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How BYOD Strategies Will Affect the Future of Mobile Health

November 16, 2015 - Could BYOD strategies impact the future of the mobile health space? Read on to find out. The healthcare industry is continually looking toward mobile devices and BYOD strategies as a method for improving communication between patients and physicians, reducing costs, and enabling better health information access through patient portals and other mobile apps. For instance, hospitals and...


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Are BYOD Guidelines Strong Enough to Protect Patient Data?

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Wearable Devices Market Expected to Reach $6.3 Billion by 2020

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BYOD Policies Need to Address Rise in Patient Data Breaches

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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....

BYOD Policies Imperative in Protecting Sensitive Health Data

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How BYOD Implementation Impacts Healthcare Security

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Three BYOD Implementation Strategies Hospitals Should Follow

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