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This article is part of the October 2012 issue of Managing mobile devices and meeting HIPAA compliance
Mobile health is one of the fastest growing segments of the health care industry. The technological devices necessary for monitoring patients remotely or giving doctors access to diverse bodies of information has only been around for a few years. However, as IT companies and health systems develop new ways of recording, viewing and transmitting data, many are finding stiff challenges. Presenters at the mHealth World Congress discussed these challenges and ways to overcome issues to find efficiency and effectiveness in mobile IT tools. Are smartphone and tablet applications affecting clinical workflow? The adoption curve of health care mobile technology One physician's perspective on smartphones and mobile health Join the mobile health discussion on the Health IT Exchange Brent Hicks, director of information technology at the Cleveland Clinic, said one of the greatest advantages mobile tools bring is they enable health care providers to limit their purchase of unnecessary technology. He pointed out that most smartphones have native applications that can allow... Access >>>
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