Protect Health Info on Mobile Devices

Protect Health Info on Mobile Devices

Monday, December 17, 2012

Health providers are increasingly using mobile devices like tablets and smart phones in their work with patients. HHS has a new initiative with tips and information on protecting patient health information being used on mobile devices. Short videos and materials cover topics like:

  • How to protect and secure health information on a mobile device.
  • Steps organizations can take in managing mobile devices.
  • The importance of up-front safeguards to guard against loss or theft of a mobile device.

View the videos and read the resources at

See the Data Academy to learn more about the collection, use, and sharing of data.