Third-party business associates and medical device vendors play a huge role in healthcare, and as healthcare becomes more network-reliant, security for medical devices and third-party vendors is critical.
As healthcare becomes more mobile, there are increasing concerns with device security, particularly when physicians and other healthcare professionals use their personal mobile devices to do their work and to communicate with patients.
There is a lot of pressure on hospitals and other healthcare providers to improve the patient experience by utilizing mobile health apps to make it easier to communicate with patients and their families. But with the pros of mobile apps come cons.
In this month's Product Watch, we look at a training service that uses modules focused on specific HIPAA requirements such as business associate management, staff involvement in conducting a risk analysis, and mobile device security.