Mobile Medicine tests the bounds of Regulation and Security

Posted by Randy Rountree on Thu, Aug 16, 2012

Written by Randy Rountree, EVP of Global IT & Strategic Alliances

As part of our series on the top 5 trends changing global healthcare IT, we explore in this post where mobility, regulation and security intersect.

As users increasingly rely on mobility for health care services, the risk of data compromise escalates. Protection and prevention is needed to prevent data loss, unsecured wireless networks, malware attacks, sensitive data security, and enterprise disasters that may handicap access (fires, floods, etc.).

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Top Five Trends Changing the Game in Global Healthcare IT

Posted by Randy Rountree on Thu, Aug 2, 2012

Written by Randy Rountree, EVP of Global IT & Strategic Alliances.

These days, doctors are almost as likely to use an iPad or other mobile device on their rounds as they are a stethoscope. In fact, noted cardiologist, Eric Topol, hasn’t carried a stethoscope in two years, preferring to examine his patients with a handheld ultrasound unit to view a patient’s heart in real-time.

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