6 Ways Technology is Changing Healthcare

6 Ways Technology is Changing Healthcare

Technology is a well-accepted facet in healthcare that’s changing the lives of both doctors and patients. Although it has gotten a bad rap from a small percentage of tech users in society, it’s still safe to say that – the pros outweigh the cons in this department. There are numerous benefits technology has laid for us in recent years and we can’t even begin to enumerate them one by one

Why Should You Hire HIPAA Compliance Consultants?

HIPAA compliance consultants

Some of the most sensitive personal information involves our health and medical history. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) lays the groundwork for safeguarding health-related data by providing standards that companies need to meet. If you work with any data of this kind – even as a subcontractor to another company – you must comply with HIPAA standards. What can happen if you don’t follow HIPAA regulations? Violating

IT Support for Medical Practices: Are You Prepared for Data Breaches?

it support for medical practices

When you’re faced with the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks, the only way to protect your medical practice is to develop a comprehensive data security program. Along with the sensitive data collected by most businesses, such as names, addresses and bank account information, medical practices are also responsible for safeguarding a wide variety of private patient data, ranging from current medications to history of illnesses. Medical practices must at the

The Ups and Downs of Electronic Medical Records

The case for electronic medical records is compelling: They can make health care more efficient and less expensive, and improve the quality of care by making patients’ medical history easily accessible to all who treat them. First Person: Which ‘HT’ to Treat: Hypertension or Hammertoe? (October 9, 2012) Redefining Medicine With Apps and iPads (October 9, 2012) Small wonder that the idea has been promoted by the Obama administration, with