Security Tips to Combat Mobile Device Threats to Health Care - Slide 14

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15
Next Security Tips to Combat Mobile Device Threats to Health Care-14 Next

The mobile Web and "app" landscape is not your father's Internet.
– Pam Dixon, executive director, World Privacy Forum

It's important that health care providers conduct a thorough technical review/risk audit of these new technologies before implementation. Assessments need to include how and when the technology will be used by patients and/or employees. Many health care providers are looking at developing or using apps, especially for tablets and iPhones, including everything from single apps like iPhone glucometers to providers handing out tablets for full "clinic in hand" programs. For those health care providers developing their own app or mobile clinic tablet, it is crucial to have the app development team sit down with the legal, privacy, and compliance counsel. This can head off all sorts of problems later on. Compliance always needs to win, and developers need to really understand that.


Related Topics : In Their Own Words: The Four Dark Horses for the Third Major Mobile OS Speak, HTC, Mobile Search, 3G, Location-Based Services

More Slideshows

Wearables How Wearable Devices Are Creating Innovation in the Workplace

Wearables are revolutionizing the workplace, with innovations that create a safer work environment or enhance the way professionals are able to go about their job. ...  More >>

infra100-190x128 Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017

Here are the top 10 strategic technology trends that will impact most organizations in 2017. Strategic technology trends are defined as those with substantial disruptive potential or those reaching the tipping point over the next five years. ...  More >>

Global33-290x195 2017 and Beyond: How Digital Innovation Will Impact the World

Digital innovation is by far the biggest influencer, changing the way we do just about everything, from shopping to communication to running a business. ...  More >>

Subscribe Daily Edge Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.