NJ., May 6, 2019 — Zina L. Hassel, CEO, and founder of ZLH Enterprises, a
white glove, concierge technology consultancy, was honored by The 17th
Annual American Business Awards® and received a Bronze Stevie®Award in the prestigious Woman of the
Year category for the Business Services Industries.
American Business Awards are the premier business awards program in the United
States. All organizations operating in the US are eligible to submit
nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and
“This has been an exciting year of transformation for our team as we expanded our reach into evolving levels of technology and accelerated the growth of our business without sacrificing the high standards of customer service delivered to our clients,” said Zina L. Hassel, CEO, ZLH Enterprises. “While this award may have my name on it, ZLH Enterprises’ success is a tribute to the dedication and commitment of my entire team in recognition of our combined achievements.”
Many people suspect that security is mostly hype. You don’t really need to bother with all those complicated passwords, antivirus software, firewalls and such. It’s all just security software vendors and security consultants trying to scare everyone so they can sell their products and services.
There are common sense steps everyone should take to secure their
computers and networks, but there is certainly no shortage of hype in
the news. Like the latest hot mutual fund – by the time it makes it into
a newspaper or magazine, it is old news and most likely too late for
you to react to anyway.
However, as one of the common sense measures that aren’t pure hype, you should consider encrypting your email
communications. If you are on vacation you might send a picture
postcard to a friend or family member with a quick “wish you were here”
sort of message. But, if you are writing a personal letter to that same
friend or family member, you would be more inclined to seal it in an
July 30,2018 . Dolmarie Mendez | Guest Writer | Co-founder and CEO, Abartys Health | Entrepreneur
As the leader of a healthcare technology company,I have the responsibility to make sure my co-workers and I are ready for anything, in both the best and the worst of times.
While having our company headquarters in Puerto Rico gives us advantages that I wouldn’t trade for anything, Hurricane María last September brought about circumstances impossible to foresee. Our building flooded, power and telephone lines were disrupted and supermarkets and hospitals were closed for weeks.
To put the devastation into perspective, Hurricane María completely destroyed more than 87,000 homes in Puerto Rico (with more than 385,000 other homes sustaining major damage). Some 250,000 Puerto Rico residents were displaced to the mainland United States, in some cases permanently.
We were one of 10,000 businesses affected by the hurricane. And yet, we knew that maintaining normal operations in the face of such obstacles was non-negotiable, given the vital technical services we provide to insurance companies and medical providers. And while not every tech company will have to deal with the catastrophe of a hurricane, there will almost certainly be unforeseen obstacles that test every company’s resilience.
We’re in the middle of hurricane season again.
Now that we’re in the middle of hurricane season 2018, here are the lessons we learned that other companies facing disasters similar to ours — especially companies in technology — can do to “weather the storm” when disaster strikes.
We’re rapidly approaching “Star Trek” status in healthcare technology, with new innovations boldly taking the industry to new frontier.
Trends toward greater patient involvement, proactive population health management, and creative use of digital health in chronic care management are shaping the healthcare technologies of the future. We’re also seeing a dichotomy between the desire for greater access to information and pressures to more securely protect healthcare data, especially in light of increased malware attacks and IT security threats.
Each of these forces shapes the healthcare technology trends we’ll see in 2018 — and offers much for physician practices to ponder as they consider their approach. Three healthcare tech trends stand out.
Technology Trend No. 1: Voice recognition technology will take healthcare to new heights in quality of care and patient experience. Think of the ways voice-driven technologies such as Amazon’s Echo are changing healthcare. Today, 23 percent of physicians use voice assistants like Alexa and Siri in their daily work, according to a recent survey. It’s easy to anticipate a world where Alexa and Siri will assist patients in scheduling doctor’s appointments, diagnosing their symptoms and more.
New voice recognition technologies also are emerging that will recognize the sometimes-garbled speech of patients with Parkinson’s disease or those who have been affected by stroke — and these technologies will significantly heighten the patient experience.