Whose Photos Are They, Anyway?

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Monday, June 24, 2019

Look at your phone. Are there any patient photos in your camera roll? Maybe it’s just a few of your most prized results, or a case that you want to show to a learned colleague at the water cooler, or a patient you need to call from home. Newsflash: These all may constitute HIPAA violations!
Most practitioners would be lying if they said they didn’t have some patient photos on their cell phones or tablets. After all, for aesthetic practitioners, your results are your calling card. But the regulations that govern how photographs should be stored and used by healthcare professionals are often misconstrued.
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