Tag: mHealth

There’s much to talk about here at the mHealth summit in National Harbor, MD. Here’s a peek at what we’ve been hearing thus far today: Opening Remarks: Sharon D. Agostino, VP Corporate Citizenship, Johnson & Johnson. Sharon spoke about Johnson & Johnson’s participation in MAMA (Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action), a mobile health initiative that sends expecting mothers mobile information throughout their pregnancy and the first year after childbirth to help bolster confidence and have the right conversations with their …

Breakout Session 11-12 Monday: The Role of Patient Privacy & Security Innovations Kenneth A. Kleinberg, Managing Director, Research & Insights Ed Ricks (Beauford Memorial Hospital) There’s always a question of the tipping point, and with EMR, we’ve reached this point. Mobile health is transitioning from an optional thing to integrated and mandatory. With new technologies, the applications and the promise lead, and the management lags, and I think in this space it’s true. 5 categories of mobile health use: Access/interaction …

Good morning from chilly National Harbor! Around 5,000 people are expected to be here today for the 5th annual mHealth Summit. Today’s morning keynote was given by Rick Valencia, VP of Qualcomm Life: Mobile is the largest health and wellness platform today. Many of the conversations at these summits in previous years were more focused on many of the problems revolving around mobile health; the fears and dangers. Now people are talking more about solutions for these issues, which is …

Last week Online Tech was in Milwaukee at the Midwest HIMSS Fall Technology Conference exhibiting our HIPAA compliant hosting solutions. There were about thirty different sessions on a variety of different topics related to healthcare IT, and with such a large concentration of healthcare professionals, the conversation was enriching. Here’s a recap from one of the most prolific topics regarding healthcare IT today: mobile. Preventative care and wellness In the session Key Success Factors to Delivering Population Health Management, Marilyn …

The Dept. of Health & Human Services has a HIPAA security guide outlining their recommendations for securing ePHI (electronic protected health information) on mobile devices, including remote access. The HHS covers ePHI in a variety of instances ranging from accessing, storing and transmitting data. Their format presents a potential risk, then the technical, administrative or physical security recommendation to prevent said risk. Below I’ve summarized their guide to highlight some of the top pointers along with some additional technical info: …

2013 Mobile Security: BYOD Resource Roundup

Posted on November 11, 2013 by

Here’s the best of mobile security from 2013, including articles, white papers, previously recorded webinars and more that explain mobile health IT (mHealth) data security and how to prevent compromised data in your organization. Online Tech is also headed to the 2013 mHealth Summit this December in Washington, D.C. to exhibit encrypted HIPAA hosting solutions for mobile software as a service (SaaS) and other health IT companies. Visit us at booth #1112 if you’re attending, and follow us @OnlineTech on …

A guest blog from HITECHAnswers.net lists security tips from HHS.gov to help ensure that patient data is secure in a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) environment that includes the use of personal devices such as iPhones and iPads in the workplace. One of HealthIT.gov’s tips includes encrypting data stored locally on your mobile device as well as data sent by your device (data at rest and in transit). While device encryption can provide one layer of defense, if you go …

Online Tech will be exhibiting encrypted HIPAA hosting solutions at the mHealth Summit in Washington DC from December 8-11 at booth #1112. According to mHealthSummit.org, the 5th annual mHealth Summit brings together leaders in government, the private sector, industry, academia, providers and not-for-profit organizations from across the mHealth ecosystem to advance collaboration in the use of wireless technology to improve health outcomes in the United States and abroad. The keynote speakers include Eric Dishman, General Manager of Health & Life Sciences …

Earlier this year, OCR (Office for Civil Rights) Director Leon Rodriguez was quoted on the topic of HIPAA encryption: “…regardless of size, covered entities must take action and will be held accountable for safeguarding their patients’ health information. Encryption is an easy method for making lost information unusable, unreadable and undecipherable.” This was in response to the first HIPAA breach settlement involving a case affecting less than 500 patients in which an unencrypted laptop was stolen. The hospice company never conducted …

AnyPresence is proud to announce the availability of a new white paper entitled mHealth Trends and Strategies 2013. The report was authored by Andre’ Guillemin of 43,000 Feet LLC and Kevin Benedict from Cognizant, both of whom are well respected in the field of enterprise mobility. In the report, Andre’ and Kevin identify the major healthcare trends, mobile technologies and market behaviors that are transforming the healthcare industry today. One interesting finding was the clear discrepancy between patient and provider …

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