Hackers’ attempts to steal data could lead to malfunction of MRI machines, implantable defibrillators, insulin pumps, and other devices.
Hiring a manager to assist with handling the responsibilities of running a medical practice can be beneficial, but there are a few factors to consider before deciding to do so.
According to the Protenus Breach Barometer, which provides a monthly report of disclosed health care breaches, an average of 1 breach occurs every day. The main offender behind these breaches – now accounting for more than half of all reported breaches and 95% of total stolen records – is hackers.
Physicians must remember that they will be a business owner in addition to being a health care provider.
Tracking and nurturing your referral resources, reaching out to referring physicians, and referring patients covered by a broad spectrum of payers are just a few of the ways you can grow your practice.