HIT Security Hinges on Mobile Device Management

The use of tablets, smartphones, and laptops is booming in healthcare settings. And devices brought in by individual physicians rather than the organizations that employ them, have health information technology leaders wrestling with data security concerns.

1 comments on "HIT Security Hinges on Mobile Device Management"
Ann Unitas (6/19/2012 at 4:44 PM)

Scott - You hit the nail on the head. Policies and rules will not keep providers from using whatever tools available to do their jobs effectively, and mobile devices are an essential part of the toolkit. It is clearly not practical to expect all users to tweak configurations on their personal devices, yet that is the only proposed solution I hear much about. Apollo offers an app that lets professionals use their mobile device camera without risking unauthorized use of the picture. It doesn't solve the whole problem - but it addresses the most common, concerning, use of personal devices. Thanks to people like you, we'll get there!


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