HHS Provides Tools to Protect Patient Data in Mobile Devices

The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has launched a new education initiative, Mobile Devices:  Know the RISKS.  Take the STEPS.  PROTECT and SECURE Health Information, that includes a set of online tools (e.g., videos, fact sheets, posters, etc.) to help furnish health care providers and organizations practical tips on ways to protect their patients’ protected health information (PHI) when using mobile devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones.  To view the new set of online tools, visit the website.