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The Pluses of a Virtual Private Network for Exchanging PHI Remotely

Let me set a scene where a Virtual Private Network (VPN) would be “just what the doctor ordered.” You’re out of town at a conference of healthcare professionals in your specialty. Before you left home, a colleague asked you to consult on a paricular case. She said she would email you the patient’s test results  as soon as she got them, along with relevant details from his medical history. “Take a look as soon as you can,” she said, “Then tell me what you think.” You brought your laptop with you. The hotel where you’re staying has Wi-Fi.  So does […]

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