Healthcare IT has revolutionized the industry, making it easier than ever for doctors to access patient records, discover potential drug interactions before they cause harm, and track outbreaks as they emerge in communities. Electronic medical records (EMRs), for example, give authorized healthcare workers information about a patient's ... Read More
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Today's small and mid-sized medical practices know the importance of becoming HIPAA compliant, but the challenges that stand in their way can be daunting. From lack of proper administrative tools to common cybersecurity challenges, here's a closer look at the likely issues you'll face as you work to obtain HIPAA compliance, along with ... Read More
Medical practices are a unique business in many ways, not the least of which is the nature of their IT needs. The role of IT inside a medical practice isn't just to support the business operations.
Doctors unable to access patient records. Lab work held up. Critically ill patients rerouted. Life-saving wireless medical technology rendered useless in sending real-time data. These are just a few of the ... Read More
Today’s healthcare providers have an unprecedented array of IT products and platforms to help them provide efficient, high quality care to patients, but those same technologies also introduce new challenges and can even expose practices to previously unchartered risks. Add to the mix the continually evolving measures required to maintain ... Read More