Is your mobile phone secure enough for EHR viewing? [VIDEO]


Some patients continue to have concerns over whether their personal health records will be safe in EHR systems.

Because of this, physicians should explain all of the ways that they are working to keep patient data secure, including how they plan to protect mobile devices.

If you access patient records on your smartphone, you need to be especially careful about the types of anti-virus software your download. MHealth News explained that some anti-virus applications for smartphones are ineffective.

To truly keep your phones safe, talk to your carriers and your EHR vendors about the type of protection software that's best for you.