mobile device management

By Jonah Comstock October 12, 2017
The Bungie Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the video game company behind the Halo and Destiny franchises, is scaling up an initiative to get iPads into children’s hospitals with the help of Apple device management company Jamf. The foundation’s iPads for Kids program gets iPads preloaded with age-appropriate games into the hands of pediatric patients at no charge to the hospital. It’s been...
By Jonah Comstock January 14, 2015
Physician adoption of smartphones and tablets is higher than it's ever been, but poor communication between IT departments and doctors keeps those devices from being effectively used, according to a new report from Spyglass Consulting. The report estimates that 96 percent of doctors have smartphones, but only 10 percent are actually willing to use their mobile devices to access electronic health...
By Jonah Comstock July 16, 2014
Healthcare is falling behind other industries in prioritizing and attending to security concerns, according to a new report from security company ForeScout based on a survey conducted by IDG Connect. It's particularly true in the area of mobile device security, the report found. IDG surveyed 1,596 IT decision makers across the healthcare, education, financial, retail, and manufacturing markets....
By Chris Gullo September 20, 2011
Voalte announced Voalte Connect this week, a new mobile device management (MDM) solution for hospital networks that utilizes the AirWatch platform's technology. The new service allows the company to remotely secure, monitor, manage and support mobile devices deployed across a hospital. Voalte is an iPhone application suite that combines voice, alarm and text features and is intended for use by...