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By: Steve | November 20, 2015


It's ironic that formal business plans have fallen out of favor in recent years. Entrepreneurs are “following their instincts,” building their businesses and changing direction as they go.  Investors are willing to fund after vetting “great ideas” and an existing track record through conversation and financial statements.


And yet, anyone in even the most entrepreneurial and aggressive business effort, when slowed down for a moment, will have to admit that they are “working a plan.” It may be a one week plan, thirty-day plan or end-of-quarter plan, but it is tactical effort stemming from a predetermined directive or target.


The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.   ~Proverbs 21:5


Since many...

By: Steve | June 25, 2015

JDL HealthTech  

NOTE:  This is a reprint from a recent Press Release.  At my current firm, JDL Technologies, we have exercised strong relationships with our technology partners and have also minimized our own financial margins in an effort to make HIPAA compliance easier and more manageable for the smaller Practices we serve.   

By: Steve | December 19, 2014

The Cloud

83% of Healthcare Providers Use Cloud Services

Almost 85 percent of healthcare providers are already using cloud services in some form, and nearly all are considering expansion of their use in the future. The market for cloud services in healthcare is on pace to grow at a rate of 20 percent per year, reaching $5.4 billion by 2017. The cloud is here to stay, and for good reason.

Benefits of Moving to the Cloud

Having your technology hosted offsite, in the cloud, by HIPAA compliant IT experts, i.e. vetted Business Associates, provides many potential benefits:

  • It frees your office from the complex, often expensive and labor-intensive processes associated with replacing aging equipment, installing software security updates, backing up...

By: Steve | April 07, 2014

As a business owner, Administration or Office Manager, your time to think strategically about the business is limited. Even being very intentional with your management of time (a must, really), those precious allocations of clear futuristic thinking should be reserved for ways to meet your overall key business objectives. IT and management consultants may well be damning this blog post but, as a former business owner myself, I understand the limitations on your time and the hat wearing parade you encounter daily.

Technology "stuff" can make you crazy, but is very manageable with limited time if you endeavor to keep it simple. Don’t let the IT expert that we all have in our lives, brother-in-law or not, talk you into the next big w...