Avvo, an online directory for doctors and lawyers, is urging physicians to not let HIPAA restrictions prevent them from using online and social media marketing. Avvo provides tips for managing a career online while remaining HIPAA-compliant, such as using alternative communication methods, sharing information with other providers, and answering general patient questions. The company believes that doctors are unnecessarily restricted by HIPAA regulations and should embrace digital tools to build their profile and reputation. Avvo offers free phone consultations to physicians for guidance on safely marketing their reputation online.
An investigation into a recent cyberattack on government computer systems in Bermuda has found no evidence of unauthorized access to personal information. Premier David Burt