Journal Q&A (9/03)
Q: Does HIPAA prohibit physicians from using cell phones to dictate reports?
A: The privacy rule does not address the use of cell phones. Generally, cell phones transmit unencrypted information over insecure lines. These factors alone could be the basis for a policy prohibiting dictation....
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