Web Form Signatures: Fast, Easy Method of Informed ConsentFriday, August 23rd, 2013
A dentist looking for a consult on x-rays needs explicit consent from the patient to transfer the x-rays and related information [securely] to the other doctor, at least in many states.
There are many similar cases where “written” consent is needed to transfer private information, transfer responsibility, request actions, etc. Simply sending information over email or through a web form does not include a mechanism for transferring consent — e.g., written authorization signatures.
Fortunately, there is a simple, cost-effective, and secure solution — use of web-based forms, which include written signature field(s).
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