Certainly, the use of mobile healthcare information technology is providing unprecedented freedom to healthcare providers and consumers across the globe. Instead of being tethered to stationary
computers, healthcare professionals are turning to all kinds of mobile devices — smartphones, tablets, and laptops — and are utilising these gadgets to deploy a variety of applications right at the point of care.
At the same time, this freedom means additional responsibility. Namely, the need to protect and secure sensitive patient and healthcare data becomes imperative as information is mobilised along with the user.