immediate access to protected health information, so providers often use email and file systems to share it—making email and file protection a centerpiece of any HIPAA compliance program. This guide identifies key pain points associated with traditional data protection methods and uncovers how data-centric, user-first protections support rapid care delivery and keep patient data confidential and compliant.
What You’ll Learn:
- How the digital transformation is impacting the healthcare industry, presenting both opportunities and challenges for improving patient outcomes.
- How traditional approaches to protecting PHI tend to interfere with care delivery, reduce patient engagement, and can adversely impact outcomes.
- How Virtru’s data-centric, user-first protections empowers care providers, patients, and healthcare staff to share patient PHI, coordinate care, and ultimately improve care outcomes.