DataMotion Blog

May 22, 2017

Wannacry Ransomware – another case for Direct Secure Messaging

With the recent ‘wannacry’ ransomware attack hitting healthcare – we are pleased to see Direct Trust providing a clear explanation of the advantage and protection afforded by Direct Secure Messaging (see below message to Direct Trust membership). As a provider of Direct and Email Encryption (our SecureMa…Read More »

May 18, 2017

HIPAA Compliance in the Age of Population Health Management

The goal of Population Health Management (PHM) is to improve the health outcomes of a group of patients with similar characteristics. One example of a population in this context are patients suffering from the same chronic condition. The care of patients in this group may be managed similarly, often involving the same trea…Read More »

April 26, 2017

HealthCelerate to Showcase its HIPAA-Compliant Health Record Interchange at Upcoming Health Datapalooza

Event brings together consumers and patients, providers, payers, researchers, policymakers and more to explore how to leverage data and IT to improve health outcomes Ashburn, VA – April 26, 2017 – HealthCelerate, an innovative solution provider dedicated to improving how patient medical records and other health inform…Read More »

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 »