Defending healthcare data: How to keep PHI safe from cyberattacks

Safeguarding protected health information (PHI) is vital for healthcare institutions worldwide. PHI, which encompasses a broad spectrum of data from medical records to financial information related to healthcare, remains a prime target for cybercriminals. The integrity and confidentiality of this information are not only critical for compliance with privacy laws but are fundamental to maintaining […]

From paper charts to digital data: Is transitioning to EHRs a smart move?

The healthcare industry has come a long way from paper charts to electronic health records (EHRs). While some healthcare providers have fully embraced the transition, others are still reluctant to make the move. But with the increasing use of technology in all aspects of our lives, is transitioning to EHRs really a smart move for […]

Data-driven interventions: Preventing readmissions before they happen

The traditional reactive approach to healthcare — treating patients after they fall ill — is undergoing a profound shift. Today, because of big data, healthcare professionals have the power to be proactive: to anticipate and prevent illness before it takes hold. We see this in the use of big data to prevent hospital readmissions, which […]

Transforming healthcare: The pros of telemedicine

Imagine healthcare without walls or waiting rooms. Telemedicine is making this a reality. This article explores how virtual doctor visits and remote monitoring are changing the game. Think faster diagnoses, easier chronic care, and mental health support, all accessible from the comfort of your home. We’ll dive into the different ways telemedicine can bring healthcare […]

The 4 essential factors of HIPAA and IT

To protect the sensitive information within medical records and the patients those records belong to, the US government passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). HIPAA helps patients protect their privacy by ensuring their right to control access to their health records. No healthcare practice or related business can operate without compliance with […]

Transforming healthcare with mobile device management

Mobile devices have become essential tools for healthcare professionals, enabling them to access patient records, clinical guidelines, and other critical information from anywhere. However, the use of mobile devices also presents unique security challenges, as these devices are often easily lost or stolen, and mobile apps can be vulnerable to malware attacks. The best way […]

AI is changing the healthcare industry

All indications point to artificial intelligence (AI) being a game changer for the healthcare industry. And, in fact, it has already revolutionized healthcare for both medical professionals and patients. Let’s take a closer look at how AI has transformed the healthcare sector. Check out some of the ways AI has revolutionized healthcare for both medical […]

How technology is revolutionizing healthcare

From the widespread adoption of electronic health records for seamless data management to artificial intelligence-driven diagnostics and telehealth services, technology is empowering healthcare professionals to deliver better care and improve patient experiences. Below, we discuss some of the ways that technology is revolutionizing healthcare. Telemedicine Telemedicine is a game-changer in the healthcare industry, especially in […]

Ways online scheduling can help healthcare organizations

Healthcare organizations face a unique set of challenges when it comes to managing patient appointments. From scheduling conflicts to last-minute cancellations, managing appointments can be a time-consuming and frustrating task for both patients and healthcare providers. However, with an online scheduling system, you can streamline your appointment management processes and provide a more convenient experience […]

Healthcare cybersecurity: 5 Strategies to protect against insider threats

Healthcare organizations are increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks from malicious insiders. Whether it’s an employee, a contractor, or a vendor with access to sensitive data, these insider threats can cause significant financial and reputational damage. And with healthcare data becoming more valuable than ever before on the black market, it’s crucial that your organization takes steps […]

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