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Mobile Device Privacy and Security

Downloadable Materials

Badge and Banner

"Mobile Devices: Know the RISKS. Take the STEPS. PROTECT and SECURE Health Information" Web-banner and Web-badge: Heath care organizations can post this web-banner or web-badge to their website to spread the word on safeguarding health information when using a mobile device. Once clicked on, the banner and badge will take the health care provider or professional to HealthIT.gov/mobiledevices where they can find more information. To embed the banner or badge on your site, copy and paste the code into the HTML editor of your web page.

 

Badge (180x150 pixels)

ONC Badge

<a href="http://www.healthit.gov/providers-professionals/your-mobile-device-and-health-information-privacy-and-security" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.healthit.gov/sites/default/files/onc-badge-180x150.jpg.jpg" border="0" alt="HealthIT.gov Mobile Devices Privacy and Security"></a>

 

Banner (728x90 pixels)

ONC Banner

<a href="http://www.healthit.gov/providers-professionals/your-mobile-device-and-health-information-privacy-and-security" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.healthit.gov/sites/default/files/onc-banner-728x90.jpg.jpg" border="0" alt="HealthIT.gov Mobile Devices Privacy and Security"></a>


 

Posters

Use these posters to create a culture of awareness among health care providers and professionals of the importance of protecting health information when using a mobile device. Print these posters in color or black and white, in 8 ½ by 11 or in 11 by 17.

 

"Take The Steps to Safeguard Patients’ Health Information" Poster: This poster encourages providers and professionals to remember to protect and secure the health information patients entrust to them.

 

"Avoid Mistakes that can Result in Loss of Patient Trust" Poster: This poster encourages health care organizations to raise awareness within their organization of the importance of avoiding mistakes that can result in loss of patient trust by protecting and securing patient health information when using mobile devices.

 

"Be a Team Player" Poster: This poster urges health care providers and professionals within a health care organization to understand and follow their organization’s mobile device policies and procedures to safeguard patient health information.

 

"Is Your Information Protected?" Poster: This poster reminds health care providers and professionals to always keep their mobile devices with them to protect and secure patient health information.

 


 

Postcards

"10 Tips to Protect and Secure Health Information When Using a Mobile Device" Postcard: Print and use this postcard to provide health care providers and professionals with ten quick tips to protect and secure patient health information when using a mobile device. Two postcards print per 8 ½ by 11 page and are printable in black and white or color.

 


 

Fact Sheets

These one-page fact sheets contain tips and steps the health care community can take to protect and secure patient health information when using a mobile device. They are printable in color or in black and white.

 

"Managing Mobile Devices in Your Health Care Organization" Fact Sheet: Health care organizations can use the five steps outlined in this fact sheet to help them develop and implement mobile device policies and procedures to safeguard patient health information.

 

"A Guide to Understanding Your Organization’s Mobile Device Policies and Procedures" Fact Sheet: Health care providers and professionals within a health care organization can use this fact sheet to help them understand their organization’s mobile device policies and procedures.

 

"Take Steps to Protect and Secure Information When Using a Mobile Device" Fact Sheet: Health care providers and professionals who use mobile devices to send, receive, transmit or store patient health information can use the tips on this fact sheet to help them protect and secure patient health information when using a mobile device.

 


 

Brochure

"Using a Mobile Device: How to Protect and Secure Health Information" Brochure: This brochure provides health care providers and professionals with tips for understanding how to protect and secure patient health information when using a mobile device in a public space, home, office or health care facility. Print this in color or in black and white. To print this brochure set your printer settings to:

  1. Print on both sides
  2. Print to fit the page
  3. Flip on short edge

 


 

Presentation

"Mobile Devices: Know the RISKS. Take the STEPS. PROTECT and SECURE Health Information" Presentation: Health care organizations can use this presentation to create a culture of awareness among their health care providers, professionals and staff. Use the presentation to provide training on protecting and securing patient health information when using a mobile device.

 

NOTE: The content on the Mobile Device Privacy and Security subsection of HealthIT.gov is provided for informational purposes only and does not guarantee compliance with Federal or state laws. Please note that the information and tips presented may not be applicable or appropriate for all health care providers and professionals. We encourage providers, professionals, and organizations to seek expert advice when evaluating these tips. The Mobile Device Privacy and Security subsection of HealthIT.gov is not intended to be an exhaustive or definitive source on safeguarding health information from privacy and security risks. It is also not intended to serve as legal advice or offer recommendations based on a provider’s or professional’s specific circumstances. For more information about the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, please visit the HHS Office for Civil Rights Health Information Privacy website.