Mobile Security

Mobile Security

Home health and hospice company Amedisys recently discovered that it had 142 missing encrypted devices during a risk management process. The organization said in a more »

If you’re in the healthcare field – and you probably are if you’re reading this – you know that mobility, mobile devices, and the Internet more »

Health data security breaches could be caused by numerous factors, such as a lackluster firewall, a lack of passwords or encryption or even through human more »

Healthcare organizations are consistently lacking in their overall healthcare cybersecurity awareness, according to recent research from the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). Moreover, many facilities more »

The majority of healthcare organizations – 97 percent – have put healthcare security and compliance measures into place, according to DataMotion’s third annual survey on more »

As more healthcare organizations implement EHRs and connect to HIEs, the need for stronger healthcare cybersecurity measures become more apparent. Facilities want information to be more »

More healthcare facilities are beginning to consider mobile security options, and healthcare BYOD best practices are quickly becoming a popular topic in the industry. But more »

Designing and implementing a healthcare mobility network requires a comprehensive approach. It starts with what we already know — the workplace is no longer bound more »

President Barack Obama continued his push for stronger cybersecurity across the nation by issuing an executive order last week that promotes greater data sharing in more »

Last week, Anna Watterson, an associate at Davis, Wright, Tremaine LLP, and Chris Avery, counsel at the same firm, presented a webcast on how healthcare more »

With technology continuing to evolve, the need for comprehensive mobile device security measures is becoming more essential to healthcare organizations of all sizes. BYOD policies more »

More healthcare organizations, and even several state governments, are beginning to consider health data encryption as a necessary approach to keeping sensitive data secure. Keeping more »

One of the largest barriers for mobile health (mHealth) adoption are concerns over mobile health privacy, according to a recent survey from The Economist Intelligence more »

Last week the the National Health Information Sharing & Analysis Center (NH-ISAC), and the Center for Internet Security (CIS) announced a strategic partnership to help more »

More organizations are implementing healthcare secure messaging platforms, along with other types of secure mobility improvements. Whether a facility is searching for a strong BYOD more »

The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has pledged to work more closely with mobile health (mHealth) companies to more »

With more healthcare organizations implementing mobile devices, it is essential that facilities are also choosing secure mobile applications. Even if employees are following the necessary more »

Secure healthcare data sharing is quickly becoming a more popular topic in the industry, especially with the increased use in EMRs, HIEs and even connected more »

Wearable devices are becoming more popular, and the healthcare industry is working to remain on top of the trend. However, data security should remain a more »

With the right secure mobile technology, healthcare organizations can not only quickly communicate with their employees, but also with patients. Whether through secure text messaging, more »

An FDA program that aims to improve medical device security was moved from a pilot program to a full-time system. The Food and Drug Administration more »

Healthcare privacy and security issues are barriers for mobile apps as technology evolves. Accessibility, interoperability, healthcare privacy, security, and legal concerns are top concerns for more »

A recent survey found that mobile healthcare security needs to be a top priority for providers. Whether it’s providers using laptops or patients using healthcare more »

There is an interesting trend happening within the modern healthcare world. The proliferation of wireless devices is beginning to outpace wired systems running within healthcare more »

Waterbury, Conn.-based Saint Mary’s Hospital recently implemented a secure messaging system to improve its overall clinical communications. The facility opted for Imprivata Cortext, which is more »

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