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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...

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...

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