By now, you have most likely heard of, or used, Zoom, the video conferencing service. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Zoom has experienced an enormous spike in use over the past few months. As the world prioritizes remote and virtual communication to manage the risk of COVID-19, Zoom’s user-friendly platform quickly became the popular choice for personal and professional video conferencing. Unfortunately, that same ease of use seems to have led to a variety of security and privacy issues. Zoom’s platform was designed to be user-friendly first and foremost, which made them a leader in the industry under normal circumstances.
There are so many things to consider when buying an electronic health record (EHR) software. Most of your attention is probably on the specific features and services that each EHR vendor offers, and rightfully so. You want to make sure that an EHR’s capabilities match your organization's specific needs. However, a question that may be just as important as what an EHR offers is how the EHR’s servers will be hosted.