Published By: Autotask
Published Date: Jan 27, 2014
This study results indicate a strong shift toward utilizing business metrics to ensure long-term business health and growth Learn how Autotask clients meet and exceed revenue growth projections, profitability, utilization targets and client satisfaction.
For backup and disaster recovery (BDR) solution providers Security Compliance can be a multi-tiered, multi-faceted monster. Industry verticals such as banking, health care, insurance and energy production all have different regulatory requirements to protect information systems.
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Published By: SilverSky
Published Date: May 30, 2014
This paper outlines the five simple steps you can take to help prevent sensitive information leakage from your organization, while keeping up with the rapidly evolving regulatory environment. The average employee sends and receives about 29,000 emails per year. One in every 20 of those emails contains “risky” data – from sensitive attachments to social security numbers to protected health information to valuable corporate secrets that set your organization apart. All of this risky data can become toxic to your company if it’s hacked or suffers a breach – causing reputational damage, customer loss, heavy fines, and decreased competitive edge. SilverSky offers a game-changing Email Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solution, run on IBM SoftLayer, which brings content-aware policy capabilities normally reserved for complex enterprise DLP solutions. Download this paper to learn more.
Published By: Nimboxx
Published Date: Jul 10, 2015
Nationwide Healthcare Services operates short-term and long-term residential health facilities across the East Coast. The fast-growing organization traditionally maintained a non-virtualized IT environment with physical servers located at its headquarters and all other facilities accessing data via VPN. Faced with aging servers and expiring warranties, Nationwide knew it needed to make a change to take advantage of virtualization and emerging data center technology.
Meet the Top 100 Health-Care Vendors and VARs. These companies aren't just reshaping our IT systems; they're also changing the very essence of patient care. Unprecedented opportunities stemming from Health-Care Reform and Federal Stimulus initiatives have heightened competition in the health-care market. But detailed regulations, qualifications and security concerns have created a landscape where only the truly-educated stand to benefit from the boom.
This eZine will identify new opportunities, strategies and up-sell potential for integrators entering the health-care market. Mounting opportunities, such as HIPPA assessments, audits, compliance tools and risk calculators can translate into unprecedented profit growth. You'll get tips on how some strategic changes can take your health-care package from ailing to the picture of health. You'll also get great a real-life case study on how a five hospital network implemented a solution that let their medical staff tend to patients, instead of records.
This Everything Channel Starter Pack describes an easy and reliable way to get the expertise you need to understand the healthcare IT market and successfully sell and manage healthcare IT and compliance solutions. Healthcare providers face the challenge of complying with numerous regulations, and are also moving toward electronic medical records. Technology solutions can help in each of these areas-and solution providers that sell and manage these tools can see significant profits. They can deliver the services, systems and integration needed to keep healthcare facilities in strict compliance. Learn about how Avnet SolutionsPath® methodology, the foundation of Avnet's dedicated healthcare practice, provides an effective way to serve the growing healthcare market.
Electronic medical records (EMR) represent a major opportunity for solution providers to support the necessary networks and systems healthcare providers need. EMR makes it possible for doctors, hospital, labs and others to exchange medical information seamlessly. EMR comes with security, compliance and privacy concerns, however, and solution providers can help healthcare organizations address these challenges. This Everything Channel Starter Pack shows how you can find the resources needed to enter and profit from this growing market for healthcare technology solutions. Read about how a partnership with Avnet can enable solution providers to deliver the services and technology to support EMR.
Catholic Health East, a multi-institutional health system, embarked on a service delivery project that would formalize service level agreements. Catholic Health East chose CA Oblicore GuaranteeT to tackle the challenge of automating SLAs, building a service catalog, as well as monitoring, managing and reporting reliable information. As well as simplifying reporting, CA Oblicore Guarantee has helped Catholic Health East improve IT service levels. Overall, Catholic Health East has seen a 40 percent increase in problem resolution compliance.
In May 2010, CA Technologies commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the financial impact and potential return on investment (ROI) that an organization might realize from implementing CA's Oblicore Guarantee solution. To determine the impact, Forrester examined the specific costs, benefits, flexibility, and risk elements that a CA customer, Catholic Health East (CHE), experienced over the past three years using the CA Oblicore Guarantee solution. From interviews conducted by Forrester, it was determined that CHE's use of CA's Oblicore Guarantee solution allowed for a significant redeployment of labor necessary to compile and distribute service-level management reports to its system office customers and enabled a similar labor cost avoidance associated with compiling and distributing reports to its hospitals or Regional Health Corporations (RHCs). Based on our interviews, Forrester projects a three-year, risk-adjusted total net present value (NPV) of $173,420, representing the net costs and benefits attributed to using the CA Oblicore Guarantee solution versus CHE's previous manual processes used in service management reporting. (See details below in Costs, Benefits, Flexibility, and Risks sections). In addition, the risk-adjusted ROI was a favorable 45%, and the payback period was within 20 months.
The ESET partner program for resellers features a straightforward enrollment process, simple requirements and comprehensive sales support to help you win business and make a healthy margin. Learn more about the program and how easy it is to partner with ESET in our program overview.
Published By: CompTIA
Published Date: May 12, 2015
Managed service providers in the healthcare, infrastructure relocation, and financial service industries, tell their stories of modernization, adaptation, and growth, in this Quick Start Guide to compliance from CompTIA. IT solutions providers are learning all over again about best practices for sharing of customer data and reporting of financial data. But they’re also learning how best to help their clients meet compliance guidelines.
ealthcare workers understand the complexity of fighting infections better than most. As medications are developed, germs evolve and become resistant to those medications. Over time, germs become incredibly complex and difficult to treat as they continue to evolve and adapt.
Unfortunately, computer viruses seem to be following a similar pattern—and the healthcare industry is struggling to catch up.
Protecting PHI is not optional. Data security is so important in healthcare that fear of jeopardizing patient privacy and facing fines leads many providers to reject modern and more efficient cloud software. However, the facts tell a different story. Read this eye-opening e-book to get the facts on how the cloud can help your office provide better, more secure patient care:
How built-in data encryption keeps your PHI, DICOM studies safe
Why more security pros are concerned with user behavior than cloud tools
What your organization should know about the cloud and compliance
Patients come with lots of paperwork. The ability to securely access it on your smartphone or laptop could be a game-changer. But can your personal devices ever be secure enough to manage PHI? Surprisingly, this informative whitepaper shows that, with the right preparation, using your personal device can actually help you keep your organization more secure.
Why data encryption is often easier to adopt as part of a cloud initiative
What top security threat your employees are less susceptible to on personal devices
How to manage device updates and passwords for the greatest protection
This paper presents a cost/benefit case for two leading enterprise database contenders -- IBM DB2 11.1 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows (DB2 11.1 LUW) and Oracle Database 12c -- with regard to delivering effective security capabilities, high-performance OLTP capacity and throughput, and efficient systems configuration and management automation. Comparisons are of database installations in the telecommunications, healthcare, and consumer banking industries. For OLTP workloads in these environments, three-year costs average 32 percent less for use of DB2 11.1 compared to Oracle 12c.
Published By: Comcast
Published Date: Jul 10, 2017
Healthcare technologies have proven their worth for practitioners and facilities in increasing the quality of patient care while saving time and streamlining operations.
In some cases, however, the benefits of these technologies are outweighed by their impact on the network, slowing network performance sometimes to the point of ineffectiveness.Software-defined networking can be the bridge to help healthcare providers update their networks and avoid disruption. SDN helps organizations save money on networking infrastructure, reduces the complexity of managing networks, enhances security through added intelligence and simplifies compliance, among other benefits.
Most companies have a few people who are testers and optimizers by nature, interest, or experience. But what really moves the dial is when everyone in the company embraces a test-and-learn approach to improving the customer experience across all touchpoints.
Why is the test-and-learn approach so effective? When you test everything, your team values data over opinions. Everyone keeps learning — even from failures. The results? More visitors, more sales, happier customers, and a healthier bottom line.
To help you get there, this guide provides insights on:
What constitutes a culture of growth and optimization
Tips for building that culture in your own company
Lessons from marketing leaders who embrace the test-and-learn approach
There's no doubt that step-based activity challenges can motivate people to move more. In fact, Fitbit data shows that users who participate in Fitbit's in-app Challenges take an average of 2,000 more steps per day than those who do not.
But maybe you've run several successful step challenges at your company and you're ready for change. Check out these four non-step-based challenges that can help your employees get their health in check - in ways that go beyond steps.
Nearly one in three adults report one or more symptoms of insomnia - and these fatigue-related productivity losses have been estimated to cost $2,280 per employee annually in the U.S. That's $63.2 billion per year. Inside this report, you'll learn why everyone needs adequate sleep, and how you can help your employees get the rest they need.
Plus, you'll get the scoop on sleep's major effect on productivity and ultimately, your company's bottom line.
Multinational companies (MNCs) are facing a unique combination of escalating customer, competitive and operational pressures which are forcing them to fundamentally change the way they do business and manage their IT infrastructures supporting network, security and mobility needs.
Lack of IT resources, limited capex and more complex global implementations are driving an increasing proportion of MNCs to offload, or 'out-task', various aspects of their day-to-day management responsibilities to skilled third-parties that can help perform these functions well.
Find out how companies have deployed remote access SSL VPNs to increase remote user satisfaction, improve accessibility to corporate resources, support business continuity planning, and reduce overall implementation and ongoing management costs. The white paper also covers how cloud-based SSL VPN services address high availability requirements, support unforeseen spikes in activity and optimize network performance. Lastly, learn how a single SSL VPN platform can support all your mobile access, telecommuting and partner extranet requirements to improve your ROI.
The key benefit of creating a case management methodology is to multiply its effectiveness by replicating it across the organization's patient-facing departments, practices and functions. In this way, your organization can reduce costs, increase quality and streamline its operations.
Insurers have long been plagued by fraud, error, waste, and abuse in health care payments. The costs are huge – amounting to as much as 25 percent of payments made. Today’s data management and analytics platforms promise breakthroughs by incorporating comparative and behavioral data to predict as well as detect loss in all its forms. To explore the opportunities and how insurers can capitalize on them, IIA spoke with Ben Wright, Sr. Solutions Architect in SAS’s Security Intelligence Global Practice.