BYOD healthcare

By Jonah Comstock November 5, 2012
Source: KLAS No surprise here: A new report from KLAS Research suggests that health care providers are concerned about security in the increasingly BYOD mobile healthcare environment. Of the 105 CIOs, IT specialists, and physicians surveyed, 70 percent used mobile devices to access their electronic health records, including customers of nearly every major EHR (Epic, Cerner, GE, Allscripts,...
By Brian Dolan May 22, 2012
Last week the US Department of Homeland Security issued a policy paper that highlights the various security and privacy concerns that surround the use of mobile devices in healthcare and connected medical devices. DHS paints a rather grim picture of the current trend, including a warning against BYOD: "If IT administrators don’t implement the correct mobile device for the right job or are slow to...
By Neil Versel April 4, 2012
So far, incentive program for "meaningful use" of electronic health records has not required any mobile component, nor may it ever, but mobility is fast becoming a de facto necessity for achieving meaningful use in many clinical settings. "I'm not sure how [physicians] do that without having access to [EHRs] wherever they are," Robert Oscar, CEO of RxEOB, a Richmond, Va., company that makes Web-...