3 Benefits of online scheduling

While quality of care is a major factor when patients choose a healthcare facility, convenience is now becoming another key consideration. Online scheduling, in particular, has become more and more important in selecting a healthcare provider. Even if the use of smartphones, tablets, and other internet-connected devices has already permeated society, many healthcare facilities have […]

Telemedicine to help transform healthcare

Physicians in some parts of the world still make house calls, but they are becoming rare. Today, most patients either go to a clinic or hospital, make a quick trip to a pharmacy for instant relief, or get treatment at home via telemedicine. Although this medical practice might not sound familiar to some, it has […]

Here’s what to look for in apps or wearable tech

Are you overwhelmed by the many choices you have in getting the right technology to monitor your health? Do you download an app on your mobile to track your pulse rate? Or buy a wearable device that can tell you more about your health? While it’s best to leave the professional recommendations to your healthcare […]

Lower hospital readmissions through big data

The medical industry is teeming with data. Patients that receive care, for example, have hundreds of data points associated with their medical history. But how is this data being handled? In most cases, not carefully enough. By adopting one of business’s more popular technology solutions, your medical facility could save money and improve patient care […]

Optimize Alexa for your business

Users have a lot to like about Amazon’s innovative AI technology Alexa. It can perform simple tasks such as answering phone calls and making shopping lists while controlling your smart home devices. But Alexa can also be helpful to business users. Here is a list of other things she can do, especially in your office. […]

Secure healthcare data from hackers

Healthcare providers are vulnerable to cyberattacks because their industry is lucrative. People and even government institutions spend so much money on their medical bills, thanks to emerging markets and aging populations. Advances in technology have transformed paper medical records to digital files that can easily be stored and accessed, but can also easily be stolen […]

Disruptive technologies in healthcare

Corporate giants like Microsoft, Google, and Apple are cultural icons because their software and hardware innovations have been, dare we say, revolutionary. In the not-too-distant future, we’ll be looking back and marveling at how healthcare once existed without some of the radical-sounding technologies that are tantalizingly close to becoming reality. The “internet of things” The […]

How can MSPs optimize healthcare?

Patient care does not begin and end with giving timely medical attention. It also requires enforcing strict security measures to ensure patients’ personal information is always kept confidential. Choosing the right managed services provider (MSP) that provides tailor-fit, cost-effective, point-to-point solutions will help achieve both medical and technological concerns centralized for easy monitoring. They guarantee […]

Healthcare: Prevent insider threats

Healthcare is the only industry where insider threats pose the greatest threat to sensitive data, with 58 percent of security incidents coming from people working within the organization itself. Here’s a look at five ways to prevent such breaches. #1 Educate – The workforce (meaning all healthcare employees) must be educated on allowable uses and […]

HIPAA Requires Careful Social Media Posting

Healthcare providers that use Social Media can interact with their patients, advertise new services, and quickly communicate urgent announcements or messages. There’s immense potential for it to improve care, but also to expose patient-specific information. On April 14, 2003, the “Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act” (HIPAA) became law with the goal of protecting the […]