Complete interoperability of patient data across the healthcare ecosystem has been a goal for longer than we care to mention. The 21st Century Cures Act, passed back in 2016, called for the development of a trusted exchange framework and a common agreement. And that promise of interoperability
It’s probably fair to say your organization has invested a great deal in fax technology over the years, and despite the fact that most of the rest of the world has moved on to digital faxing, some paper faxing is still necessary. Does that mean you should just live with the inconvenience? Maybe
In the previous installment of our six-part series on why eFax Corporate is a game changer across all industries, we talked about the importance of keeping sensitive information safe and secure – focusing primarily on the healthcare sector and its highly coveted patient information by malicious
An FCC ruling allows telecom companies to cease support for analog communications, which means you won’t be able to rely on your fax machines or on-prem fax servers for much longer.
As a corporate IT professional, you probably have many valid reasons for wanting to finally dump your legacy
If you believe the legacy fax machine has been replaced with the EHR and electronic forms of communication, think again: 70% of health-care organizations still use paper faxes, according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. But there are much safer and more
The digital landscape is one that continues to change right before our eyes. Many will remember the days of sending letters through the postage system and wondering when your mail would arrive – maybe even crossing your fingers it would arrive in good condition. As time passed, we saw the rise
Whether companies are operating within an office space or from a remote location, they are all looking for a solution to the infamous question: what to do with our fax machine? Take the healthcare industry for example. According to a recent Consensus Cloud Solutions Industry Survey of more than
After a remarkable 100-year-run, the FCC is officially closing the door on traditional analog copper POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) – otherwise known as the copper wires connected to a standard telephone, providing power and connectivity to a telephone provider’s central switching
Businesses everywhere are facing a common challenge as companies begin the transition of calling staff back to the office while others continue to work remotely – the need for a secure, cost-effective way to transfer data that will also allow for enhanced productivity among staff members. Small
Salesforce is a name that many organizations have turned to as a platform to connect with customers, partners, and even employees. Primary industries include but are not limited to financial services, retail, hospitality, higher education, and transportation. But it was the healthcare industry and
eFax Corporate is proud to announce the synergistic integration of Secure Cloud Fax with Hewlett Packard’s (HP) Multifunction Printers (MFPs). The partnership allows healthcare organizations the ability to streamline activity and reduce paper-based workflows improving both the quality of care
COVID-19 brought about a new challenge for industries across the board including healthcare, government, legal, financial services, and manufacturing. Businesses everywhere – especially those who transitioned into a remote work environment – needed to find a secure, compliant, and
At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the rapid adoption of digital technology was critical as organizations across many industries were forced, seemingly overnight, to change their business model. More than a year later, and this remains true as businesses and corporations continue to operate
This past December, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced proposed changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. These proposed modifications to the rule would help support patient
Most everyone would agree that welcoming in a new year provides hope, but as COVID-19 continues to bring about lasting ramifications for the healthcare industry, it continues to shed a light on the importance of continuity of care. As providers treat and manage the care of those impacted by the
In a recent HITRUST virtual panel co-sponsored by eFax Corporate, “Effectively Managing Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in a Turbulent Healthcare Ecosystem,” HITRUST’s Michael Parisi shared an insightful anecdote.
A friend of Michael’s, working from home during the lockdown, had a phone
As COVID-19 pushes our nation’s healthcare system to the brink, stories continue making headlines of how public health officials in many cities throughout the country are weeding through stacks of paper test results as they look to trace cases and quarantine patients. In other instances,
If the last few months have taught us anything, it’s that businesses can suddenly be forced to make dramatic change to their operations—and that those businesses which are either unprepared for these adjustments or not flexible enough to make them—can suffer significant harm. Working out of
One reason the healthcare industry remains far from its goal of achieving ubiquitous interoperability is that many health organizations still find at least some of the technologies involved too costly or difficult to implement. If they haven’t already done so, a rural hospital or small
Despite attempts to eliminate the fax machine in healthcare, it continues to be relied upon by many providers. Not only is faxing commonplace in many healthcare organizations throughout the country, but the use of traditional fax for data exchange continues to rise, according to the Office of
f your company is a covered entity or business associate in the healthcare industry, you know the ever-growing threat that cybercriminals pose to your patients’ data—and to your company’s HIPAA compliance.
To cite just one example, according to a study reported in HealthCare IT
In part 1, we described the debate on the role of APIs and FHIR that took place during the 4th Annual Current and Future State of Interoperability, a panel discussion sponsored by eFax Corporate and hosted by HealthcareNOW Radio.
The panel included moderator Matt Fisher, attorney with
Bring technologists together to discuss interoperability, and you’re going to hear a lot of acronyms, some words of wisdom, and a considerable amount of dissent.
That was the case at the 4th Annual Current and Future State of Interoperability, a panel discussion sponsored by eFax
eFax Corporate Provides All Three with HITRUST CSF® Certification
Many companies sell their products with a healthy dose of assurance. Product dependability, reliance, value, comfort, status — whether it is a car, cell phone, or couch, an affirmation that they are making the right
Ensuring Reliability for Fax Documents and Services
Would you hire a writer who could not spell? Would you hire an attorney who flunked the bar? Would you go to a doctor who had never been to med school? The answer to these questions is an obvious “No!” — Some things you cannot
How many steps would you estimate it takes the typical medical practice to process a faxed request from a pharmacy for a prescription refill?
I can’t speak for how every practice handles this type of daily business operation, but after speaking with hundreds of physicians and healthcare
At eFax Corporate, we know that a catchy title always draws in the reader.
Although we are not in the habit of comparing fax technology to the anatomy of animals, 1960’s rock ‘n roll bands or World War II speeches, in this case the analogy works, and we couldn’t resist.
As the saying
At eFax Corporate, we want to put your mind at ease.
If you think that ISO, NIST, PCI, HITECH and HIPAA are a mouthful, you would be correct.
At eFax Corporate, we incorporate a number of safeguards. Our digital cloud fax technology (DCFT) is designed to comply with financial security and
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. With that in mind, eFax Corporate recently co-hosted a webinar with IT provider Entegration to review the Department of Health & Human Services’ new voluntary cybersecurity guidance.
Leading the discussion in this webinar were Art
In an age of constant innovation, new platforms are always emerging that threaten to knock fax technology off its perch.
Leaders of enterprise operations that handle, store and exchange sensitive and private personal information, especially those in the healthcare field, know the value of fax
If your organization is considering a move to cloud faxing, the story of UAB Medicine—which operates the third-largest public hospital in the US—might prove to be a helpful guide in your thinking and planning, for two reasons.
First, The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s health system
eFax® advocates on Capitol Hill
By John Nebergall
Recently, I had the honor of travelling to Washington D.C. to speak on behalf of a substantive and important policy issue, digital cloud fax technology (DCFT) and interoperability in the health care industry.
Federal officials are on a
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been studying US phone ownership for more than a decade. In 2004, they found almost 93% of American homes had a landline phone, while just 5% had a cell phone. But by 2017, the percentage of homes with landlines had dropped by more than half, to
Will paper records lead to a security breach at your company?
In the digital age, it seems that everyone can know almost anything about anyone. Social media usage has made it effortless to stay on top of every thought and every move of the people we connect with.
Tell us you didn’t share
Remember those old-fashioned home security systems? The ones with the big stickers in the window that lets everyone know your home is protected. Like so many other things -- landline phones, cable TV -- digital technology is making those wired-systems a thing of the past.
It’s 2019 and for one reason or another, your company still has fax machines in the office that you have to support. If I asked you, right now, to list the costs of operating your company’s fax machines, what would you say?
I actually have a pretty good idea, because we at eFax
These days, everyone wants to save the planet.
Electric cars roam the streets. Solar panels soak up the sun beating down on our rooftops. We all want to do our part, but even throwing away trash in a public place can stop you in your tracks – Do I put this paper cup go in the landfill
Most people would be shocked to discover that fax technology was invented way back in 1843, at a time when horses were still the preferred mode of travel.
Perhaps even more surprising is that Alexander Bain, the original inventor of the first facsimile machine, applied for his patent over a
The transition to Unified Communications (UC) and Collaboration (UC&C) has been underway for over a decade, and while on-premise voice-over-IP (VoIP) systems have predominated, more and more companies are moving to cloud-hosted Unified Communications as a Service (UCAAS).
Busy health systems contain complexity in workflow variations and transitions, from appointment scheduling and authorizations to referrals and transitions for additional service. Barriers to efficient workflows include poor usable design of technology for documentation and communications and
In December 2018 it was announced that fax machines will be banned in the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), amid plans to overhaul outdated technology and IT systems. The plan, set out by Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, is to phase out fax machines entirely by 31 March 2020, by which point all
j2 Cloud Services™, a world leading provider of digital cloud fax solutions, will showcase its portfolio of "interoperable" secure cloud fax solutions, including eFax Corporate®, Sfax® and MyFax®, at the 2019 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
Anthem - the second largest health insurance provider in the US - has agreed to pay a record settlement of $16 million after an attack on its IT systems led to the massive breach of almost 79 million health records.
The payout is more than three times the previous record-breaking $5.5 million
If the business world has changed since the advent of modern faxing, it follows that the world of healthcare has transformed completely.
Fax evolved into a universal business tool almost 40 years ago following technological advances that standardized fax protocols among nations. These advances
Why do so many people in the business IT community still make fun of fax?
And no, we’re not questioning whether or not fax is worthy of a few jokes.
Of course it is.
In an era of smartphones and instantaneous, cloud-based data transfer, most companies’ fax setups rely on paper, ink
Do you trust your virtual assistant program with sensitive patient data or personal information? Here’s why you shouldn’t.
Smart speakers are perhaps the fastest-growing trend in the tech world. These single-unit wireless speakers or soundbars built with artificial intelligence (AI) come
Don't wait for 2020!
Health care providers are in a 1990’s time warp…where doctors are faxing patient records, medical staff are manually entering results into EHRs, and hospitals are handing out data on a CD-ROM.Those words were spoken recently by Seema Verma, Administrator of the
Have you heard about Bluetooth-enabled “smart” inhalers? These new devices, just hitting the market now, promise to help asthma sufferers administer their medication correctly.
That matters more than you might realize for the roughly 25 million Americans with asthma. As the Wall Street
Is Your Healthcare Organization at Risk for a HIPAA Violation? Find out with our HIPAA Security Checklist.
Understanding HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is not easy. But if your organization has access to electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI), compliance is
EMR vs. EHR vs. PHR and More
The mandate to digitize healthcare records was implemented under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009. This was an ambitious $30 billion policy effort to increase the nationwide adoption of electronic health records
“PCI-DSS” stands for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards.
If you’ve heard the term lately, you’re not alone. It’s a buzzword that’s flying around the business world, hitting headlines and company leadership hard.
Any company that takes credit cards online or stores
As if your IT team, security experts and executives didn’t have enough to worry about, there are a host of new cybersecurity threats hitting the market or escalating globally. In response, companies are expected to spend more than $1 trillion on cybersecurity in the next three
Decentralizing and outsourcing healthcare — or moving key healthcare services out of hospitals — is leading to major concerns about electronic patient healthcare information (ePHI) security.
ePHI is an essential part of enabling these shifts; yet for busy IT healthcare managers who
As if you, your admin, office computer whiz and your IT team didn’t already have enough threats to securing communications and keeping personal and business data protected.In 2016 and 2017 we experienced more hacks, attacks, data breaches, exploits and cybersecurity threats than any of us could
Ah, the fax machine.
As an IT professional, you don’t need to take a company poll to know that faxing is probably your staff’s most despised form of document transmission (unless your company also uses carrier pigeons, in which case it’s probably a tie).
You know that faxing is a
(and What to Do About it)
If your organization continues to require faxing capability, and your IT team is still supporting that need with desktop fax machines, in-house fax servers and analog fax lines, I have some bad news, some good news, and some more bad news. Which would you like
Imagine: Your firm has been representing a particular client — a business, for example — for several years, and a legal matter facing that client suddenly triggers an e-Discovery request. Your firm must now produce all responsive (and non-privileged) files, documents and communications
It’s an unusual scene, but it takes place many times every day in thousands of offices. Professionals working in financial services companies — accounting practices, commercial banks, mortgage brokerages, investment houses, etc. — walk to and from desktop fax machines and
In 2017.... and Beyond.
Secure communications, secure messaging and secure data storage all took the spotlight once again in late 2017, when hackers accessed the networks of credit-reporting agency Equifax and stole sensitive personal information on more than 140 million Americans.
It seems that almost every day there’s another data breach scandal making headlines.Turn on the TV and it’s the lead story of every news channel.
Click on one of the big social networking sites and it’s a trending topic—trending higher as new, more salacious details emerge.“More than
Most Educational Institutions Don't Know...
Imagine the following scenario taking place in your school’s administrative offices.
An employee in your Admissions and Records Department takes a phone call from the father of a student. The man asks to have all of his daughter’s
It’s difficult to think of an industry that is more time-dependent than transportation and logistics. Businesses like yours survive and thrive based largely on how quickly you can move people and goods from one point to another, and how confident you can make your customers that you will always
If your organization is like many in today’s automotive finance industry, the following scene in your offices is probably quite typical.
A customer faxes over a portion of her application paperwork — proof of identity and residence, proof of insurance, proof of income, and of course the
When Amazon.com originally launched, the online marketplace promised to ship items to customers’ doors within five to seven days (although the company often surprised shoppers by delivering sooner). As Amazon’s shipping infrastructure became more sophisticated, the company began offering
As an organization responsible for maintaining patients’ electronic protected health information (ePHI), you are in an industry that is among the most attractive hacking targets for cyber-criminals. The federal privacy laws regulating how you manage this data — particularly HIPAA —
Today we present the top ten questions and answers from the eFax Corporate Webinar series that took place over the past year. The questions and answers appear in no particular order and were selected due to their popularity or frequency of appearance.Based on the questions we received, it
Every time you turn around these days the sordid details of yet another corporate data breach scandal has made its way onto the front pages of national newspapers and into the public discourse.
While a PR nightmare, data breaches in general have the power to serve as a fore-warning of the
Seriously? Does Anyone Really Fax Anymore?
Well, according to the latest market research, the answer is a resounding YES! Even though they won’t admit it in public, that facts are that most business, government, academic and non-profit organizations still rely on fax in one way
Better, Faster & Safer Document-SharingStrategies for the Legal Industry
Consider a day in the life of a young lawyer. She heads to court after sending critical documents for a case to the court clerk who will only accept paperwork by fax.
Later in the day, she heads back to the
They want their Fax Server Back
Has your fax server reached the end of its life cycle? What about the costs associated with keeping regular fax machines up and running year after year? Have those costs become too expensive to maintain—year after year?
Fax server products aren’t
How to Successfully Migrate VoIP and SIP
The transition to Voice over the Internet Protocol (VoIP) has been underway for over a decade, but companies of all sizes are finding out the hard way that not all legacy applications perform well in the new converged environment. Fax in particular is
Looking at HIPAA and Beyond
We are excited to announce that we will be sponsoring HITECH Answers’s HIPAA Chat for March! These monthly Q&A style chats discuss the latest trends and topics impacting HIPAA, and will provide answers to your most pressing questions./p>
HIPAA compliantYou Asked, We Answered
Today we present the top ten questions and answers from the eFax Corporate Cybersecurity & HIPAA Compliance Webinar series that took place over the past year. The questions and answers appear in no particular order and were selected due to their
As healthcare continues to be a prized target for cyber-criminals, the government is taking threats to the privacy and security of patient information very seriously with the ramp-up of the HIPAA Compliance Phase 2 Audits by the Office of Civil Rights of the Department of Health &
For many IT professionals in retail and other consumer-oriented businesses, managing incoming and outgoing faxes can become an administrative, operational, and financial burden.
Faxes may become buried under a load of other faxes and faxed credit card orders may not get to their rightful owner.
We are excited to announce that we will be sponsoring HiTech Answers’s HIPAA Chat for January! These monthly Q&A style chats discuss the latest trends and topics impacting HIPAA, and will provide answers.
When: Thursday, January 19, 2017Time: 12:30 PM EST/9:30 AM
One very common question we hear from enterprises interested in outsourcing their legacy fax infrastructure to a cloud service like the one from eFax Corporate is this: “It’ll be great to stop paying for all of our analog fax lines, but if we unplug all of our fax machines what happens if we
It seems that almost every day there’s another data breach scandal making headlines.Turn on the TV and it’s the lead story of every news channel.
Click on one of the big social networking sites and it’s a trending topic—trending higher as new, more salacious details emerge.
How Cloud Fax Solutions Protect Student Privacy
As a higher education IT professional, you’re probably aware that maintaining data security and privacy standards is critical to running a competitive, cost-effective and compliant institution.
Until recently, the traditional
The real estate industry remains vulnerable to data-security lapses, particularly where sensitive data is intentionally or unintentionally breached by unauthorized personnel.
Firms that fail to improve the security and regulatory compliance of their operations will likely face legal and
Did you know that if you’re a healthcare organization, work with healthcare providers or if your business is in any way a “covered entity” regulated by HIPAA, chances are your traditional fax processes are leaving your company vulnerable to noncompliance with that law?
Well, as someone working in the finance industry, you’re probably aware that sending and receiving documents with a community fax machine can be wasteful, inefficient and costly.
Scanning and emailing documents is cheap, and so much more convenient than fax and faster than postal mail.
When IT managers and CIOs come to us looking to migrate their organizations’ high volume faxing to the cloud, we find that although they know it’s possible to fax with no in-house fax infrastructure — sending and receiving faxes by email, through a web interface, or even via a
And Move Faxing to the Cloud
When your business first deployed a fax server architecture, that move probably represented a major improvement in both technological capability and administrative efficiency over your older model of desktop fax machines distributed across the company.An in-house
Cloud Faxing for Transportation Companies
If you think about it, the transportation industry represents the original mobile technology.
So it’s ironic that even today, many transportation companies rely for much of their mission-critical communications on one of these least mobile
3 Things You Need to Know
It’s an oddity of our modern era. In many ways, your educational institution is probably running cutting-edge systems for most of normal operations — fully digitized student records, online platforms for students to access coursework, and WiFi throughout the campus
(and What to do About it)
As the world’s leading provider of cloud fax services for midsized to large businesses, we receive a lot of questions from IT professionals about faxing and VoIP. “Can we fax over a VoIP line?” many ask us. Because most of these companies have
And What Cloud Fax Can Do for Your Business
Understandably, enterprises in heavily regulated industries such as healthcare and financial services have been relatively slow to adopt new cloud technologies for their companies.
Enterprises in less-regulated industries — media and retail, for
5 Ways to Cloud Fax That You Might Not Know About
When we say “cloud fax” or “move your business fax infrastructure online,” what do we mean, exactly?We at eFax Corporate use these terms often — along with many similar ones like “fax online,” “fax by email,” “Internet fax”
In the last few years, HIPAA’s regulators and auditors have become more aggressive in finding and penalizing instances in which Covered Entities and their Business Associates fail to protect the electronic protected health information (ePHI) in their care. And chances are, you’ve gotten the
(Without Vetting Your Vendor First!)
“Survey: Businesses are Okay with Moving to the Cloud Now.”
This title of a 2016 article in the legal-industry magazine Inside Counsel nicely sums up a major shift in the business processes — and mindset — of an industry that is extremely careful
How a Fax API can save time and money by faxing directly from an application.
Whether you run IT for a small business or a large enterprise, APIs are playing an increasingly important role in your organization’s technology and communication infrastructure — or they should be. In this post
Besides the fact that integrating cloud fax just became a lot easier...
In a previous blog post and webinar, we explored several reasons to integrate cloud faxing with your business’s multifunction printers (MFPs). One of the primary benefits we discussed was the ability to
Portable telephones. Personal computers. Airplanes. At some point in history, all of these everyday fixtures of our reality were only the stuff of science fiction. What seems at any moment in time like an impossible fantasy will, at some future date, become reality.
How Smart Firms Mitigate Cyber Vulnerabilities in Electronic Faxing
In a 2015 report, “Cyber Security Practices for Law Firms,” surety company CNA points out that the FBI recently warned the country’s 200 largest law firms that their networks are increasingly tempting targets for cyber
The news media seemed to have a lot of fun reporting on the behind-the-scenes Hollywood details revealed in the November 2014 hack against Sony Pictures.
And the public couldn’t get enough. With the 170,000 Sony Pictures private emails that were leaked as a result of the hack, the
Secure HIPAA Faxing with Custom-Built Fax API
Is your business is still investing time and IT resources to maintain a legacy fax infrastructure built on aging fax machines and servers? Still dealing with fax hassles and compliance issues like these:
- Compliance issues driven by
Two Potential Security Vulnerabilities in Your Business Fax Process
With the private records of 22 million government employees hacked by a hostile government, and more than 100 million patient health records stolen from some of the leading healthcare providers, 2015 might
By Integrating with eFax Corporate® Cloud Fax
Why is now the time to migrate your organization’s faxing from your legacy in-house infrastructure to a hosted cloud fax model? Five reasons:1. You’ll reduce your IT footprint and rid your team of the time-consuming and
Covered Entities and Business Associates in Healthcare Shouldn’t Overlook “Human Error.”
One of the top priorities today in healthcare IT is safeguarding patients’ medical data—often called electronic protected health information, or ePHI.That’s understandable, considering
The headline of this recent Security Magazine article succinctly sums up the seriousness of the new threats facing healthcare IT organizations everywhere: “Healthcare Industry Spending More on Security But Not Ready for Cyber Attack.”
The 2015 KPMG Healthcare Cybersecurity
Streamline Your Fax Processes with eFax Corporate
If your business is like most, chances are you still need to maintain a fax infrastructure for your staff. It’s hard to believe that a communication technology that was thriving in the mid-80s — when the first Back to the Future movie hit
How the Internet of Things (IoT) will Help Businesses Innovate
The buzzword ‘Internet of Things’ - or “IoT” as it’s affectionately known in the tech world, may simply invoke a question mark, or it may inspire visions of sci-fi-like technologies, such as intelligent drones, or spark
How Covered Entities Can Build a Culture of Cyber Security
If you’re a healthcare IT professional, this statistic will give you the chills: 81% of healthcare companies have had their networks compromised within the past two years, with 90% of the top ten breaches in 2015 categorized as a
…and Earn Your Business a New Revenue Stream
CIO Magazine recently published an article reporting on Fitbit’s announcement that it had achieved HIPAA compliance — meaning the wearable technology company had met the federal guidelines for protecting the privacy of its
eFax Corporate Makes It Easy to Integrate Cloud Faxing With Your MFPs
As the leading provider of hosted, cloud fax solutions for businesses, we receive many questions from IT professionals investigating the possibility of moving their organization’s fax infrastructure to the cloud. Some
If Your Healthcare Organization Creates, Stores or Transmits ePHI, Read This!
We at eFax Corporate are planning in 2016 to bring you many webinars and other educational materials on ePHI, HIPAA, data security and other important healthcare topics.
Before we enter the New Year, though, we
Solving the BYOD Dilemma in Healthcare
Even if you have implemented a Mobile Device Management solution company wide, it is a good idea to make sure you are taking into account all of the major risks to your electronic protected health information (ePHI) when your employees access patient data
You Can Help Them Secure the Other Half — and Create a New Revenue Stream for Your Business
Ask your customers about their fax security. Assuming they’ve joined the 21st century and upgraded from fax machines and servers to a cloud fax solution (and if they haven’t, have we got a
Is your IT team spending more time and resources than you’d like handling an aging onsite fax infrastructure?
Maybe you’re in the discovery stages of upgrading your business’ faxing to a newer technology, and you want to learn about your options. Or maybe you’re already sold on the many
Recognize the signs of the Fax Apocalypse – prepare now for Cloud Faxing
There’s a global epidemic of businesses using dated fax technologies, resulting in waste, frustrated workers, compliance risks, and an all-out proliferation of angry fax zombies. This epidemic has rendered
You Can Get More From Your MFPs!
Businesses today utilize MFPs (Multifunction Printers) for most of their intended uses – printing, copying and scanning, for example. Interestingly, in our conversations with IT managers and businesses owners, many didn’t know that they could extend the
Huge disappointment in soccer world as De Gea deal to Real Madrid is off due to paperwork not being turned in on time.
As reported by ESPN, BBC Sports and SportsWiki.com today, Manchester United and Real Madrid missed out on a huge trade opportunity because the required
Is Your Business Ready to Maximize Your MFPs with Cloud Faxing?
With researchers at IDC reporting that nearly 18,000,000 multi-function printers (MFPs) were shipped in 2013 alone, chances are high that your business has already invested in these desktop devices — and your staff is
Misconceptions Companies Have About BYOD Compliance —and 10 Best Practices for Managing Mobile Devices in the Workplace
In our latest webinar, “HIPAA-Compliant Faxing in a BYOD World,” eFax Corporate® discusses several of the act’s vaguely written guidelines governing data privacy —
With fines of up to $100,000 for each violation of the Federal Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, for example, your business can’t afford to be uncertain about your regulatory compliance.
The Financial Modernization Act of 1999 — more commonly known as the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA) —
Common misconceptions about BYOD, Healthcare Apps and HIPAA can put your organization at risk
Use of personal devices (BYOD) is now commonplace in healthcare – as most physicians and healthcare workers use their personal devices for sharing patient information, checking dosage, authorizing
Watch This Before Your Organization Conducts a Make/Buy Analysis on Existing Fax Servers and Infrastructure…
For many in IT management, spending capital, time and IT resources on maintaining fax servers and infrastructure is not a high priority. However, because many established industries
What Your IT Department needs to know to protect Your Intellectual Property and Other Mission-Critical Data
eFax Corporate recently hosted a webinar to inform covered entities in healthcare of the dangers that today’s sophisticated cyber hackers pose to their electronic protected health
Pitfalls to consider before moving your fax to a VoIP or IP-based solution
Research from IDG’s 2014 Cloud Computing Study indicates that 69% of organizations have moved at least one application or infrastructure component to the cloud. So you are not alone if your organization has
Please Join eFax at SAPPHIRE NOW/ASUG at Booth #1314
Join eFax at SAPPHIRE NOW in Orlando, Florida, next week May 5th – May 7th. Come by to meet with us and see our eFax SAP Connector 2.0, an SAP Certified fax solution that integrates with SAP Applications and Multi-Function Devices
How the shift to cloud-based faxing is ensuring fax will stay around – for years to come
Have you sent a fax lately? A lot of us may answer no, or perhaps recommend just sending whatever document you have by email or from a multi-function printer as an email attachment. The blogosphere and
EMR vendors and integrators are helping customers realize improved patient care with cloud-based faxing integration into EMRs.
Many healthcare professionals have gone digital – implementing EMR (Electronic Medical Record) systems, enabling immediate access to patient records, medications, and
Embracing new Tech is table stakes, but upgrading old fax systems can't be overlooked
Car dealerships have embraced many new technologies to reach new customers. Tools like Social Media, ‘Big Data’ mining, and CRM systems to manage it all. If you visit a dealer’s website, they
How the wrong encryption can affect your fax security and compliance
The distinction between SSL and TLS is more than a technical upgrade and can actually mean the difference between your digital communications being safe from cyber criminals and compliant with federal regulations When it
Is a paradigm shift in the methods of protecting ePHI needed?
Last year alone, over 10 million people in the US were impacted by healthcare industry data breaches. Information housed by covered entities provides fertile ground for hackers because it contains names, birthdates
Watch the New eFax Corporate Video:
Move to an Enterprise Cloud Fax Solution
Looking for a quick, visual, explanation of why it makes such intuitive sense to upgrade your business’ fax infrastructure to the cloud? Click below to view the new eFax Corporate video, “Move to
HIPAA Hazards to Avoid in 2015
Thursday, December 18, 2014. 2pm ET/11am PT
On the heels of an expected increase in OCR audits starting in January 2015, we still have more questions than answers as it relates to the Conduit Exception, Business Associate Agreements (BAA's), HIPAA
Best Practices for Conducting a Security Risk Analysis
View this on-demand “HIPAA Chat” for a valuable discussion on the best practices for conducting security risk analysis within your healthcare organization. In this event, we address HIPAA/HiTech Act requirements and
Don’t Let VoIP Break the Fax Line
Will your customers’ VoIP migration wreck their ability to send and receive business faxes? Of all the communications that come along for the ride to IP in an enterprise-wide upgrade, fax can be the easiest to forget — and often the trickiest to
Please Join eFax Corporate® Team at Booth #E 2.6.
This week, eFax Corporate will be exhibiting at SAP TechEd && d-code in Berlin. Come by to meet with us and see our eFax® SAP Connector 2.0. Learn how you can move all faxing to the Cloud, increasing productivity and
Please Join eFax Corporate® in SAP Booth #133
This October, eFax Corporate® will be exhibiting at SAP TechEd && d-code in Las Vegas. Come by to meet with eFax Corporate and see our eFax SAP Connector, the first SAP Certified fax solution that integrates with SAP
Extracting meaning from document transmissions extends the value of big data
There has been much written about the concept and execution of big data over the past few years. Companies are discovering that there is an abundance of value in their vast data warehouses—If the information is
Infographic on Legal IT Trends
As a follow up to last week’s post, Legal Technology published the results of our survey on trends in the Legal Industry such as Document Automation, Mobile Priorities & Law Offices of the Future along with
Live Webinar for Healthcare Professionals
When electronic protected health information (ePHI) is exchanged using any mobile device - a nurse's personal smart phone, a doctor's home laptop - it could trigger aHIPAA Security event. How can you secure all of the laptops, tablets and
On-Demand Webinar for the Real Estate Industry
This webinar explains the capabilities and benefits that online faxing offers your real estate business. See how fax has evolved in recent years from a stand-alone immobile device to an anytime anywhere service that allows you to
Live Webinar and Whitepaper for the Real Estate Industry
In this ever-changing world of business technology, your real estate office is faced with making choices between the old and the new – weighing big and small decisions to maintain, replace and upgrade the technologies that help to
Cost Models for an Enterprise Fax Strategy
Financial advisors often recommend buying an appreciating asset and lease a depreciating asset to explain why, for example, it makes sense to buy a house but lease a car. No one would argue that a fax server is an appreciating asset, but
Ensuring HIPAA Compliance with a Business Associate Agreement
With the September 23, 2013 trigger date for the Omnibus rule of the HITECH act, many healthcare providers are trying to come to terms with the requirements for documenting business arrangements with vendors. The term Business
View Our Latest Webinar Integrating MFDs with Cloud Fax Services
Corporate users may think that they don’t need fax within their organization because they simply scan a paper document with a networked multi-function device (MFD) and send it as an email attachment. There are certainly
eFax Corporate Healthcare IT Pulse Survey Interview with Rick Stevens
ST: This week I had the opportunity to interview Rick Stevens, director of enterprise marketing with eFax®. eFax® has recently published the results of an enterprise healthcare survey. Rick, tell
Are Hybrids Just a Compromise
Hybrid is among the favorite adjectives in the marketing world. We all have positive connotations of hybrid—hybrid cars are good for the environment & give you the best of both worlds: The power of a gasoline engine with the economy of an electric
The 7 Question Self-Evaluation of Your Corporate Fax Profile… or How Fax Servers are Like Airplanes
Companies looking to trim IT budgets and improve services to internal customers need to understand how the different departments and locations use their services. Faxing is a great
Securing Protected Health Information on Distributed Documents
Under the Affordable Care Act, health care providers have been incented to review their document management and transmission procedures to determine if they are compliant. Our recent Healthcare IT Pulse Survey uncovered several
Digital Documents, Compliance, and Cloud Solutions
As businesses work to reduce the costs of physical information systems, and to make their systems more efficient and compatible with innovative technology, online document transmissions have become the primary method for business transactions.
Remember the P in HIPAA: Portability – Recap and Highlights
HIPAA, the Health Insurance and Portability Act of 1996, is a far-reaching legislation capable of affecting the practices of the whole health sector. It aims to ensure that patients are able to access and verify their own
The Mortgage Industry Faces New Regulations and Online Faxing Can Help the Transition.
The Scotsman Guide is one of the leading resources for Mortgage Originators providing insight on the industry, media and content monthly through their website and print
Eye on Technology Survey from Legal Professionals
In April we conducted a poll of legal professionals to mine insights about issues and trends within the industry. The survey revealed a strong mobile adoption trend, with those in the legal industry identifying mobile
Point-Counterpoint: Faxing Resolutions in Health Care
Last month I read a by-lined article on the Huffington Post by Dr. Sachin Jain, “A Health Care Resolution for 2014: Let’s Retire the Fax Machine.” I had conflicting reactions to Dr. Jain’s modest proposal.As the
Six self-assessment criteria for deciding if it’s time to move to the Cloud
There is always a difficult tipping point when it comes to technology, when you have to forget about the large investment you made several years ago in a hardware device or software application and face the harsh
The technical storage or access is strictly necessary for the legitimate purpose of enabling the use of a specific service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user, or for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network.
The technical storage or access is necessary for the legitimate purpose of storing preferences that are not requested by the subscriber or user.
The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for statistical purposes.The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for anonymous statistical purposes. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party, information stored or retrieved for this purpose alone cannot usually be used to identify you.
The technical storage or access is required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.