Windows XP End of Support: 5 Steps to Take to Protect Your Practice

PriorityOne Group’s President & CEO Nelson Gomes and Enterprise Account Executive Jason Romer have contributed a new article to Physicians Practice. The article is titled “Windows XP End of Support: 5 Steps to Take to Protect Your Practice.”

Here are the first few paragraphs of the article and the link that will take you to the complete column published on the Physicians Practice website (complimentary account may be required for access).

On Apr. 8, 2014, support and updates for Windows XP will no longer be available from or provided by Microsoft. While your practice will still be able to use computers with Windows XP as their operating system, doing such would be a mistake. Without Microsoft’s support, these workstations are more vulnerable to security risks and, if they are used for anything involving protected health information, effectively become non-compliant with HIPAA and the HITECH Act.

With April 8 right around the corner, here are the steps your practice should take to address this serious security concern.

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