Journal article

Hospital Bring-Your-Own-Device Security Challenges and Solutions: Systematic Review of Gray Literature

Tafheem Ahmad Wani, Antonette Mendoza, Kathleen Gray

JMIR mHealth and uHealth | JMIR Publications Inc.

Abstract

Background As familiarity with and convenience of using personal devices in hospitals help improve the productivity, efficiency, and workflow of hospital staff, the health care bring-your-own-device (BYOD) market is growing consistently. However, security concerns owing to the lack of control over the personal mobile devices of staff, which may contain sensitive data such as personal health information of patients, make it one of the biggest health care information technology (IT) challenges for hospital administrations. Objective Given that the hospital BYOD security has not been adequately addressed in peer-reviewed literature, the ..

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