New White Paper Explores Safe Mobile Device Usage in Healthcare and Radiology

Guide examines trends, HIPAA compliance and best practices of mobile technology in a health setting

SOUTHFIELD, MICH. With over 80% of physicians using a mobile device at work, it’s crucial that medical facilities understand how this technology impacts patient privacy and security. The new FreedomPACS™ white paper, “Five HIPAA-Compliant Best Practices for Using Mobile Devices in Healthcare,” examines usage in light of federal HIPAA and HITECH requirements.

The free informational guide explores the mobile trend among patients, medical students, healthcare professionals and physicians alike. It weighs the advantages of smartphones and tablets on the job—improved workflow, communication and patient care—against potential disadvantages, including privacy and security breaches of protected health information.

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This publication seeks to help medical providers enhance patient services with mobile technology without sacrificing patient privacy. FreedomPACS, a provider of radiology and imaging software and storage solutions, wants to help address the concerns of healthcare leaders.

The free white paper will help medical professionals understand:

  1. How mobile devices and apps are impacting communication, workflow, diagnosis and patient care in healthcare and radiology specifically
  2. Privacy and security issues regarding HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) and other laws
  3. Specific physical, technological and administrative solutions and strategies to stay in compliance with federal legislation

Visit the FreedomPACS Web site to download the “Five HIPAA-Compliant Best Practices for Using Mobile Devices in Healthcare.”  For more information, contact FreedomPACS at 855-740-1130 or

 About FreedomPACS™

FreedomPACS provides efficient and economical medical imaging solutions to healthcare professionals, practices and facilities. Signature offerings include server and Web-based medical PACS (picture archiving and communication system), off-site cloud storage, a cross-platform diagnostic viewer and ImageShare, enabling secure sharing of radiology studies with outside facilities. FreedomPACS is owned by MN Systems, headquartered in Southfield, Mich., a joint venture between a medical software development company and a group of practicing physicians.

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Sonia Coleman, Coleman Unlimited