Healthcare Executive Commentary

  1. How To Make Money From Compliance Audits
    7/31/2015

    VARs and managed services providers (MSPs) who choose to sell compliance audits have one great advantage:  Compliance, by definition, is mandatory. That in itself gives companies an incentive to purchase, and creates opportunities for resellers and MSPs to build their businesses. Resellers need to decide which market to pursue, and need to inform businesses exactly what they have to lose if they are found non-compliant by the bodies that govern these mandates.

  2. When Employees Put Data At Risk: Medical IT Client Horror Tales That Will Convince You To Encrypt (Part 2)
    7/15/2015

    Previously, we chilled you with a haunting tale of a medical practice that would not listen to warnings to encrypt, even after an ex-contractor stole a computer holding unprotected private medical information. It caused our IT and security services company to end that relationship rather than risk being arty to a damaging HIPAA violation.

  3. When Employees Put Data At Risk: Medical IT Client Horror Tales That Will Convince You To Encrypt (Part 1)
    7/15/2015

    While we all want to trust the people we work with, our experience implementing and managing IT and security services shows that employees go rogue more often than you might expect. Unaccounted-for data and files can be especially damaging in the healthcare field, where HIPAA compliance requires that medical facilities take reasonable measures to protect patient privacy.

  4. EMS Achieves UDI Compliance And Reduces Print Time To Less Than One Second
    7/1/2015

    Implementing Loftware Enterprise Labeling Solutions significantly improves performance and consistency, while reducing occurrence of mislabeling.

  5. Opportunities To Make EMV-Related IT Sales Outside The Retail Vertical
    6/8/2015

    The much-anticipated EMV liability shift is due to take place in the U.S. this October and solution providers throughout the IT channel are being tasked with supplying a comprehensive solution comprised of the right hardware, software, and integration services to meet the needs of their customers during a pivotal transition in the market.

  6. 3 Ways Channel Partners Can Become Experts In Healthcare IT Security
    6/4/2015

    With data breaches on the rise in the U.S., the security of personal data is becoming a growing concern for both consumers and businesses, and rightly so. The major cyberattack experienced earlier this year by Anthem exposed the sensitive healthcare information of 80 million Americans — nearly a quarter of the U.S. population. And that’s just one example.

  7. 6 Immediate Benefits Of IP Video Solutions For Healthcare
    6/2/2015

    Hospitals and medical centers face increasing challenges in the protection of staff, patients, and visitors, creating a demand for IP video solutions that are intuitive, scalable, and affordable. Effective and well-designed IP video solutions provide immediate benefits that can dramatically reduce unnecessary costs and liability, beyond basic security applications, while improving the flexibility of the system.

  8. How RFID Benefits Your Healthcare IT Clients
    5/27/2015

    Although RFID (radio frequency identification) technologies are often thought of as a manufacturing and distribution tool, the use of the RFID in healthcare settings has become increasingly common and offers unique benefits to healthcare IT leaders. RFID’s foray into the healthcare scene began primarily with manufacturers and wholesalers, who used the technology as a way to track pharmaceuticals. As the technology had advanced, so have the potential applications within a healthcare environment.

  9. Trends That Are Driving Healthcare IT Revenue Opportunities
    5/7/2015

    Financial analysts have once again identified healthcare as a leading growth market for 2015. Government-driven IT requirements continue to push healthcare providers to comply, creating opportunities for VARs and ISVs to sell software, hardware, and services to a wide range of healthcare facilities to support their implementations.

  10. 6 Features Of A Document Scanner Your Healthcare IT Customer Will Love
    4/21/2015

    Despite ongoing efforts to make the shift from paper to digital health records, many healthcare professionals work in environments that still create and manage large volumes of paperwork. In fact, according to a CDC study on the “Use and Characteristics of Electronic Health Record Systems Among Office-based Physician Practices” (2013), nearly half of all office-based physicians have yet to make a full switch to an electronic health records (EHR) system.

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