Telehealth Visits with Your Doctor Expanded Rapidly During COVID… And the Hackers are Right on Their Heels

The uptick in telehealth visits, shifting from in-person appointments, was unprecedented, and accomplished more in a matter of weeks than over a decade of telehealth lobbying; however, the sudden transition to such platforms, some of which are not inherently secure, and others of which do not have privacy protections adherent to HIPAA, has created a healthcare landscape rife with opportunity for breaches in patient privacy.

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