Career

Most Health-Care Professionals Use Personal Smartphones for Work


 

Proportion of U.S. health-care workers who used their personal smartphones for work in the past year.5 The survey, conducted by Cisco Systems Inc., found that 36% of workers believe their employers are ready for “bring your own device” policies, while 41% say their devices are not password-protected and 53% access unsecure wi-fi networks at work. Additionally, 9 out of 10 workers receive no financial support from employers for using their smartphones at work.


Larry Beresford is a freelance writer in San Francisco

References

  1. Weigel C, Suen W, Gupta G. Using Lean methodology to teach quality improvement to internal medicine residents at a safety net hospital. Am J Med Qual. 2013 Feb 4 [Epub ahead of print].
  2. Morganti KG, Lovejoy S, Beckjord EB, Haviland AM, Haas AC, Farley DO. A retrospective evaluation of the Perfecting Patient Care University training program for health care organizations. Am J Med Qual. 2013 Apr 9 [Epub ahead of print].
  3. Myers JS, Tess A, Glasheen JJ, et al. The Quality and Safety Educators’ Academy: fulfilling an unmet need for faculty development. Am J Med Qual. 2013 Apr 11 [Epub ahead of print].
  4. Dong XQ, Simon MA. Elder abuse as a risk factor for hospitalization in older persons. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Apr 8:1-7. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.238 [Epub ahead of print].
  5. Cisco mConcierge. 90% American workers use their own smartphones for work. Cisco mConcierge website. Available at: http://www.ciscomcon.com/sw/swchannel/registration/internet/registrationcfm?SWAPPID=91&RegPageID=350200&SWTHEMEID=12949. Accessed

Next Article:

   Comments ()