Healthcare Executive Commentary

  1. 6 Critical Pressure Points Of Healthcare Network Security
    4/21/2014

    Today, even the smallest healthcare organization is a technology hub. Multiple IT systems connect providers to patients, medical specialists, online resources, and external providers and staff are increasingly equipped with mobile devices to support their work within and outside the facilities. The regulatory environment is stringent, and new state healthcare exchanges place additional security and privacy pressures on healthcare organizations.

  2. 4 Reasons Healthcare Facilities Need New Wireless Applications
    4/16/2014

    Generally speaking, healthcare has been a laggard in the adoption of mobile wireless technologies compared to other industries such as retail and hospitality. But with the introduction of smaller devices, smartphones, and tablets, the need for increased mobility in hospitals has accelerated dramatically in the past few years.

  3. 3 Tips For Selling Printing Solutions To Healthcare
    4/15/2014

    The healthcare business is becoming increasingly complex. Providers are being asked to deliver quality care, ensure patient safety, and improve operations in an environment where costs are soaring and reimbursements are dwindling. On top of all of those demands, healthcare organizations are undergoing a major reform resulting in more intricate processes throughout their institution. 

  4. Healthcare Mobility: Rugged Or Commercial Devices?
    4/11/2014

    The average acute care hospital environment is typically one of the tougher settings for any handheld mobile solution to thrive and survive.  There are generally hard floors throughout, so any accidental drop is going to be met with the maximum impact. Add that to the use of aggressive disinfecting chemicals that are required to maintain a safe working atmosphere for patients and clinicians and you will likely find that most unprotected commercial devices will fail much earlier than expected. 

  5. 3 Ways To Explain Asset Tracking Solutions ROI
    3/24/2014

    Tracking assets is one process that — if done effectively — can help your small business clients reduce costs and improve quality. Below are three ways your customers you can convince there is ROI from taking control of their assets.

  6. 8 Mobile Computer Must-Haves Your Customers Can’t Do Without
    3/4/2014

    You knew this day would come. Your customers' need for greater mobility and advanced applications has moved from a nice to have to a critical business requirement. Their legacy systems can’t keep up with rapidly evolving customer, technology and business demands. Inefficiencies are costing them time and money. From the front office to the distribution center and all points in between, mobile technology creates the foundation on which successful, profitable businesses are now built. And the time to invest is now.

  7. 3 Ways Hospitals Can Help Ensure HIPAA Compliance
    2/27/2014

    The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is 13 years old. During that time, the acronym, HIPAA, has become synonymous with patient privacy. Every patient receives the doctor or hospital’s privacy policy during an initial visit and terms like protected health information (PHI) have become part of the everyday healthcare vernacular.

  8. The Most Overlooked Bar Code Printing/Scanning Features
    2/14/2014

    When searching for a barcode printer or scanner, a new solutions provider’s main concerns are that the equipment works and how much it’s going to cost. However, it’s prudent to take a more in-depth look at the hardware before making a purchase decision. Brian Suter of Wasp lists four features that solutions providers often overlook when assessing a barcode printer or scanner.  

  9. How To Balance Security And Privacy With Hospital Data
    1/2/2014

    By Paul Martini, CEO of iboss Network Security, lists four critical areas to evaluabe when balancing security and privacy as a healthcare IT provider.

  10. Reasons VARs Should Consider Tapping Into Big Data
    12/3/2013

    Tom Berarducci of Zebra Technologies tells why VARs should consider business opportunities related to Big Data.