Chris Strammiello’s stories

Many hospitals share their information at the point of care on a variety of mobile devices, including both hospital-issued and physician-owned smartphones, tablets and notebook computers. According to a study by the data security and privacy research organization, the Ponemon Institute, 81 percent of healthcare organizations said they already use smart devices to collect, store […]

The growing use of smart devices at the point of care exacerbates the dual, yet contradictory, challenges confronting hospital IT directors and compliance officers: making patients’ health information easier to access and share, while at the same time keeping it more secure. A major problem is that there are just too many touch points that […]