When it comes to email communications at your practice, cybersecurity is very important to protect data and information. Here are best practices for healthcare professionals.
"Even if you don’t get breached, not having the appropriate safeguards in place can also violate HIPAA if you send an email in plain text. Encrypting email prevents hackers from intercepting messages. It makes sure that the only eyes reading your correspondence belong to your intended recipient."
The AAP has updated interim guidance on COVID testing, face masks, and MIS-C. Read further here.
"Just over 5,500 children have been diagnosed with MIS-C, according to the CDC. The AAP recommends delaying COVID-19 vaccination until these patients have recovered and for at least 90 days after their MIS-C diagnosis. Patients who have been treated with monoclonal antibodies or convalescent plasma also should wait at least 90 days before being vaccinated."