Healthcare Technology Highlighted Article: Updated - May 31, 2016

Actiance: Overcoming the Obstacles of Communications Compliance

The complexity of compliance in healthcare includes HIPAA, the Affordable Care Act, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and then some. While the need for the secure transfer of medical data is paramount, this type of protection must be provided in a way to not hinder the provision of exceptional medical care.

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