New Report Offers Best Practices for Avoiding the Patient Privacy/Security Risks Posed by Mobile Devices

Mobile Devices in the Workplace: How to Mitigate a Major Patient Privacy/Security Risk, the latest report in Atlantic Information Services’ Management Insight Series, examines the problems associated with mobile devices and offers solutions for mobile device management.

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Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 28, 2014

Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is pleased to announce the release of the latest addition to its Management Insight Series, Mobile Devices in the Workplace: How to Mitigate a Major Patient Privacy/Security Risk. The new report is designed to help health care organizations assess and manage the risks associated with portable electronic devices, and assure patient health information is protected in compliance with federal requirements.

With expert advice on how to conduct a mobile device risk analysis, and design, implement and monitor an effective management and compliance plan, Mobile Devices in the Workplace: How to Mitigate a Major Patient Privacy/Security Risk discusses:

  • The HITECH Act and HIPAA and their relevance to mobile devices,
  • The benefits and risk areas of mobile devices,
  • The general risks and some of the risks specific to “bring your own device” policies,
  • The use of smartphones and tablets versus laptops and workstations,
  • Text messaging and protected health information,
  • At-risk data, and
  • The importance of risk analysis and risk mitigation.

The report also includes sample language for policies and procedures.

For more information on Mobile Devices in the Workplace: How to Mitigate a Major Patient Privacy/Security Risk, including a full table of contents, visit http://aishealth.com/marketplace/mobile-devices-workplace.

AIS’s Management Insight Series is designed to provide practical solutions to complex business challenges with the help of the industry’s most insightful advisors and managers. See a full list of titles in this series at http://aishealth.com/marketplace/insight-series.

About AIS
Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is a publishing and information company that has been serving the health care industry for more than 25 years. It develops highly targeted news, data and strategic information for managers in hospitals, health plans, medical group practices, pharmaceutical companies and other health care organizations. AIS products include print and electronic newsletters, websites, looseleafs, books, strategic reports, databases, webinars and conferences. Learn more at http://AISHealth.com.


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