Archive | Healthcare/Medical

Preventing Carpel Tunnel Injuries

There are several ailments that can come from using your keyboard incorrectly-from short-term issues like sore wrists to long-term problems like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. These ailments can take years to develop and can be difficult or even impossible to reverse. That’s why it’s so important – even if you’re not currently feeling pain-to position and […]

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Preserving official emails & documents with Office 365

To comply with industry regulations or internal policies, organizations want to preserve content for a certain period of time. With a preservation policy in Office 365, you can preserve content in sites, mailboxes, and public folders indefinitely or for a specific duration. When content is subject to a preservation policy, people can continue to edit […]

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Wilmington Eye improves quality of life for their patients

  Wilmington Eye provides enhanced vision for their patients utilizing the latest in blade-free Lasik surgery at their offices in Wilmington, Southport, & Hampstead . Cataract Surgery Cataract surgery is one of the most common procedures performed. It is typically an outpatient procedure requiring only a small amount of time and most patients are generally able […]

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Cape Fear Memorial Foundation promotes health and wellness

Cape Fear Memorial Foundation’s mission is to fund and support not-for-profit organizations providing services that improve the health and wellness of the people of southeastern North Carolina. The Foundation’s objective is to support programs that improve the health and wellness of the people of southeastern North Carolina. Funding programs and organizations that promote health education, […]

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Healthcare data breaches at an all-time high

A new study finds that healthcare data breaches are increasing, despite growing public awareness, increased security assurances and rising government fines. The study revealed that 23 percent of all data breaches occur in healthcare and have impacted 155 million Americans in almost 1,500 breaches in the past six years. The total number of breach victims […]

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Comfort Keepers offers Independence for Seniors

Home Care as an Effective, Safe Alternative for a Growing Number of Seniors Home care is proving to be an effective, safe alternative for more seniors and their families. Instead of receiving care in a nursing home, assisted living or other care facility, seniors receive help with the activities of daily living (ADLs) in the […]

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Latest Ransomware virus declared a National Cyber Emergency -“Beef up your backup system now!”

The FBI is asking businesses and software security experts for emergency assistance in its investigation into a pernicious new type of “ransomware” virus used by hackers for extortion. “We need your help!” the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a confidential “Flash” advisory that was obtained by Reuters. Ransomware is malicious software that encrypts a […]

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Carousel Center keeps their clients secure with Technology Upgrades

The Carousel Center in Wilmington, NC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a child-friendly environment for abused and neglected children and to support child abuse prevention efforts in Pender, New Hanover and Brunswick counties. Obtaining and documenting a child’s report of an alleged sexual and/or physical abuse incident is crucial- not only […]

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Obama administration modifies HIPAA Rules to strengthen the firearm background check system

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) moved forward on the Administration’s commitment to modify the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule to expressly permit certain covered entities to disclose to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) the identities of those individuals who, for specific mental health reasons, […]

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Knox Clinic’s pediatricians support hospital’s youngest patients with fund-raising Gala

As the official kick-off event for Wilmington’s social season, the annual Founders’ Gala is the premier black-tie event in the area. The 16th Annual Founder’s Gala, presented by Dr. Lenard Edralin of Knox Clinic Pediatrics, was held on Saturday, January 30 at the Air Wilmington Hanger at ILM Airport. Featuring cuisine from Wilmington’s top chefs and live […]

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