Health IT tip of the day: Increase care collaboration, embrace BYOD and protect PHI

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As devices come and go, be mindful of who has access to your cloud.

Alison Haughton, Senior Manager, Product Marketing Healthcare for Commvault in Tinton Falls, N.J.: As healthcare entities address their "bring your own device" policies and strategies, it is equally important they assess their potential risk for "bring your own cloud." Clinicians have become very creative about storing critical healthcare data in public clouds. However, these storage and file sharing methods often contain protected health information, which can quickly become a HIPAA and HITECH compliance nightmare if the public cloud is breached.

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