Connect Care Mobility Responsibilities

Clinicians are free to bring and use personal devices in clinical settings. However, mobile devices also leave clinical settings and are vulnerable to loss, theft, hacking or eavesdropping. Mobile devices must be used responsibly, and configured to support responsible use.

Ensuring that mobile clinical applications are properly secured relates to Connect Care Mobility Management, as explained in:

Ensuring that mobile applications are used responsibly is a matter of professionalism, commitment and good habit. Best privacy and security behaviours are emphasized in InfoCare training. All Connect Care users must attest to InfoCare expectations:

In addition, clinicians must understand and accept additional responsibilities when accessing health information with personal mobile devices.

A "compact" is a clear statement of reciprocal expectations and accountabilities between two groups. Typically short and simple, it can be easier to action than complex legal terms and conditions. The Clinical Information Sharing Compact summarizes rights and responsibilities related to health information sharing:

All clinicians who install and use Connect Care Mobility, must review a Connect Care Mobility Compact and make sure that they are prepared to abide.