Hi Tech Doesn’t Have to Mean High Cost
In this day and age, it can be difficult to compete against the ‘big boys’ in any type of business. Especially in medicine, the rate of competition is fierce and if you happen to have a small medical or dental practice, you may feel left out in the cold when it comes to certain aspects of everyday business practice.
If you own or run a small medical practice and are worried about the potentially high cost associated with making your business comply with Hi Tech (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act), fret no longer. A practice called “Cloud Computing” has revolutionized the way we’re able to spend our IT dollars and are quickly replacing the more costly solutions of the past.
An on-demand or “in the cloud” application can be leveraged over your internet connection for a small user fee, sometimes as little as a few thousand dollars. Once your practice has access to this system, it will be maintained by a third party, meaning your small practice is able to leverage economies of scale and reduce overall IT expenditure, saving you time and money in the long run.
Several years ago, when the topic of data security within healthcare organizations first came up, the only real option available to fix the problem was centered on complex server and appliance-based solutions. As you may well remember, these solutions usually cost upwards of $50,000 and yet they provided only a small amount of the protection required under HIPAA. Now, your practice need not lay out a huge amount of capital in order to stay out of the reach of the law.
All you need do is implement the proper technology using the revolutionary cloud computing system that so many small practices are turning to for help. An on-demand solution like this can be a lifesaver when you’re trying to comply with Hi Tech.
Your small medical practice probably does not have an IT staff on hand, meaning you sit slightly behind the curve when it comes to electronic health records, or EHR, and with the quickly approaching deadline for Hi Tech compliance looming before us, you may be desperate for a low cost solution. The good news is that implementation using the internet has never been easier, and you may not even need the help of an IT person in your practice to guide the process along. This solution could be exactly what you’ve been searching for!
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