Press Release: Grand River Hospital Chooses BBM Protected and BES12 by BlackBerry to Enable Secure Communications


eHealth Conference 2015, Toronto, ON – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, announced today that Grand River Hospital has chosen BlackBerry® 10 smartphones, BBM™ Protected, and BES®12: a multi-OS EMM solution by BlackBerry, to enable secure communications for their clinicians and staff.

Grand River Hospital provides acute care, rehabilitation services and supportive care to more than 700,000 residents. They have a mixed mobile deployment model, with corporate-deployed BlackBerry devices for management and staff and a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) model for their physicians and remaining staff.

Grand River Hospital chose BBM Protected for enhanced security of communications among doctors and staff where messages reference private patient information. BBM Protected provides an additional layer of encryption to BBM messages, while using the familiar and reliable BBM interface used by millions of people around the world. BBM Protected works on iOS, Android™, and BlackBerry smartphones

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