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Tips for the Successful Backup of Your Healthcare Systems

Tips for the Successful Backup of Your Healthcare Systems

By Gareth Griffiths, Chief Technology Officer, BridgeHead SoftwareI’ve been in the backup business for a long time (no don’t ask!), but I remember 7 track tapes and when floppy disks were 8 inches and actually floppy… yet the basic concept that healthcare...

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To Upgrade or not Upgrade – That is the Question?

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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Sports Medicine: Health IT’s New Digital Frontier

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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How Patient Records Can Assist Mental Health Services

How Patient Records Can Assist Mental Health Services

By Dr Gabriel Ma, Clinical Lead at BridgeHead Software Mental health treatment pathways for patients are highly personalised and not one-size fits all. Often mental health professionals need to gain an overview of a patient’s medical history in order to understand the...

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Monitoring Backups: How Well Do You Know Your Backups?

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

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

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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