How to pick the right EMR system for your practice

Electronic medical records (EMRs) allow healthcare providers to keep patients’ health records in digital format, eliminating the need for paper charts and ensuring that clients get accurate attention promptly. When selecting an EMR system for your healthcare practice, keep these key factors in mind. List down your requirements Before evaluating your EMR system options, make […]

Properly securing customers’ PHI

Cybercriminals continue to find ways to penetrate organizations and steal sensitive data. It is therefore critical that businesses take steps to secure their systems in order to protect customers’ protected health information (PHI). Read on to learn more about how you can keep PHI safe from cybercriminals. What is PHI? PHI is any information about […]

How big data helps reduce hospital readmissions

Business intelligence (BI), or big data, involves analyzing large data sets to improve decision-making. This concept has been around for many years, and it has certainly benefited a sprawling industry like healthcare. One of the main reasons for this has to do with the Affordable Care Act, which penalizes hospitals for having high readmission rates. […]

What HIPAA compliance means to your business

If your company is in the healthcare industry or provides medical services, you are required to comply with HIPAA regulations. In this article, we’ll talk about what HIPAA is, and what being HIPAA-compliant means to your business. What is HIPAA The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a federal law that […]

The pros and cons of EHR systems

Many healthcare providers have shifted to electronic health records (EHRs). Compared to paper-based systems, EHR systems offer greater information recency and accessibility to patient records. Before switching to EHR systems, your practice must first understand the following. What are electronic health records? EHRs are digital official documents that pertain to a patient’s health. These documents […]

HIPAA compliance guidelines for social media usage

Social media can be a powerful tool for healthcare organizations to spread awareness. But in using social media, these organizations must adhere to specific Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance standards. In this blog post, we will discuss guidelines for HIPAA compliance regarding the use of social media. What social media actions violate […]

Work from home exercises to help you stay fit

Commuting to work and walking around the office to talk to coworkers helps burn calories throughout the day. But when you’re working from home, the amount of physical activity you do tends to be much less, which can negatively impact your physical and mental well-being. To stay fit, you can try these easy work from […]

Exploring blockchain in healthcare

Blockchain technology is quickly gaining traction across many different industries. However, many are still unsure of what blockchain is. In this blog post, we will explore blockchain, the benefits it offers healthcare organizations, and how it can be used to improve patient care. What is blockchain? Although the technology is known for enabling cryptocurrencies like […]

The benefits of cloud computing to patients and healthcare providers

There’s no doubt that cloud computing is revolutionizing healthcare. From improving patient care to making medical records more secure, the cloud is making continues to make a big impact in the world of healthcare. Here are just a few of the benefits of using cloud solutions in your healthcare practice. Better data backup and recovery […]

The advantages of telemedicine

When you have questions about your health or are feeling under the weather, you usually set up a face-to-face meeting with your healthcare provider. But advancements in communication technology are allowing people to consult with their doctors anytime and anywhere through a service called telemedicine. What is telemedicine? Telemedicine is an innovative and safe way […]