by Chloe Williams

How the Biggest IT Outage Ever is Impacting Hospital EHRs Worldwide

In the early hours of Friday morning, a misconfigured Crowdstrike Falcon update cascaded across the globe, causing millions of Microsoft-operated computer systems to display the dreaded "blue screen of death.” This incident has wreaked havoc on various industries, with the healthcare sector feeling the brunt of the disruption. Hospitals, health...

by Chloe Williams

5 Ways Digital Document Management Solutions Save More Than Paper Forms

Adopting digital solutions for document management can help healthcare organizations achieve significant cost savings and efficiency improvements. Shifting from paper forms to digital systems not only cuts expenses but also enhances patient care quality. This blog will delve into five reasons why digital solutions excel over paper forms in managing...

by Chloe Williams

Beyond the Blackout: Navigating Hospital Downtime with Confidence

In the high-stakes world of healthcare, even a momentary lapse in operational efficiency can have far-reaching consequences. Hospital downtime events, whether caused by power outages, IT failures, natural disasters or cyber attacks, can be detrimental if not managed efficiently. Here, we will discuss strategies for confidently managing these disruptions, ensuring...

by Chloe Williams

10 EHR Downtime Scenarios Every Healthcare Professional Should Know

Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems are the backbone of healthcare facilities. However, as essential as they are, these systems can also experience downtime, which can disrupt patient care and lead to significant operational challenges. Understanding common EHR downtime scenarios and having robust EHR downtime solutions in place is vital for...

by Chloe Williams

How dbtech’s EHR Downtime Solution is Different

A downtime solution shouldn’t be viewed as a temporary fix for your EHR system. Instead, it needs to be a comprehensive solution that addresses all facets of care continuity to keep your organization running smoothly during an outage. In 2024, an MGMA Stat poll revealed that 29% of medical groups...

by DB Technology

Challenges and Solutions: Maximizing the Potential of EHR Systems

There's no doubt that Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems have become indispensable in the healthcare industry. However, despite their numerous benefits, the journey to fully optimized EHR systems is fraught with challenges. This begs the question, how can such challenges be addressed to maximize the potential of EHR systems? Today,...

by DB Technology

Change Healthcare Cyber Attack Indicates Importance of EHR Downtime Solutions

Following the Change Healthcare cyber attack, the healthcare industry is struggling with significant financial strain and operational upheaval. This incident underscores the fragility of healthcare information systems and amplifies the need for robust Electronic Health Record (EHR) downtime strategies. As financial difficulties impact physician practices and threaten the quality of...

by DB Technology

Wisconsin Cyber Attack Underscores the Critical Need for Robust EHR Downtime Solutions

In a disturbing revelation that has sent shockwaves through the healthcare industry, the Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin (GHC-SCW) fell victim to a cyber attack that compromised the personal and medical information of over 533,000 individuals. This breach, involving sensitive data such as names, Social Security numbers, and...

by DB Technology

What is a Downtime Event at a Hospital?

A hospital's essence lies in providing continuous care for patients' health and well-being. Yet, in today's digital era, hospitals heavily rely on intricate electronic systems for data management and efficiency. Despite advanced technology in healthcare, hospitals face downtime, which can lead to significant consequences. Understanding downtime is crucial for healthcare...

by Cally Kobza

Real-Time Data Capture: The Power of eForms in Instant Information

Having instant access to essential health data can be the deciding factor in seizing or missing out on an opportunity. In healthcare, where decisions affect lives and outcomes, real-time data capture has become more than just a convenience—it's a necessity. One of the most potent tools in achieving real-time data...

Page 1 of 12