HIPAA, an acronym of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was signed into law by President Bill Clinton back in 1996. Initially, HIPAA has meant to reform the healthcare industry for two reasons. One was to ensure employees that were between jobs would still have healthcare coverage (P meaning portability). The second was to […]

2018 turned out to be a year of record fines for HIPAA violations. Over $25 million in fines, with the mean fine being just over $2.5 million. Could your medical entity bear that financial burden? Would it suffer irreparable harm from the adverse publicity? And just what violations did these healthcare entities do to get […]

How Much is Spent Worldwide on IT Costs? Worldwide IT costs in 2018 hit an estimated $3.7 trillion, up 4.3 percent over the prior year, according to the Gartner, Inc. With so much at stake, it’s essential for all companies that utilize IT to consider the pros and cons of a traditional IT approach versus moving […]