Author Archives: Courtney R

Secure text messaging app: HipaaChat

HipaaChat is yet another app that can be used for text messaging between portable devices and also contains security measures that comply with HIPAA regulations. This app is middle-of-the-road in terms of functionality. Convenient features included in the free version: Security:

Secure text messaging app: HipaaChat

HipaaChat is yet another app that can be used for text messaging between portable devices and also contains security measures that comply with HIPAA regulations. This app is middle-of-the-road in terms of functionality. Convenient features included in the free version: Security:

Secure text messaging app: TigerText

TigerText is an app that can be used for text messaging between portable devices and, importantly, contains security measures that comply with HIPAA regulations. Convenient features included in the free version: Security: 256-bit encryption with optional PIN lock. Check receipt of

Secure text messaging app: TigerText

TigerText is an app that can be used for text messaging between portable devices and, importantly, contains security measures that comply with HIPAA regulations. Convenient features included in the free version: Security: 256-bit encryption with optional PIN lock. Check receipt of

App Tracks Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola Tracker app includes up to date statistics about the Ebola outbreak including the number of cases reported daily and can calculate distance from the user to the closest case. I tried the ‘outbreak map’ feature, but it seems

App Tracks Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola Tracker app includes up to date statistics about the Ebola outbreak including the number of cases reported daily and can calculate distance from the user to the closest case. I tried the ‘outbreak map’ feature, but it seems

Online Appointments for the ER: Potential Reservations?

A new trend is emerging where many hospitals allow patients with non life-threatening conditions to book ER appointments online instead of waiting at the hospital for prolonged periods. Is this safe for patients to ‘self-triage’ and could the system lead

Online Appointments for the ER: Potential Reservations?

A new trend is emerging where many hospitals allow patients with non life-threatening conditions to book ER appointments online instead of waiting at the hospital for prolonged periods. Is this safe for patients to ‘self-triage’ and could the system lead