DataMotion Blog

March 6, 2017

HiMSS17 and Direct Messaging

HiMSS17 was held in Orlando February 19th – 23rd. Uber was a big beneficiary as 40,000 people and over 1,000 exhibitors descended on the Orange County Convention Center region, keeping their drivers in high demand at all hours. “HiMSS-Sanity’ also delivered lots of walking and talking, and some great insights…Read More »

February 15, 2017

DataMotion Provides Direct Secure Messaging at HIMSS17 Interoperability Showcase; CTO Re-elected to NATE Board of Directors

HISP’s Technology to Support Showcase Demo of Consumer-Provider Health Exchange FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – February 15, 2017 – DataMotion, an experienced health information services and solution provider, announced today that its Direct Secure Messaging service (DataMotion Direct) will be the technology backbone for the Na…Read More »

January 23, 2017

2016 Highlights for the DirectTrust Association

Recently released data from DirectTrust shows significant growth in the adoption and use of Direct. DataMotion is an original member DirectTrust and an EHNAC accredited HISP providing Direct Messaging services. Highlights from the report are in the bullets below: Increases in the adoption of Direct Exchange and Messaging o…Read More »

January 6, 2017

Infographic: Keys to Enabling Care Coordination

In the complex modern healthcare environment, patient-to-provider and provider-to-provider connections are increasingly important. Communities of care are larger and more distributed, necessitating secure messaging solutions capable of sharing large files and images between diverse stakeholders with disparate technical c…Read More »

September 6, 2016

Secure Messaging, mHealth Apps and Guiding Principles for Patient Centered Care

In a recently published white paper on patient centered care, the HCTTF (Health Care Transformation Task Force1) identified the need to put the ‘person’ at the center of care and health services. This excerpt is from ‘Guiding Principle #5’: “Person-centered, value-driven health services networks use alternative p…Read More »

August 25, 2016

Healthcare: Encrypting Data in Transit for Compliance Is Easy

According to a HIMMS survey report, less than half non-acute providers encrypt patient information when moving it from one place to another, and about a third of acute-care aren’t encrypting data in transit as well. From the report: “This means that the providers that are not encrypting data are sending protected healt…Read More »

August 18, 2016

Best Practices: Emailing Patient Records in Compliance with HIPAA

In January 2016, the HIPAA regulation got more teeth in the area of providing patients their medical records on request (files, notes, diagnostic images, lab results, C-CDAs). The US Department of Health and Human Services published detailed FAQs regarding patients rights with respect to requesting their medical records fr…Read More »

August 16, 2016

Weighing the Challenges and Benefits of Dental EHRs

Originally published in Dentist’s Money Digest Last week’s column revealed that, according to a report from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, 83% of physicians nationwide have adopted electronic health record systems. Meaningful use incentive programs are considered one of the main factors for th…Read More »

August 9, 2016

Digital Divide: Why Don’t More Dentists Use EHRs?

Originally published in Dentist’s Money Digest A report from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT reveals that 83% of physicians countrywide have adopted electronic health record systems. So while the adoption rate has been slow over the past few years, it is progressing. It’s a different story, how…Read More »

August 2, 2016

Salesforce Service Cloud and HIPAA Compliance

Q: My company sells to the healthcare industry.  Is it a HIPAA violation when my Customer Service Rep replies to a support ticket on Service Cloud?  I mean, Salesforce is HIPAA compliant, right? A: You very well may be in violation of HIPAA standards.  Here’s why. Yes, the Salesforce platform itself can be made H…Read More »