Search Tag: mobile devices

Executive Health Management

To BYOD or not to BYOD: the benefits and risks

2018 23 Jan

Like in other industries, use of mobile devices is prevalent in healthcare. A 2017 survey of healthcare workers conducted by HIMSS Analytics revealed that tablets and smartphones were used by the majority of respondents (80% and 42% respectively) to access information to provide and coordinate patient care. This is one reason why many organisations... Read more

IT Management

FDA Guidance for Mobile Devices

2017 02 Jan

Amid criticism that it was not doing enough to address the cyber vulnerabilities in medical devices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued guidelines on how manufacturers can protect their products against cyberattacks. According to the guidelines, manufacturers must build cybersecurity controls into medical devices during the development... Read more