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data backup and recovery healthcare
Imagine a world where auto-save isn’t a thing. Yes, it makes us shudder too. Just think, you could be writing up the next big screenplay on Google Docs, but all of a sudden there is a power outage and, without their automatic save feature, you lose everything. Now no one will know your brilliance, and...
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Backup and Business Continuity; Although these two terms are related, they represent entirely different mindsets when it comes to total data protection. How? Well, let me explain.   Backup vs. Business Continuity: What’s the Difference? Backing up your data is essential for your business, and it answers the questions: Is my information safe? Can I...
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If you own a healthcare practice or just working one, then you are very familiar with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996. HIPAA is a set of rules and best practices that healthcare organizations my maintain compliance with to secure patient data and avoid potentially massive fines. This system had worked...
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Google has been a hot topic this month in the healthcare industry and for a good reason. Announcing their $2.1 Billion acquisition of Fit Bit and their creation of Google Health and Verily has caused quite a buzz. The most current news introduces news that is exciting and concerning at the same time, Project Nightingale....
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We are living in the golden age of outsourcing. Today, businesses around the world recognize the value of focusing on the “core” of their company. In other words, they are trimming the fat of their company so that they can put more time and resources into the bread and butter of their business (i.e., how...
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Recently there has been a lot of discussion about Telehealth and the future of the healthcare industry. During this discussion, Google has been mentioned more than once. The recent HLTH conference in Las Vegas revealed more details on how Google is making huge steps to invest in the Remote Patient Monitoring and Telehealth movement. Investing...
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If you work in healthcare, chances are you have heard of a medical practice experiencing ransomware, but what you may not have heard about was how the medical practice dealt with the ransomware attack. Most healthcare practices don’t have the time to deal with a ransomware attack. They just want to get their patient data back...
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So you have a security policy in place, and everyone has best practices training for avoiding cybercriminals’ attempts to gain access to data. You should be fine, right? Well, here are some examples of large companies and organizations that had a data breach recently. ID Agent recently compiled the most significant data breaches for the...
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justifying IT budget
Perhaps one of the toughest tasks a business must take on is creating its budget. No matter which industry you’re in, creating a thorough budget that correctly prioritizes each area of your operations is no easy job. One area that can be particularly tricky is your IT budget. Your information technology is the building block...
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Healthcare organizations are starting to hop on the technology train moving into the 21st century, which is excellent! Information technology and the healthcare industry have been growing more intertwined over the past 20 years. Advances that include Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Electronic Medical Records (EMRs), Cloud Storage, and Telemedicine have are widely adopted for helping...
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