Applications for Healthcare

I found a great article from HHS on applications for healthcare.  It’s always been somewhat of a gray area when it comes to following HIPAA guidelines when dealing with various applications for healthcare.  I hope you find it useful. Health … Read More

Hospital Paid the Ransom

The Hollywood hospital paid the ransom to the hackers that paralyzed their computer systems for over a week.  They paid nearly $17,000 in bitcoins to hackers because paying was in the best interest of the hospital and most efficient way … Read More

More about the Crypto Virus

I know i harp on this a lot but I need to tell you a little more about the crypto virus.  I’ll stop blogging about it when it goes away! To Pay or Not to Pay That is the question. … Read More

Hospital is Being Held Hostage by Hackers

A Hollywood hospital is being held hostage by hackers that are demanding millions of dollars to unlock their computer system from the Crypto virus.  below is an example of one of the “letters” the hackers will send you. Computer systems … Read More

Retire that Old Server

Is it time to retire that old server?  Short answer…”YES”!  I say that without even knowing anything about it.  For many years, we have made our living supporting servers, and I can honestly tell you that the time has come … Read More

Tier3MD Podcasts

Tier3MD is starting a series of “Tier3MD Podcasts” that are geared toward medical practices.  We are covering all aspects of the practice, including hiring medical staff, billing tips and tricks, ICD-10 assistance, etc.  Of course we will work on HIPAA … Read More

CMS Extends Comment Period

CMS extends comment period on quality reporting and certification of electronic health records.  As first outlined in the request for information, which was posted on the Federal Register on Dec. 31, 2015, CMS and ONC seek public comment on several items … Read More

Women in the Tech Industry

Yvonne Dwyer, from Med-Hire, sent me an article about Women in the Tech Industry.  She thought I would find it interesting…and I do!  The article talks about how the tech field is predominately men.  No surprise there.  I remember when … Read More