Healthcare News & Insights

BYOD in hospitals: What you need to know

Personal mobile devices in hospitals present a problem for many executives. Although there are many potential security risks, staff increasingly want to use their own smartphones, tablets and laptops for work purposes. 

Data sharing: Improve security in your hospital

Regarding data breaches, it’s been said that an organization’s greatest liability is its employees. This is especially true for hospitals and healthcare providers. Often, the actions of staff inadvertently cause major HIPAA violations by sharing patient data, and it’s crucial for hospitals to get this behavior under control. 

Latest on mobile use in hospitals

Nowadays, mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones are being used in almost every setting. And that’s especially true in health care. Hospital staff members in all positions are using mobile technology in their facilities, and that’s not likely to change any time soon. 

Hospitals struggle with mobile apps: How to fix it

To keep up with a tech-savvy population, many hospitals have created apps for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. But according to a new report, these apps aren’t doing everything they should to meet patients’ demands and needs. 

Technology trends: 3 reasons hospitals should expand IT networks

Technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in the last few years, and if hospitals want to maintain their profit margins, they’ll need to adapt to patients’ evolving tech-related expectations and improve their Internet networking capabilities.

3 mobile health trends your hospital should look into

More hospitals are looking at mobile health technology to improve their operations and get patients involved with their health care. Here’s what you need to know about the latest trends in mobile health (mHealth) technology. 

Spike in mobile app use by clinicians & consumers fuels market

Anyway you look at it, healthcare providers are finding ways to use smartphones and mobile devices to enhance patient quality and care, and cut costs. 

Protect your hospital from security threats caused by mobile devices

Hospitals are taking some big risks when it comes to IT security, particularly when it comes to staffers’ use of mobile devices.

Are hospitals really stuck in the ‘digital dark ages’?

Are U.S. physicians and hospitals in the “digital dark ages” when it comes to using mobile devices and Internet services to deliver patient care?

3 keys for hospital BYOD programs

Most organizations are struggling to manage employees who bring their personal mobile devices to work, and healthcare providers are no exception. Here are some tips from one hospital on how to successfully manage BYOD.