Healthcare Interoperability: Your Essential Guide

The growth of information technology has revolutionized almost every industry imaginable, healthcare included. More healthcare organizations than ever use some form of electronic health records (EHRs) to record and store information about patients, and that’s just the start. Telemedicine, remote…


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Defining Computer Reliability

Imagine you launch the messaging app on your phone and it turns on the camera instead. Or your laptop only powers up 30 percent of the time. Neither of these scenarios would be a pleasant experience. Most of us would probably ditch the offending device into the nearest trash bin. We expect our…


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Advantages of Predictive Analytics in Manufacturing

Data analytics is the practice of examining raw data to find insight and even answers to a company’s select questions. For businesses like manufacturing, it’s used to figure out key information such as why plants are breaking down or identifying trends like customer purchases during hurricane…


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SSD or HDD: Which Should I Choose?

Nowadays, it almost seems like consumers have unlimited digital storage space available to them. In 1983, a box of 10 5.25″ floppy disks with 360Kb of space cost $45. Today, a two-terabyte USB drive costs less than $20. Because space is no longer at a premium, the critical question customers…


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Does Better Cooling in a PC Improve Performance?

Not only does a cool computer work better, a hot computer is a sign of imminent–and expensive–damage. PCs generate heat, which slows performance and even damages components over time. Cooling systems keep PCs alive in normal circumstances: in extreme situations, PCs slow down and stop working when…


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3 Approaches to Protecting Your Networks on Computer Security Day

November 30th, 1988, should be marked as a day of infamy for our modern, connected times. During that month, researchers at Cornell University discovered an unknown virus lurking in their computer systems. This so-called “Morris worm” would quickly spread to other connected university systems. If…


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3 Ways to Improve Remote Cybersecurity While Everyone Works From Home

2020 has proven to be a year of compromise. The COVID-19 outbreak has caused several industries to adapt their workflows to remote work in efforts to avoid shutdowns and compromising employee safety. This is the right course of action, naturally, but there’s something that can’t be compromised on…


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4 Steps for Fighting Ransomware in Healthcare

Malware is bad news for any venture, but healthcare seems particularly vulnerable. Due to air-tight HIPAA regulations, a data breach or data loss by a healthcare facility costs more than just the ransom or the price of restoration. The fines for HIPAA breaches, just on their own, have been…


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3 Ways the Right Computer Prepares You for Disaster Recovery

It has been estimated that Hurricane Florence will cause as much as $50 billion in damage to the Carolinas. While most people think of damaged homes, cars and other property, a large percentage of those costs can be attributed to economic loss. Data loss, in particular, is extremely costly to…


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4 Reasons Why All-in-One Space Saving Computers are Best for the Enterprise Setting

The enterprise setting is not easily defined; multiple dictionaries define the enterprise as merely a business organization, a particular project, a systematic, purposeful activity, or other generic definitions. That doesn't define how an enterprise functions. It may function as a handful of…


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