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  • Best practices for mobile device security management

    Mobile health is becoming an integral component in the delivery of care, and IT departments must figure out how to integrate organization-issued as well as personal mobile devices onto networks. The data that flows through these networks and devices ... 

  • Penn Medicine’s approach to managing BYOD and security

    Trying to lock down senior leadership buy-in for IT security and a more HIPAA-compliant technology infrastructure might actually become a little easier, if they become motivated by the more stringent HIPAA omnibus mandates going into effect in Septem... 

  • Mobile health handbook: Understanding device security

    Although the transition from paper to electronic took years, the adoption of mobile devices in health care organizations is quickly taking off. But before you begin introducing mobile health into your environment, be sure you’ve balanced the convenie... 

  • Strategies to secure personal mobile devices on health care networks

    This E-Zine takes a look at some of the most significant trends and advice for securing mobile devices in health care today. Learn how your health care facility can meet technical requirements for mobile deployments, support wireless devices, make se... 

  • telepresence robot

    A telepresence robot is a remote-controlled, wheeled device with a display to enable video chat and videoconferencing, among other purposes. In a distance education class, for example, a telepresence robot can move around the room and interact face-t... 

  • remote patient monitoring (RPM)

    Remote patient monitoring (RPM), also called homecare telehealth, is a type of ambulatory healthcare that allows a patient to use an Internet-capable device to perform a routine test and send the test data to a healthcare professional in real-time.  ... 

  • formulary

    A formulary is a list of prescription drugs that are covered by a specific health care plan. 

  • telestroke (telestroke services)

    Telestroke, also called telestroke services, is an approach to treating vascular strokes that allows a neurologist to provide remote treatment for a stroke victim. A telestroke service, which is a sub-category of telemedicine, is often used for medic... 

  • mHealth Alliance

    MHealth Alliance is non-profit organization hosted by the United Nations Foundation that focuses on advancing mHealth technology in global health care through policy research, advocacy and outreach. 

  • mHealth

    mHealth is a term for the use of mobile phones and other mobile technology in medical care, both in the developed and developing worlds. 

  • health apps

    Health apps are application programs that offer health-related services for smartphones and tablet PCs. 

  • wireless medical telemetry services (WMTS)

    WMTS (wireless medical telemetry services) is the remote monitoring of a patient's physiological parameters, such as such as pulse and respiration rates, with radio technology. 

About Mobile health systems and devices

Understand what resources, product information and strategies you need for deploying mobile health systems and devices including cell phones, smart phones, USB devices, PDAs, iPhone, Blackberry, RFID, handhelds and laptops and how to secure them.