Basic IT Components Of A Medical Office

Monday, 20 June 2016 by
Medical IT

By: Jeremy Beck, Director of Sales and Business Development with Integrated Solutions Most IT articles are too technical. Others are simply a sales pitch to tell you that you need to move to the cloud. Others simply describe new technology that is “almost” available and promise a better future. This article is not your typical

Are Your Text Messages HIPAA Compliant?

Monday, 09 November 2015 by
Jeremy Beck

by Jeremy Beck.  Most clinic administrators have lost sleep wondering if their doctor’s texts are HIPAA Compliant. Is it okay for the doctor to receive and send sensitive patient data over their phone? What if they lose their phone? So, are your doctor’s text messages secure and compliant? The answer under the HIPAA guidelines is

Jeremy Beck

by Jeremy Beck.  Cloud computing continues to mature.  It is big business with many companies now offering cloud based services and solutions.  For example, Microsoft has invested billions in cloud based infrastructure and awareness.  There are many advantages to the cloud but there are some potential disadvantages as well that need to be realized before

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By Phillip A. Nichols with Balch & Bingham LLP You may be aware that in early 2014, a federal trial court in Idaho ruled that a completed acquisition by St. Luke’s Health System of the largest independent multi-specialty physician group in Idaho violated federal antitrust laws and ordered the transaction unwound because of anticompetitive effects

IT 4 The Planet Announces Strategic Hire

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 by

Knoxville, Tennessee, March 31, 2015:  IT 4 the Planet, the leader in providing integrated and cost effective IT solutions to small and mid-sized businesses in the Southeast, is pleased to announce the addition of a new position, Director of Application Development Services.  Jody Carter, formerly with EdFinancial, Efficience and Regal Entertainment Group will be expanding

It 4 the Planet has recently had two ads in Knoxville’s Cityview Magazinge. View them below: The unseen power that drives business…Knowledge. You’re good at business. We’re good at IT.

It is the best of times and the worst of times in medical information technologies. Both the potential benefits and potential risks are great. The outcome is up to the individual medical practice. In July, The editor of Healthcare IT News was “optimistic about the promise of health information.” Yet, on August 4, the publication

The Naked Truth about Cloud

Thursday, 04 September 2014 by

You might not worry much about the problems of Movie Stars whose photos were “exposed” through the Internet. It is headline news mainly because it happened to someone famous. But the naked truth about the Cloud is that it could happen to anyone. The security and privacy of your information can put you in a

IT 4 the Planet Acquires Integrated Solutions

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 by

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE — Knoxville-based information technology firm, IT 4 the Planet, announced today that is has completed the acquisition of a Birmingham company, Integrated Solutions.  J. E. Henry will continue to serve as the company’s Chief Executive Officer.  Curtis Woods, Chief Operating Officer for Alabama, will continue to manage the Alabama client base.  IT 4