UC Irvine Medical Center's twist on a bring-your-own-device policy

The University of California, Irvine, Medical Center's bring-your-own-device program is unique in that it merges the facility's mobile-device management software with a network-access control app to enable an integrated mobile security system. "We've kind of tied the two pieces together with a middleware piece that we've developed," Adam Gold, director of emerging technologies for the hospital, told FierceMobileHealthcare. Most other facilities use just MDM, he said. "They're not doing any real access control at the network level," Gold added. In an exclusive interview, Gold discussed what prompted the hospital to turn to a BYOD policy, what made the transition a success and the challenges that emerged. --Read the full interview on FierceMobileHealthcare