Effective Use of Secure Mobile Phones/Devices

To best optimise the exchange of patient information and treatments between medical sector professionals, staff must collaborate efficiently, effectively and securely.

Secure Encrypted Mobile Data Transmissions

Most healthcare professionals are already using their own mobile devices to text co-workers about job-related topics. Texting is an extremely fast and efficient way to communicate on the job. It helps staff avoid the delays and frustrations associated with unanswered phone calls and telephone tag. However, unless texting capabilities are implemented in a way that complies with regulatory requirements, these communications can put information security and privacy at risk.Mobiles in the Medical Sector

Clinicians enjoy a dual persona: one device – two numbers – work and personal. This is done securely with mobile device management. This means your personal data (e.g. images, videos, texts) is on a separate part of your mobile device and your work information (e.g. patient records, emails) is kept in a password protected part of your mobile device meaning patient details and clinical data is secure.

Hospitals can leverage Wi-Fi vs. carrier networks for mobile unified communications usage resulting in hospitals keeping staff mobile while reducing expensive cellular costs.

Did You Know?

  • 73% send and receive work-related texts UNSECURELY
  • 90% of staff bring their personal smart devices to work
  • 1000 physicians surveyed – 95% frequently use text messages UNSECURELY
  • Multi-professional care teams spend at least 25% of their time on comms-based activities.

Sources: KLAS Wireless Security Report, KU Medical School Survey, Spyglass Consulting Report and Fierce Mobile Healthcare   

Matrix247 Medical Comms-Team would be delighted to discuss and share a wise arrange of Mobile, Telecom and Data-Comms solutions available in todays Medical marketplace and the direct benefits they would bring to your organisation.

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