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Vaporstream Secure Text Messaging enhanced health care communications that are empowering patients in the digital age.

Enhanced Care Communications: Empowering Patients in the Digital Age

In today’s digital age, patients and their families want to have greater engagement with their care providers in a way that better closes the communication gap. When individuals are dealing with health care needs that are communicated through various channels, there are often large gaps between healthcare professionals, patients and their families. A gap in communication can not only harm the health and care services of the patient, but can also result in stress and frustration for their family and care providers.

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HIPAA compliant text collaboration within the healthcare industry for secure text communications.

Improving Healthcare Communications on the Go

Communication and effective collaboration within the healthcare industry is not always as easy as it should be. Care teams – from doctors and nurses to the patients and their caregivers – need the ability to communicate efficiently, effectively, privately and securely to ensure the highest level of service. Unfortunately, this is an ongoing challenge, particularly when it comes to long term and home based healthcare.

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Secure Messaging ban why the joint commission got it wrong

Secure messaging ban: Why The Joint Commission got it wrong

In its latest update, The Joint Commission banned the use of secure text messaging for patient care orders due to concerns over privacy and security. The decision was a curious one, since it came just a few months after announcing an end to the very same ban. Though its concerns are certainly warranted, as healthcare is the most targeted sector for cyber-attacks, The Joint Commission’s latest assertions against secure text orders are, quick frankly, unsubstantiated. In fact, modern secure messaging platforms not only address the issues raised by The Joint Commission, but can also serve to improve a hospital’s security, efficiency and compliance.

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This is the first in a series that explores various aspects of data from cell phones BYOD & COPE Civial action when merging a personal cell phone with a business phone.

What Might a Judge Do? BYOD and COPE Part 1: A Civil Action

This is the first in a series of posts that will explore various aspects of data from cell phones. As an introduction I would like to “set the stage” by describing a series of facts that all subsequent posts will examine from the viewpoint of a court that must apply legal principles to the facts.

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The simple truth is that security and usability must walk hand-in-hand for anyone choosing a secure IT solution.

Balancing Security and Usability in a BYOD World

“How much security do you want with your software?” It’s a legitimate question that gets surprising answers. Often, the initial answer is “as much as I can have,” “the more the better” or “all of it!” But once people stop to think, they often come up with quite different answers.

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Lost devices is a security breach waiting to happen. The need to increase security on BYOD devices has grown to ensure your organization's info is safe.

Security Breach And The Connection To Your Mobile Workforce

Author–Avi Elkoni Today’s workforce has gone beyond mobile. It is fluid. The physical mobility of devices has improved so drastically that the lightest devices from 20 years ago would be the heaviest devices today. People aren’t just working in different places because they have to, they are working everywhere because mobility enables them to. The

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Vaporstream provides a secure consumer messaging system to communicate with service providers and share confidential information with confidence.

Privacy in a 24×7 Connected and Mobile World?

Author–Kristi Perdue Hinkle Privacy a: The quality or state of being apart from company or observation: seclusion b: Freedom from unauthorized intrusion <one’s right to privacy> Private conversations should be private. But in today’s 24×7 connected and mobile world, you and your employees are going to have to earn that privacy. Privacy should not be

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Mobile health solutions enable clinicians to make better-informed, faster clinical decisions and enable patients to better manage their health.

Care Team Collaboration – Does Mobile Health Really Improve Patient Care?

Author–Mike Koclanes Globally, healthcare systems are facing large-scale care delivery challenges. In the US, increased prevalence of chronic diseases and aging populations are exacerbating healthcare delivery costs. To address these challenges healthcare organizations are turning to technology and new workflow processes to enable clinicians to make better-informed, faster clinical decisions and to enable patients to

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Businesses benefit from BYOD programs shifting costs to the user - including costs for the hardware, taxes, voice and/or data services, and other associated expenses.

Ephemeral Messaging Protects Privacy in a BYOD Environment

By Mike Koclanes The days of working at a company and receiving a new cell phone on your first day have started to fade away.  Market researcher Gartner Inc. predicts that almost four in 10 organizations will rely exclusively on a policy of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) — meaning they will no longer provide

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Last weeks AIIM First in Flight North Carolina Chapter kicked off two key events that brought together members focused on raising money for charities and on the topic of information governance (IG).

AIIM First in Flight Chapter Meeting – First Class Forum

By Karen Tremblay Last week the AIIM First in Flight North Carolina Chapter kicked off two key events that brought together members focused on raising money for two great charities and focusing on the topic of information governance (IG). The chapter meeting included two events, First in Flight Chapter Annual Charity Golf Tournament and InfoWorld

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