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Informational Flyers, Guidance, and Other Tools

The information is organized by topic category. To learn more about health information technology (health IT) in Maryland, click here or visit the topic links on the left. To access a variety of health IT policy reports and briefings, click here.

Privacy & Security

Cybersecurity Self-Assessment Readiness Tool

Key HITECH Changes to HIPAA

Patient Generated Health Data – A Closer Look at Privacy and Security Risks, the Current State of Health Care Cybersecurity, and State-Level Protections

People:  The Frontline of Cybersecurty – 3 Good Habits for Small Practices

Reducing Cybersecurity Risk

Safeguarding Privacy and Security in Telehealth: Tips to Keep Your Practice Safe



Identifying a Telehealth Solution that Works for Your Practice

Incorporating Telehealth in Home Health Care: Practical Strategies and Applications

Telehealth and Electronic Health Record Integration

Using Peripherals in Telehealth Practice

Payer Policies & Liability

Medical Professional Liability Insurance – Key Considerations for Telehealth

Payer Remote Patient Monitoring Policies – A Reference Guide for Ambulatory Practices

Payer Telehealth Policies – A Reference Guide for Ambulatory Practices

Virtual Care Delivery

Engaging Patients Using Telehealth

Making the Virtual Visit a Success – Provider Tips for Telehealth

Telehealth and COVID-19: What Providers Need to Know

Telehealth After the Pandemic:  Considerations for Sustainable Telehealth Workflows

Assessments & Guides

Preparing for Teledentistry – A Guide for Dental Practices

Telehealth Readiness Assessment Tool

Download a PDF version here. More information available in this user guide. Provide feedback by completing this user survey

Telehealth Technology Vendor Portfolio

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Consumer Information

Personal Health Records

Understanding Telehealth: A Resource Guide for Consumers


Dental Health Information Technology Initiative

Electronic Health Networks

Management Service Organizations (MSOs)

Communication with Primary Care Providers after Patient Encounters at an Urgent Care Center

Last Updated: 11/15/2021