How to cut your data center expenses

Many business owners tend to ignore the server room or pretend that it doesn’t exist. But this won’t change the fact that it can wreak havoc on your electric bills. Before you suffer, read this article to lower your energy bills.  Perform an energy audit There’s a good chance your IT staff has never thought […]

Technology tips to increase efficiency

Successful businesses make technology work for them, not the other way round. When used correctly, technology can make every task much faster to execute. So, if you’re looking to increase staff efficiency, consider the following methods to implement technology into your day-to-day business operations.

4 facts about HIPAA and your IT

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 […]

Watch Out! Can I Please Get Some Privacy?

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.

How Is Your Outdated Technology Wasting Your Money?

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.

In 2017, Why Should the “Little Guys” Scare Big Business?

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.

Mental shifts to make before cloud migration

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? […]

OpenNotes portal initiative gaining steam

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 […]