Magazine Article | April 2, 2012

Manage Mobile Devices Without Sacrificing Productivity

Source: Health IT Outcomes

Edited by Vicki Amendola, Editor, Health IT Outcomes

Mobility and mobile devices continue to transform healthcare delivery options. From handheld devices such as bar code scanners and smartphones, to laptops, tablet PCs, and of course, the explosive adoption of the iPad. All of these devices bring tremendous power and flexibility to today's clinicians, improving patient care and satisfaction. The challenge for the healthcare IT departments, however, is managing the growing arsenal of devices within their facilities without thwarting the productivity and value of these devices. I recently had a conversation with Cathy Graykowski, lead system administrator for Advocate Health Care, about this challenge and how a recently implemented MDM (mobile device management) solution from Air Watch helps them manage 28,000 mobile devices in the Chicago health system's nine hospitals and three support centers.


Get unlimited access to:

Trend and Thought Leadership Articles
Case Studies & White Papers
Extensive Product Database
Members-Only Premium Content
Welcome Back! Please Log In to Continue. X

Enter your credentials below to log in. Not yet a member of Health IT Outcomes? Subscribe today.

Subscribe to Health IT Outcomes X

Please enter your email address and create a password to access the full content, Or log in to your account to continue.


Subscribe to Health IT Outcomes