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Mentor Moment: Mobile devices -- check 'em out with your privacy, security officer

Case Management Weekly, March 14, 2012

Are you carrying your work with you? And we don’t mean via paper patient records.

Hospitals today are turning to mobile devices more than ever, and that comes with increased privacy and security risks.

You don’t want your hospital to have a HIPAA breach; it is costing the industry billions to handle breaches, and it could land your organization a spot on the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) website if it affects 500 or more patient records.

It may be wise to check with your hospital’s privacy and/or security officer to ensure your team follows security procedures.

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