HIPAA’s rules pertaining to IT are problematic to say the least, but things have become much clearer over the course of the past year. However, there are still a few areas in which your office might not be compliant. This isn’t necessarily through negligence on your part, but rather a lack of understanding as to […]
I said a hip hop…
…the hippie, the HIPAA, to the hip hop, and you don’t stop.
Ok. I apologize for the lousy lyrical parody, but it isn’t entirely inappropriate either. You see, when Wonder Mike passes the mic to his man Hank who goes “by the code of the doctor”, it all happens, unfortunately, as flippantly as some have handled patient information in their businesses.
Your resistance to upgrade is costing you time, money, and talent…
Nobody likes to hear that they are wasting money. Nobody wants to hear that they should spend money either. I understand that this is the situation nearly every person involved in business must debate in their mind with every financial decision to be made.
So you’ve got the next big thing in technology sitting in your office: a program you customized for your business or a hardware you came up with on the side. When is the right time to license your product for outside sale? Read further to learn the ins and outs of licensing and why the […]
Welcome to 2017 Business Owners!
Many of you (and us) are crawling out of the holiday weekends and heading into the new year with new resolve and big plans for the coming year. Whether it is a desire to hit the gym more, play Pokemon GO less (you do not, in fact, have to catch them all), or spend more time with family,... for the small business owner, those personal resolutions can feel an awful lot like a revolution when you are trying to run a company that competes with the “big business” up the street.
Productivity, collaboration, freedom. These words are often touted when the benefits cloud technology are mentioned. But do all businesses that make the cloud switch achieve these? Unfortunately the answer is no. Some businesses flounder in the new technology, and some even become less productive because of it. So how can you avoid such a fate? […]
A recent initiative to give healthcare patients access to the notes their doctor or clinician writes about their visit is continuing its meteoric rise across the country. OpenNotes began a few years ago by researching the benefits of allowing patients to have access to their doctor’s notes. Since that initial study, the number of healthcare […]
Ransomware is becoming a growing problem for the healthcare industry. And with around a dozen attacks on hospitals being reported since the beginning of the year, you may be wondering just how severe the problem is. Should you be alarmed? How can you protect your practice? Here’s an inside look at how the ransomware epidemic […]
Your technology needs to produce a return on investment. If it doesn’t, you’re wasting you and your staff’s time and money. But how can you ensure you gain that coveted ROI you’re after? What does it actually mean to have a positive ROI? And how can you tell if you have one? Here are a […]
Whether or not to monitor your employees’ computers can be a tricky decision. While part of you may think it’s unethical, you also may question if your staff are spending too much time on non-work related activities, and taking advantage of you in the process. So, should you monitor? Here are some pros and cons […]