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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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Happy Father’s Day!

June 16th is Father’s Day, a great reason to spend a little quality time with the family doing a few of Dad’s favorite things.   Whatever your plans are, take some time this Sunday to let Dad know how much you appreciate everything he’s done for you over the years, and how glad you are to ...

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How Can Our Long-Term Care Center Benefit From IT Strategic Planning?

Information technology's role in long-term care is gaining momentum, as it should. However, many long-term care facilities aren't prepared to use today's innovative tools, much less include them in their long-term strategic planning. With residents dealing with chronic health conditions, it's increa...

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How to Create a Strong Password You’ll Remember

Nearly every site or service we use online requires a username and password. Remembering hundreds of unique passwords is just about impossible, and reusing passwords across multiple sites can be dangerous. If one account is compromised in a data breach (and this is likely: check out IdentityForce...

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Was Your Photo and License Plate Number Breached?

 CBD Reports 100,000 Photo and License Plate Breach The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported today that nearly 100,000 travelers’ photos and license plate data were breached. If you’ve driven in or out of the country within the six-week period where the data was exposed, you could ...

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What Are The Latest Phishing Scams?

Phishing scams are on the rise. If you aren’t sure what a phishing scam is, then it’s pretty simple. The hacker sends an enticing email to you. They want you to click on some link. It always sounds convincing: “You can win a $100 Gift Card from Amazon!” “Your account has been locked!...

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