by VPNHaus | 05/15/2012 |HIPAA, Mobile, Rethink Remote Access

 

For instance, consider smartphone apps that can communicate directly with medical personnel or close family members so that vital signs for chronically ill patients can be monitored—and assistance can be offered—in the event of an emergency. This would help lighten the burden on caregivers, enabling them to stay connected with patients and be alerted to any health changes. Beyond this, mobile health has tremendous potential to enable doctors to collaborate on care, accelerate the diagnosis process and much more.

But what about mitigating the security risks around mobile health? We'll look into that in part two - stay tuned.

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For instance, consider smartphone apps that can communicate directly with medical personnel or close family members so that vital signs for chronically ill patients can be monitored—and assistance can be offered—in the event of an emergency. This would help lighten the burden on caregivers, enabling them to stay connected with patients and be alerted to any health changes. Beyond this, mobile health has tremendous potential to enable doctors to collaborate on care, accelerate the diagnosis process and much more.

But what about mitigating the security risks around mobile health? We'll look into that in part two - stay tuned.

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