Netgain Healthcare IT Blog | Healthcare Mobile Security

7 Tips to Manage Mobile Security

Posted by Charles Killmer - Netgain’s Security Officer on May 30, 2017 3:19:01 PM

Are you reading this blog from your phone or tablet? If so, you’re in good company. Mobile devices accounted for 51 percent of internet usage worldwide in October compared to 48 percent by desktop.

In healthcare, mobile trends are similar. Sixty-three percent of physicians use tablets to access medical research and 44 percent use smartphones to communicate with nurses and other patient staff.

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Topics: Healthcare Mobile Security

4 Tips to Improve Your Mobile Security

Posted by Charles Killmer - Netgain’s Security Officer on Sep 7, 2016 1:17:42 PM

Are mobile devices putting your practice at risk? According to the 2015 HIMSS Mobile Technology Survey, nearly 90 percent of healthcare provider employees are utilizing mobile devices as part of their practice. Mobile devices provide a large degree of convenience but also introduce one of the largest risks to securing ePHI.

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Topics: Healthcare Mobile Security

Addressing Healthcare Mobile Security: 4 Things You Need to Know

Posted by Netgain Blog Team on Nov 29, 2014 2:08:35 PM

There are very big concerns about IT Security in this age of mobile healthcare technology.  In order to abide by federal regulations, healthcare personnel and facilities must safeguard patients' records and privacy.  This is especially important in view of the proliferation of mobile communication and IT devices.

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Topics: HIPAA, IT security, Healthcare Mobile Security

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