Password strength is key in Business and Personal Information Security
In today’s technologically driven business marketplace one of most often overlooked points of vulnerability to your business and personal information security is the strength or weakness of the passwords that you define for usage when logging into: your computer network, email provider, online banking, accounting or payroll applications. To underestimate the importance of strong passwords…Read More
Proactive, Managed IT Services save small and medium healthcare organizations thousands of dollars yearly
Every dollar a medical practice spends needs to have an immediate and quantifiable return. This is especially true for critical services such as IT support. If you are one of the millions of healthcare organizations that depend upon your technology to keep your medical practice running, proactive Managed IT Services will save you money, improve…Read More
Maintaining HIPAA compliance with Online Data Storage
Keeping patient records secure and private is the concern of every hospital and health care provider, but they are often overwhelmed with years and years of patient information and the lack of adequate storage space. Destroying these health records in order to make room for more storage is often not an option. Patients want access…Read More
Remaining Innovative Is A Key To Medical Practice Growth
Whether you are launching a new medical practice, or several years into operating your existing healthcare organization, you need to continue to maintain an innovative mindset that will allow you to creatively fuel growth. This means exercising your creative thinking skills in order to develop and explore new ideas, opening the doors to new and…Read More
Should Healthcare Entities hire or Outsource to an External IT Service Provider?
Most small healthcare entities handle all aspects of their businesses, including acting as the Information Technology department. This will work for as long as you remain a small entity without many employees. When you grow and start hiring more staff, will it make more sense to use your patient care time on handling IT issues or outsource to…Read More
The high cost of recovery from a PHI Security Breach
Small to medium size businesses are what keep this country moving. Unfortunately, for many of these business owners, budgetary needs force them to make cuts that the mammoth corporations do not have to consider. Medical practices are not immune to this. These budget cuts can often result in reduced security and sub par IT services…Read More
The importance of Communication, Messaging and Collaboration in the Healthcare Workplace
With so much technology and messaging and collaboration solutions at our fingertips, it is difficult to believe that there are any communication problems in any business today. In the course of a busy workday, the importance of good communication can be something that can be easily forgotten. If you are noticing that it is difficult…Read More
What to look for when choosing Healthcare Online Data Storage Services
The days of keeping confidential information such as ePHI locked in a metal filing cabinet are gone. Most healthcare organizations have most everything, from personnel files to patient information and financial information, stored on their personal computers or computer network. What happens when your healthcare organization runs out of storage space? Or, worse yet, what if your computer…Read More
Is 2016 The Year Of Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS)?
The unstoppable trend towards Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), Software as a Service (SaaS) applications and “shadow IT” is driving an explosion of password sharing and reuse. The inevitable result is greater exposure to attacks, lower productivity and higher support cost. These forces require that companies and IT providers finds smarter ways to control access…Read More
When is your healthcare entity ready for Managed IT Services?
If you are a healthcare entity and considering whether or not Managed IT Services will benefit your practice, the answer is almost always — yes. There is little doubt that most healthcare organizations can benefit from Managed IT Services, yet that in itself does not always justify the cost of bringing on a third-party provider. Accepting that…Read More