Her are five insights:
1. Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network, a division of Highmark Health, sent a request to Pokémon GO's manufacturer, Niantic, asking the company to remove all its locations from the app.
2. In a memo to AHN employees, the medical center said the clinics are public places where players can freely catch the Pokemon, which the memo stated "compromises physical safety, patient privacy, computer security and personal safety."
3. The memo advises employees take a special note of people on their phones, unaware of their surroundings. The memo instructs employees to tell players unauthorized photography is banned on AHN premises.
4. Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital also recently asked their employees to not use the app at work.
5. American Hospital Association asked Niantic to remove all its locations from the app.
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