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Are BYOD Guidelines Strong Enough to Protect Patient Data?

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While there are some benefits to Bring Your Own Device or BYOD guidelines such as cutting costs of company-owned products and offering employees more flexibility, the privacy and security risks associated with BYOD guidelines may be too great...

Could Healthcare BYOD Policies ‘Bring Disaster’ for Security?

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As more providers find healthcare BYOD policies beneficial among physicians, nurses, and other medical staff, a common fear throughout the industry is the potential for a data breach. Patient data security risks continue to dominate the discussion...

BYOD Policies Need to Address Rise in Patient Data Breaches

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With the wide proliferation of mobile devices like smartphones, laptops, and tablets along with fitness trackers and smart watches, it is understandable how the age of the Internet has brought forth a near obsession throughout our culture to...

The HIPAA Security Rule is Vital for BYOD Policies

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As new mobile technologies like smartphones, laptops, and tablets proliferate across the corporate world, it becomes easier than ever before for employees to use their own mobile devices when managing their work. Due to the growing popularity...

Why Mobile Wearable Devices Are Vital for World Heart Day

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The mobile health industry has a wide variety of opportunities for consumers interested in improving their overall health and wellness. Those looking to exercise more often, maintain a nutritious diet, quit smoking, or lower their stress levels...

Why BYOD Strategies Should Address Needs of End Users

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As the medical field continues to focus on bringing mobile technology into healthcare practices and implementing smartphones or tablets within the physician workflow, hospitals and clinics are forced to develop effective BYOD strategies. With...

BYOD Security Policies May Be Too Invasive for Providers

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BYOD programs have brought to users many benefits, including easier access to patient information and increased mobility throughout a healthcare facility. However, the storage of patient information on a personal mobile device has also posed...

BYOD Policies Imperative in Protecting Sensitive Health Data

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BYOD is becoming an increasingly prevalent trend amongst healthcare providers -- as care coordination and health information exchange become important practices for providers, the use of personal devices is certainly growing. Because of this,...

How BYOD Implementation Impacts Healthcare Security

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With more smartphone end users incorporating their cell phones as well as other mobile devices into their everyday work, the ongoing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) transformation is affecting businesses across the country along with hospitals,...

83% of Doctors Unhappy with EHR-based Mobile Health Solutions

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Smart phone use throughout hospitals and clinics may not be measuring up to the standards expected by stakeholders and mHealth app manufacturers. Whether it’s Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) adoption strategies or general app and wearable...

Why BYOD Strategies Aren’t Enough in Healthcare Reform

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The healthcare industry has been focused on achieving three main goals. These are known as the Triple Aim of Healthcare and consist of improving patient health outcomes, enhancing the quality of care, and reducing medical costs. There are a variety...

Three BYOD Implementation Strategies Hospitals Should Follow

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The world around us has changed drastically in the last several decades. Today, it’s difficult to find an individual who isn’t glued to their smartphone or other gadget. The growth of the Internet has played a major role in revolutionizing...

Corporate BYOD Policies Encourage Smartphone Use in Meetings

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As smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices proliferate the technology market and become a mainstay of everyday life among consumers, companies and healthcare organizations around the country are incorporating Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) corporate...

Corporate BYOD Programs Continue to Grow; Security Risks Rise

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As the number of smartphones and other mobile devices continues to increase throughout the general population worldwide, the likelihood that Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs are instituted will likely rise. According to Forbes, BYOD programs...

Why Mobile Security Risks are Healthcare’s Biggest Liability

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As companies and healthcare organizations around the country adopt mobile devices into their everyday workflow, certain risks become greater with the constant accumulation of data. Mobile security risks are high across the healthcare industry...

Why BYOD Strategies Should Address Mobile Health Security

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The healthcare industry has been focused on implementing a wide variety of technologies including mobile health tools, electronic patient record systems, remote monitoring capabilities, and telemedicine platforms in an effort to improve the quality...

The Importance of Data Encryption in BYOD Strategies

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As more consumers adopt and utilize smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other gadgets, the growth of BYOD strategies will impact a variety of fields including the healthcare industry. With high numbers of people owning a smartphone and using it...

Current Mobile Health Security Practices May be Inadequate

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Both businesses and healthcare organizations around the nation are focused on ensuring that their private information remains private and secured. Mobile health security remains a top priority for the healthcare industry, as patient data must...

BYOD Movement Poses Significant Security Risks in Healthcare

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One aspect of the mobile health field that has brought some confusion among healthcare providers and the whole medical community is the security risks associated with the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement. Many companies in various industries...

Will Guidelines Ensure an Effective Mobile Security Strategy?

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One of the key drivers of the healthcare industry today is the mobile device. Whether it be smart phones, tablets, laptops, or wearable clothing, these devices can gather a wide range of information and store data that could be imperative for...

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