Are You On A Bad Date And Don’t Even Know It?

They don’t call back, they don’t answer your texts, and when you get time with them, they are disheveled, rude, and uninterested, doing just the minimum to keep things going.

This sounds like a bad date...and it’s one that many dental practices are on with their current IT guy.

How New York Dentists Can Quickly Eliminate Tech Problems In Their Practice

Now more than ever, we depend on technology to run our businesses (and our lives). When the "internet goes down," most businesses are at a standstill until they are back online, costing thousands in lost productivity and sales.

It's not just the BIG problems but things like file access, password protection, being able to print, and recovering files or versions of files that were accidentally overwritten or deleted.

The risks of riskware to your business

Many things around us are not intended to be harmful, but have the potential to be dangerous. Take a plastic bag, for example. Although designed to contain things, it can become a suffocation hazard for young children.

This concept of potential danger can also be applied to legitimate and bootleg software programs categorized as riskware.

Use digital tools to maximize your dental practice’s efficiency

A visit to the dentist is often a poor experience, especially for patients getting a painful treatment such as a tooth extraction or a root canal. Often, their stress over the treatment itself is compounded by the hassle of setting the appointment, filling out endless forms, and getting asked the same questions over and over by the dental staff.

The benefits and drawbacks of EHRs

Numerous digital advancements enable healthcare organizations to address several key industry challenges, such as safeguarding medical records and providing better care management for patients. Electronic health records (EHRs), in particular, allow quick access to patient records, helping healthcare organizations diagnose patients more effectively, reduce medical errors, and provide safer care.

How can you protect your dental clinic from business email compromise attacks?

Healthcare providers have recently been a major target for email scams. Between December 2020 and February 2021 alone, the number of phishing attacks targeting pharmacies and hospitals increased by a staggering 189%. Unfortunately, conventional phishing attacks aren’t your only cause for worry — your dental clinic could be at risk of falling victim to a business email compromise (BEC) scam too.

The challenges in adopting new IT solutions in healthcare practices

Implementing the right IT solutions can make your clinic or private practice more efficient, secure, and competitive. It can also help you save money in the long run. However, adopting new non-medical technology in healthcare isn’t always a smooth ride, as you’re likely to encounter the following challenges:
Upfront cost
IT solutions for healthcare, whether in the form of equipment, services, or software, cost money.

IoT in healthcare: Addressing security and privacy issues

From mobile apps that keep track of daily medication to smart operating room systems, the Internet of Things (IoT) is delivering greater convenience and functionality to healthcare practitioners and patients alike. However, the proliferation of IoT devices also brings new risks, vulnerabilities, and security challenges.

Preventing insider threats in the healthcare sector

Insider threats are security risks that come from within your organization. They could be any of your current or former employees, contractors, or associates who have knowledge about your computer systems and can expose your data. They are a major issue in many industries, the healthcare sector included.