The owner of the EHR system or HIE sets the policies and procedures that apply to that system. To follow those policies and procedures, you may have to have certain security safeguards or configuration requirements applied to your mobile device. For example, if you use a VPN to access the hospital's internal network to gain access to the EHR, the information you receive and send will be encrypted. Read more about encryption and virtual private networks (VPNs).

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