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Why You Should Invest in a Quality Hospital App

Thanks to technological advancement, the medical sector has seen substantial growth in client engagement. Patients, particularly, benefit from a quality app that services their medical needs. It allows them to interact with their providers in ways that they weren't able to before. Better so, [...]


How Network Monitoring Services Can Benefit Your Practice

The standard medical practice is now more reliant on technology. Basic networking allows for easier data storage, processing, and other day-to-day functions. But what happens when your network goes down? Or if someone happens to gain access to your patient information? Suddenly, technology [...]

How to Manage Call Flow in Healthcare

In today's world of hacks and data breaches, there's no such thing as being too careful when it comes to protecting your healthcare brand. Be it from online reviews, digital scams, or social media disasters, tackling brand management can seem like a huge task. Interested in keeping your [...]

Do You Need a Disaster Recovery and Continuity Plan?

On September 11, 2001, Americans learned first-hand how necessary it was for businesses to create a working plan for emergency situations. Those businesses who were located below 14th street in Manhattan couldn't operate for several weeks. Some businesses got lucky. Some in the financial [...]

Why Your Office Needs Secure Fax Services

Still using traditional fax machines? Wondering if your documents are at risk? If you're still relying on an old fax machine in your medical office, you may be making a mistake. Traditional fax machines can be insecure and aren't the best choice when it comes to sending sensitive data. If [...]

The Importance of HIPAA IT Compliance

Advancements in information technology mean medical data is being stored in new ways. Gone are the days of massive filing cabinets and binders that hold paper health records. Files are moving from physical folders to digital ones. IT has become a vital part of healthcare. But while [...]


The Top 5 Reasons Healthcare Providers Need Ransomware Mitigation

An estimated 100,000 new ransomware variants are being created every day. The Cyber Threat Alliance reported that CryptoWall 3 was to blame for 406,887 infections and $325 million in damages during 2015. If you are not investing in ransomware mitigation, the time to consider starting is now. [...]


Why Every Business Needs a Backup Recovery Plan

As a digitally operating business in 2017, you must have a backup recovery plan for your data or you won't be an operating business much longer. The healthcare industry faces unique challenges in maintaining data integrity and, according to a report, many within the industry are failing at this [...]


Have you heard of Meltdown & Spectre?

As you may be aware, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) released  a new vulnerability threat referred to as Meltdown & Spectre.  This high-impact vulnerability affects most users that have a modern computer and  has the potential to leak passwords, as well as [...]


Is Your Health Organization Prepared for a Cyber Attack?

If you're part of a healthcare organization, you have access to a lot of sensitive information. Patients and employees alike depend on you to maintain and protect that information. You need to know how to protect your company, workers, and patients against a cyber attack. Read on to learn what [...]