Protecting some of the most personally sensitive information for the most security-conscious government agencies is no small task, and a panel of government healthcare experts said their primary challenge is to balance security with the ease of use that mobility brings.
The risk that patient-doctor communications could be intercepted by a third-party is significant. Encryption of data and phone conversations is an option, but that would be both expensive and cumbersome for both patient and doctor.
Mobile applications that monitor mental health and mood would be welcomed by most psychiatric outpatients, according to a survey of 100 patients at a Massachusetts clinic.
SAN DIEGO--With the focus of CTIA Wireless IT and Entertainment 2009 shifting on day two to mobile healthcare, CTIA CEO Steve Largent announced the results of a mobile health consumer survey at