Healthcare Executive Commentary

  1. 3 Ways Channel Partners Can Become Experts In Healthcare IT Security

    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.

  2. 6 Immediate Benefits Of IP Video Solutions For Healthcare

    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.

  3. How RFID Benefits Your Healthcare IT Clients

    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.

  4. Trends That Are Driving Healthcare IT Revenue Opportunities

    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.

  5. 6 Features Of A Document Scanner Your Healthcare IT Customer Will Love

    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.

  6. How To Overcome The Disconnect Between Compliance And IT Security

    There is a huge disconnect between compliance and IT security, which I see every day while conducting compliance and security assessments.

  7. Retail Data Or Healthcare Data: Which Is More Secure?

    Data breaches are one of the biggest threats and concerns today for an individual. There are two industries where these threats have impacted individuals the most — healthcare and retail. Does either one of these industries pose a greater threat than the other?  I think so.

  8. Retail Or Healthcare: Which Is The Bigger Breach Threat?

    Pssst! I have something for you. It is perhaps the worst-kept secret in healthcare. Surely, that grabbed your attention — and here’s what should hold it: Many of the industry’s vendors have done a poor job ensuring their applications are properly patched and up-to-date. And the sheer volume of devices running those applications to access and share confidential patient records complicates matters considerably.

  9. Is Your Client’s Medical Information Safe?

    Five data security pitfalls for healthcare organizations to avoid.

  10. Your Healthcare Customers Need A Private Cloud Education — Stat!

    If the nightly news is your primary source for the latest happenings in cybersecurity threats, you’d think that retail was cybercriminals’ number one target (no pun intended). Many would be surprised to find out that healthcare is actually at the top of the hit list.