Verizon, Motorola Mobility, BoxTone launch new mobile solution for health care industry

By Telecom Lead Team: Verizon Enterprise Solutions,
Motorola Mobility and BoxTone will enter into a partnership to develop a mobile
solution to address security and usability needs of the health care industry.

By providing health care practitioners with secure mobile
devices and apps, patient care can be improved through the sharing of clinical
data in near-real time to help speed decision making and control costs. 

The jointly created offering leverages BoxTone’s
automated Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) software platform on select
Motorola devices, such as the DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX smartphones, as
well as DROID XYBOARD 10.1 and 8.2 tablets, all of which tap the power of the
Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network. 

A press release said health care organizations can deploy
Android-based mobile devices and apps that are designed to help them meet
strict compliance requirements, including privacy measures outlined in the
Health Information Portability and Accountability Act of

This solution for improving mobile health proactively
addresses mobile security and privacy by incorporating a new layer of data
protection with automated mobile device and application management, thereby
helping to enable widespread Android adoption in health care.

“Mobile devices and health care apps represent one
of the biggest IT opportunities of the decade to improve and transform care
delivery. Working with Motorola Mobility and BoxTone, we have brought together
complementary capabilities to create an easy-to-deploy and manage mobility
solution for our health care customers,” said Peter Tippett, vice
president and chief medical officer, Verizon Connected Healthcare Solutions,
the company’s health IT practice group that is part of Verizon Enterprise

Motorola Mobility smartphones are suitable for health
care environments, incorporating coatings of water-repellent nanoparticles,
displays using Corning Gorilla Glass for scratch-resistance, and innovative
materials for strength such as KEVLAR fiber for DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR

“Mobile technology has the potential to bring
greater efficiencies and more robust capabilities to the health care
industry.  The combination of Motorola devices with BoxTone’s software
solution and Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network can significantly enhance health
care providers’ ability to deliver enhanced care to patients,” said
Christy Wyatt, senior vice president and general manager of Motorola Mobility’s
enterprise business unit.

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