On Friday October 12, 2012 at the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, Information Technology Security expert and author, Raj Goel, will be presenting “What Should Medical Practices know about HIPAA/HITECH Compliance.”


Goel’s presentation will describe HIPAA and its new changes and greater penalties. He will discuss the FTC Breach Rule as well where organizations that are not bound by HIPAA must report breaches. He will talk about the problem of ID theft that can not only lose data, but also lose customers. There will be real world case studies of the effects of HIPAA as well throughout his presentation. He will inform everyone that there are new requirements for private practices and hospitals, and that there are thousands of dollars you can save by complying with HIPAA regulations.


Raj Goel, CISSP, is the co-founder of Brainlink International, Inc., an IT consulting company based in New York City. With over twenty years of experience in the IT industry, Goel has helped developed security solutions for financial services and banking, along with pharmaceutical and health care industries. He has also worked with hospitals and regional medical centers in the northeast. Working with small to medium-sized companies, Goel provides technology solutions that facilitate the growth of revenues and profitability. He has presented over 100 seminars and conferences across the United States and Canada. He has appeared as an IT Security Expert in interviews on television and in newspapers and magazines including PBS Nightly Business Review, Entrepreneur Magazine, Information Security Magazine, and The New York Times. His recently published book The Most Important Secrets to Getting Great Results from IT: Everything Your Computer Consultant Never Told You focuses on the various options of using technology to help a business run more efficiently.