PCI DDS Compliance

Protecting your customers and your brand reputation If Target can have a massive data security breach like the disaster they experienced in late 2013, an event that compromised the financial data of almost 30 percent of Americans, it can happen to anyone. Target’s reputation, sales, and stocks took a hit after the breach. People felt […]

Varay Case Study: Disaster Recovery Plan for Senior Health and Wellness Service

Planning ahead saves more than your business — it can save lives Client description Our client is a premier multi-site provider of senior health and wellness services. They provide medical and residential care, as well as independent living services and fun life enriching activities for seniors. The challenge Though they were running a wonderful, compliant […]

Physicians are Willing – But Not Ready

There’s a big gap between what physicians thought they could do, and what they were eligible to do, to collect meaningful use incentives last year, according to a new study, which appears in the May issue of Health Affairs. The study shows that 91 percent of physicians nationwide were eligible for federal electronic medical record […]

Integration Capabilities Your EMR Needs

With the adaptation of Stage 2, companies operating in the electronic medical records will shift their focus from the capture to exchange of health information. One industry insider has recommended 10 things your EMR needs to be truly interoperable. Single sign-on (SSO). Applications tend to proliferate, and if you don't allow people to switch between […]

Five Ways to get ROI from Your EMR

Most medical practices that implement Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) see a significant financial return on investment (ROI). Here are five ways that happens: You can see more patients; you'll reduce missed appointments; your claims processing will be more efficient; you'll spend less on hard technology costs; and you'll improve reimbursements. Below we discuss each in […]

2012′s Hottest Health Care IT Trends

Wondering what the most-discussed health care IT topics were in 2011—and what they'll likely be in 2012? ID Experts compiled expert opinions and found them to be much the same: mobile devices, patient privacy rights, and data breaches. Below are several of the items from ID Experts’ top 10 list, and additional items and details […]

EMR Incentives Lead to Quality ROI

Government's incentives for electronic medical record (EMR) adoption could pay off in improved quality of care, according to a new study. It found that patients in physician practices that used EMRs got better care and had better outcomes than those in physician practices that used paper records. The study, published in the New England Journal […]