By Randy Briley, Director of Healthcare, Motorola Solutions
There are as many places for HIPAA violations to occur in a hospital. One potential vulnerable spot is in the mobile technology and wireless network the facility uses to share information among nurses, doctors, staff, and even patients and guests. The use of mobile computers by nurses and personal devices by doctors and guests is going to continue to increase as hospitals seek to improve the quality of patient care and the patient experience. Paying attention to a few simple steps can help keep patient and hospital information secure and save the challenges of reporting and recovering from a breach.
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