HHS OCR Educational Resources for Health Care Providers and Patients about Telehealth and the Privacy and Security of Protected Health Information

Published: 10/19/2023

  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), has issued two resource documents to help explain to patients the privacy and security risks to their protected health information (PHI) when using telehealth services and ways to reduce these risks.

Educating Patients about Privacy and Security Risks to Protected Health Information when Using Remote Communication Technologies for Telehealth,” is intended for health care providers. Although health ca

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