10 Things to Know About Windows 10

On July 29, Microsoft will release its newest version of the Windows operating system: Windows 10. According to Microsoft, it will be available in 190 countries across the globe in 111 languages.

Here are 10 important things to know about Windows 10.

1. Windows 10 will be available as a free upgrade to consumers using Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. This upgrade offer is for a full version of Windows 10. To take advantage of this offer, you must upgrade to Windows 10 (via a 3GB download) within one year of availability.

15 IT New Years Resolutions for 2015

The new year is upon us, and that means it's time to make some resolutions for your facility. We think every organization should make it a priority to improve their IT in 2015, and for good reason. The benefits of doing so can be significant, and can include improved compliance, operational efficiency, staff productivity, patient satisfaction and preparedness for the unexpected.

Your 2015 Medical Practice IT Budget: 8 Areas of Focus

Physicians Practice has published a column written by our CEO Nelson Gomes on eight areas of focus when putting together an IT budget for 2015.

This article shares valuable guidance for medical practices, surgery centers and other providers.

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

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The year is almost over, so it's time to start planning for 2015 (if you haven't already). This should include planning your practice's budget, including important factors such as payroll, equipment, and any capital projects coming up, but it must also include IT expenses.

5 Things Surgery Centers and Physician Practices Need to Know About Hackers Targeting Patient Records

The network of Community Health Systems, one of the largest U.S. hospital companies, was hacked in August 2014, with data of about 4.5 million patients reportedly stolen by Chinese hackers.

This is the largest attack of its type involving patient information since a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website started tracking such breaches, according to the Chicago Tribune.