Times are Changing – Using Automated Dispensing Cabinets in Alternate Care Settings

By Jodie Vogt, Product Sales Support Does this scenario sound familiar to you if you work in an alternate care setting such as long term care, rehabilitation or hospice? It is “Someone’s” job to check the Emergency Medication Tackle Box or a Night Box to make sure that the tear away security lock is still... Read more

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Tags: ADC | Alternate Care | Automated Dispensing Cabinet | Safety | Security

The Great Digital Divide

By: Michael Grzesik, Infrastructure Security Specialist With the latest disclosure by Yahoo on December 14, 2016 that it lost the information for one BILLION e-mail accounts, I have finally decided that after nearly 20 years, it is time for me to part ways with my beloved Yahoo e-mail address. This proves to be no small... Read more

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Tags: ADC | Alternate Care | Automated Dispensing Cabinet | Safety | SecurityCybersecurity | Ransomware | Security

The Next Data Breach: Don’t Become a Victim

By: Michael Grzesik, Infrastructure Security Specialist It’s back to business as usual for the hacked hospitals that were highlighted in my last post.  Undoubtedly, they have learned a big lesson from the events just weeks ago.  January, February and March were busy months for healthcare data breaches.  Here’s an update: Read more

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The Next Data Breach: Coming to a Hospital Near You, Part 1

By: Mike Grzesik, Infrastructure Security Specialist These could become all too familiar stories from this year when we take a look back this next December.  And this isn’t Hollywood or Bollywood, it is real. Read more

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Is Windows® 10 HIPPA Compliant?

By Michael Grzesik, Infrastructure Security Specialist I started a small project last week in an effort to learn more about the new Microsoft® Windows 10 operating system. Right now, Microsoft is offering users of Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 Professional the opportunity to upgrade to Windows 10 Professional for free. To take advantage of this... Read more

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The Internet of Things is Changing Healthcare

By: Michael Grzesik, Infrastructure Security Specialist We live in a tech-savvy world that is now counted in billions. From the 3 billion people on the planet Earth that use 4 billion IP addresses to connect the 7 billion mobile devices and 2 billion PC computers to the Internet every day, these are big numbers. And... Read more

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Cybersecurity in the Healthcare Environment

By Michael Grzesik, Infrastructure Security Specialist Today’s healthcare industry is more than ripe with opportunity to exploit a weak computer and network security posture. Lack of attention can compromise confidential patient information. It is up to all of us that work in this vital sector of the economy to understand the need to be vigilant... Read more

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Protection of PHI – Why we must pay attention to the internal threat.

By Christine Ross A few years before Canada and the USA had enacted privacy legislation, I was working at an IT services company as a software developer customizing, implementing and supporting patient management systems for hospitals.  I had been with the company for a couple of months when my director stopped by my desk to... Read more

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