The Case for Preparedness

Are you prepared for the unexpected? If your answer is yes—are you sure? In the early minutes of a Saturday morning in April 2011, a water main broke below the streets of Columbia, S.C. A $30 billion lending provider a few feet away from the break had over 1,200 servers in their basement Data Center. The massive subterranean flood destroyed the entire electrical subsystem beneath the building rendering it…

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Cutting Edge of Technology in State-of-the-Art Healthcare

Keeping state-of-the-art healthcare on the cutting edge of technology is a difficult feat. Advances and discoveries in healthcare are happening every minute of every day. The same is true in information technology. Computers emerged in healthcare in the early 1970s (Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review 2015) after legislation enacted Medicare reimbursement, but it wasn’t until the late 1970s that computers became widely used. (USF Health 2017) 
 Over…

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