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CMS Releases New Guidance for Expanding Telehealth

The Expansion of Telemedicine Services The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released a new toolkit  advising states on the expansion of telemedicine services in Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). These healthcare payer programs typically serve otherwise uninsured or underinsured populations, including a substantial number of low income, rural, and minority patients. Expanding telemedicine services, therefore, represents a significant improvement of access to care for many seniors, children, and people with disabilities. Areas Read more…

Medicare Coverage for Telemedicine Expands Again

The Expansion of Telemedicine Services Healthcare providers have been urgently transitioning medical services to telemedicine in a push to expand social distancing in facilities by reducing the number of on-site patients and staff. It’s not just about keeping patients at home by way of virtual conferencing, but also about sending physicians and staff home to conduct more of their work off-site.  The Expansion of Reimbursement for Telemedicine Services One of the barriers to expanding telemedicine Read more…

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5 Tips for Staying Productive While Working From Home

Staying Productive While Working From Home As technology continues to advance, more and more people are finding themselves working from home. But what many people don’t know is that working from home can be a difficult transition. It tends to blur the lines between home life and work, plus there is more potential for distraction. Staying productive is important to ensure you meet expectations and deadlines.  Here are 5 tips to help you stay productive Read more…

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Understanding the Benefits of Digital Transformation

What Is Digital Transformation? Digital transformation is the use of new digital technologies to transform business processes, culture, and customer experiences to solve problems and meet needs. This often includes transforming processes that were manual to digital processes. Some key digital transformation examples include cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning. The Importance of Digital Transformation Forbes estimates that by 2025, AI-driven enterprises will be up to 10 times more efficient and hold twice Read more…

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6 Tips to Help Ensure Secure Video Conferencing

The Challenge with Digital Meetings The modern workforce is constantly changing. With the advancement of new technology, more and more employees have the ability to efficiently work from home. As more employees work remotely, organizations are increasingly turning to video conferencing tools like WebEx, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Skype.  These tools can be incredibly beneficial for bringing employees together for collaboration, but they also present new challenges for organizations. One of the biggest challenges is Read more…

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Inkjet or Laser Printer

Inkjet vs Laser Printers: How Are They Different? When looking at printers, the buzzwords “Laser Printer” and “Inkjet” pop up all over the internet. Laser Printers and Inkjet are the two different types of printers available on the market. Each type has positives and negatives that only the customer can weigh to decide which type is better for them. RTI is glad to provide a guide to help narrow down the wide range of options Read more…

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How to Disinfect a Laptop & Keyboard

As a trusted technology partner, Riverside Technologies, Inc. (RTI) is dedicated to providing our customers and others with solutions that will improve their organizations and lives, as well as help support their health and well-being. With rising concerns over the spread of viruses and diseases, we wanted to help people maintain healthy households and work environments by ensuring people have the information they need to effectively clean their laptops and keyboards. How to Disinfect a Read more…

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What Is A Chromebook?

What Is A Chromebook? Although Chromebooks may look similar to a standard laptop, they are quite a bit different. You may be wondering, “What is a Chromebook?” and “Is it the right choice for me?” Let’s start with the basics! While most laptops use Windows 10 or macOS, Chromebooks run Google’s operating system, Chrome OS. Chromebooks use Google’s suite of applications (Gmail, Google Drive, etc.) and are designed to be used primarily with an Internet connection. Read more…

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The Dangers of Using Public Wi-Fi

What Is Public Wi-Fi? Public Wi-Fi has become a popular and common occurrence in public areas. These free access points are often available in restaurants, airports, shopping malls, hotels, and coffee shops. Using available Wi-Fi hotspots in public places can be handy, and many people connect to public Wi-Fi without hesitation. But the truth is that using public Wi-Fi can be dangerous. It can put your information at risk, especially if you’re online shopping or Read more…

What Is Wi-Fi 6 and What Does It Mean for My Organization?

What Is Wi-Fi 6? If you are one to look out for new or upcoming technology, then you may have started hearing about Wi-Fi 6, the next generation of Wi-Fi that is in development. The greatest improvements should be: more consistent data in areas of dense usage, better connections for IoT devices, and improved outdoor performance.  Why Is Wi-Fi 6 Needed? Wi-Fi 6 could help alleviate smartphone traffic, which is expected to increase over ten Read more…