Telemedicine — the practice of administering medical care remotely — is increasing in popularity because of its practicality. Most healthcare businesses have been implementing it for decades, but advancements in telecommunications tools have vastly improved telemedicine.
More and more healthcare organizations are turning to managed services providers (MSPs) for their IT needs. The outsourced technology support model lets hospitals and clinics focus on being healthcare providers rather than IT professionals learning on the fly.
Protected health information (PHI) includes personal, medical, and financial information, as well as other data created or used when a patient sought and received healthcare services. Due to the sensitive nature of PHI, it is highly valuable to hackers — and this is why your healthcare organization must do everything possible to protect any PHI […]
Cloud-based healthcare systems have vastly improved medical services. Digitization has allowed hospitals and clinics to provide better patient care and greater accessibility to information. However, it has also increased the risk of personal health information (PHI) cybertheft.
Healthcare trends point towards heavy reliance on tech such as telemedicine, mobile health solutions, surgical robotics, and most significantly, constantly evolving data management practices. Because of this, managed services providers (MSPs) are a valuable commodity.
Physicians in some parts of the world still make house calls, but they are becoming rare. Today, most patients either go to a clinic or hospital, make a quick trip to a pharmacy for instant relief, or get treatment at home via telemedicine. Although this medical practice might not sound familiar to some, it has […]
Healthcare providers are vulnerable to cyberattacks because their industry is lucrative. People and even government institutions spend so much money on their medical bills, thanks to emerging markets and aging populations. Advances in technology have transformed paper medical records to digital files that can easily be stored and accessed, but can also easily be stolen […]
Patient care does not begin and end with giving timely medical attention. It also requires enforcing strict security measures to ensure patients’ personal information is always kept confidential. Choosing the right managed services provider (MSP) that provides tailor-fit, cost-effective, point-to-point solutions will help achieve both medical and technological concerns centralized for easy monitoring.
Ease of access, legibility, and accuracy are key considerations when maintaining health records, especially to ensure compliance with industry regulations. With an EHR system, navigating through patients’ entire medical histories has become much more convenient and secure.
If you’re a healthcare services provider who utilizes mobile devices in daily operations, you need to ensure the patient data stored and handled by those devices are safe and private. Let’s take a look at mobile data security and some of the ways you can keep your sensitive patient information secure.