How to Defend Against the Rise of RansomwareHow to Defend Against the Rise of Ransomware

Cybersecurity has been a major concern with the rise of ransomware incidents over the past few years. This form of cyber attack is an ever-growing problem that affects many industries but often targets healthcare organizations. By knowing what vulnerabilities to watch out for, using a secure Electronic Health Record (EHR), and educating your staff on ...
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Finding a Trustworthy EHR VendorFinding a Trustworthy EHR Vendor

Finding a trustworthy EHR vendor is important. The investment in a new system is significant and carries risks and consequences of failure. When your healthcare agency is shopping for a new EHR system, do your due diligence and vet your vendor as well. Do not exhaust your budget for a system that comes with hidden ...
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Guidelines for Using Telehealth for Group TherapyGuidelines for Using Telehealth for Group Therapy

Group therapy uses many of the same approaches as individual therapy and research has shown it can sometimes be more effective. The use of group therapy during the social isolation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has proven more helpful than ever. Patients connected through virtual telehealth apps form a sense of belonging, build a ...
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Alleviate Staffing Shortages with an EHR and Patient Self ServicesAlleviate Staffing Shortages with an EHR and Patient Self Services

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, health clinics were experiencing staffing issues and healthcare workforce understaffing has only been exacerbated now due to the virus. Because of COVID-19 we have encountered loss of life, staff burnout and unprecedented turnover rates. More patients are returning in-person to clinics yet the staffing has not improved. With variants of ...
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7 Tips for Successful EHR Implementation7 Tips for Successful EHR Implementation

After you have chosen a new Electronic Health Records (EHR) solution, how do you smoothly transition to it? Follow these 7 tips for successful EHR implementation.  Set realistic goals and expectations. Is it realistic to think you will be paperless in 1 month? Do all of your programs need to go-live at once or is a phased ...
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Staff Moves: Increasing Security and Protecting Patient DataStaff Moves: Increasing Security and Protecting Patient Data

With news of cyberattacks on the rise, healthcare agencies can do a lot towards increasing security and protecting patient data. Shopping for a secure Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution is one step. Your agency can also support your team through training, policies and a comprehensive security program. It should be stressed to all staff members ...
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