It’s the digital age, where business, relationships, and everything in between can be found and coordinated online. This has had positive and negative effects on the healthcare industry. For instance, it is much easier now for patients to go online and find a new doctor. By the same token, data hacks didn’t used to be a concern, but they certainly are now. (Read more on keeping private medical practices and patients safe from HIPAA breaches and online attacks). Patients and practices are also benefitted through online portals, Electronic Health Records (EHR), and the ability for multiple doctors or organizations to communicate effectively regarding the same patient. These are just a few ways in which connectivity has changed the healthcare landscape.