Technology in Healthcare | Nursing homework help
Company devices can be used for professional communications. They offer security and privacy enhancements for patient information. Company devices may also have special features for healthcare communication such as video conferencing and secure messaging.
The disadvantages of using company-owned devices to communicate professionally include the potential restriction on personal use, the decreased flexibility of nurses who may have to use personal devices during work hours and an increase in reliance on the agency’s ability and resources for maintaining and supplying the technology and devices.
As an agency representative, I would prefer company devices that have a secured login. Personal devices offer nurses more freedom, but there are potential security and privacy risks that could make them less flexible. Agency may also be able save money by buying bulk plans and devices. This could allow for better control of communication and improve the quality of patient care. These resources were taken from professional websites and articles on healthcare communication technology.