Small business owners everywhere are facing waves of uncertainty during the height of our nation’s COVID-19 pandemic. Dental practices in particular have taken a hard hit. Coronavirus is transmitted orally, putting dental workers at particularly high risk of exposure to this deadly virus. While some dental offices remain open for emergency visits, a staggering number of dental care professionals are temporarily homebound.
Every business needs some kind of IT support, whether through in-house staff or outsourcing to IT professionals. Many companies are too small or lean to budget for the salary and benefits of an IT employee or team. What can you do instead of hiring more staff? 64% of businesses use some form of managed services, according to CompTIA’s 2016 Buying Guide for Managed Services.
Insight into what questions dental and medical practices should ask managed IT providers as they are searching for one. The checklist also dives into red flags to be on the look-out for.
In this age of electronic protected health information (ePHI), one of the greatest threats to your medical or dental practice is ransomware. Practices are facing this vulnerability more and more frequently. Sure, you’ve heard of ransomware, but do you know what it is and how to protect yourself from it?