How to make BYOD devices HIPAA compliant
BYOD and mHealth: Navigating Security and HIPAA
There's a big push among healthcare organizations to use everyday applications like FaceTime to conduct telemedicine over the Internet. Devices like tablets and mobile phones finally allow doctors to connect with patients without the hassle of a hospital visit, and also allow for improved workflow and communication among clinical and IT staff.
But, the security of these devices and applications, especially handling such sensitive patient data, is called into question. So how can providers protect their devices and data without restricting employees’ mobile capabilities?
In this e-guide, find out how you can navigate the complex task of meeting HIPAA regulations while allowing the use of BYOD apps and devices, plus the cloud services and virtual desktop infrastructures that these practices have brought into the picture.