5 Keys for Medical Website Hosting – Part 5: Backups

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While there are plenty of “general” hosting options available for your healthcare website, selecting a company that specializes in medical web hosting will ensure that all of your organization’s needs are met to help reduce online risks, maintain compliance, and increase revenue. Gretchen Kalthoff Gretchen Kalthoff is a writer and marketing specialist for MWE. She is an expert in healthcare marketing and health IT with a special interest in increasing patient engagement through social media and healthcare technologies.

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5 Keys for Medical Website Hosting – Part 4: Scalability

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As websites become more complex, the need for medical web hosting to protect patients’ personal health information (PHI) becomes greater. Going with a company that specializes in healthcare web hosting will put you on the right track to making sure that your website is compliant and secure with minimal downtime, and has the ability to support a high volume of traffic. The importance of security, HIPAA compliance, and uptime of medical websites have already been highlighted in parts …

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Small Practice Medical Website Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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It’s highly likely that the majority of your customers will first come into contact with your practice via your medical website. Therefore, it’s vital that your online presence is the best representation of your brand. When getting started, often with time and budgetary constraints at play, it can be easy for small practices to fall into the trap of some common medical web design mistakes. These can be costly and time consuming, putting even further pressure on the …

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5 Keys for Medical Website Hosting – Part 3: Uptime

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When you’re looking for a company to build and/or host your medical website, it is a good idea to select a company that specializes in healthcare web hosting to ensure that online risks are avoided and compliance is maintained. In addition to protecting patients’ personal health information (PHI), a high quality website with little downtime should be a top priority. Gretchen Kalthoff Gretchen Kalthoff is a writer and marketing specialist for MWE. She is an expert in healthcare …

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Digital Trends for Healthcare Organizations to Watch in 2016

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With tech and mobile quickly colonizing the healthcare space, patient outreach, communication, and care are being revolutionized. In 2016, several medical practice internet marketing strategies are poised to move to the forefront as essential ways to offer your patients what they want. Marina Komarovsky, MS, MPH Marina is a writer who specializes in healthcare policy, patient engagement, and telemedicine. She has a special interest in creative tech approaches that help provider teams collaborate better, improve patient experience, and …

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5 Keys for Medical Website Hosting – Part 2: HIPAA Compliance

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When it comes to web hosting, it is crucial that you select a web hosting company that not only ensures your healthcare organization’s website is HIPAA compliant and 100% secure, but also provides every necessary feature for protecting patients’ personal health information (PHI). In part one of our five part medical website hosting series, the importance of secure web hosting was highlighted. Part two focuses on why it is necessary for web hosting to be HIPAA-compliant. Gretchen Kalthoff …

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5 Keys for Medical Website Hosting – Part 1: Security

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When choosing a web hosting company for your medical practice, it pays to work with a company that understands the priorities and risks when dealing with personal health information (PHI). It is important that your healthcare organization has a 100% secure and HIPAA compliant website, and that you are provided with all the features you need for the security of patient information. Gretchen Kalthoff Gretchen Kalthoff is a writer and marketing specialist for MWE. She is an expert …

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How HIPAA and Data Security Applies to Medical App Design

If you are considering a medical app for your organization, understanding data security and how HIPAA applies to healthcare web development is critical. In most cases, a medical app will exchange data with a central server or other third party. If your application is going to share protected health information with a doctor, hospital, or other entity, it must be HIPAA compliant. Gretchen Kalthoff Gretchen Kalthoff is a writer and marketing specialist for MWE. She is an expert …

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Connecting Social Media and EHRs as a Research Tool

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A group of patients were recently asked if they would be willing to link their social media accounts to their EHR for medical research and to aid healthcare development. According to the study published by BMJ Quality and Safety, the overwhelming majority responded favorably, with 71% of patients agreeing to connect the two. Gretchen Kalthoff Gretchen Kalthoff is a writer and marketing specialist for MWE. She is an expert in healthcare marketing and health IT with a special …

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How Health IT Will Change Healthcare in 2016

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In an industry as large as healthcare, a lot can happen in just one year. If the expert estimations are correct, there are a lot of positive changes on the horizon. Patients and providers are set to benefit from advances in data analysis and increased rates of innovation; healthcare apps and the use of technology will continue to evolve patient-doctor communication; and healthcare web development and new ways to manage patient-focused healthcare records will see the industry further …

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