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How to Secure Mobile Devices in Your Medical Practice (BYOD)

Posted by Sheryl Cherico, Jun 15, 2016
When I was an IT Director years ago, one of the Doctors I worked for said to me “cell phones are now computers.”  I remember thinking to myself…he just doubled the amount of devices I support!...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, BYOD, health IT, health security, Health Tech/Software, HIPAA, HIPAA/Security, mobile devices, Practice Management

How to Select an IT Company for Your Medical Practice

Posted by Sheryl Cherico, Apr 21, 2016
I’ve worked with many medical practices that just ignore their IT department. They know the “guy” comes in, but no one really knows what he does.  All they know is that when they call him, he comes by, it gets fixed, and they get a bill....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, health IT, health tech, HIPAA, HIT, Practice Management, security, vendor

6 HIPAA Questions to Ask Your Health Tech Vendor

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Apr 1, 2016
Electronic and mobile healthcare technologies have exploded in the past decade, making patient data easier to collect, analyze, and share. But they’ve also made it that much more complex for medical practices to stay secure and HIPAA-compliant....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, health tech, HIPAA, HIT, Practice Management, security

10 Signs You're Breaking HIPAA

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Mar 8, 2016
Keeping your patient’s personal information confidential is an essential part of providing the very best medical care. Your patients expect that you'll keep their protected health information (PHI) private and confidential, and failure to guard it will make them question the quality of healthcare you provide....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, data security, health information, health security, HIPAA, hipaa violations, PHI, pii, Practice Management

10 Ways You May Be Violating HIPAA

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Nov 11, 2015
Sometimes, it can be difficult to look at HIPAA critically. For many physicians and practice managers, the phrase "HIPAA violation" registers as "monetary penalty," and a pretty hefty fee at that....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, data breach, data security, EHR, email, emr, hack, health information, HIPAA, HIPAA breach, patient data, PHI, pii, Practice Management, practice security, security

36 Telemedicine Statistics You Should Know

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Aug 20, 2015
Telemedicine is changing the way we experience healthcare. There’s no doubt about it. Patients are becoming more and more open to the idea every day, especially when they realize telemedicine means more convenient, accessible healthcare. Healthcare providers too are starting to see the benefits: better care outcomes, less hospital readmissions, happier patients, and more profitable practices. As a result, telemedicine is on the rise....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, compliance, costs, health IT, healthcare, healthcare systems, HIPAA, HIT, hospitals, mHealth, profitability, research, statistics, telehealth, Telemedicine

How to Create Your Practice BYOD Security Policy

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jun 16, 2015
With the continuous stream of news about cyberattacks on healthcare systems, protecting your practice's security should be top priority....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, BYOD policy, cybersecurity, data security, HIPAA, practice security

Skype for Telemedicine: Is it HIPAA Compliant?

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Apr 28, 2015
As digital technology becomes more widely available, it seems to infiltrate every aspect of our lives. From ordering food to paying bills, anything can be done through an app, including connecting with your patients. That ability to connect easily and quickly with your patients can be a lifesaver, especially when you’re already overwhelmed by your patient load. ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, data security, digital health, health security, health tech, HIPAA, HIT, mHealth, skype, telehealth, Telemedicine

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