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Work-Arounds are Jeopardizing Your Patient Data

By: Christina Southern on Aug 20, 2018 6:32:00 AM

One of the greatest challenges healthcare organizations face today is clinical application interoperability – the communication between computer systems, applications, or software to allow them to work in conjunction with one another.

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Topics: HIPAA, Healthcare, Security

Webinar: The Key to Healthcare Risk Management

By: C Spire Staff on Jul 19, 2018 10:07:33 AM

Join us for our webinar: The Key to Healthcare Risk Management on July 31.

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Topics: cybersecurity, Healthcare

3 Key Factors in Creating a Culture of Healthcare Security

By: Robbie Morris on Jul 17, 2018 11:13:44 AM

Establishing a strong culture of security in any organization can be tough. I should know. I am a cybersecurity engineer, performing HIPAA-required security risk analyses for healthcare organizations of all sizes. Through the years, I have learned the organizations that take cybersecurity culture seriously continuously remind patients of their information privacy rights, have two-factor authentication on protected systems, give security badges that open secure doors and areas, and much more. Unfortunately, even these smart and commendable tactics are not enough to ward off a breach (and the HIPAA fines that could follow). Through my experience, the ONLY way to create a culture of security is to incorporate these three factors:

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Topics: cybersecurity, Healthcare

No. 1 Tech Tip for Earning MIPS Points

By: Robbie Morris on Jul 9, 2018 3:15:12 PM

All healthcare providers that accept Medicare or Medicaid patients have heard of MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization Act), a reward-based financial reimbursement program for providers that deliver a higher quality of care and increased positive patient health outcomes at lower costs. That’s where MIPS – Merit-based Incentive Payment System – comes in and our best tip for earning the points you need to get a full reimbursement.

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Topics: cybersecurity, Healthcare

A Success Story: Bradford Health Services

By: C Spire Staff on Jun 8, 2018 1:58:30 PM

With more than 800 employees spread across 30 offices in five states, keeping Bradford Health Services' technology running smoothly is no small task. Learn how C Spire Business (formerly TekLinks) helps the company:

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Topics: Videos, Healthcare

No. 1 Healthcare MSP Based in North America

By: C Spire Staff on Apr 30, 2018 2:11:00 PM

ChannelE2E has announced their top 100 managed services providers (MSP), ranking C Spire Business (formerly TekLinks) No. 1 in companies based in North America for the healthcare industry, and No. 2 in the world.

The ChannelE2E list recognized globally the top 100 managed services providers in healthcare, government, financial services, manufacturing, and additional vertical markets. Overall, C Spire ranked No. 3 on the Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs list. 

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Topics: Healthcare


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