About Ed Ricks

Ed Ricks is a Director of Healthcare for Sirius Computer Solutions.

Blockchain in Healthcare: Greater Security, Fewer Mistakes, Less Paper

If the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “blockchain” is Bitcoin, you’re not alone. Cryptocurrencies were built on blockchain’s system of using distributed, permissioned computing to create a virtual ledger that could be used to confirm and ensure the accuracy and security of transactions. In the healthcare industry, where the security of [...]

By |2019-10-18T11:15:16-06:00October 18th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Blockchain in Healthcare: Greater Security, Fewer Mistakes, Less Paper

Patient Care in the Cloud

Healthcare is going digital, and it’s not all happening inside the hospital or clinic. With the increasing popularity of telehealth services and smart remote-monitoring devices, doctor-patient relationships have new tools for communication, diagnosis and monitoring, and the implications for patient care are significant. For example, McKinsey has identified that one of the principal reasons patients [...]

By |2019-05-13T09:44:39-06:00May 13th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Patient Care in the Cloud

3 Ways to Optimize EHRs in Your Healthcare Environment

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) have changed the face (and the pace) of healthcare. Not only do EHRs empower clinicians and physicians to provide better care, they also enhance the experience of patients―all because they offer better access to data. As with any technology though, optimization is ongoing. EHRs are continually evolving to support the changing [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:41:42-06:00August 7th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 3 Ways to Optimize EHRs in Your Healthcare Environment