Privacy and security in healthcare involve a process that must be navigated to reach our destination of protecting the patient, providers, organizations, and vendors. The navigation process is complex and ever changing because of outside influences, such as legislation, politics, crime, and technology.
The HIMSS Mobile Security Toolkit assists healthcare organizations and security practitioners in managing the security of their mobile computing devices.
As the healthcare community becomes more sophisticated in its adoption and use of information technology systems, organizations are increasingly making use of mobile technologies to meet the demands of their employees and increase workflow efficiencies.
This Toolkit will help you understand the security risks and issues associated with incorporating mobile devices into your organization, and how to develop mobile security policy implementations for corporate and personally-owned devices. It contains resources with tips on securing your wireless network, smartphones and other mobile devices.
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