Technology Needs of Long-Term Post-Acute Care (LTPAC)

 The need for Long-Term Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) cannot be denied, as the population of the US is increasingly aging. As reported by the U.S. CENSUS BUREAU, there will be almost 83.7 million US people aged over 65 in 2050. Along the same lines, the reported 65th birthday of the average baby boomer in 2011 further emphasizes the implications of LTPAC, as the individuals of this age group will be over 85 years by 2050. Accordingly, LTPAC providers must be proficient in delivering quality care, which ultimately means being technologically aligned. 

Trends In Long Term Post-Acute Care Technology

Today's healthcare industry is witnessing advancements in healthcare-related technology that are promising to change the course of health and wellness in ways never imagined. These technological advances are happening faster than most of us can keep up with. 

A couple of decades ago, healthcare communities could get away with adopting new technology every few years. In those days, patients had fewer expectations when it came to medical treatment, whether short or long term. Nowadays, patients are far savvier and knowledgeable when it comes to understanding what they expect from a healthcare provider. 

The Top 7 Myths About Healthcare Technology

The prosperity of your healthcare organization hinges in great part on your ability to increase your efficiency. With ongoing technological advances, organizations of all types and sizes have successfully bolstered their productivity. In spite of these successes, healthcare workers still cling to some myths surrounding medical technology. Below are the top seven myths about healthcare technology along with the realities that pertain to each.

Windows 7 End of Support On Its Way

Given the multitude of severe security vulnerabilities already disclosed in 2018, it’s important to note that Sunday, January 14th, 2018 marked an important date in Windows operating system history.

New Year, New Security Threat: Meltdown and Spectre Affect Nearly All Devices

2018 is here, and the New Year has quickly brought us our first major security issue.

Petya and WannaCry: Update Your Operating System to Protect Against Ransomware

Yesterday there was another massive ransomware outbreak found to be using the same vulnerabilities in Windows that were used for WannaCry last month. Ukraine was hit hardest, but at the time of writing, businesses in a total of 65 countries were affected throughout the world including Russia, Germany, France, and the US.

Google Docs Scam Warrants Further Security Awareness Training

On May 3rd, a phishing campaign was launched where emails were sent to many corporate Google accounts. The emails contained a fake Google Docs link to grant permissions. When the recipient granted permission, the attack began sending out similar messages to the user’s contact list.

Don't Be Fooled by Your "CEO"


Phishing is big business - do you know how to spot it? One popular scam making its way across the nation has tricked an alarming 62 organizations already this year. 

Why You Can't Rely on the Government to Protect Your Data


When it comes to keeping information secure, many might think the government is at the forefront of the latest technology trends. However, according to one ex-FBI agent, it's the hackers that are paving the way.

Does 4G Internet Make Sense For Providers?

 

As 4G wireless Internet technology has spread nationwide, IT decision makers have been looking at it for more than just data for their smart phones and tablets.