National Notary Association: Q&A: Safeguarding Paper And Electronic Healthcare Data

In today’s technological environment protecting patient’s data and information is vital for physicians. Recently, some 16,000 UCLA health patients had their data breached. AAPC Physician Services regional director Charla Prillaman, CPCO, CPC, CPC-I, CCC, CEMC, CPMA, CHCO spoke about this problem with the National Notary Association.

“Any data on a thumb drive or mobile device should be encrypted, and password access should be required on any company-issued mobile devices—after all haven’t we all heard of anyone losing their smart phone?” stated Prillaman in the interview.

Read the full article from the interview here.

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