Friday, March 24, 2017

Announcement: Brightsquid unites your entire healthcare team


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Every day in Alberta, patients get sicker because outdated or missing communication channels delay effective treatment. Recognizing the need for more efficient and secure communication across healthcare, Calgary-based Brightsquid Dental Ltd has expanded focus beyond dental to enable the quick exchange of critical information between all members of a patient’s healthcare team. This expanded focus is reflected in a name change to Brightsquid Secure Communications Corp., and a new brand identity that projects the company mission of empowering important conversations now dangerously absent in patient care.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

How to Avoid a Ransomware Attack

avoid ransomware attacks in healthcare
Ransomware attacks happen when malware infiltrates your computer systems and locks your access to files by encrypting them. Once your files are encrypted, the attacker responsible for sending the ransomware out into the world demands a ransom be paid before releasing your data. In healthcare, a ransomware attack constitutes a privacy breach. Several clinics in Calgary have already fallen victim to ransomware. Even though some paid the ransom,  their files were destroyed by the encryption process the attackers used. The good news is, you can prevent ransomware attacks.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Brightsquid Secure-Mail for Dentrix is certified Dentrix Connected

Secure-Mail for Dentrix
Today Brightsquid announced that Secure-Mail for Dentrix, Brightsquid’s Dentrix® integrated communication service, has been certified as a Dentrix Connected service which is compatible with the latest version of the popular practice management software.