Have you performed your Risk Assessment?

December 31 is a very important date if you are a medical provider participating in the EHR Meaningful Use Incentive Program. If you are attesting for HER Meaningful Use Incentive Program benefits using a 2014 reporting period, you must complete your required Security Risk Assessment by December 31. The Security Risk Assessment is needed to satisfy Core Objective 15 in Stage 1, and Core Objective 9 in Stage 2 of the program.

Why You Need a Spare Computer

One of the great advantages to taking a proactive approach to your technology is the reduction in costly downtime. Remote monitoring and management is a great way to help reduce downtime. Patches can be applied as they become available and general maintenance can be performed to help prevent failures.

Why You Should Consider VoIP

Voice over IP or VoIP is essentially a means to deliver phone service using the internet (Internet Protocol) instead of using traditional phone lines. This can be in the form of a cloud based solution or a phone system that is physically at your premise.

Why You Should Consider VoIP

Voice over IP or VoIP is essentially a means to deliver phone service using the internet (Internet Protocol) instead of using traditional phone lines. This can be in the form of a cloud based solution or a phone system that is physically at your premise.

Now Offering HIPAA Compliance Services

Ask any medical provider and they will tell you that HIPAA compliance can be a pain. The information can be convoluted and cumbersome. We recognize that medical providers need to be treating patients, not performing HIPAA risk assessments. That’s why we’ve added HIPAA Risk Assessments and ongoing HIPAA Compliance to our list of service offerings.

CRYPTOLOCKER: THE PROS CANT BEAT IT

Steve Gibson joins Leo to talk about a dangerous new virus called CyptoLocker. Steve says an alarming number of people are falling victim to it. CyptoLock locks out all user data files and uses strong encryption on them. Leo calls it ransomware, but this is at a new level.

Alert: New Ransomware Spreading – Cryptolocker

Below you will find important information regarding a new ransomware that is coming through as attachments to certain emails. As of now this program is impossible to remove, can be very costly to remedy and can result in significant data loss. Please forward this link to your team members.

Email Bootcamp and Lunch

Are you tired of feeling bombarded with emails every day? Do you feel like you can never get out from under all those messages? Are you angry about the amount of time you waste processing useless messages? Heather Remer will be hosting an Email Bootcamp on November 7th at 11:45 where she will provide you with the tools to help you tackle this endless frustration once and for all and gain valuable time back into your day.

APC Surge Protector – Recall

APC is recalling 37 model numbers of their “7 Series” and “8 Series” devices due to overheating and/or melting. A full list of the recalled items can be located on the company’s website at www.recall.apc.com. The safety commission urges the public to stop using the surge protectors, and to contact the company for a replacement.

How Compatible Is Your Team?

Jim Lilkendey, of Apogee Coaching, recently introduced us to an innovative employee assessment, called WorkTraits, that we wanted to share with you. WorkTraits is designed to provide managers and team members with the information they need to build teams that simply work better together.