Text messaging is not secure by default - Ep 129
Text messaging is often the preferred method of communication for many people today. It does have great advantages with its simplicity, instant delivery, and convenience. However, I did not mention security on that list. Text messaging is not secure by default. Yes, you can secure it but that requires apps, platforms, and planning. The bottom line is the communication method most people call text messaging is not secured enough to send and receive PHI without patient authorization to use it.
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