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Making it Work or Making it Up: How Work-from-Home is Working in the Real World

April 27, 2020

Interviews with real people about the talent and technologies they have had to master in five areas to make work-at-home work for their business. Mary is a CFO at a Wisconsin credit union; 120 years strong, with 28,000 members in two states, $350 million in assets, and over 120 employees. Though the financial institution’s longevity, […] Read More
How is Healthcare Working in a Work-from-Home World? - Real Stories from the Front Line

How is Healthcare Working in a Work-from-Home World? – Real Stories from the Front Line

April 23, 2020

With the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses nationwide have been forced to restructure their typical workday. Currently, around 316 million Americans1 are being advised to stay home. In this unique situation entire industries are making changes to facilitate this new way to work. Whitehat Virtual is one such business helping companies make this shift. […] Read More

Whitehat Virtual CEO on Mitigating Hospital Data and Information Breaches

March 29, 2017

 Whitehat Virtual Technologies CEO pens article for Security Technology Executive magazine, Mitigating Hospital Data and Information Breaches discussing cybersecurity in healthcare and how patient safety and patient security can coexist.  Read More

Saving a Healthcare Citrix Build gone Sideways – 6 LESSONS

March 11, 2017

With 100+ agents working from a local Starbucks or with clients and patients in their homes, a government healthcare organization we met with a few weeks ago relies heavily on Citrix to make their EMR (Electronic Medical Record system) available anytime, anywhere. Read More

Why the 10 Largest Healthcare Systems Rely on Citrix Everyday

October 15, 2016

Beyond being the 10 largest healthcare systems in the United States, collectively representing almost 17% of all of the hospital beds in the United States (150,892 of the 902,202 hospital beds, I checked),  what do HCA, CHS, Tenet Healthcare, Ascension Health, Catholic Health Initiatives, Trinity Health, Kaiser Permanente Health Foundation, LifePoint Health, Dignity Health, and […] Read More

Why It’s Time to Move on if Your Cloud Provider Won’t Sign a HIPAA BAA

February 29, 2016

Despite new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Business Associate Agreement (BAA) regulations that went into effect in 2013, many healthcare organizations are still encountering the occasional cloud service provider who refuses to sign a BAA. Although they may have a logical explanation, any refusal to sign a BAA should be seen as a red flag. Read More

Is the Cloud Right For Your Healthcare Practice?

February 26, 2016

Despite the fact that the cloud offers healthcare providers, facilities and organizations substantial relief and efficiency, the industry has been slow to transition data to cloud storage. Most of this apprehension can be traced to concern about remaining HIPAA-compliant in the cloud and the sometimes-literal life and death need for constant data accessibility. Read More

reducing IT issues gives hospital 9 Employees at Zero Payroll Increase

May 12, 2015

How much productive time, in terms of real dollars, does a hospital or healthcare system lose due to IT issues?  That was a question we found ourselves asking for one healthcare system under our IT management.  What we discovered was a little eye opening and worth sharing. Read More

Can BYOD breathe new life into the virtual desktop?

July 19, 2013

Can BYOD breathe new life into the virtual desktop? Seattle Children’s Hospital isn’t your typical BYOD story. Its mobile device strategy isn’t bound by onerous user policies and monitoring software. Rather, the hospital’s CIO reports an interesting twist: BYOD is resuscitating ill-fated virtual desktop infrastructure technology.  Read More

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