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The future now, Google Glass implemented in the Operating Room

Google Glass

FORBES Oct 03, 2013 – A handful of digital health start-ups, and avant-garde surgeons are looking for ways to apply Goggle Glass to health care, but in a move that could significantly raise the profile of this nascent technology, Royal Philips is stepping in. After testing Google Glass in its labs, the Dutch giant plans to gauge customer interest in developing the Google Glass platform in the operating room. Philips, which reported $34 billion in revenue last year, has half of the patient monitor market worldwide. The machine records a patient’s vital signs during surgery. “Does it (patient monitoring with Google Glass) work? Yes,” says Anthony Jones, chief marketing officer of Patient Care and Clinical Informatics at Philips Healthcare… Read More

Experian sold consumer data to ID theft service

An identity theft service that sold Social Security and drivers license numbers — as well as bank account and credit card data on millions of Americans — purchased much of its data from Experian, one of the three major credit bureaus, according to a lengthy investigation by KrebsOnSecurity.

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Ready or not: HIPAA gets tougher

HHS and OCR promise the Omnibus Final Rule – compliance date of Sept. 23 – will be the toughest yet

Leon Rodriguez, director of the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, is a serious looking guy. It would be no stretch to say intimidating, even, as the tall, broad-shouldered director represents the face of the more-stringent-than-ever HIPAA Omnibus Rule – compliance date of Sept. 23. The new rule promises to bring hefty fines, more audits and added enforcement pertaining to the issue of patients’ protected health information.

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Brett Johnson Passes the CompTIA Network+ Exam.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 28, 2010–

Vernon Systems, LLC is proud to announce that J. Brett Johnson has successfully passed the CompTIA Network+ exam. Just six short months after achieving his A+ certification, Brett has shown great determination and fortitude in studying for and passing this exam. Please join us in extending to him another heartfelt congratulations!

Vernon Systems, LLC, an Augusta based IT Consultancy firm, is committed to meeting the technological needs of their clients and exceeding their expectations by delivering valuable services that permanently and constructively enhance their businesses.

Vernon Systems, LLC (www.vernonsystems.net) offers a variety of services to small and mid-sized healthcare practices in Georgia and South Carolina. We offer network design and implementation, computer sales and serivce, end user help desk, training and consulting. We are conveniently located in Martinez to service customers all over the CSRA including North Augusta and Aiken, South Carolina; Augusta, Evans, Lincolnton, Thompson, Wrens, Millen, Georgia.

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Brett Johnson Passes the CompTIA A+ Certification Exam

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 5, 2010–

Vernon Systems, LLC is proud to announce that J. Brett Johnson has successfully passed both parts of the CompTIA A+ exam. Our entire staff is proud of this milestone that Brett has reached and we are very excited of what the future holds for him in his career, the services to be delivered to our clients, and all of the contributions and strides awaiting his future endeavors. Please join us in extending to him our heartfelt Congratulations!

Vernon Systems, LLC, an Augusta based IT Consultancy firm, is committed to meeting the technological needs of their clients and exceeding their expectations by delivering valuable services that permanently and constructively enhance their businesses.

Vernon Systems, LLC (vernonsystems.net) offers a variety of services to small businesses in Georgia and South Carolina. We offer network design and implementation, computer sales and serivce, end user help desk, training and consulting. We are conveniently located in Martinez to service customers all over the CSRA including North Augusta and Aiken, South Carolina; Augusta, Evans, Lincolnton, Thompson, Wrens, Millen, Georgia.

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David Vernon passes MSPAlliance CMSP Exam

DAVID VERNON PASSES MSPALLIANCE CMSP EXAM

CMSP exam program provides assurance of quality, and reliability for current, potential customers; vendor-neutral benchmarking for Managed Services Professionals worldwide

Augusta, GA, 08/01/2009, David Vernon today announced that he has passed the MSPAlliance’s Managed Services Professional Certification (CMSP). CMSP is the first program of its kind, specifically designed to ensure that individuals employed in the managed services industry are meeting and exceeding the highest levels of ethics, education, work experience, as well as possessing a strong combination of both business and technical requirements.

“The MSPAlliance Certified Managed Services Professional exam is a rigorous test that benchmarks and verifies the quality of the individual providing managed services,” said Charles Weaver, MSPAlliance president. “We are very proud to have David Vernon as a part of this prestigious body of managed services professionals.”

CMSP was created using a wide base of criteria that encompasses many disciplines in the managed service profession. By testing for the skills and business criteria that matter to customers, the CMSP ensures that the individual has met a high level of professional and business practices.

Certified Managed Services Professionals are required to pass a written exam, possess a minimum of IT related work experience and/or education, as well as have a strong understanding of the Managed Service Provider’s Code of Ethics and Conduct.

ABOUT MSPALLIANCE
The MSPAlliance is the world’s largest professional association and accrediting body for the Managed Services Industry. Comprised of more than 10,000 managed service providers (MSPs) and service enabling technology vendors, the MSPAlliance works in a collaborative effort to define, promote and educate the Managed Services Industry and the end-user consumer on the adoption and successful use of technology through Managed Services. The MSPAlliance is committed to increasing reliability and dependability in the industry surrounding the value and benefit of using Managed Service Providers to provide a wide range of mission-critical services. In addition, the MSPAlliance collects data on the practice of managed services on behalf of its members, to help them increase the value delivery of IT to the organizations they serve. For more information about the MSPAlliance please visit www.mspalliance.com

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Vernon Systems welcomes their newest team member

Vernon Systems would like to extend a warm welcome to Brett Johnson, the newest member of the Vernon Systems team. A recent graduate from Southern Polytechnic State University, Brett is a wealth of information about the latest trends in IT, a hardware guru, and an avid cat lover. We look forward to sharing his expertise and humor with you and wish him the best of luck during his tenure here at Vernon Systems.