Random HIPAA Audits

Have you been one of the lucky practices chosen for random HIPAA audits?  If you haven’t, that doesn’t mean you won’t! If you want to avoid random HIPAA audits, the first thing to do is make sure you have had … Read More

10 Tips to Secure Your Network

Listen Up! Every once in a while, I like to go back to this post just to remind us all of the seriousness of network security.  On the Tier3MD website, you will find numerous articles, tips and facts about computer … Read More

Cyberattackers Swipe Data

Reposted from Healthcare IT News Cyberattackers swipe data of 1.1M at CareFirst | Healthcare IT News It took a health insurance company almost a year to notify some 1.1 million of its members that their personal data had been swiped … Read More

Tier3MD Helps Sponsor Cystic Fibrosis Golf Tournament

Friday, May 15, 2015 Tier3MD President Mike Cherico, and Director of Operations Adam Holtman played in the Annual Cystic Fibrosis Golf Tournament hosted by the Georgia Cystic Fibrosis Chapter.  “Great fun for a great cause” says Cherico.  “Everyone had a … Read More

Tips for Protecting Your Smart Device

A few easy tips for protecting your smart device Record device information Mobile devices have unique numbers (IMEI or MEID or ESN numbers) that can identify devices if they are stolen. You should record the unique number, serial number and … Read More

Why use a Healthcare IT Company?

Do you use a healthcare only IT company? Do you have an in-house staff that “understands” your practice?  Well if you do, then in a sense, you are using a healthcare IT company, you’re just not declaring it.  Using an … Read More

Allscripts to cut 250 jobs

May 21, 2015 – Chicago   Allscripts to cut 250 jobs | Reposted from Healthcare IT News Chicago-based EHR company Allscripts will lay off 250 employees across the company, the Triangle Business Journal reports. The cuts are across the company’s … Read More

I’m Not Happy With My EMR Support

Having trouble with your EMR Support? You’re not alone.  When you switch your practice from paper charts to an EMR, the dependency on that EMR working is magnified 10 times or more.  Even the slightest hiccup would interrupt your workflow … Read More

Why Should I Pay for Managed IT Services?

Why Should I pay for Managed IT Services? Why should I pay for managed IT services?  I’m not paying anything right now and the “guy” comes over when I call him.  This is what I hear the most when I … Read More