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Rip Road helps Partners Healthcare clarify non-encrypted SMS usage

SMS may not need to be encrypted after all, according to recently published modifications to HIPAA rules. In “SMS and HIPAA: Yes We Can”, Robert Havasy – Project Specialist and Operations Manager at the Center for Connected Health – examines the subtext of the omnibus HIPAA rule, uncovering a new perspective on HIPAA-compliant SMS messaging […]

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TextInTheCity Featured on NBC Nightly News

Saturday’s edition of NBC’s Nightly News featured TextInTheCity – a collaboration between Rip Road and the Adolescent Health Center at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. Its creator, Katie Malbon, MD, described the popularity and value of the program, which allows doctors to communicate anonymously with hard-to-reach teen populations. Excerpt: “TextInTheCity allows teens to send in […]

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Rip Road Joins StartUp Health as a new “Healthcare Transformer”

On Wednesday, Rip Road was one of 12 “Healthcare Transformers” selected to join StartUp Health’s national academy for health and wellness entrepreneurship. As part of StartUp Health, Rip Road joins 21 other early stage and growth companies that are poised to revolutionize healthcare. “After reviewing hundreds of applications, it was incredibly difficult to narrow it […]

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