The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) Omnibus Rule on breach notification requirements began two years ago, and many in the industry expected to see a jump in the numbers because of the new method of tracking breaches.
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Where VARs, MSPs Should Focus For Success In Healthcare
Healthcare survey data points solutions providers to where the most realistic sales opportunities exist.
Why VARs Should Focus On Patient-Centered Solutions
Delivering technology that ensures people have access to healthcare information — and their healthcare providers — will give solutions providers a competitive edge.
Why Healthcare Practices Need Your BDR Expertise Now
VARs and MSPs that understand the opportunities and challenges in healthcare can tap into a lucrative opportunity selling backup and disaster recovery (BDR) solutions and services.
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MSPs: You Must Be HIPAA Compliant Too
Any business dealing with medical patients’ personal health information (PHI) must understand and comply with HIPAA (and thus avoid potentially devastating enforcement actions). Unfortunately, these same businesses often struggle to gain a firm grasp on just how precisely HIPAA requires them to behave in all phases of their operations.
Why Your IT Clients Need A HIPAA Risk Assessment
If your clients deal with healthcare records of any kind for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) purposes, their business is considered either a covered entity or a business associate, and they should be preparing in earnest for Office of Civil Rights (OCR) HIPAA audits in 2015 and 2016.
3 Reasons Home Health Spells Opportunity For VARs
These are challenging times for home healthcare providers. Reimbursement is declining as the healthcare industry shifts from a volume-based, fee-for-service approach to a value-based, accountable care model. This transformation accelerates pressure on home health providers to operate more efficiently, deliver better patient outcomes and market themselves to hospitals as trusted partners. At the same time, providers have to comply with a constantly growing number of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) mandates.
How To Make Money From Compliance Audits
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.
When Employees Put Data At Risk: Medical IT Client Horror Tales That Will Convince You To Encrypt (Part 2)
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.
Webinar Offers Tips For Finding Money From Life Sciences Investors
There is stiff competition among entrepreneurs for investment dollars for startups targeting the life sciences market. SecureDocs and Life Science Nation are hosting a webinar that will help startups learn how to secure funds.
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Dymo CardScan Image Capture
CardScan Image Capture (IC) accurately captures driver’s licenses, insurance cards and other patient information. Used on its own or interfaced with electronic health records and other practice software systems, CardScan IC delivers true, complete color images to help reduce errors, streamline admissions and speed reimbursement.
8000 Series Mobile Computers
Hardworking 8000 series mobile computers provide the power of modern data management – easy scanning, accurate data capture and entry – in one efficient, cost-effective solution.
Motorola DS4208-HC Scanner
The DS4208-HC corded imager from Motorola allows hospitals and clinics to quickly and easily capture and verify a wealth of data at the point of care, and beyond. The automated capture of information required by emerging healthcare laws enables cost-effective compliance with new government regulations.
VARs Opportunities In Healthcare: Small Hospitals, Group And Independent Practices
Business Solutions president Jim Roddy interviewed Health IT Outcomes chief editor Ken Congdon at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit on Aug. 11, 2015, at the Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel.
Plantronics Displays Headset Options At Smart VAR Healthcare Summit
Brad Barnes, sales manager of specialized channels for Plantronics, displays USB-based, wireless, and Bluetooth headsets at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions magazine on August 21, 2014, at the Westin Chicago Northwest.
Seagull Scientific Demonstrates BarTender Software At Healthcare Summit
Nicholas Doss, channel sales manager, explains the application’s the company’s BarTender software has for healthcare at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions magazine on August 21, 2014, at the Westin Chicago Northwest.
Datalogic Demonstrates Technology At Smart VAR Healthcare Summit
Gina Wilde, national manager of the healthcare vertical for Datalogic, explains how healthcare VARs can offer products that differentiate them from the competition. Wilde spoke at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions magazine on August 21, 2014, at the Westin Chicago Northwest.