Last reviewed: November, 2017.
The Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) trend has gained traction within the healthcare and medical space, and it offers a number of benefits for both large and small health institutions. However, the BYOD trend also presents a number of challenges. Providers of care must now turn their attention to not only their core business, but also with how they secure and manage their mobile workforce. If hospitals are to take advantage of the benefits and value that BYOD provides, the shortcomings of BYOD will need to be clearly understood and addressed. The 9 challenges below have been identified as some of the more important BYOD issues facing healthcare providers today.