Server Patching: Zerologon – Shrouded in Mystery

Good system security is based on good system management. But face it. Server patching can be every IT department’s nightmare. From the operating system to applications, server patching is never as simple as installing updates and performing a reboot. It’s time consuming, labor intensive, seemingly always risky, and it’s a detailed procedure made more complex…

Valuing a Medical Practice

There’s a revolution going on in healthcare these days. No, I’m not talking about the mega mergers like CVS and Aetna, or the recently announced “Haven,” the joint venture between Amazon, J.P. Morgan, and Berkshire Hathaway. This headline probably won’t make it above the fold, but it’s a trend that is likely to rewrite the…

The Infrastructure Adoption Model: Identifying Your Leaky Pipes

It All Starts With Plumbing. Electronic Health Records, population health, data analytics, telemedicine, and other healthcare technology initiatives are directly reliant on the agility, security, and operational efficiency of the technical infrastructure on which it sits. Planning for future scalability takes strategic and tactical know-how. And to benchmark where a health system is on its…

A Big Hack or Big Hack Job?

Explosive news accounts based on anonymous sources are easy targets in this era of “fake news.” Usually reserved for partisan political debate, it’s unusual for such a charge to be leveled at a legitimate news organization for coverage of the technology industry. But Bloomberg Businessweek finds itself in the crosshairs and in this case, the…