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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...

Bring Your Own Device Policies Benefit from Security Platform

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One of the ongoing challenges taking place among hospitals, clinics, and other industries as well is the legal implications around using personal mobile devices in the workplace. Healthcare organizations that allow physicians, nurses, and other...

Mobile Device Developers Incorporate Health Applications

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The day may come soon when your smartphone or smart-watch will become similar to a nagging spouse, telling you what diet or exercise regime you should follow. Imagine walking into a grocery store and heading for the frozen section. Before you...

Healthcare BYOD Strategies Need Privacy and Security Measures

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The healthcare industry may have had mobile health tools affect a variety of processes and patient care initiatives over the last few years, but the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement will need effective privacy and security strategies in...

Could Smartphone Use Improve Patient Engagement?

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Patient engagement strategies are key for healthcare providers who are looking to meet the latest objectives of the meaningful use requirements. While the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs focus mainly on patient portal adoption and...

Telehealth Technology Improves Patient Access to Care

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More providers than ever before have jumped on the bandwagon of telehealth technology. The use of mobile health tools to connect with patients via Skype, Google Hangouts, or other telepresence applications can reduce the amount of time patients...

Why BYOD Policy Needs Strong Data Security

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Has your hospital or clinic adopted a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy? If so, these devices will need to be encrypted and the information stored on them be kept confidential and secure from cyberattacks. The need for improving data privacy...

The Challenges of BYOD Stretch Beyond Security

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With 85 percent of US healthcare professionals using their own devices, hospitals need to ensure that they are prepared. In the business landscape, bring-your-own-device approaches are gaining steam because of the benefits it brings to the table....

Limiting the Risks of Healthcare BYOD Strategies

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There are several things that hospitals can do to mitigate the risks associated with healthcare BYOD strategies. The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) debate continues to rage in healthcare organizations across the business landscape. By using this...

Doctors Unsure of Accessing Data on Personal Devices

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A new study found that 96 percent of doctors have smartphones, but only 10 percent feel comfortable accessing EHR on them. One of the major topics to mobile devices in the business is the merits of bring-your-own-device (BYOD). Essentially, this...

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