Reblog: Non Compliance is Like Driving without Insurance

Staying Compliant helps companies avoid risks like Imprisonment of Directors Heavy Fines Loss of Business Reputation Cancellation of Licenses/Registration High Litigation Costs It is better for companies to understand the risks associated with non-compliance with various statutory and regulatory compliance. Depending on the type of business and geographical presence there are various types of compliance responsibilities that companies are required to fulfil. Some of these responsibilities are periodic and involve…

Reblog: How Vigilant are You about Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is a hot topic, as it should be. With growing amounts of personal data being stored online, we should all be taking security of our online presence seriously. It seems, however, that while Americans do not trust modern institutions to protect their data, they are neither vigilant in their private security measures nor do they consider cybersecurity a top worry. According to the Pew Research Center, approximately half of…

Reblog: How Secure is your Messaging App? 7 Questions and 4 Examples

Support it or not, the collection and selling of information has emerged as one of the most lucrative industries of the 21st century, accompanied by a growing violation of personal privacy. Naturally, then, using a secure messaging app has become a growing concern for consumers and businesses alike. What then makes for a secure messaging app? Let’s take a look at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the leading non-profit in “defending…

Reblog: Ex-Jeffries Banker Fined for ‘Boasting’ WhatsApp Messages

While the service provided by WhatsApp is free of charge, one British user was caught sending some particularly costly messages. Christopher Niehaus, former managing director in the Investment Banking division at the global investment banking firm Jeffries, has been fined £37,000 ($46,000) for sharing confidential information via the popular messaging app. According to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK regulator that issued the fine late last month, Niehaus shared…

Reblog: Modern nurse call systems are capable of providing much more than nurse call

On the surface, a nurse call system seems like a straight-forward, almost universally understood concept. Indeed, when they hear the phrase “nurse call,” most people who have worked in healthcare will visualize the same things: dome lights, tones emanating through corridors, and patients using their pillow speakers to change television channels from their beds. They also will picture the chaos of a nurse station while someone speaks to a patient…

Reblog: Value of the new nurse call systems in hospitals

For many years hospitals have been working hard to eliminate communication challenges and improve nursing workflows. Whether it’s locating a nurse, or responding to a patient’s request for more pain medication — it has been notoriously time consuming and difficult to streamline these workflows. One of the approaches to resolving this is through the implementation of a unified nurse calling system. This solution offers a way for nurses and patients…

Reblog: Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) For Hospitals: 5 Things To Consider

Real-time location system (RTLS) technology is used in a variety of settings to determine an asset’s relative or exact location at any given moment. In hospitals and other healthcare settings, there are a number of reasons why RTLS technology is valuable: Ensuring high-value equipment stays in the correct location. Locating easily misplaced assets in high-traffic areas (say, an emergency room). Receiving alerts if something leaves a hospital floor. Monitoring people…

Reblog:Get The Lowdown : RTLS For Dummies

Think of RTLS as a work and asset management system on steroids. RTLS (that’s real-time location system to you and I) is taking the healthcare industry by storm and it’s no surprise considering it can save the average US hospital up to $2 million per annum. That is not a figure to be sniffed at – think of all the things a hospital could do with an extra $2 million…

Benefits of Nurse Call Systems for the Healthcare Industry

Nurse call systems are an increasingly prevalent piece of apparatus within care homes and nursing facilities and when you take a look at the benefits of this type of medical equipment, it quickly becomes apparent just how instrumental they are when it comes to improving patient safety and streamlining nurse’s workload and making them more efficient in general. But what are the main benefits of installing nurse call systems within…

Repost: How unsafe is it to use Whatsapp for enterprise communications?

With over 1 billion users and over 42 billion messages transmitted every day via Whatsapp, it wouldn’t be an overstatement to say Whatsapp is a social messaging phenomenon. In fact, Whatsapp is so important to us that hackers now disguise a malware attack attempt using a bogus Whatsapp update notification, thinking that users would likely not ignore a Whatsapp update. True enough, the malware attack targeted at mobile banking users…