Everybody hates city traffic. But few know that in fact, much of that traffic occurs due to an easily solvable problem.
In fact, one study found that an average of 30% in urban traffic consists solely of people looking for parking. These cars circle around the blocks, looking for spots without any idea whether one will open up anytime soon.
What if these cars could receive real-time updates on open parking spots near them? The reduction in traffic could be significant, alleviating anything from commuting time to environmental pollution. It’s just one of the many benefits that smart cities could provide. Continue reading How Smart Cities Could Change Traffic Norms
Healthcare companies, insurance companies, and pharmaceutical companies are capable of solving all the needs of it consumers, especially when it takes its inspiration from companies that are innovative and moving in the right direction. These companies have to look above and beyond the physical aspect in order to successfully create solutions that will result in better resources and results for the patients. Continue reading How Can Custom Healthcare Software Lead To Better Care?
If you are a manager in the medical field, you no doubt have a lot of responsibilities. Many of these are connected in some way to your computer system. It may be challenging for you to make decisions when it comes to programming and software changes, as this may not be your area of expertise. Here are 4 things you should consider when it comes to healthcare programming. Continue reading 4 Things to Consider with Healthcare Programming
In the business world, not only has technology come to play an integral role in the workplace, but in a way, it’s practically become a business in itself. Aside from the fact that many businesses wouldn’t even be able to function without it, numerous companies use technology as an outlet for marketing to their customers.
As an example, let’s look at social networking sites. Not only do many companies use platforms like Twitter and Instagram as a means to reach out to their customers, but their business has become virtual as well. After all, not everyone who uses social media for their business, works in a company. More often than not, that person can work directly from home as well. With that said, while millions of businesses have invested in technology, there’s always room for improvement. How can technology be used to make the business more efficient? Overall, here are some important things to consider. Continue reading Technology: Creating An Efficient Workplace
The rapid advancement of online technologies has now made smart cities possible; the definition of these technological wonderlands is still being developed, yet the pieces are slowly being put together. In an effort to look at the far-reaching implications these developments present, let’s discuss the role of custom software with smart cities. Continue reading The Role of Custom Software with Smart Cities
Sharing information is a huge problem in healthcare. Providers need information about their patients’ medical history to provide the right treatment and avoid risks, but getting authorization is an outrageously complex process. HIPAA requirements are strict, and releasing information without the necessary permissions can result in heavy fines. Paperwork is a big part of a doctor’s working day.
Several startup companies are looking at blockchain technology to improve sharing of information while protecting it from unauthorized access. A blockchain is a “distributed ledger.” Copies of it are widely available, and entries in it are digitally signed. No single party owns it. Records can be added only according to its rules, and unauthorized changes to one copy won’t match the other copies, so they’ll be rejected. Continue reading Healthcare Software and the Blockchain
When you are considering using custom software for your health care business, you have to consider talking to the consultant or developer about making sure the software is HIPAA compliant. When you search the internet about HIPAA, you will find a variety of topics regarding healthcare providers, insurance, etc.
As someone who is a part of the healthcare industry, you should care about having a HIPAA compliant custom software for a variety of reasons. Here are some reasons of why you should care about making sure your custom software complies with the regulations and requirements set by HIPAA. Continue reading Why Do You Need A HIPAA Custom Software For Your Healthcare Business?
The Office of Civil Rights has slapped a $3.2 million penalty on Children’s Medical Center of Dallas for two negligent ePHI disclosures. Violating HIPAA rules is expensive. The case, which dates back to 2009, is a study in doing everything wrong. Healthcare tech consultants can learn a lot from it. Continue reading Failure to Encrypt Costs Millions
In today’s fast paced industry, there’s no doubt that business websites are important in order for a company to be successful. There are several reasons why having a website for your business is essential. First of all, it helps you to bring in more customers. After all, depending on the location of your business, not every customer will be able to visit it in person. Overall, it’s important to make sure all customers have a way of reaching out to you. Second, having a business website also gives your customers more of an opportunity to know about your business. Whether it’s through the website’s design, general information, or even contact info, a business website gives you a general idea of what the company’s about. Speaking of which, web design and development are especially important for your website. Overall, here are some tips to consider. Continue reading Web Design and Development: Strategies For Your Business
The interesting thing about software is that it’s as helpful as it is a pain to work with. For every moment where’s it’s cooperating with you, there’s also that moment where you just want to throw it out a window. While it’s true that technology can be quite difficult to work, it’s not always because its faulty. Many times, in fact, it’s our fault that our devices aren’t working the way we want them to. Sometimes, we don’t buy the correct software for our business, and even if we do, we might not know how to operate it properly. With that said, these issues are one reason why instead, you should purchase custom software for your business. First of all, because it’s specifically made for your company, you won’t run into any limitations that come with store-bought software. Speaking of which, in comparison to custom software, what are some disadvantages of purchasing out-of-the-box software? Overall, here are a few things to keep in mind. Continue reading Out-of-the-Box Software vs Custom Software