Not long ago, we shared with you what to consider when hiring a managed service provider. Managed services are only one piece of the puzzle for a strong IT roadmap. Another aspect of finding who will best handle your technology needs is IT consulting. Your IT consultant is your guide to finding the best technology solutions for your business. There are a few things to check before choosing your IT consultant in order to make sure he or she is the right fit for you.
As your business grows, so does the amount of technology you need. At first, managing a few computers is doable as a business owner, but before you know it you have an office full of technology that you are not able to handle any longer. If something were to go wrong, for example, if a power surge were to occur, you would not know what to do.
In 2009, the Health Information Technology of Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) act was signed into law. Six years later, we find organizations still struggling to achieve compliance. Why are healthcare organizations still unable to attest to meaningful use, HIPAA compliance, and the many other regulatory compliance standards? We dug in to find out where the current state of the healthcare industry stands on the HITECH act and what we see for the future.