Thursday, January 10, 2013

OK Article, but headline from Captain Obvious - "Experts: mHealth poses privacy challenge"

Seriously?  Is this a new message?  Who has missed this point?

Despite the potential of mobile healthcare, privacy and security experts say they worry about the added risks of provacy breaches that come with the increasing use of mobile technology.

Lisa Gallagher, senior director for privacy and security at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), says the biggest privacy concern with the use of cell phones in healthcare is lost or stolen phones with unencrypted patient data.

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