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Best Practices for Healthcare IT Resilience & Reliability

We might think of cyberattacks as mostly targeting big businesses and individuals, but over the last few years, there have been multiple attacks on healthcare IT infrastructures. Cyberattacks have been aimed at medical, educational, research, and public health organizations and many attacks have shut down critical systems and attempted to steal important data. Such attacks can […]

How to Protect Patients from Identity Theft

In today’s evolving world, many processes in healthcare have transferred from analog to digital. While this has increased the level of convenience that many healthcare workers, including physicians, nurses, and receptionists, experience, it has also brought with it a number of new challenges. One of the main problems that have come as a result of […]

How to Improve Patient Safety in Substance Use Disorders

Every patient should receive the same standard of care, regardless of background or socioeconomic standing. Sometimes that means adjusting processes and protocols to ensure patients with specialized cases or disorders are kept safe and secure. There’s still a lot of stigma around treating patients with substance use disorders and what that process looks like. Here […]

5 Ways to Improve the Patient Experience

Very few Americans report being pleased with the healthcare system. Granted, this isn’t the same thing as saying that they are being given poor care. The United States may not top the charts with healthcare outcomes but it does consistently enjoy high-quality technology and medicine, such as touchless patient identification platforms like RightPatient.  Nevertheless, there […]

Why Seniors Are Targets for Medical Identity Theft

No one likes to think about their sweet and caring grandfather being the target of identity theft. Unfortunately, criminals often cherry-pick the elderly as unwilling accomplices for their crimes. Medical identity theft, which is on the rise, is frequently the tool criminals use to commit fraud and theft using the names and personal information of […]

Tips for Maintaining Patient Health and Well-Being with Tech

Technological advances are creating seismic changes in virtually every industry, and healthcare is no exception. Providing effective patient care can present a number of significant challenges that have historically plagued the healthcare system at large. These issues have incurred severe costs over time in the form of wasted resources, care failures, and even lives in […]

6 Key Advantages Of Custom Software For Health Facilities

Health facilities are looking for ways to optimize their operations and improve patient care as the healthcare industry becomes increasingly complex. If you’re one of these facilities, you might need to use cutting-edge technology to your advantage—and customized software is one way to do that. Custom software is designed to meet the specific needs of […]

How Mobile Health Tech Fuels Data-Driven Health Companies

Mobile healthcare technology provides enormous quantities of data. This information is being used all across the country to not only improve patient outcomes at the individual level but also to identify and interpret trends that are taking place at the societal level.  It’s more than just a trend. It’s a new way of providing patient […]

4 Benefits Of Keeping Electronic Health Records

Keeping electronic health records can ensure timely and accurate exchange of vital information between providers. It can also enhance patient care through 24/7 access to a complete record. It also allows greater continuity of care by allowing access to patient records and lower error rates compared to paper-based systems. What Are EHRS? Electronic Health Records […]

How Advanced Practice Nursing Impacts Patient Care

Nursing is no longer limited to merely a supporting role in healthcare. Nurses can chart a career path in many specialties and at different seniority levels. As a result, more nurses are completing advanced nursing degrees, such as a master’s or doctor of nursing practice (DNP). This increase in advanced practice nursing benefits the sector […]