mobile health privacy

By Brian Dolan May 11, 2011
MobileStorm has launched a new version of its messaging platform called mobileStorm for Healthcare, which is a secure mobile messaging platform that allows HIPAA-compliant transmission of PHI (protected health information), according to the company. This week at the Wireless Life-Sciences Alliance Convergence Summit in San Diego, California the company announced the platform, which it says can "...
By Neil Versel April 20, 2011
Lest anyone forget, the HITECH Act not only provides some $27 billion in financial incentives for healthcare providers to switch to electronic health records, it strengthens HIPAA privacy and security provisions and increases the penalties for violating HIPAA. This, according to one vendor, partially explains why some organizations have been slow to provide patients with mobile access to health...