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The Importance of Data Encryption in BYOD Strategies


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


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


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?


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


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


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


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?


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


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


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


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


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


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...

Healthcare Security Tips for BYOD Adoption


BYOD adoption is just one of the increasingly popular mobile options that healthcare facilities are beginning to implement into daily workflow. There are numerous types of secure mobility options that can benefit various organizations. The key...

Why Healthcare BYOD Could Benefit Facilities


Even if a facility does not yet have a healthcare BYOD policy in place, it is becoming more difficult to ignore the fact that mobile devices are increasing in popularity. Healthcare organizations of all sizes could potentially benefit from the...


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