Guest WiFi

Do you offer guest Wi-Fi in your  medical oractuce??  Today, Wi-Fi isn’t only crucial for your employees to get work done; it’s also a necessary amenity for your office guests. But there’s a right way and a wrong way to set … Read More

Employee Information

I always talk about HIPAA and protecting your patients data.  Today I want to talk about your employee information.  It is just as important to protect employee information as it is patient information.  Sensitive data is sensitive data.  Think about … Read More

Fighting off Complacency

Fighting off Complacency and Get out of My Comfort Zone. Today’s blog is a little bit different.  It is not about technology, cool gadgets, HIPAA, Medical IT Support or Cybersecurity.  It’s about motivation.  Something we lack and sometimes do not … Read More

Consumer Electronic Show

The Consumer Electronic Show starts tomorrow in Las Vegas.  I always look forward to this because us IT people love gadgets and new technology!  This is the biggest showcase for geeks like us.  From what I am hearing, there are … Read More

Heading into 2020

As we are heading into 2020, I would like to take a few moments to reflect on the success and failures of Tier3MD.  This year, we will be celebrating our 15th anniversary.  Pretty good since the changes in technology affect … Read More

Hack Hack Hack

Hack Hack Hack.  I can’t look at a newspaper, radio, TV show or internet article that does not mention a current cyber attack.  It is getting way out of hand.  They are not hacking Ring doorbells and talking to your … Read More

The Ultimate HIPAA Compliance Checklist

The Ultimate HIPAA Compliance Checklist The following questions represent the core components necessary for HIPAA compliance. Please check off as applicable to self-evaluate your practice or organization. Have you conducted the following 6 required annual Audits/Assessments? Security Risk Assessment Privacy … Read More

Amazon’s Involvement in Healthcare

Amazon’s involvement in healthcare is growing on a daily basis.  In October, they announced that they purchased a healthcare startup to power their primary care program.  The startup is a medical technology company that fits in well with their primary … Read More

HIPAA Breaches Last Week

There were a couple of notable HIPAA breaches last week that I wanted to share with you.  One of them was Brooklyn Hospital.  They were hit with a Ransomware attack.  From what is being reported, patient data was not only … Read More

Is your WiFi up to Par?

Is your home WiFi up to Par?  Have you ever checked it?  You are paying your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for a high speed internet connection, but are you getting it?  Your Wifi may be bringing you down.  If you … Read More