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Health Information Privacy and Security
Using Mobile Devices

The risk of using a public wired Internet connection is that information can be intercepted in transmission between the mobile device and the system connection. When you transmit health information using a public wired connection, you need to transmit the information securely. You can use a virtual private network (VPN) or a secure browser connection that uses encryption. You will know if you have a secure browser connection if you see “https” in the website address.