Why Healthcare Secure Messaging, BYOD Should Be Considered

04.21.15 In the News

By: Elizabeth Snell; April 21, 2015 (Featured on Health IT Security)

Healthcare secure messaging options are becoming more common in the industry, especially as BYOD is increasing in popularity. Covered entities understand that their employees are likely using smartphones and other devices, so it is critical to ensure that they are using them in a secure way.

TigerText CEO Brad Brooks spoke with HealthITSecurity.com at HIMSS last week, and said that BYOD in particular is an issue that healthcare facilities can no longer ignore the trend. Nursing is one area that could benefit from secure messaging options, and the ability to take advantage of BYOD policies, he said…

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