Ransomware: it’s back and worse than ever

WRITTEN BY DR. ERIC CADESKY AND STAN SHAW ON AUGUST 8, 2019 FOR CANADIANHEALTHCARENETWORK.CA This article was originally published at CanadianHealthcareNetwork.ca, the online home of the Medical Post, at http://www.canadianhealthcarenetwork.ca/healthcaremanagers/technology/ransomware-its-back-and-worse-than-ever-39081, and has been republished here with permission. It’s a typically … read more

Keeping Cool During Breakdowns In Communication

This scene may be familiar to you: an older gentleman with an appointment at a clinic that also takes walk-ins watches as patients who came in after him are paraded in and out, prescriptions in hand. His frustration grows until … read more

Digitize Everything: Paperless Tips For Your Practice

Since the 1980s, offices have been dreaming about going paperless. Fast-forward 30+ years and many offices remain just as reliant on paper as they did then. All of that paper results in clutter, cutting down trees, and difficulties finding specific … read more

Transmitting Personal Health Information by Fax

Faxing is considered a secure form of communication by Federal and Provincial Privacy Commissions, and is a common method of sharing information in health care. While the actual transmission of the information is secure, what happens before and after faxing … read more

Proofreading Documents in MS Word

Proofreading isn’t easy. Your eyes and brain want to tell you that everything is just fine.  However, proofreading is about the details – spelling, grammar, and clarity are all essential areas of concern. Here are some tips to help you … read more

Responding to the Online Ratings of Your Practice

In the old days, before the internet, word of mouth was everything. If you needed a plumber, a new ladder or a good meal out, you would consult friends and family about their experiences. Recommendations applied to finding a family … read more

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