The Doctor’s Advocate | First Quarter 2013
New Tools to Protect Patient Data on Mobile Devices
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched an education initiative and a set of online tools for healthcare providers and organizations that use mobile technology.
The initiative, Mobile Devices: Know the Risks, Take the Steps, Protect and Secure Health Information, includes online resources and practical tips for protecting the privacy and security of health information on mobile devices such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones. For more information, visit www.HealthIT.gov/mobiledevices.