Fix Unidentified Network Access: Local Only Internet Issue in Windows Vista

Fixing the local only internet access issue in Windows Vista | The Bit Guru: 'via Blog this' Sharing from a very helpful article that allowed me to fix an issue in Windows Vista in which when connecting to a WiFi network, the wireless connection is labeled as Unidentified and Access: is Local Only, causing users … Continue reading Fix Unidentified Network Access: Local Only Internet Issue in Windows Vista

The IT Department is Useless: 10 Reasons Why that is Not True

What has your IT Department done for you lately? The IT Department is useless, or perhaps it's just misunderstood. In many industries, Healthcare especially, the IT Department is useless.At least that is the way it is perceived. The IT department is often times viewed as an obscure group of high paid nerds that sit around … Continue reading The IT Department is Useless: 10 Reasons Why that is Not True

Why I Don’t Do Hosted Fax Service – Healthcare IT

Hosted fax service is a shady line when it comes to security and HIPAA. Undoubtedly there are great benefits to a hosted fax service such as:The ability to share the same account amongst many users makes the service low cost.The benefit of sending faxes via the email client means fewer hassles for users.A hosted fax … Continue reading Why I Don’t Do Hosted Fax Service – Healthcare IT

How To Install HP t610 Thin Client in 30 Minutes

Do you want to know how to set up a thin client in 30 minutes flat? Learning how to set up a thin client is almost a pre-requisite in many of today's current network environments as more and more organizations move towards virtualization. There are various ways on how to set up a thin client. … Continue reading How To Install HP t610 Thin Client in 30 Minutes

HIPAA Security Rule Section 164.312 Encryption and Decryption

This post is about HIPAA Security Rule Section 164.312 Encryption and Decryption. Encryption is a process used to make data incomprehensible to unauthorized users and readable to authorized users by encoding. In healthcare information technology, encryption is a very important tool in protecting patient data and is addressed in HIPAA Security Rule Section 164.312 Encryption … Continue reading HIPAA Security Rule Section 164.312 Encryption and Decryption

EHR Performance Issues Hard Drive Bottleneck HDD Active Time HDD Response Time Disk Queue Length

This post is about EHR performance issues as a result of a hard drive bottleneck. While this post relates to a server environment, the same principles apply to personal computers running Windows. EHR performance issues can arise for many different reasons including bad network performance, bad client side performance, faulty configurations, etc. As ruling out … Continue reading EHR Performance Issues Hard Drive Bottleneck HDD Active Time HDD Response Time Disk Queue Length

Polycom SoundPoint IP 650 Call Coverage Not Working – Netvanta 7100 PBX

You have a Netvanta 7100 PBX phone system and a Polycom Soundpoint IP 650 phone as part of your VOIP infrastructure. ┬áThe phone boots up and all is working; the world is a happy place. ┬áThen you attempt to make changes to Call Coverage through the Netvanta 7100 Management Console; say for example that instead … Continue reading Polycom SoundPoint IP 650 Call Coverage Not Working – Netvanta 7100 PBX