AMA Clarifies Stance on Physician Use of AI in New Policy

The American Medical Association recently shared its new AMA AI policy recommendations with the public. The AMA sees great potential to improve patient outcomes through this technology, but they also want to ensure that oversight and accountability for this augmented intelligence are in place so th...

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Are You Following Best Practices For HIPAA ePHI Security? 10 Steps To Follow

Cybercriminals are actively seeking your electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI). That’s because it’s a profit-making resource for them and a valuable commodity on the Dark Web. How can your healthcare organization ensure you have the most robust data security protocols in place? By fo...

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How To Remove Microsoft Office Metadata?

This article covers the definition of metadata and how to view, manage and delete it in Microsoft applications. What is Metadata? Metadata is information about your data. It contains facts that can’t be disputed, the same way data does. Here is an example from Microsoft Word. Let’s say you’re...

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IT Companies In Raleigh, NC Choosing The Best

IT Companies In Raleigh, NCChoosing The Right IT Company To Meet Your Business Objectives Why Is HitsTech The Right Choice For Your Next Raleigh, NC IT Company One of those choices that many companies are making is to outsource some or all of their technology infrastructure and support needs. Perh...

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The #1 Security Threat to Local Small Businesses

There are many types of risk in business: the risk that a new competitor will come on the market and steal market share, the risk that top staff members will jump ship for a better offer . . . but are you considering the significant risk that is associated with a cyber attack? A recent report by IB...

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Long Term Care Facilities Must Continue To Invest In Information Technology

According to the US Census Bureau, by 2030, over 20% of Americans will be over 65. As has been the case throughout the Baby Boomer's life, we must adapt. Fortunately, technology is keeping up with this generational shift. It's making long term care (LTC) facilities more efficient and able to sk...

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How to Make Calls with Amazon Alexa

  Did you know you can use just about any Amazon Echo device to make phone calls for free? You can do the same in the Alexa app on iOS or Android, whether or not you have an Echo device. You can also call others in your contacts on their Echo devices instead of their phones. These services can b...

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EHR Vendor Consolidation and Its Effects on Ambulatory Health Services

An uptick of vendor consolidation in the Ambulatory electronic health records industry has been a cause for concern for many small and medium practices recently. The main cause for concern lies in the preparation and costs associated with integrating their patient health records into new programs th...

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How Can Information Technology Improve Care In Nursing Homes

It can be an extremely difficult decision for families to place their loved one in the care of professionals in a nursing home. This is an inevitable move for many older Americans or those with chronic illnesses, but one that is often viewed with some trepidation by families. Fortunately, there are ...

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Important Warning From The FBI

Hackers Now Using HTTPS To Trick Victims Via Phishing Scams Everything you’ve heard about the safety of https sites is now in question. According to a recent FBI public service announcement, hackers are incorporating website certificates (third-party verification that a site is secure) when send...

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