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Negative Google Reviews: Can I Remove Them?

The short answer is no, but wait! All hope is not lost. Sites like Google, Facebook, Healthgrades and Yelp aim to deliver honest, unbiased reviews. Some sites have strict penalties for businesses that try to game the system either by writing fake reviews, offering incentives, or some other shady maneuver. Only reviews that explicitly violate […]

Sophos Stops Petya Ransomware

As with the recent WannaCry Ransomware attack, organizations around the world have again been affected by a new ransomware variant known as the Petya cyber-attack. MedCo Data customers using Sophos Endpoint Protection are protected against all known variants of this ransomware. We first issued protection on June 27th at 13:50 UTC and have provided several […]

Top 10 Review Sites Where Your Patients Are Leaving A Review

Why do healthcare providers need to pay attention to patient reviews? 77% of prospective patients use online reviews as the first step in choosing a physician. Reviews are the first impression patients get of your practice. Why patient reviews on review sites are important They contribute to a good online reputation Patients want a provider […]

Why Your Patient Surveys May Not Be Working

Scientific market research really made a name for itself in the mid- 20th century, establishing many practices still in use today: questionnaires with non-leading questions, multiple-choice answers, anonymous respondents, all generating data used for extensive statistical analysis. With all the success large corporations and politicians have seen with market research over the years, most businesses implement these same practices without a second thought when trying to gauge customer satisfaction.

Sophos Intercept X Security

Redefining Ransomware Security With Intercept X, Sophos is redefining what customers should expect from next-generation endpoint security products. No other vendor offers signatureless exploit prevention, ransomware detection, visual root-cause analysis, and advanced cleanup technology in a simple to install, easy to manage package. Watch and learn more about Sophos Intercept X Endpoint Security: Let Us […]

Ransomware Virus Alert

As you know MedCo Data manages medical practices and businesses all across the United States. We’ve witnessed an alarming rate of ransomware infections over the past several weeks. Ransomware is a malicious application that is usually introduced into the office via email, or a website that, “you” the recipient believes to be safe. Once launched, it […]

The 3 Best Social Media Platforms for Your Healthcare Practice

With numerous opportunities to market healthcare practices (such as dermatologists, radiologists, plastic surgeons, and orthopedic surgeons), the primary social media platforms that will have an impact on your business are Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn. These three tend to have the most impact on the healthcare profession than other outlets. In a poll by Pulse Digital […]

5 Life Saving Reasons Why Doctors Should Blog

Okay, your blog may not be “life-saving” but healthcare practitioners should realize that social media interaction is important to the longevity of a business even if they haven’t quite grasped the concept of user engagement. It is crucial to use technology and incorporate a variety of elements into your digital marketing strategy that go beyond […]