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Healthcare Enterprise Mobility Management Fuels Mobile Success

October 27, 2017 - Mobility solutions are gaining popularity as healthcare organizations seek ways to encompass more tools into their health IT infrastructure for increased flexibility and efficiency. Healthcare enterprise mobility management is one key way for organizations to control their mobile environment. A recent IDC Research report predicted that mobility related hardware, software, and services will...


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BYOD Policies Challenge Health IT Infrastructure, Data Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies are becoming more common but healthcare organizations struggle with BYOD policies and how to make sure data is secure on devices they don’t own. A recent Spok study polled over 350 healthcare leaders...

Cloud, Mobile Strategies Critical to HIT Infrastructure Growth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are faced with advancing their HIT infrastructures as more advanced technology proves its worth in increasing workflow, security, and patient care. However, IT decision-makers are challenged by how to tackle pieces of their IT infrastructure...

Mobile Security Vendors Must Provide Usability, Flexibility

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Gartner recently released its Critical Capabilities for High-Security Mobility Management report, outlining the subset of enterprise mobility management (EMM) and highlighting the qualities healthcare organizations should look for in a mobile...

Android Oreo Improves Enterprise Mobility Management, Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Android announced the availability of its latest operating system Android 8.0 Oreo which includes new enterprise mobility management, application programming interface (API), and security features. Work profile on work managed devices is one...

Asset Tracking Solutions Save Providers Time and Money

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Right Way Medical announced the release of its web-based asset tracking application for infusion pumps. The app meets the needs of long-term care and tracks location, disposition, and billing calculation. The app also tracks the movement of the...

How Real-Time Alarm Management Improves Patient Care

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Panasonic announced its Panasonic Senior Care Facility Communications Solution, designed to reduce staff response times and increase efficiency by giving clinicians real-time alarm management tools. The solution aims to increase patient safety...

Digitizing Health IT Infrastructure Promotes Value-Based Care

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are digitizing their health IT infrastructures as new technologies are developed and advanced technology becomes more tied to value-based care. A recent Frost & Sullivan report pointed out that while there have been health IT...

Asset Tracking Significant to IoMT Availability, Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As healthcare organizations continue to adopt Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) devices, their many uses become more apparent. Connecting medical devices to the network not only allows them to transmit clinical data, but it also gives organizations...

Healthcare Mobile Strategy Requires Diligent Planning

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations still struggle to deploy an advanced healthcare mobile strategy to meet development and usage needs while remaining HIPAA compliant. Entities need to give clinicians and users what they want out of a mobile environment while ensuring...

Trend Micro Adds Mobile Security, Device Monitoring Tools

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Trend Micro joined VMware’s Mobile Security Alliance by integrating its Mobile Security for Enterprise solution with AirWatch and VMware Workspace ONE to enhance device monitoring and mobile security. The partnership aims to make it easier...

Gartner EMM Report Highlights Mobile Security Advancements

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

With evolving healthcare mobile devices, organizations must consider an enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution that can adapt to the rate of device advancement and address mobile security concerns. Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant for...

Healthcare Mobility Device Diversity Key Challenge

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Spok Holdings released the second part of its annual healthcare mobility survey, determining that organizations need their health IT infrastructure to support a variety of mobile devices. The survey polled over 300 U.S. healthcare professionals...

Internet of Things Ecosystems Mature Through Partner Programs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Recent ABI Research found that partner programs and their member companies have Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystems with a high maturity grade. The increase in IoT maturity was largely impacted by partner programs that offered members access...

How to Protect Patient Healthcare Data from Shadow IT Threats

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Shadow IT is one of the most prominent threats to patient healthcare data because it often goes undetected unless the IT department has tools in place to flag and prevent the unauthorized use of third party apps and devices. Shadow IT comes into...

Healthcare Mobility Solutions Support mHealth, Digitization

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare mobility solutions market is expected to grow significantly, reaching up to $227 billion by 2025, according to a recent Research and Markets report. The report credits the growing healthcare mobility solutions market to the increasing...

HIMSS Analytics Highlights Health IT Mobile Security Concerns

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

HIMSS Analytics released its 2017 Essentials Brief: Mobile Study, covering the use of mobile technology in hospitals. The market research report specifically focuses on the use of tablets and smartphones in U.S. hospitals. The continued growth...

HIT Infrastructure Digitization Increases Mobile Flexibility

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

HIT infrastructure is transforming as organizations are digitizing their solutions to improve operations and improve patient care. Research and Markets predicts that the global digital healthcare industry is expected to grow at a rate of 15 percent...

VPNs, Visibility Push Healthcare Network Management Services

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As healthcare networks grow to keep up with the number of connected devices, managed network services are required to ensure all devices are authorized and transmitting the correct data to the correct place. Markets and Markets predicts that...

Dimension Data Releases New Clinical Mobility Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Dimension Data announced its new Clinical Mobility Solution, designed to improve patient safety and caregiver efficiency. The company aims to minimize operating expenses for healthcare organizations while improving communication. The solution’s...

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