Cloud Storage vs. On-Site Data Housing

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Cloud Storage vs. On-Site Data Housing: Factors for Healthcare Organizations to Consider Internet technology has opened the way for data storage to be far less cumbersome for modern healthcare organizations. After all, handling all the incoming data in a modern practice is not all that easy. Many organizations have jumped on board and went after a cloud-hosting solution, but is … Read More

Securing the IoT Network in Your Healthcare Facility

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From wirelessly connected fax machines to network-integrated treatment equipment, the modern-day healthcare facility has a full list of things that must be a part of their network. As convenient as the IoT may be for modern practices, every device adds a potential point of security vulnerability. Each new addition offers incredible convenience and functionality to a healthcare operation, and many … Read More

How Is Patient Scheduling IT Increasing Patient Happiness?

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Patient scheduling IT doubles the output of booking agents and cuts the time needed to schedule an appointment in half. This can increase the happiness of patients and physicians by lowering the costs of healthcare. When health care professionals digitize their systems, the resulting process improvement enables them to adopt a more consumer-friendly culture. What Are the Main Problems with … Read More

Why is Cybersecurity so Important to the Healthcare Industry?

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Cybersecurity incorporates a number of technologies to safeguard digital data. Threats come from unauthorized access and internal missteps lead to increased risks that hackers take advantage of. Healthcare is increasingly the target of cybercriminals as bad actors learn how to successfully target unguarded or insufficiently guarded data. This includes data sharing, digital health records and medical devices that send data … Read More

AMA Clarifies Stance on Physician Use of AI in New Policy

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The American Medical Association recently shared its new AMA AI policy recommendations with the public. The AMA sees great potential to improve patient outcomes through this technology, but they also want to ensure that oversight and accountability for this augmented intelligence are in place so that the technology is used justly and effectively. The Role of AI in Healthcare The … Read More

EHR Vendor Consolidation and Its Effects on Ambulatory Health Services

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An uptick of vendor consolidation in the Ambulatory electronic health records industry has been a cause for concern for many small and medium practices recently. The main cause for concern lies in the preparation and costs associated with integrating their patient health records into new programs that are made necessary with vendor acquisition, especially if the acquisition has forced a … Read More

6 Ways To Help You Become HIPAA Compliant

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Tips for HIPAA Compliance (Questions/Answers) Need a little insight into strengthening up your HIPAA compliance efforts? Check out these 6 simple steps you can take to become more compliant and secure. No one said HIPAA compliance was easy. It’s a higher level of security and data governance that healthcare organizations have to follow – if you’re looking for help with … Read More

Security Issues That May Leave Medical Practices Vulnerable

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Healthcare providers have a legal obligation to keep patient data security, whether it’s at rest on a server or in transit to the cloud or a third party. To maintain regulatory compliance and the confidence of your patients, your practice needs to be vigilant in the technologies that it deploys to make sure that all personal and medical information is … Read More

How AI Is Saving Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Practices An Hour Each Day

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The red tape that normally surrounds the administration of patients in the healthcare industry is a leading cause of physician burnout, as many data experts have noted. Healthcare providers are responsible for a growing volume of paperwork and other off-patient work, and the trend towards greater bureaucracy seems to be inevitable. By some estimates, one hour of bedside patient care … Read More

What Role Do Robots Play In Healthcare?

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Artificial intelligence and robotics are poised to change the entire economic landscape over the coming decades, with an estimated 30% of existing jobs poised to be taken over by robots by 2030. Nowhere is this more evident than in healthcare. Many healthcare tasks are routine and prone to human error, making them prime targets for automation. At the same time, patients and … Read More