Penn Medicine Takes Three-Pronged Approach to BYOD Management, Security



What:  At Penn Medicine, the emerging trend of bring your own device (BYOD) was not so much about the “if” as it was about the “when.” With almost 20,000 employees, the organization knew it would not be able to provision enough Penn Medicine-funded cell phones for all essential staff.…

IT Services for Your Medical Practice – In-House vs Out-Source

IT in box

IT in boxPreviously I wrote about how information technology (IT) personnel are an increasingly important part of medical practices as EMR becomes a fact of life, as well as the challenges that administrators face in recruiting and hiring these individuals.…

Infographic – How To Optimize Registration Forms


As more medical practices are using patient portals and websites for patient interaction and communication, the design or usability of registration forms should be considered beforehand.…

Infographic – EHR: How They Connect You and Your Doctors


How do electronic health records (EHRs) connect you and your doctor?…

Infographic – How the Internet Works


The Internet is amazing. It allows us to communicate instantly, search for and find information on nearly anything, stay abreast of current events and, of course, watch the latest cute animal video.…

Infographic – The High Cost of HIPAA Violations


Medical Practices would be wise to become familiar with HIPAA regulations and the penalties for violations.…

Infographic – IT Security Threats


Global IT security issues were never much of a concern for medical practices.…

IT Services for Your Practice – In-House or Outsource?

IT support

Previously I wrote about outsourcing your IT services support as well as how to hire an IT director.…

Deciding to Go Paperless

full of joy

take-plunge.jpgMost medical offices today are using an electronic practice management (EPM) system.…

Medical Practice Trends Podcast 11: Five Best Practices for EHR Implementation


MPT Podcast 11Five Best Practices for EHR Implementation, with guest Chris Mertens, VP of the Personal Systems Group for Hewlett-Packard.