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Sports Medicine: Health IT’s New Digital Frontier

By Dr Saif Abed, Chief Medical Officer, BridgeHead Software When it comes to almost any digital transformation project that impacts clinical workflows, one of the most frequent questions I am asked is how to balance flexible access to patient information against...

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To Upgrade or not Upgrade – That is the Question?

By Gareth Griffiths, Chief Technology Officer, BridgeHead Software If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it – it makes me ‘wannacry’… You know I often hear that, but it holds a huge hidden danger. How do you KNOW it’s not broken? The key point about upgrades and updates is...

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How Patient Records Can Assist Mental Health Services

By Dr Gabriel Ma, Clinical Lead at BridgeHead Software You’re unlikely to be surprised at how many times I hear this when I am talking with healthcare organizations. And, it should bring a sense of relief. That is until I ask my standard follow up questions: “When did...

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Monitoring Backups: How Well Do You Know Your Backups?

By Gareth Griffith, Chief Technology Officer and Backup Product Manager, BridgeHead Software “Backup – yes, we’ve got it covered.” You’re unlikely to be surprised at how many times I hear this when I am talking with healthcare organizations. And, it should bring a...

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Four Ways to Protect Yourself from Ransomware Attacks

By Gareth Griffiths, Chief Technology Officer, BridgeHead Software Back in May, our eyes were opened to just how devastating an impact a ransomware attack can have on a healthcare system. More familiarly known as WannaCry, the attack crippled thousands of companies in...

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Statistical MUSE-ings

By John McCann, Director of Marketing, BridgeHead Software BridgeHead Software once again was proud to participate in last month’s International MUSE Conference – the premier source for networking, educating and professional development for MEDITECH users. As a...

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The Future of Cloud Data Integration

By Jamie Clifton – Vice-president Product Management & Solutions, BridgeHead Software I was recently asked to provide my predictions for the website Future of Everything on where cloud data integration will be 10 to 15 years from today. The healthcare sector is...

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Legacy Applications: It’s Time to Retire

By Stephen Matheson, Vice President, Product Management and North American Sales, BridgeHead Software At BridgeHead Software, we feel it’s important to continually assess healthcare environments, especially when considering legacy applications. Healthcare...

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Disaster Recovery: Where’s Your Security Weak Spot?

By Stephen Matheson, Vice President, Product Management and North American Sales, BridgeHead Software With the issue of disaster recovery continuing to keep many hospital C-level execs up at night, I developed a piece for the industry's premier publication on business...

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The Latest Terms in Healthcare Data Backup & Recovery

By Steve Matheson, BridgeHead Software Before we delve into some of the latest terms in healthcare data backup and recovery, I just wanted to set the scene as to why data management is not just important, but critical, in healthcare. Data is the lifeblood of any...

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MUSE Attendees Tell All: Clinical Data Challenges Top List

By Michael R. Ball, PhD, Senior Vice President, BridgeHead Software As a closely-allied partner of MEDITECH, BridgeHead Software has provided solutions that complement the MEDITECH Health Care Information System (HCIS) with backup, disaster recovery and archiving...

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