Bernadette Wilson

About Bernadette Wilson

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Bernadette Wilson is Business Solutions magazine’s associate editor. She is a former staff member of the Laurel Group Newspapers, Trib Total Media, in Westmoreland County, PA, editing The Independent-Observer, Scottdale, PA’s community newspaper, for six years. Before joining Business Solutions she worked for Larson Texts,which produces mathematics books for middle school through college, and contributed to a number of newspapers and magazines as a freelance writer. She is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University.

ARTICLES BY BERNADETTE WILSON

Healthcare IT News For VARs — January 9, 2014

Healthcare IT News For VARs — January 9, 2014

In the news, the North American healthcare IT market is forecast to reach $31 billion by 2017. “Business associates,” as defined by the HIPAA Omnibus Rule, are advised to ensure that compliance programs are in place, and reports continue of healthcare data breaches — some resulting in financial penalties.   Continue Reading...
4 Mobile POS Mistakes To Avoid

4 Mobile POS Mistakes To Avoid

Bill Breed, sales manager at High Meadow Business Solutions, provides a list of common mistakes resellers make when providing mobile POS systems to their customers.  Continue Reading...
Government IT News For VARs — January 7, 2014

Government IT News For VARs — January 7, 2014

In the news, the Department of Veterans Affairs has added access to open data on its website. Also in the news, a VAR could be banned from doing business with the federal govenment in the wake of allegations of channel stuffing prior to an ISV acquisition.  Continue Reading...
Healthcare IT News For VARs — January 6, 2014

Healthcare IT News For VARs — January 6, 2014

In the news, the CMS has extended the Stark law exception that permits hospitals to help fund EHR costs for physicians. Also, a survey shows most vendors are still in the ICD-10 product development phase, a newly introduced House Bill 3750 would provide assistance to states for telehealth policies, and ACO participation is on the rise.   Continue Reading...
Peer-To-Peer: The Best Way To Sell Subscription-Based POS

Peer-To-Peer: The Best Way To Sell Subscription-Based POS

Business Solutions interviewed Dave Iava, senior account representative for Plymouth Rock Merchant Services, for the article “Take A ‘Pay It Forward’ Approach To POS.” After Iava established Plymouth Rock, which offers payment processing services, he began providing point of sale (POS) systems for a monthly fee. Iava offers advice to other solutions providers selling “Free POS.”  Continue Reading...
Education IT News For VARs — January 2, 2014

Education IT News For VARs — January 2, 2014

In the news is a description of a secure school front entrance, ways 3D printing can be used in education, and how two Alabama school districts are funding technology.  Continue Reading...
Retail IT News For VARs — January 2, 2014

Retail IT News For VARs — January 2, 2014

In the news, holiday ecommerce fell short of expectations, containerization is getting interest as a strategy for BYOD security, and experts comment on mobility, payment, and Big Data in 2014.  Continue Reading...
Where BSMinfo.com Visitors Landed In 2013

Where BSMinfo.com Visitors Landed In 2013

In 2013, people searching the Internet who found their way to BSMinfo.com most often clicked on these topics — providing an informal gauge of what gets the channel’s attention.  Continue Reading...
Healthcare IT News For VARs — December 27, 2013

Healthcare IT News For VARs — December 27, 2013

Data breaches and security advice are in the news, as well as a prediction that EHR switching will continue into 2014 and a list of technologies that are changing healthcare — including 3D printing.   Continue Reading...
Government IT News For VARs — December 26, 2013

Government IT News For VARs — December 26, 2013

In the news, businesses are turning government open data in to business opportunities and some technology-related issues have the attention of legislators.  Continue Reading...