clinical photography

Clinical photography dos and don'ts
Clinical photography dos and don'tsThe need for clear images of cutaneous conditions is more critical in dermatology than perhaps any other specialty. In this article, we feature the photography of Dr. Justin Finch who leads the clinical photography program in dermatology at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Conn. Dr. Finch shares his photography tips in this “How To” guide.
Smart use of smartphones
Smart use of smartphonesSecurity and encryption are key elements of a protocol for using a smart phone to take clinical pictures. Without those, dermatologists risk heavy fines and more.
One example of a HIPAA-secure platform
One example of a HIPAA-secure platformAmong the HIPAA secured platforms that can be used for photo sharing via secure messages is Doximity. The platform’s messaging is HIPAA-secure, and this is how.
Clinical photography best practices
Clinical photography best practicesConsiderations relating to EMR, HIPAA, informed consent, and record access can help you form a plan to use clinical photography to document patient progress as well as to protect yourself from legal claims.