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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Why dbtech’s Solutions Outperform Paper-Based Workflows in Hospitals

Efficient patient care in healthcare heavily relies on operational workflows. Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems have revolutionized data management, enhancing processes and reducing errors. Nonetheless, EHR downtime can cause operational disruptions, which ultimately impede patient care. Studies from the American Journal of Managed Care indicate that EHR downtime may raise...

by DB Technology

4 Data Security Measures that Safeguard Against Hospital Downtime’s Impact

The healthcare industry remains one of the most targeted sectors for cyber-attacks due to the massive amount of personal health information (PHI) stored. With a growing number of sophisticated threats, healthcare IT professionals and hospital administrators must implement robust data security measures. Today, we're discussing four essential measures that can...

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Hospital Ransomware Attack Impacts Two Northern New Jersey Facilities

Late last year, two hospitals in Northern New Jersey, Hackensack Meridian's Mountainside Medical Center and Pascack Valley Medical Center, became the victims of a ransomware attack. This event caused widespread disruption and forced the hospital emergency departments to divert critical care patients. The attack not only affected these two facilities...

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3 Ways to Improve Patient Care

How can healthcare providers achieve the goal of improving patient care? One key component is the strategic implementation of healthcare technology. By mitigating system downtime and leveraging tools like eForms and workflow automation, dbtech's solutions offer a roadmap to improved patient care. Today, we're exploring three ways that dbtech's technology...

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