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Healthcare IT News For VARs — January 23, 2014
In the news, your healthcare customers’ credit ratings could be negatively affected by paying for major IT projects. Also, the global wireless EHR market is expected to grow to $23.5 billion by 2018. In addition, a Health IT Buzz post lists guidance for the IT industry to help overcome EHR usability challenges.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — January 9, 2014
In the news, the North American healthcare IT market is forecast to reach $31 billion by 2017. “Business associates,” as defined by the HIPAA Omnibus Rule, are advised to ensure that compliance programs are in place, and reports continue of healthcare data breaches — some resulting in financial penalties.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — January 6, 2014
In the news, the CMS has extended the Stark law exception that permits hospitals to help fund EHR costs for physicians. Also, a survey shows most vendors are still in the ICD-10 product development phase, a newly introduced House Bill 3750 would provide assistance to states for telehealth policies, and ACO participation is on the rise.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — December 27, 2013
Data breaches and security advice are in the news, as well as a prediction that EHR switching will continue into 2014 and a list of technologies that are changing healthcare — including 3D printing.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — December 20, 2013
In the news, a forecast warns healthcare providers of their risks for data breaches and the HHS says not all EHR fraud safeguards are in place.
Why Increased Profitability Might Be Out Of Your Reach
If you’re a VAR or integrator looking to become more profitable, check this out. I attended a lot of trade shows and partner conferences focused on managed services this fall and sat through a ton of educational sessions. Something that really jumped out at me about MSPs is their focus on business metrics.
Is 2014 The Beginning Of The End?
Before you jump to the conclusion that this is a doom-and-gloom article, let me promise you it isn’t. It’s a story about opportunity. True, where there’s opportunity, there’s often the other side of the coin where weakness and threats lie. My goal, and that of Business Solutions, is to keep readers like you on the opportunity side of business. I want you profitable and thriving in 2014 and into 2015.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — December 12, 2013
In this week’s news, the Stage 2 Meaningful Use deadline has been extended and a study projects growth in the healthcare data analytics market.
VAR Finds New Applications For Smart Printers
Jon Cassell of SmartReceipt lists a variety of applications across multiple verticals that use smart printers.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — December 4, 2013
In the news: a letter from the AHA wants ICD-10 testing to start next month and companies are offering a cloud alternative to patient portals and free EHR software.