RYUK: Healthcare on Alert

As if the COVID-19 pandemic were not enough to worry about, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security have issued an unprecedented warning of an “imminent cybercrime threat to US hospitals and healthcare providers.”   Intelligence indicates that a Russian ransomware group known as UNC1878 is planning to deploy ransomware nicknamed “Ryuk” to more than…

Phish Stories: Big, Bad, and Sadly, True

My grandfather was a fisherman. He left home when he was just a young boy, hitched across the country, joined the Merchant Marines, and spent his teenage years aboard a fishing trawler in the Bering Sea. When I was growing up, he’d put me to bed by telling some of the wildest, craziest fish stories…

Get With the Program

A Millennial’s Message to the Medical Community “You’re either with us or against us.” It’s a saying as old as time. So, when I brought it up at work in the form of a healthcare technology conversation, I guess I wasn’t exactly sounding too original. And as a card-carrying member of the millennial generation, I’m…

Sally, Sally, Sally—Gone, but not Forgotten

During the past month, baytechIT put the focus on practice consolidation, courtesy of our sister company, akiro. As one of the healthcare industry’s more unique and innovative M&A transaction consultants, akiro specializes exclusively in medical practice transactions by bringing decades of negotiation experience together under one roof.  This blog, “Sally, Sally, Sally—Gone, but not Forgotten”…

Ashley Franco Appointed Client Relationship Manager

BaytechIT Expands Leadership Team The largest healthcare IT managed services provider in western Massachusetts is expanding its leadership team with the appointment of Ashley Franco as Client Relationship Manager. A lifelong Springfield resident, Franco previously served as a Service Desk Analyst within the Informatics and Technology department at Baystate Health. “The talent and expertise of…

The Blog Days of Winter: Top Healthcare Blogs of 2019

In our list of the Top Healthcare Blogs, we scoured the internet for the most reputable, intriguing, and frequently updated Healthcare blogs. For this edition, we’ve selected our top 10; those blogs, forums, niche industry publications, and medical professional resources that just plain get it. They understand that healthcare innovation is worthless without focusing on…